back to school

  • A Sustainable Back-to-School Guide

    Dena August 24, 2022

    It is that time again. Summer is fading. The sound of the cricket’s song grows louder with each passing day. The colors in nature are shifting. The days grow shorter. We are on that most precious cusp of the golden hour of the year. Soon my little ones will be donning their new sneakers, loading up their backpacks and heading out the door. I will watch them walk away with…

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  • 3 Tips & Tricks for Back-to-School Time & 1st Day Jitters

    Dena September 5, 2018

    This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NixUltra #CollectiveBias If you’ve spent any time with me over this last year, then you’ve probably heard me talk cry about the fact that Roman is about to…

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  • Back-to-School with JCPenney Optical + A Date with My Loves

    Dena August 1, 2017

    Thank you JCPenney Optical for sponsoring this post. Visit your local JCPenney Optical to find your perfect frames! Are you guys cringing as hard as I am when you see the words “Back-to-School” popping up all over? I don’t know how it got to be…

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  • ‘Back to School’ Style // Eyewear

    Dena September 9, 2016

    “Back to School” season is in full swing and this year it’s been hitting our home extra hard, because Roman just started preschool! It’s been such an exciting first week for him and our family as we’ve gathered around to cheer him on. Having a…

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  • Recipe: Peanut Butter Walnut Apple Cookies

    Dena August 7, 2012

    I am a little bit ashamed to admit this… but this weekend I baked something “from scratch” for the very first time! See, I’ve been getting adventurous in the kitchen for awhile, but when it came to baking, I’ve been intimidated. The thing that I…

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