• Life

    An update on our beautifully mediocre life.

    Hello to all of our Beautifully Mediocre friends and followers! I have been slacking, and for that I’m sorry. My mind has been elsewhere and blogging just hasn’t quite fit into our schedule lately. I feel like I’m running around like a chicken with my head cut off. I have…

  • Life,  Parenthood

    Why you should get yourself a planner.

    This post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclaimer for more info:) I need some structure. I enjoy having a to-do list. My toddler, my pets, my husband, my house, just run more smoothly on a schedule. I have officially been back at it as a stay at home mama for almost…

  • Life

    A Beautifully Mediocre Mamas 8 Kitchen Essentials.

    This post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclaimer for more info:) If your house is anything like mine, the kitchen is where everything goes down. The cooking, crying, meltdowns, bill paying, hotwheel car racing, important life changing conversations, anything and everything happens in the kitchen. I feel like I…

  • Parenthood

    Potty training: Nakedness and bribery.

    Ladies and gentlemen, we are officially daytime potty trained, hallelujah! #byebyediapers. Our sweet little Ever has figured it out, just shy of two and a half years old. Unfortunately, his addiction to apple juice makes nighttime a whole different ballgame that we are no where near winning. But we’ll get…

  • Soups & Chilis

    Hearty Veggie Chili

    This post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclaimer for more info: Who doesn’t love a big ole bowl of comfort? Especially one packed with all your veg for the day! Living in the midwest means insanely long and crazy cold winters. When it snows 6… sometimes 7, or maybe even 8…