Naan Taco Pizza – A Quick Meatless Meal

Naan Taco Pizza – A Quick Meatless Meal

Do you meal plan? I do, and have for the past couple of years (maybe more?). Early in this pregnancy though, food was the last thing I wanted to think about or look at, let alone plan ahead. I pretty much sucked at it for most of the last half of the year. It’s getting […]

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Painting in the Snow

Painting in the Snow

Yesterday was our first big snowfall of the this year! It’s weird because this winter has been cold, but not very white. Not like the last couple of years. I don’t mind really, even after seven years here I still don’t enjoy driving in it, but it’s one of the beauties of living here. Once […]

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“Thankful for Our Memories” Family Jar

“Thankful for Our Memories” Family Jar

I saw these memory jars on Pinterest late last year. Some were around Thanksgiving, and some around New Year’s. I thought it would be fun to combine the two. So, that’s what I did! This is our family’s “Thankful for our Memories” jar. It’s where we will write things down. Things like memories our family […]

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Happy New Year, Friends!

Happy New Year, Friends!

I’m still a little in shock that the holidays are over and it’s already 2014. Really, the older you get time goes by so much more quickly, it scares you. Last year was great to us, and I’m hoping this year will be even greater. It’s crazy, but baby number four will be here in […]

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Holiday Craziness in This House

Holiday Craziness in This House

December is crazy for us. I’m barely breathing coming out of this month. Both my younger girls were born in December, on top of the craziness Christmas already brings. Yes, we’re pretty much broke. Thank you. Craziness aside, it’s very much full of celebration. First, this little girl turned four. She’s just a tad in […]

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“Sending Our Love” DIY Canvas Art

“Sending Our Love” DIY Canvas Art

I started to look for gift ideas for the family in late October. Is it just me, or is it hard to buy for your in-laws? My husband never gives me any good ideas, and so I started to search for ideas on Etsy. That’s when I found this adorable “Heart Strings” pillow. Its super […]

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101 Tasty Soups, Stews and Chowders to Make This Winter

101 Tasty Soups, Stews and Chowders to Make This Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside! Well, it is here. One of my favorite things about Winter, is warming up with a hot cup of cocoa or a delicious bowl of hot soup! Below, I’ve collected 101 different soup, stew, and chowder recipes from other bloggers, friends, and of course ones I personally love. So many ideas […]

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Meet Our American Girl Bitty Baby – Lily

Meet Our American Girl Bitty Baby – Lily

My friend Andrea is sharing about their new family member today, thanks, lady! Merry Christmas, everyone! See you later this week. We have a new member of the family.  Meet Lily, our new American Girl Bitty Baby Doll. Moo Moo has always been a doll girl.  Since she was old enough to be able to […]

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Save with the Carter’s Friends & Family Event #CartersFam

Save with the Carter’s Friends & Family Event #CartersFam

What’s a bonus to having another girl? We already have a ton of clothes from her sisters. However, a lot of the clothes we have were already hand-me-downs when my almost seven year old was born. So this year, I’m going through all our baby clothes and donating ones that are worn, out-dated, or ones […]

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DIY Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

DIY Glitter Snowflake Ornaments

I really wanted to make some ornaments this year, to use as gifts. Nothing crazy, but something pretty. After looking at different ideas online, I settled on this Glitter Snowflake Ornament. It’s made from cookie cutters, with just some glue and glitter – that’s it! The cookie cutters were less than a $1 each from […]

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15 Easy Holiday Hosting Tips From Entertaining Expert Jenny Steffens Hobick #HamptonHoliday

15 Easy Holiday Hosting Tips From Entertaining Expert Jenny Steffens Hobick #HamptonHoliday

Christmas is just days away now, and I’m sure many of you are planning on entertaining house guests. There’s so much about the holiday season that is exciting, but hosting guests for the holidays is usually more stressful and overwhelming, than exciting…even for the most seasoned hosts! For that reason, Hampton Hotels has partnered with […]

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Birthday Fun at Build-A-Bear Workshop

Birthday Fun at Build-A-Bear Workshop

My sweet girl turned four on Sunday. No matter how many kids I have, every single birthday is special to me. I love birthdays, probably because as an adult they don’t mean as much, but as a child it’s YOUR special day. I told my girls that we weren’t doing anything big for their birthday’s […]

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Peppermint White Chocolate Popcorn with doTERRA Essential Oils

Peppermint White Chocolate Popcorn with doTERRA Essential Oils

Remember last month, when my oldest got pink eye? We started with eye drops from the doctor, but it only got worse. Instead, I turned to homeopathic medicine and essential oils. Essential oils are not completely new to me, but they are something I’m learning more about and wanting to add into our household on […]

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Week of Elfcapades – Pt. 2

Week of Elfcapades – Pt. 2

Last year, we received a visitor for the holidays, from the North Pole. The girls had so much fun with her, that she decided to come back again this year! Check out all her silly elfcapades from last week, then come back and see what she was up to this past week!     What […]

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Prayer is so much more than a “last resort”

Prayer is so much more than a “last resort”

Last week at church, our pastor spoke on prayer. He spoke more on when we should have prayer, rather than just why. The short answer is often, not just when we feel it’s more needed, or a last resort. I’ve always believed in God. However, I used to be one of those people who only […]

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Home Depot Do-It-Herself Workshop: DIY Custom Monogram Wreath

Home Depot Do-It-Herself Workshop: DIY Custom Monogram Wreath

Brought to you by The Home Depot®, click here to learn more. The Home Depot, in effort to get ladies more interested in DIY projects, offers this really cool workshop each month, called Do-It-Herself. All geared specifically for women to attend. Each month is a different project, like how to make a succulent garden, how […]

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