30 things….


I’ve been packing it seems for years….and yet I am still not done. Hence, I do not have anything remotely fun to share with you today….instead I thought I would share random thoughts…if you aren’t interested in wasting 2 minutes of your day just carry on….stop in again soon:)   1. packing up your house kind of makes you want to throw … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Snack Cake Recipe (Kid friendly Snack)


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LIBBY’S Pumpkin for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. #PumpkinCan "Mom, what can I eat?” “Mom, I’m hungry” “Mom, there is nothing in this house!!” “Mom, I’m starving…” “Dad, where’s mom, I’m hungry….” :) Ahhh, the sweet sounds of summer;) I am hoping this recipe will help ease … [Read more...]

#clevermoving : Picking the paint


Cabinet hardware and paint. Two of the hardest decisions for me with this new home. I can pick floors, cabinets, tile…anything within a two minute time frame….but ask me about paint or knobs and I start to sweat. Which I find hilarious because it is the two things that are super easy to change….but I just want to get it right the first time! I have … [Read more...]

10 Great ideas for Summer FUn this weekend


My house….is….completely engulfed in boxes. Seriously, every room….it is getting kind of old. #firstworldproblems I know…So I wanted to share with you today….but I haven’t had much of a chance to sit down and write. I rounded up some of my favorite past post that all have to do with summer fun! I hope you can get at there and do a few:) Happy … [Read more...]

Paper bag vase: Patriotic decor


Let’s just call this your magazine to summer time fun. I am teaming up with not one, not two….but 110 other bloggers to bring you a slew of summer time ideas that all center around red, white and blue! The web will be lit up today with patriotic goodness so be sure to pass this link along and spread around the summer cheer! Search the hashtag … [Read more...]

here or there….


So I get an email....the email that every blogger dreams to get. Better Homes and Gardens…wants me…at an event….at their headquarters. They want to partner with me for a year of posts…highlighting their brand. They want to fly me to their headquarters to be apart of the kickoff.   I. Am. Beaming.   Until I realize the dates. … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Latte ice cream topping


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LIBBY’S Pumpkin for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. So officially…June is Pumpkin month:) I am happy to say that I have teamed up with LIBBY'S Pumpkin as a pumpkin ambassador for thier #PumpkinCan campaign. I do love me some pumpkin goodness. Pumpkin is good all year folks…not just in … [Read more...]

#clevermoving Monday: Keeping your Inspiration Organized


I am thrilled that you are getting lots of great tips from #clevermoving Monday….it has been so much fun sharing the process with you. Obviously I am not going into great detail on every little decision….but I hope that it gives you an idea of some of the major steps to building a custom house. Today I wanted to share a few things that I do to keep … [Read more...]

DIY Boxwood Wreath


I am sorry I am a woman of few words lately! The end of the school year always seems like Christmas time….so much to get done in a little amount of time. Plus…with moving…it seems there is not enough hours in the day! But I have stuff to share with you…it is just hard finding the time to write about it! Hoping it calms down soon…and lazy summer … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Coleslaw Recipe


I posted my Dad’s coleslaw recipe a long time ago….about 4 years actually. I know my Dad will probably be shaking his head at me when he reads this…because I have tweaked the recipe a bit. I promise Dad…it is JUST as good as the original….but maybe just a little bit better for you:) This slaw is perfect to serve up with some ribs and corn on the … [Read more...]