Things I’m Loving Friday #1

Things I’m Loving Friday #1

I’ve been considering adding the “Things I’m Loving Friday” series on the blog for awhile now and since life had been NUTS lately and I have no other posts ready today, that is exactly what I’m going to do! Haha! I hope you enjoy this random roundup of things I’m loving right now!   The Summer […]

Simple Glaze For Baked Goods & Boxiki Review

Simple Glaze For Baked Goods & Boxiki Review

With staple ingredients, this glaze recipe is easy to whip up on a moments notice and it’s the perfect finishing touch for your baked goods! I love to use it on top of banana bread, cinnamon rolls and donuts especially!  What is a cake without icing? What are cinnamon rolls without a vanilla glaze?! I wanted to […]

3 Reasons We Should All Play Dress-up

3 Reasons We Should All Play Dress-up

I spent countless hours as a child tearing through old boxes of hand-me-downs, exploring the various fabrics in my grandmother’s scrap drawer and even begging my older cousins to let me try on their dance costumes just one more time! Playing dress-up as a child isn’t just a fun past-time for a rainy day. There […]

Fried Ice Cream Dessert Shooters

Fried Ice Cream Dessert Shooters

These individual fried ice cream dessert shooters are perfect for your next party! Mason jars layered with ice cream, cinnamon cereal, chocolate & caramel! Ren has really been interested in helping in the kitchen lately! He’s so curious! He helped me put together these fried ice cream dessert shooters for our Father’s Day celebration last […]

Mailbox Makeover: FREE Silhouette Cut File

Mailbox Makeover: FREE Silhouette Cut File

This mailbox makeover has been a long time coming! We’ve somehow managed to renovate almost every square inch of our property while still overlooking our shabby mailbox. And when I say shabby… I mean  SHABBY! It was shabby in the sense that the door tab was completely gone. Shabby, like the door would hardly open… […]

Life Lately: Just Our Luck

Life Lately: Just Our Luck

We were hit pretty hard with a summer storm last week. Wind threw large branches onto our roof,  flattened our garden, and made for some extra cleanup chores around the yard. Just our luck. Luckily, the damage to the roof was the worst of it! Our garden was doing so well before the storm came […]

DIY Patriotic Decor With Fabric Scraps

DIY Patriotic Decor With Fabric Scraps

A simple old window frame becomes the perfect DIY Patriotic Decor with chicken wire and fabric scraps. Be inspired by this DIY country primitive summertime decor! I was recently inspired to make new use of my chicken wire window frame by using some red, white and blue fabric scraps! I knew I wanted some sort of […]

DIY Upcycled Drawer Organizers

DIY Upcycled Drawer Organizers

Clutter. It takes over our homes on a daily basis. I’m always looking for new ways to organize and corral our items so that everything has a home. I’ve found no better way to organize our drawers than with these DIY upcycled drawer organizers! I think I first came across this idea while following the […]

5 Tips For Dressing For Family Photos

5 Tips For Dressing For Family Photos

So you finally scheduled a photo session for your little family! Good for you! Now, what will everyone wear?! (insert overwhelmed emoji) The days of matching outfits have come and gone! Even I fell victim to the all-denim 90’s family portrait. I would share it with you but it’s somehow gone missing! 😉  I’ve come up […]

Life Lately: Memorial Day Weekend

Life Lately: Memorial Day Weekend

My hometown of Montrose, MO holds an annual festival on Memorial Day weekend and it is always on my calendar… always has been and always will be. It’s a weekend full of fun with family, friends, class reunions, parades, kid’s activities, street dances and of course recognition of veterans and hometown heroes. This year my grandma was […]