Hi, I’m Ellen!

I help fellow mamas craft a cozy home while embracing life with littles. Join me for crafts, DIYs, tips & tutorials. I decorate my home on a budget–so that means lots of sewing, chalk paint, and DIY. Whether raising babies, toddlers, or older kids, I promise you too can find time to craft a cozy home!

Raising kiddos is BUSY! I realized I was doing a ton of work hunting down great books to share with the little ones in my life, so I’ve started to share those literary finds here as well. I hope you enjoy my collections of book reviews and booklists–curated by a Christian mama who loves finding kids’ books that speak truth and encouragement.

Thanks for visiting!

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My Favs

Stuff I recommend over and over again. Contains affiliate links.

Best WordPress Theme

Restored 316 Create

Fav Chalk paint

Magnolia! Great colors

Must have baby product

Solly Baby Wrap

Fav Kitchen Tool

My Instant Pot!