The hardest post I’ve ever written…


Yesterday at Totally Tutorials Tuesday, I eluded to the fact that some things have been going on with our family lately.  It’s true.  And in a lot of ways, it has been the hardest thing we … [Read more...]

How to put feathers in hair


I kind of love this look.  I wish it wasn’t quite so “trendy” but I love the feathers in the hair look.  It’s kind of quirky and off the beaten path.  So the other day I found an awesome deal for … [Read more...]

Introducing Rodan and Fields


As I’m growing older, I have noticed little things with my skin that I haven’t been liking.  I have much more little lines {especially at the corners of my eyes} and my skin is so dry.  I’ve … [Read more...]

Fun Feature Friday {11/18}

Welcome to another Fun Feature Friday.  I’m so glad to see you guys supporting our little linky party.  Thank you to everyone that linked up!! This first link I clicked on was these Brown … [Read more...]

How to Brine a Turkey

how to brine a turkey

In honor of Thanksgiving I am going to show you how to make the best Turkey you have ever had!!  First off though I have to say this post is a little long with a lot of reading.  But it is packed … [Read more...]

Quirky Tip of the Day~~Scratches


When we were moving into our home, we had a hard time getting the fridge in the door.  We had to take the doors off the fridge to get it in actually.  And the sides got pretty scratched up. … [Read more...]

Heelys or Sheelys??


I remember when Heelys burst onto the scene.  They were a big thing, but they seemed to be a boys shoe.  Maybe that was just my perception.  Well not anymore.  My girls … [Read more...]

Freedom Printable


This Veterans day, I wanted to take the time to say Thank You to our troops.  All the Brave Men and Women who sacrifice so much to ensure the freedoms we all enjoy.  And a special thanks to their … [Read more...]

Fun Feature Fridays {11/11}

We had some great link ups this week.  I’m excited to share them with you.  My favorite is: This $5.00 scripture wall décor from I heart my glue gun.    I really LOVE this … [Read more...]

Thankful Thursday {Blog friends}


These thankful Thursday posts seem all the more appropriate with Thanksgiving coming up.  Today I am so thankful for good blog friends.  One of the things I have been most surprised about … [Read more...]

Book Club Sponsor Fairys N Flutterbys

I am truly excited to introduce you guys to our Book club sponsor for November and December.    {click on image to go to shop} Ok I’m going to be honest with you guys here {no matter how … [Read more...]

Thrifted Desk Redo


As promised here is the tutorial for my red desk.  I love how it came out.  Here is what I started with: I got this desk at the thrift store for $20.  Score!!  But I didn’t love the yellowy wood.  … [Read more...]

Spring is in the air

cute crochet flower pattern

I love this time of year!!  Just when I get so tired of the winter blahs, a nice day comes and all is well with the world.  The kids are outside running around with friends, so that gives me time for … [Read more...]

Book Club Selection November and December


I’m super excited to announce our book club selection for Nov. and Dec. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins I chose this book specifically for this holiday season.  I am hoping it will help … [Read more...]

Fun Feature Fridays {11/4}

We had some AWESOME posts linked up to Totally Tutorials Tuesday!!  Christmas is coming up soon so take a look at some of these for potential gift ideas.  {I know I am} I LOVE this shirt … [Read more...]

Book Club Meeting Sarah’s Key


For September and October we read Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay I was mesmerized by this book.  The story was haunting and it stayed with me.  I cannot imagine living in that time.  The … [Read more...]