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12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas

12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas

Our advent activities are in full swing and oh boy, has it been fun….definitely not perfect…but it has been fun to celebrate the season in small ways each day.  We have made candy cane slime, sipped hot cocoa with candy canes, made candy houses and […]

Our Flopped December Bucket List

Our Flopped December Bucket List

You read that right. Flopped. Now, you may be thinking December is not even over yet, how can it be a flop?? Well let me tell you a little story that happened the other night. It was a warm cozy Monday night. We had plans […]

Gift Idea and Printable

Gift Idea and Printable

Would you believe I am still finding frosting on the floors and chairs today?  For our advent activity yesterday, we were inspired by Emily’s activity and decorated candy houses.  I used Emily’s recipe for the frosting found HERE and it worked out beautifully!  Seriously, that […]

Ultimate Candy House Frosting

Ultimate Candy House Frosting

I think I have shared about 10 frosting recipes here. Maybe I have a slight obsession with frosting… I don’t even think I knew I had this obsession until I started sharing them. I do love a good frosting. But, this one isn’t for cupcakes. […]

Quick Supper Bread

Quick Supper Bread

I hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving!  We hosted Thanksgiving at our house with my side of the family.  Those of you that host Thanksgiving every year, my hat goes off to you.  While I enjoyed every stuffin’ moment of the preparation, it was […]

Christmas Card Winner and Happy News!

Christmas Card Winner and Happy News!

I almost gave up.  I almost failed.  So super close to just throwing in the towel. If you remember EIGHT MONTHS ago, I did THIS post.  I have regretted the post ever since.  I had high hopes that posting something for the world to see […]

Remembering Gratitude

Remembering Gratitude

When you think about the holidays that we celebrate throughout the year there is a wide range of all kinds. Some are about our country like Independence day, Veterans Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, and Presidents Day. Some holiday’s are about family like Easter, […]

Name Tag Turned Ornament Gift Idea

Name Tag Turned Ornament Gift Idea

I love Thanksgiving! I am super excited it is just a week away! One of my favorite parts of this holiday is the table decorations and the setting that is brings to the dinner feast. It sets the whole mood during the biggest part of […]

Christmas Card Freebie

Christmas Card Freebie

Em and I decided to swap family photoshoots this year.  It is very handy to have a photographer friend when you are also a photographer.  We decided on Wednesday or Thursday to do it on Saturday and my schedule was packed with back to back […]

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

I love soup. I cook soup at least once a week from October through March. It has my heart. One of my very favorite is a classic chicken noodle. I love the broth, the comfort of the veggies and noodles. It is so yummy. I […]