And the winner is…

If your name is Megan check your email.  You may have just won yourself some Jamberry Nails!! I got so many compliments on these.  Just sitting at a soccer game, not even knowing anyone was … [Read more...]

Thankful Thursday

We get the keys to our home today!!  I am SO excited!!  It has been a very very long road.  We never would have made it without help.  And we had the best help available.  … [Read more...]

A Simple Lamp makeover

cute lamp makeover tutorial

I got these two lamps and their shades at our local thrift store.  They were only $5 a piece.  Not a bad deal.  Here they are before: Nothing to write home about but they definitely had … [Read more...]

A little bit of organization

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In an effort to stream line things around here.  And to make it easier for you guys to find things, I made a page strictly for printables.  You can now click here and find all the printables in one … [Read more...]

Quirky Tip of the Day~~prevent paint film

I also haven’t had a Quirky Tip of the Day in a while {slacking, I know}.  Since I have been painting a lot recently, and will be doing even more painting when we move, I have a painting … [Read more...]

Huge Craft FAIL~~and a fix!!

We decided to give our oldest our queen bed when we move into the new house.  Then when people come to visit she can bunk with her sister and give them her room with a bigger bed.  I have … [Read more...]

Funny Finds for Friday {4}

This post is dedicated to my AWESOME hubby!!  He is so supportive of my blogging that he sends me funny things he finds for these posts.  So here is a roundup of his funny finds.  And … [Read more...]

Thankful Thursday–Lessons Learned


I have not done a Thankful Thursday post in a LONG time.  I know.  Shame on me!!  Because the truth is I have so much to be grateful for.  And I have been feeling so blessed lately.  Just not blogging … [Read more...]

Giveaway–Jamberry Nails

Have you guys heard of this AMAZING company??  I seriously LOVE their products so much that I contacted them and asked them to do a giveaway for my awesome readers.  Here’s why I love … [Read more...]

Printable Halloween invitation


So we are moving into our house in time for Halloween WOOHOO!!  We usually have a big get together for Halloween with my extended family.  It’s such a fun time.  Everyone goes out trick or treating … [Read more...]

There are no words

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Funny Finds for Friday {3}

Happy Weekend everyone!!  On a short week to boot.  Hope everyone has fun plans.  We get to go inspect our future home because YAY!!  We are finally under contract!!  WOOHOO!! … [Read more...]

Book Club selection September & October


Here is  our selection for Book Club for the months of September and October.  Hopefully with kids back in school and colder temperatures we will be able to cuddle up and get our read on!! So I … [Read more...]

Giveaway-Blog Design September

I have another great blog design giveaway for you!!  This month we will be giving away sidebar titles.  These are the cute titles in the sidebar before your gadgets.  They usually say … [Read more...]

Book Club Meeting {The Help}


I hope it was helpful to have 2 mos.  to read this time.  Let me know your thoughts on the time.  Is it too much time and you forget or do you like the extra time? For July and August we read: The … [Read more...]