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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 […]

Christmas Advent Activities for Older Kids

Christmas Advent Activities for Older Kids

I hope everyone had a Happy Halloween!  Our day was busy, busy, busy and loaded with a class party, a cul-de-sac get together, trick-or-treating and overloading on candy.  For me, it was also filled with….Christmas music…I know I am TERRIBLE!  It was cold outside, and […]

Easy, No Sew Parrot Costume

Easy, No Sew Parrot Costume

We went to Frightmares at Lagoon recently.  If you live or have lived in Utah, you know all about Lagoon.  It’s our local amusement park with fun roller coaster and other rides.  In late September and October, they decorate it for Halloween and call it […]

How to Dress Your Family for Your Photo Session {Do’s and Don’ts}

How to Dress Your Family for Your Photo Session {Do’s and Don’ts}

Currently I am elbow deep in photo editing (www.courtneychildphotography.com..check it out)…  If you are looking for me in October, you can generally find me sitting on my tush in front of my computer, snacking on some cashews, with my eyes glazed over, and my dog […]

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 […]