March 27, 2014

When Our Days are Seemingly Insignificant

Mar7
When we feel seemingly insignificant

I did it to myself, and I knew better. That last cup of late night coffee created my self induced insomnia and now I was dealing with its effects. Isn’t it something, the vast scope of topics our mind travels […]

7 Highly Effective Ways to Raise Lazy and Entitled Children

Mar6
Simple, but Highly Effective Ways to Raise Lazy and Entitled Chidlren

As I think back over our two decades of raising children (yes, we just hit that mile marker),  I’ve often shared here on the blog how the journey towards building character in our children is exhausting, difficult, requires consistency, but […]

Simple Blueberry Banana Muffin Recipe

Mar4
Blueberry Banana muffins

I am not a morning person. Never have been, never will. I’ve tried everything to embrace those dark, still moments with joy, like so many of my other friends who think early hours are heaven on earth, but the only […]

Is Your Child Ready for a Pet?

Feb28
Life with a Yellow Lab

This post brought to you by ALPO® Brand Dog Food. All opinions are 100% mine. “I promise, Mom. Really, I PROOMMMMISE I will take care of her every day. I will walk her, feed her and take care of any […]

Fresh, Homemade Pico de gallo

Feb27
What a wonderful way to garden indoors

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gro-ables for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. As I’ve shared a little about our homestead, with 30 acres, 19 cousins and my siblings, I’ve also shared my attempts […]

Life’s Simple Pleasures: Painted Mason Jars

Feb26
With just a few minutes of your time, you can make a big impact. Painting Mason Jars

In my attempt at balancing beauty and bedlam, it’s all about embracing life’s little pleasures and my love of all things  Mason Jars definitely tops the list in the home decor world. One of my favorite posts from years ago, […]

Crockpot Angel Chicken (Cook Once, Serve Twice)

Feb24
Angel Hair Chicken made in the crock pot

With basketball season in full gear, the crock pot has been getting an extra workout. It’s always such a challenge to get meals on the table during this time of year because practices and games fall right during the dinner […]

My Mommy Mess-Up Moment

Feb22
Mothering

It’s been one of those weeks. I’ve been overwhelmed, struggling with discouragement and down right exhausted in my mothering, so I revisted a post that I wrote earlier and claiming this truth. It’s been awhile since I’ve messed up as […]

Decorating on a Dime: All Things Globes

Feb21
Decorating with globes

Last weekend, I had the joy of sneaking away for a few days to the beautiful beaches of Tybee Island. Located right across the bridge from Savannah, it’s a feast for the eyes, truly. And if you assume that the […]

Finding New Home Decor Inspiration

Feb19
Coffee Table Styling

“Have nothing in your home that you don’t know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” William Morris Over this past year, I’ve slowly been putting that sentiment into action. If this home is truly my haven, then creating […]