Make ahead Sausage Ball recipe


Did you watch the SNL Christmas special this past holiday? It is so completely inappropriate but the Alec Baldwin “sweatie balls” scene….makes me laugh so hard. And sadly whenever I make these I think of that skit. Youtube it if you missed it…12 year old humor…but still… These make ahead sausage balls are great for a rowdy hungry crowd. You can … [Read more...]

Charity Home Playhouse ideas


A while back I shared with you a ranch house that belongs to woman named Dawn I came in contact with through my builder. Her house was in need of some updating on the exterior so I helped pick out some exterior colors and her house looks fresh and new now! It made such a difference to the outside…so warm and inviting now just like the people who … [Read more...]

JoAnna Gaines’s Hair: my weak attempt at a hair tutorial


So what was your favorite commercial last night? I thought they were all a bit of a downer. I did like the BMW commercial with Katie funny to think that was just 21 years ago...they were trying to figure out how email would work.  It was actually a fairly exciting game! I am excited to share with you a fun playhouse project I am … [Read more...]

2 ingredient Queso Recipe


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Don’t ya think queso is the fondue of our time? I remember when my parents had card parties… my mom would pull out her fondue pot and all of the little sticks and the cut up bread and vegetables. Cheese can be so magical don't you … [Read more...]



Joanne Gaines…Fixer Upper girl….how does she do her hair? It’s not  beach waves…it's not a ringlet…it's just perfect soft flowy curls. And when she pulls it back... it's even more perfect?! I want to know her secret stat!   source: HGTV A wee bit obsessed with the Sons of Liberty mini series on the history channel. Did you catch it? I'm … [Read more...]

Easy beginner woodworking: True Value Blog Squad


Well if you follow me on Instagram or heard that the Food Network did not select our kitchen to film the series "Southern at Heart." Boo hoo! No big deal....maybe next time around:) A few were curious about how it all works...and I really don't know anymore than I did the other day. What I do know is the LA producers for the show … [Read more...]

10 things to buy to raise a Good puppy


Hey friends! Happy Monday. Hope you had a great weekend. I know you are all on pins and needles....about our adventure....and all I can tell you is I have no clue! Here is low down: We had producers from the Food Network here last week. They are searching for a kitchen to use for a series. Our home was referred to them by our neighborhood sales … [Read more...]

Easy Handmade Valentine with free printable


Thanks for all your excitement about our possible adventure.... (see Wednesdays post). All we know at this hour is that we are still "in contention"...fingers crossed:) Till is a sweet craft to do this weekend:) Even though my kiddos are 15 now I still like to come up with a corny little Valentine to give them. We used to spend … [Read more...]

Cheesy Lemon Chicken Orzo


So as you read this today....I am knee deep in cleaning my kitchen. I got a call on Monday morning that a major network wanted to come and "scout" our kitchen for a series. Yikes! We are so flippin excited...but trying to not get too excited. The producers are looking at a few other homes in our neighborhood...and we are by far not the grandest … [Read more...]

Low Calorie Brownie Recipe


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey yall! Have a good weekend? Darn those I right?!?! We were soooooooo rooting for them to go to another Super Bowl. The end of that game was complete craziness! We are enjoying one more day off although my day started off … [Read more...]