Posted By: Katie Reed
Katie Reed

Katie is a 32 year old wife and mother of three beautiful boys. She writes a popular blog about life with her family in Salt Lake City. A keen writer, photographer and crafter, her blog is her outlet for her creativity.

Best buds brothers

Dear Chester, First of all, commiserations on the name. I mean, I can sort of relate. Mom and Dad named me Dexter, after...

Sisterhood of Motherhood

I have never been a girl’s girl. When I was a child, I was a full-on Tomboy, always wanting to do what my brothers...

Baked Strawberry Doughnuts

Let’s be honest. There’s no real way to make a healthy doughnut. But this is as close as you can really get....

Garbage can's on heads

About two hours ago, Mark took the kids to a new daycare. We’d been planning to send them back to their Montessori,...

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This post brought to you by Silk. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. I’m lactose...

Chocolate Cherry Martini "Love Potion" for Valentine's Day

Ah, Valentine’s Day… that most important of holidays. The one that makes those who are single hate all couples...

Making a DIY Gift Basket from Items at Dollar General

This post brought to you by Dollar General. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. The holidays...

Old Fashioned Beef Stew

If there’s an ultimate comfort food in this world, especially in winter, it would have to be old fashioned beef stew....

Little boys are so amazing

This post brought to you by Similac® StrongMoms®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. As...

Gluten Free Peanut Butter and Banana Oatmeal Bars

If you have kids like mine, you may find that they LOVE sweet treats. They are especially fond of peanut butter and chocolate,...

Revamp an old hope chest

Many years ago, when I was graduating from high school, my dad brought me a present which wasn’t actually from him....

Juicy Fruit® gum with Starburst® flavors

This post brought to you by Wrigley Jr. Company. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. I’m...

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bites

I really love recipes that feature foods that can be eaten year-round but also are perfect for a specific holiday. Like...

family phone time

This post brought to you by Straight Talk Wireless. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. Did...

cheese danish breakfast bake

Not much in this world will get me eating breakfast faster than a cheese danish. I’m the kind of woman who grabs a...

mommy and baby

This post brought to you by Walmart. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. New motherhood...

Brothers kissing baby brothers

Another month, nay another YEAR is here, and I wanted to make sure I get an early start on our Siblings photo project. I...

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This post brought to you by Holmes Products. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. When we...

turn a plain cabinet into a funky storage unit with wallpaper

I spent the last weekend of our holidays working to get my craft room in order. Ever since we moved here, all of my crafting...

Prepare to Be Amazed

Another year is upon us, and I can’t tell you how excited I am by all that 2015 promises to bring our way. I am hopeful...