March 27, 2014

Sharing a Blessing: May Day Basket Tradition

Mar27
lace may day basket

Welcome! Come join us as we find beauty amidst the bedlam of every day life. We’ll try and balance meal time, finances, home life, DIY and more. If you’re new, you may like to subscribe for free updates. Subscribe via […]

Very Berry Cheesecake Oat Bars

Mar25
What happens when you combine cheesecake, short bread and fresh berries Sheer delight

What happens when one combines three of their favorite desserts into one bite? Pure bliss, that’s what. Pure over the top, I can’t stop eating them bliss. So I should confess that one bite is a bit of a stretch. […]

TODAY ONLY: Amazing 300 Macy’s Gift Card Giveaway ($10K)

Mar24
macy's fashion trends

Spring Fashion is in the air and it brings me joy, amidst this icy, snowy, freezing cold winter (no resentment here), to know that bright colors are on the horizon. Can I tell you how fun it is to see […]

What Recipes Should We Know by Heart? (Please add yours to the Top 10 list)

Mar21
cooking with kids

Our family christened an inaugural year, so to speak. Our eldest child turned 18  this year – officially a “man.” Yet, in our household, there are certain responsibilities of manhood that comes as a prerequisite to graduation.  I’ve shared before […]

DIY Gilded or Fabric Covered Bowls

Mar18
Make a Beautiful Statement Piece out of Simple Paper and Paint - DIY Gold Paper Mache Bowl

Do you remember last summer when I was involved in our fun DITTO DIY? One of our projects included a Gilded challenge. Yes, we had to gild something or paint it gold. I sure wish that I had thought to […]

Fabulous Fruit Pizza

Mar16
Fruit Pizza

Let’s just stop and ponder this photo for a minute. I completely understand that it may not be the best quality photo you’ve ever laid your eyes on since it’s from my i-phone, but the subject matter deserves an award. […]

Easy Beach Crafts – Plaster of Paris Sand Prints

Mar14
beach craft plaster of paris

Since it’s that time when many hit the beach, I thought I would share this post from a few years ago. Not only do I still have my box of Plaster of Paris ready for another set of prints, but […]

DIY Personalized Photo Coasters (An Entire Set for Less than $1)

Mar12
supplies e

 I recently read that we see over 250 images everyday. 250 EVERY DAY! That’s a lot of images. Between instagram, pinterest and facebook, I am willing to bet I see double that every day!  If you are anything like me, […]

Amazing General Mills Sale + $50 Food Lion Givaway

Mar11
General mills cereal sale + Food Lion Giveaway

Last week, I celebrated my 21st wedding anniversary and if there’s one thing I’ve learned, my husband’s grocery shopping trips and my shopping trips look quite different. Last week, a thoughtful phone call came from him, “I’m on my way […]

Spontaneous Kitchen Demo + New Floors

Mar10
It's in the kitchen where memories happen

Our home is a place where everyone is welcome. On a daily basis, we celebrate both the beauty and bedlam of everyday life, and a large majority of that celebration centers around great food. The old cliché states that “the […]