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Upstairs Refresh + Free Printable

Upstairs Refresh + Free Printable

Remember my old family room?  This is how it looked at the beginning of this year.  I was so tired of that room, I literally wanted to move.  The carpet was yuck, the couches were looking old and worn out, everything was brown or black […]

Halloween Dinner

Halloween Dinner

Last night my parents came over for Family Home Evening.  We have made an effort to get together monthly to have dinner, a treat and a gospel lesson.  I treasure this tradition and time spent with my parents.  We were pretty horrible at it over […]

Homemade White Bread

Homemade White Bread

Comforting smells were going strong today and I definitely needed them. It’s Fall and it was raining today which means 2 of my most favorite smells combined. It causes me to take deep long breaths with my eyes closed just so I can absorb more […]

Halloween Printable

Halloween Printable

Hobby Lobby, to me, is a lot like Target in the way that I go there to buy one thing and end up with a cart load! You don’t go to Hobby Lobby planning to buy something specific, you go there and listen to what […]

Easy Skin Care Routine

Easy Skin Care Routine

This could get weird, in fact, I may lose friends over this. I may have crossed over to the crazy coocoo side, you know that side where people smell like garlic and wear no deodorant. Wait, I will always wear deodorant. But this could fit […]

St. George, Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon {with photography tips!}

St. George, Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon {with photography tips!}

Over the weekend, we packed ourselves up, grabbed the camera, sent the dog to a neighbor’s home and drove to St. George for a jam-packed, fun, make-yourself-sore-from-all-the-hiking, kind of trip.  My goal with this post is to tell about our trip and give you photography […]

Before and “In-Process” Master Bedroom

Before and “In-Process” Master Bedroom

Here’s the thing. There are lots of bloggers out there that are magical. They are the Mary Poppins when it comes to before and after reveals. Or maybe they own a staff of magical minions that make it happen, I don’t know. And here is […]

6 Week Bran Muffins

6 Week Bran Muffins

Tonight was one of those nights you wish you could hang on to forever.  My family had a Family Home Evening lesson, then we spontaneously rode scooters and bikes together under the amazing sky, played football a bit, and then when it got dark, we […]

4 Categories for Dating your Spouse

4 Categories for Dating your Spouse

The other day my husband came home and said he wanted to talk to me about something. He said he had a thought come to him and that it wasn’t just a fleeting thought but a very profound thought that he couldn’t shake. He told […]

Home Lunch Ideas

Home Lunch Ideas

It’s the beginning of the school year and home lunches are looking pretty good around here…unlike the end of last year.  This meme might be a little too accurate…. I am always looking for lunch ideas for my kids and have been on the receiving […]