I love handmade bar soap. They are so luxurious and smell divine. And they’re so much better for our skin than the mass produced soaps at the store. But, they can be really expensive and sometimes I just don’t want to pay $7 for a bar of soap. What’s a girl to do? If you know […]
Two years ago, we moved into this house and from the minute we stepped foot inside, I knew I was going to have to paint the paneling in the living room. I gave my husband plenty of notice of this ginormous project and he just nodded and smiled, probably thinking that I’d never get around […]
I am a huge fan of historical fiction. I love to learn about periods in history while following a well-written story. Generally, I find myself reaching for books that take place in one of two periods of history: medieval England or WWII. Don’t ask me why, but those two periods never cease to fascinate me. […]
Find me over at the Mabelhood blog today. I made some super easy, super cute bookends your kids will love!
Maybe I’m a mean mommy, but I am not a fan of giving kids, especially toddlers, gobs of candy for every little holiday. From Halloween to Christmas to Valentine’s Day to Easter, it seems like kids are completely loaded down with nasty, sugary sweets. Yuck! But, I don’t want my kids to miss out on all […]
Let me start out by saying this post is not meant to incite a debate or place judgment on those who see things differently than I do. This is merely an informative post of my own personal reasons for making the choice that we made. That being said… The moment my husband and I found out […]
Find me over at Red & Honey today where I show you how to make an all natural, decongestant foot balm. Just in time for spring allergy season–HOORAY!
Every mom wants perfect photos of their precious babies. It’s only natural, right? Our kids are only going to be this little once and we want to capture EVERY SINGLE MOMENT of their littleness. All too often, though, what happens is that you’ll take a billion pictures of your adorable baby and when you look […]
Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth. ~Henry David Thoreau Early last week I was listening to the local contemporary Christian station on the radio. They were doing some sort of ad and I was barely paying […]
Hope Unfolding is a wonderful new book by Becky Thompson, the author of the wildly popular blog Scissortail SILK (now beckythompson.com). If you don’t read Becky’s blog, you should. And then you should go and buy her book, Hope Unfolding, as soon as it’s released on March 15, 2016! Hope Unfolding is a quick and […]