Blog Party!

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Ultimate Blog Party 2011

I'm Tess. My better half is Arin, we've been married for almost 7 years.
We have a 5 yr old boy, a 4 yr old girl, a (almost) 2 yr old boy, and a 2 month old girl.
(hoping to add three more kids to the mix someday-not incredibly soon)
We also have several businesses thrown into the mix.
Obviously, I am a bit on the crazy side...

I'm always looking for ways to make things easier and life better.

and please tip me off to your favorite things that help improve your life ;)

(only pic I have of all 6 of us...)
kids askew, headbands falling off, eyes closed-looks about normal for us ;)


  1. Wow, you want 3 more???

    We stopped at 3. But, I love big families!

  2. I'm always totally blown away by people like you with so many children. I just don't know how on earth you do it each day, I have trouble handling the issues that come with one kiddo! You're a braver set than I am!

  3. Love that picture. It is so real. I stopped by from UBP11 and now I'm following you. :-) Come by my blog for dessert and a giveaway. I host recipes on Mondays and Thursdays too.

  4. Hello! Just stopping by on the UBP11 Tour! I love your site and hope you will stop by mine!

    I have followed you and would love for you to follow us, too!

    I own a COOKING STORE FOR KIDS called BITE SIZE CHEF - I'd love you to stop by

    Our blog, Little Bites,

    Our Facebook

    Our Twitter

    Nice meeting you!

  5. Hello I found your cute blog, at the blog party! I am like you, and like to keep things simple and practical! I am a new follower of your blog, and can't wait to learn some of your ideas and tricks!

    Stop by when you get a chance!

  6. 4 kiddos and you want three more! Best of luck! I am hopeful for another myself! Welcome to the party!

  7. Wow, 4 little ones? Amazing. I can't even imagine having more with the 4 I already have. =)

    ~Mimi #115
    Well, I'm stopping by from the #ubp but we've just connected recently so it's fun that you're here! I'm going throughthe "15s" since I'm #115 and you're my first stop! =) Your creations are adorable. Wish I had a little one! Going to go favorite yor shop anyhow.

    ~Mimi #115

  8. Hi Tess! I'm a new follower from the Ultimate Blog Party.

    I love that picture and I think you would be the perfect mom of 7.

    I hope you'll stop by and follow me back :) Looking forward to reading more of your blog.

  9. 3!! you are amazing! stopping by from UBP'11.

  10. Howdy!

    I am so happy to have found your blog. I am stopping in from the Ultimate Blog Party and this is my very first year participating and this is SO VERY exciting!! LOL

    Anyhow...please stop by my blogs and follow whenever you get the opportunity:

    So Stylilized is where I am currently offering FREE Custom Blog Designs at

    And...Jessica Lil Corner is where I am blogging about family and life at

    I welcome your visit at either or both of my blogs and hope to have you stop by and follow really soon!!

    Have a very blessed day!! :0)

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