Stained Glass Crayon Art

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It’s weird to think that in 6 weeks my little boy will be going to school and two weeks after that he will be a big brother. It doesn’t seem possible.  I think it is only natural, but I am trying to spend as much time with him as possible before I have to divide […]

New “Nursery” Dresser

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We are getting closer to the final countdown until baby girl arrives. I have about 9 weeks to go. My plan is to be a little more prepared than I was for Landon. I thought I had all the time in the world with him, and before I knew it he was here. Right now […]

Summer Reading Bucket List

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SUMMER BOOK BUCKET LIST: **affiliate links** 1. Sweet Tooth 2. Beautiful Ruins 3. Telegraph Avenue 4. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie 5. The Sandcastle Girls: A Novel 6. The Chaperone 7. The Art Forger: A Novel 8. Flight Behavior: A Novel 9. The Pieces We Keep 10. The Returned This summer I have decided to […]

Keep Your Cool Summer Sweepstakes

Total Protect

I don’t talk about my full time job much on the blog. It favors the boring side of life when having conversations about it. So I tend to just keep it to myself for the most part. I don’t even talk about it too much with my husband. I work in the Title Insurance industry. […]

Goodbye Clutter

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This weekend I had a real “come to Jesus” meeting with myself. As long as I have known myself, I have been a pile shuffler, a clutter mover, and blind to the real issue. I have always thought that the problem wasn’t all the stuff. The real issue was the lack of organization.  This past […]

Psalm 46:5 God is within Her

Psalm 46

This. when I want to give up. This. when everything seems too hard. This. because his plans will prosper. This. because with him, I cannot fail.   The “she” in this verse is actually the city of Jerusalem. The city had no river, but it had God. God was enough to support the people of […]

Parmesan Chicken Fingers (kid approved)

Parmesan Chicken Fingers

Dinner. Drama. Can we just take a moment and discuss why this continues to be a battle? In our house there seems to be some rule that when you are really hungry all of a sudden you don’t like anything. I can offer to make a hundred different things and he doesn’t “like” any of […]

Dream Colorfully DIY ART #FrogTape


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape Brand Painter’s Tape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I am starting to work on my kids’ new room. It took me a while to decide on a direction for the design. I want to create a fun space that can represent […]

Spectracide Yard Update


I am not a good decision maker. I think when I make decisions they are usually pretty good ones, but I never make any. Not having the capability to decide things has really hindered the progress in the backyard. Here is my initial list of what I wanted to take care of. I have crossed […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Breakfast Shake


This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Nestle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BreakfastEssentials Now that I am pregnant my food philosophy is completely different. First of all this pregnancy is the polar opposite of my first one. The first one I took […]