bedtime

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When you bring them home…all you want to do is smell their heads and never put them down...You go in checking...triple checking. Yep...still breathing...and watching them sleep becomes your favorite form of entertainment. Sleep is all you talk about…when did they sleep, how did they sleep, when do they go to sleep again…. And then they start … [Read more...]

Cozy Coastal Family Room: Reader Redesign

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It seems that design work has kept me as busy as blog work lately….and I love it! It is rewarding to help people see their homes in a new light…and turn it into a space that they truly love. I have been helping the Adam’s family for about a year now. They live in Seattle and love the coast…and the colors that it inspires. They asked me to help … [Read more...]

Pasta Soup with sausage

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Thanks for all the love for the Charity Home Playhouse project. I sure did have a blast and I hope to participate again next year:) We had a great weekend of absolutely nothing….Friday was spent with my 70 lb. lap dog on my chest….huddled by a warm fire. Saturday hubs and I had a great date night…and watched the first of season 3 House of Cards….a … [Read more...]

Charity Playhouse Reveal (#KosairKids)

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Really cannot express how much fun I had putting these playhouses together for these two sweet boys! I think using your talents for the good of others it's really the greatest joy possible. Everybody has a talent. Whatever yours is…. find a way to use it for the good of others… because you always get back more than you have … [Read more...]

Mini Coffee Cake Recipe (Starbucks knock off)

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My bub’s is a freshman in high school. His classes every Wednesday start an hour later….. I don’t know why….but I know that I have loved having one more hour to start my day with him every week. We have gone to breakfast….stopped for coffee…and it is a hour that we can talk without any interruptions. You know teenage boys…they don’t just pour out … [Read more...]

A Church for Noah

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4 degrees this morning….I don’t know why I feel I need to share the weather report with you…. #miserylovescompany:) Hope you had a fabulous weekend and are keeping warm wherever you are:) Crazy busy week here….Charity playhouse reveal…and lots of other fun things….but first…Noah’s house….   A playhouse for a little boy who loves the … [Read more...]

Raspberry Crème Protein Smoothie

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of V8 Protein for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Breakfast needs to be quick, painless, grab and go and good. My friends at V8 wanted me to share with you some new breakfast products that have just hit your grocery shelves. These new protein shakes and breakfast bars are great tasting on their … [Read more...]

Strawberry Lemonade Pie Cups

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Hey yall! We made it to Friday....although I haven't showered the better part of the week and my diet has consisted of muffins, coffee and vodka....all is good:) My kiddos went back to school today...three cheers for routine being restored! The charity playhouse is almost ready for it's finishing touches...and I am so excited to share with you some … [Read more...]

Banana Pancake Cookies

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Snow days make me lazy...and when I'm lazy I tend to bake....that makes no sense....I digress....here is something to bake today...that is sort of kind of healthy. Enjoy:) I am going back to bed...:) I call these a banana pancake cookie because they are light and fluffy just like a pancake except they are totally portable like a cookie. They … [Read more...]

Train Station Playhouse

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It’s snowing…like a lot…and school is probably cancelled again tomorrow. I feel like we have been pretty lucky this winter….so I am just going to try to enjoy staying in my jammies for a few days…hope it is warmer where you are! I am busy working out the final details for this year’s charity playhouse I told you about last week. It is really … [Read more...]