May 30, 2014

Healthy Baked Oatmeal Sweetened with Honey

Baked oatmeal

For decades, women have shouted from the rooftops, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. ” Yet, some how in the hustle and bustle of early morning activities, it’s also the hardest for me to implement on a […]

Back to School Tradition ideas


FUN FROM BEGINNING TO END Be sure to make a special breakfast to start the school year off right. Make an elaborate feast, maybe waffles with whipped cream and fresh strawberries, or eggs benedict – anything but the usual scrambled […]

Wedding Traditions

wedding memories box

Wishes to the Bride and Groom – When one of my nieces got married last year, I used this tradition idea at both her wedding shower and then again at the wedding reception. I had beautiful card stock with the […]

Creative Party Ideas: DIY Coffee Bar

DIY Coffee Bar for parties and weddings

(explanation of the DIY coffee bar below) I am quite sure that one of my love languages comes in a hot, brown liquid form. So when my niece had an amazingly creative party idea, and offered not only a coffee […]

Gorgeous DIY Cupcake Stand: Wedding Cupcake Stand

frugal wedding ideas

One of the growing new trends in weddings is the elimination of the traditional wedding cake. By going a bit trendy, more thrifty, and pouring forth a lot of creative DIY juices, you can make a spectacular statement with a […]

Extending our “God Watch”


I watch. I wait. I wonder. Some call it courage. Some call it foolish. I call it faith. Six months ago, I wrote a blog post called, “Join me on our God Watch.” It invited blogging friends to join our […]

Sensational Saturday Swap at the Nester’s place


Some of my very favorite people gathered together in designer bliss for this first ever sensational Saturday Swap hosted by the Nester. Supposedly, the reason we gathered was to bring in some household items that we no longer used and […]

Harris Teeter Triple Coupons


I apologize that I’ve been neglecting my local couponing faithfuls.I’m excited to share that Triple coupons (up to $0.99) begin at Harris Teeter tomorrow, so get those binders organized.For those who just don’t want to search the paper, look at […]

Drink Up: Fresh Fruit Water

fresh fruit water

I live with guilt. Water drinking guilt, that is. I know I don’t drink the recommended “8×8.” That’s the fancy rule name. Did you know that the average person should drink a minimum of 8 – 8 ounce glasses of […]

A Sunday Moment


Watching the sunrise this morning, I was reminded by the simple truth…He is the same yesterday, today and forever.No matter what…He knows it. He hears our cries. He answers…in His time. Always! ********************************************************************************** Our vision is so limited we can […]