Crocheted chevron blanket

crochet chevron pattern.

I have been getting back into crochet lately.  I love how I can sit and crochet without getting involved in a huge messy project.  It's my end of the day activity before I fall asleep.  I also love … [Read more...]

White Castle: Join craver nation

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of White Castle for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We don't have a White Castle by us.  Or even close.  In fact, I am … [Read more...]

Success or hot mess: Homemade weed killer.

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I am starting a new series.  I love seeing roundups of projects, tips and pinterest pins.  I love even more hearing whether these projects actually work.  We pin so many things and I sometimes wonder … [Read more...]

My summery front door

summery yellow front door

My sweet girls go to year round school so they are still in class until the end of June.  Then they go back July 25th.  {I know it's sad now, but having 3 weeks off in Sept. and again in Jan. is so … [Read more...]

How a house became our home!!

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Remember the roller coaster ride that was us buying our home?  You dealt with the craziness and me being absent from the blog.  You were so supportive.  I can't thank you enough.  Now I am finally … [Read more...]

Free Happiness Printable

free happiness pink printable

My oldest daughter turned 10 last week.  I LOVE her to pieces.  She is my first born, my assistant, my helper, my heart, my friend. She is going to be the best mother.  She is always playing … [Read more...]

Our Disney Cruise on the Wonder

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I know we have been back for almost a month now and I am finally getting around to telling you about my cruise on the Disney Wonder.  We had a BLAST!!  Here is the beautiful ship we called home for a … [Read more...]

Summer fashion trends

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I have been seeing some great summer fashion trends lately. Here are a few of my favorites: I love maxi dresses.  They are so easy to throw on and look great.  They are also so comfortable.  I'm … [Read more...]

Happy mother’s day everyone!!

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Gardening Coupon

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Whitney Farms for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. You guys know how I am trying to learn how to garden this year? We bought a short sell … [Read more...]

The little things that make a difference

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Leviton for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Since we have been in our home for just over 6 mos now, we are pretty settled.  Now we are … [Read more...]

How to make cookies on a stick

cookies on a stick

For my daughter's Baptism, we did a dessert table. It came out pretty cute.  My Gramma {that I adore} has some health problems and couldn't make it to the Baptism.  So she called up and invited … [Read more...]

My daughter’s Baptism

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A few weeks ago we had a special event in our family.  My daughter got baptized.  We couldn't be prouder of her decision.  It's been a tradition for us that my mother and I get together and make … [Read more...]

Guest blogger Jen from Jen’s favorite cookies

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I'm super excited for our guest today.  Jen is a blogger I have recently gotten to know and I LOVE her!!  If you want awesome yummy pinworthy recipes you need to subscribe to her blog Jen's favorite … [Read more...]

Who wants to win a $5,000 yard makeover?

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bulbs. Dig, Drop, Done. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you guys remember last year when I was looking for and buying my home? … [Read more...]

Free Home safety and Energy savings guide

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pfister for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you  guys remember when I told you about Pfister and their partnership with … [Read more...]