Jessi

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Jessi is a creative, organized and enthusiastic girl mom with a soft spot for country music and all that it entails. She's a single mom to two sassy little girls (born in 2014 & 2018). She's putting down roots in West Branch, Iowa, just a few miles from her hometown of West Liberty. Jessi works in fundraising, event coordination and community development and enjoys hiking, crafts, bargain hunting, party planning, and taking in the simple joys of life. She is admittedly addicted to funny memes, is passionate about philanthropy, and is completely smitten by the adventure of motherhood.

12 Parenting Tips from Daniel Tiger

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When it comes to toddler screen time there seem to be ridiculous amount of options at their tiny little fingertips.  We do our best to limit to screen time at our house but let’s...

9 Ways Your Second Pregnancy is Different than Your First

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There is just something magical about a first pregnancy. You’re experiencing so many firsts and on the verge of life in a whole new world. You read all the books and spend hours upon...

OrderUp: A Busy Mom’s Best Friend {Sponsored Post}

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As moms, the word “busy” really is not enough to describe our usual schedule. One of the recurring items on our to-do list is to feed our families. Every darn day these people want...

Scratch Cupcakery Q & A + GIVEAWAY! {Sponsored Post}

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As mothers we all know that you can’t buy happiness... but you can buy cupcakes, and I bet we can all agree that is pretty much the same thing. A fellow Iowan, Natalie Brown,...

14 Valentine Gifts with 2-Day Shipping

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Wait, how is it mid-February already?! Time for all things hearts, love, and sparkle! If only I were a Pinterest mom who has been planning my Valentine gift giving for weeks. Let’s be serious...

20 Things I Want My Children to Understand About Christmas

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“What’s on your Christmas list this year?” It’s a question that I have heard regularly all month long. I’ve been asked by my husband, my parents, my friends and colleagues. I’ve asked the same question...

Shop Local: Iowa City Holiday Shopping Guide

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One of the many fabulous qualities of Iowa City is the abundance of locally-owned shops, restaurants, and businesses.  One of the many fabulous qualities of the people that live here is our dedication to...

Fantasy Motherhood: 7 Lies From My Pre-Mom Days

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I had a moment the other day. After a hellish day juggling the demands that come from working multiple jobs, being a wife, and caring for an overly tired two-year-old, I looked around my house. I...

Fall Apple Treats: No Time for Pie

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The changing of seasons is one of the best parts of living in Iowa. After a few months of heat and humidity, the crisp air and cool nights are a welcome change. When this gorgeous time...

4th of July Festivities in the Corridor

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Break out your red, white & blue–it's time to celebrate the land of the free! Independence day has always been a holiday that I cherish, not only for it's obvious significance, but also for...