Catching up

A few updates and random things... We have been living in a construction zone lately.  Remember the flood?  Well we are rebuilding. I love love love the new floors.  But we are installing them … [Read more...]

Updating my makeup routine

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Last week on facebook my sister posted this status: "Someone broke into my car and stole all my makeup.  Does anyone know any cost effective places for replacements?" I felt so bad for her.  Imagine … [Read more...]

Soccer memories

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I love this time of year.  The weather turns and the leaves change colors.  It's gorgeous.  Soccer season starts up.  I love watching my kids grow and excel in sports.  Going to games is a fun family … [Read more...]

Strawberry Lemon Brownies

strawberry lemon brownies

I saw a recipe for Lemon Brownies on Simply Kierste and I was so intrigued.  I have always loved the texture and denseness of brownies.  But I never had heard of different flavor brownies.  Sure, … [Read more...]

Water Water everywhere…we’re gonna get wet!!


Want to see what we have been up to lately? These are yucky cell phone pics so be warned.  If you follow along on instagram, you may already have seen these. It started like this: I woke up to … [Read more...]

Master Bathroom Feature wall

stenciling a feature wall

I have been wanting to do something with the Master Bath for a while.  When we first moved in, it was painted a mud brown.  Bad color for a bathroom.  But I have also been wanting to do something with … [Read more...]

Yummy Artisan Bread

easy artisan bread recipe

This is the yummiest bread I have ever made.  Seriously.  It was also pretty easy to make.  No kneading. The first time I made this bread, my hubby thought it was sourdough. The bread comes out … [Read more...]

Thinking of a trip to China

My middle daughter "Laughter" is in a Chineese immersion program at school.  She goes half a day in English and half in Chinese.  She has been doing this for 3 years now and is pretty fluent.  I … [Read more...]

Triple Easy buns hairstyle

easy cute flower hair style

I told you I like to do easy buns.  This hairstyle is so easy, I didn't even do a video or step by step pics.  I know crazy huh.  Here is the style: You need to know how to do an easy bun.  So … [Read more...]

Amazing Art Giveaway

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I have the best giveaway for you guys today!!  Meet Anji.  She is an artist.  She does AMAZING paintings.  Here are some of my favorites: Times square New York. Anji is in a contest with … [Read more...]