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To celebrate Ash Wednesday the girls stayed home from school and after Mass we created our own Easter Garden!  I’ve seen several versions of these on Pinterest and always wanted to make one.  They are also called Resurrection Gardens.  It’s a great hands on way to tell your children about Jesus’ resurrection. First you will need a […]

March 1, 2017

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It may seem crazy to be "making over" a new house!  We moved in such a hurry there were still things we wanted to do.  Also, after you've lived in it for awhile you start to figure out what works and what doesn't.  Luckily I have a handy husband!  He did ask me the other […]

February 15, 2017

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Hi Everyone!  I'm having a giveaway!  Remember this photo from our playroom makeover?  As a thank you for reading and supporting my new blog I want to give you a chance to win this framed "Create in me a pure heart" print!  All you have to do is go to my  Facebook page  and like my page and […]

February 7, 2017

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With the Super Bowl coming up Sunday you may be looking for some appetizing food to feed your family and friends.  I am not a fan of NFL football I'm more of a college football fan (War Eagle!), but I can always appreciate a gathering that involves food and drink! This is my most popular […]

January 31, 2017

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The most exciting thing happened yesterday!  Target featured my playroom Instagram photo on their AwesomeShop Feed!  I think I am still in shock!  It's a cool way to shop right from pictures they find on Instagram and Pinterest.  Check it out!   So, I thought I'd show you a couple of pictures of my playroom transformation.  […]

January 24, 2017

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We finally crafted our own Cupid's Arrows!  I took inspiration from all of the great examples on my previous post.  Ours is a combination of the feather arrows and the traditional red and pink Valentine's colors.  I know one thing-feathers are messy!  These would also be great décor for couples showers, baby showers, engagement parties, […]

January 17, 2017

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We've been iced in for two days so I've been spending a lot of time on Pinterest!  I don't usually decorate my home for Valentine's Day but I came across the cutest idea for making Cupid's Arrows as décor!  I love arrows in everyday décor and these Valentine Arrows add just enough whimsy without being too […]

January 9, 2017

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It's 2017!  I hope everyone's holidays were everything you wanted them to be.  They always go by so fast!  After taking down our Christmas decorations the house always seems so bare.  I kind of like it though, a fresh slate just like the new year.  I transitioned some of our décor to winter.  When I […]

January 2, 2017

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I love sangria!  White or red.  It's the perfect cocktail for a crowd.  It involves WINE, fruit and other goodies and looks beautiful!  What's not to love? This is a recipe for a White Christmas Sangria.  It is stunning and tastes great too.  I love the addition of the rosemary.  White Christmas Sangria 1 Granny smith apple […]

December 20, 2016

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As promised, here are a few photos of my kitchen with some Christmas décor!  I didn't do a whole lot of decorating in the kitchen.  It seems to have so much going on anyway.  Cooking, homework, artwork, etc.  I do wish I had put up a wreath on my hood.  Maybe next year! You may […]

December 17, 2016