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 […]

The Flavors of Florida Keys: Marathon

The Flavors of Florida Keys: Marathon

Eating is one of my favorite things to do on vacation! Haha! And I often find travel to be most influential when it comes to creating new recipes at home. I enjoy eating new and interesting dishes from local eateries, trying new flavors and experiencing the inspirational combinations!  I’ve always wanted to visit the Florida Keys! It’s on […]

DIY Pancake Mix

DIY Pancake Mix

I’ve become so accustomed to making my own pancakes and biscuits I hardly ever think to buy them anymore! I will usually just whip up this recipe or this one for pancakes on a random Saturday morning but recently I decided to simplify the process even further by creating a DIY Pancake Mix to keep […]