DIY Shiplap Tutorial (With Time-Saving Tips and Tricks!)

  Something I have been wanting to do for a while now thanks to my secret BFF, Joanna Gaines, is to add shiplap to our home. I didn’t really know where to put it, though, until one day I was sitting on the couch and noticed how much empty drywall we have due to our […]

Menu Planning Monday #75

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. Two our of the three meals lined up for this week are family favorites, and the third has yet to […]

How to Paint a Brick Fireplace

When we moved into our house, there were some things I wanted to change as they were pretty outdated. One being our fireplace. I am not against red brick; in fact, certain types of red brick are making their way back, but ours was not the case. And that gold vent cover… Before With a little […]

Menu Planning Monday #74

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. So this week is all about creating meals out of things I already have in my fridge, pantry and freezer […]

How to Organize Your Pantry on a Budget

For months and months, our pantry made me cringe. It was messy, contained items we never used anymore, and I didn’t even know half of the things we had in there due to all of the disorganization. I cringe at these photos, but they are to show you that you are not alone! Brace yourselves… […]

Soft and Flakey Peanut Brittle

I made this recipe on Monday for some friends who were coming over to watch The Bachelor, and because it is SO good, I had to re-share! Make this for all the people. Trust me, you will be loved by all. Original post below: For my birthday, my in-laws gave me some peanut brittle from […]

Menu Planning Monday #73

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. MAN! Is anyone feeling a little…… “meh” after all of that holiday eating? I know I am. It’s time to […]

Safe and Easy New Years Eve Poppers for Kids – DIY

Post composed by my mom! (A few years ago) One of my family’s Christmas traditions is the opening of “Christmas Poppers.”   Whoever gets the bigger end of the paper tube, wins the prize.  Contents usually include a paper crown, a silly joke and a little gift of some sort. Since my kids have grown […]

Top Ten Posts of 2016

With 2016 nearing an end, I decided to round up this year’s best. And I have to tell you, some of these surprised me! It was really fun going back and seeing which posts you all enjoyed the most. Some were expected, and some were not! In descending order… 10. He Hears You  This post […]

Menu Planning Monday #72

Welcome to another Menu Planning Monday! Here I try to plan out healthy, EASY meals that will get me in and out of that kitchen as quickly as possible while still keeping our palettes satisfied. We did it! We made it through Christmas and gosh, I am feeling mixed emotions about it! On one hand, […]