Jillian Armstrong

Jillian is the wife of Matthew and mama to three little girls. She's a stay-at-home mom who homeschools, reads at any possible opportunity, enjoys cooking, and loves the fall.

Baton Rouge Date Night: Juban’s Revamped!

Over the years, my husband and I have enjoyed going to Juban’s for date nights, especially for special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays. We loved the old-school feel and the classic cajun go-to's: their...

My Salad Formula + 14 Perfect Summer Salads

Summertime and salad go hand and hand, you know? I crave cold foods during the summer, I want crisp and light and flavorful! Gone are the days of salad being lame. A quick scour...

Do I Have To? :: The Monotony of Pretend Play with Kids

I have a distinct memory of sitting in the backyard of the house I grew up in, asking my mom to play Barbie Dolls with me. “Sweetie,” she said, “Mommy will dress the Barbies...

Five Ways to Improve Your Transportation Situation

Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links.                 My new life passion is optimizing my car. For years I’ve treated my suburban like a trash can tornado, but I’ve officially put an end to that way of...

The Good Messages in Disney’s New “Bad Guys” Movie

I’m over Disney princesses y’all. Or the old school ones at least. I know I'll have to get over this as my three daughters love all things princess, but I just don’t want our...

The Best Salsa: Where To Buy It & How to Make It

If there’s anything that unites people, I have to say, it’s a massive bowl of chips ready to be dipped into salsa. Honestly, even a humble jar of Pace and bag of Tostitos will...

Living Easter: Friendship with God in Day to Day Life

I love the Easter season. Finding little treasures for my kid’s Easter baskets, participating in egg hunts, picking out pastel-colored dresses and white sandals, and thinking about the perfect Easter Sunday meals all bring...

Current Costco Favorites

I have a love hate relationship with the fact that Costco so frequently changes out their products. I love that they are always adding new items to try but hate that some classic favorites...

Our Favorite At-Home Date Night

Date night has always been really important to me and my husband as an opportunity to reconnect, enjoy each other, and keep things spicy. But with the addition of our third child in 2020,...