Idea for Grassless Yard (no maintenance Yard)


  The last time we were at the beach house we were amazed at some of the brush that had grown in the backyard. It is a bit of a tough backyard to landscape because we have a large pine tree and a large oak tree that both provide some really great shade but also shed a lot. We wanted to figure out the best way to make it look a little bit … [Read more...]

Dad’s Day


Hubs and I started dating in our Sophomore year of college. The first time he came home with me to meet my family was in February during a school break. He was so nervous to meet my dad. A normal occurrence during most courtships….meeting the Father of an “only daughter” family….some nerves are natural. They immediately hit it off….both … [Read more...]

Bottle cap Birdbath (repurposed bottle caps)


This is a sponsored post. The kind folks at True Value have asked me to share a fun summer project with you. I have been compensated for my time and efforts.   There are so many fun projects that call for bottle caps. After I saw a few projects online I wanted to try one out for myself. This inspired my bottle cap birdbath project.  I am … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Potato Salad


Hi yall! Hope you had a great weekend. We went up to Dayton…apparently it’s been 20 years since we graduated. It is so hard to get my head around that….seriously seems like we were there yesterday. It was so much fun to catch up in person. We called it “facebook live”…it was funny because with the invention of Facebook….you kind of take all that … [Read more...]

Firecracker Smores (Summer dessert recipe)


I'm so excited to be participating in the 100 blogger round up Ultimate Red White and Blue celebration again this year! It is a great way to celebrate all the colors of summertime. A ton of craft, recipes, projects all sorts of fun things that have to do with summer. It is your one stop shop for any summer party that you're having. I wanted to … [Read more...]

Changes for the Beach House


The more  time we spend in Carolina Beach the more we realize that it is really a fabulous place to get away. We can definitely see ourselves retiring there someday. The more we spend time there the more we want to have some friends and family come and visit us. Problem is, right now we just have the two bedrooms to use. We decided to look into … [Read more...]

start to summer…


Hey all! We had a great week at the beach. My hubby was able to stay for half the week and the remainder of the week I spent with my nephew and bubs. It was a lot of fun just hanging out with them and also not hanging out with them....reading my books, sitting on the beach...listening to just the was a bit of a retreat for … [Read more...]

Handmade Hangout 6-4-15


Each week we will introduce you to one of our hostesses and give you a chance to get to know everyone better! We will share a bit about our blogs, our passions, and exciting recent posts and projects we have been working on. Hello, hello friends! Thank you for joining us for the Handmade Hangout! My name is Heather and I blog over at Twin … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Muffin Breakfast (Father’s day Breakfast)


I am popping in from sunny North Carolina to share a fun Father’s day breakfast….   If there's one Dad that I know who deserves a long sleep in breakfast in bed kind of a Father’s Day it is definitely my husband! He is in construction and so since we graduated in 1995 he has worked for his family's construction business. This job requires him to … [Read more...]

WIne Cork Garden Markers


Summer is in full swing here….my bubs finished his exams last Friday…and the peanut has her last exam tomorrow. I am scrambling to get ready to take bubs and my nephew to the beach for a week….looking forward to chilling on the Atlantic:) I am sure I will be popping in from time to time…but the regular post here may get a bit scattered. It seems … [Read more...]