July 26, 2016

I’m Choosing to Make This a Great Day (free printable)

May10

Every day when we wake up, we have a choice and sometimes I forget that very simple, yet vitally important truth. We begin the day with new opportunities, new interactions, and new decisions. Many things in our day to day life […]

Easy Homemade Bisquick (Baking Mix)

Sep3

There’s a reason that Bisquick has been one of America’s favorite convenience products since 1930. It allows us to not only whip up fresh biscuits in minutes, but pizza crust, coffee cakes, pancakes, waffles and my fall favorite –  Homemade […]

Frugal Fashionista is Back (& Why It Stopped)

Jul24

For nearly six years, I’ve carved out a tiny corner in this crazy blogosphere world. What started out as authentic snippets of my life with five children and the crazy things that come with balancing beauty and bedlam turned into […]

Revolutionize Your Week: Power Cooking Hour

Jul11

It’s been an incredibly busy and full week. Sometimes there are just days that we pack in more than any one person should and then we asked ourselves why we are stressed. Sound familiar? Why do we do that to […]

7 Highly Effective Ways to Raise Lazy and Entitled Children

May13

Thanks for following along with during my 31 Days with a Mentor Mom Series. 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 […]

The Front Porch That Took 17 Years to Build (Part 1)

Nov3

Our son rolled his eyes at me, “Mom, you live like we are still unemployed.  Why don’t you just buy that furniture?  We finally have the money and I know you want it.” I turned to him and gathered all […]

Easy Do It Yourself Wood Pallet Signs

Jul15

If you stroll through any craft  or home decor store lately, I know you’ve eyed the beautiful typography and wood signs that line the aisles. I just love them and have picked up quite a few myself over the years,  […]

Dutch Apple Cake with Caramel Glaze

Jun18

I’ve never really felt the need to get bossy in the kitchen before, but I am about to stand up on a soap box and preach. I don’t care if it’s 100 degrees outside, you will want to run to […]

Conversation Starter Questions – Our Family Dinner Questions

Dec15

Don’t miss out on my Free Homemade Christmas Coupon Book. It offers another option for a last minute, meaningful gift idea. I am so very excited to share something with you that has been part of our family tapestry for […]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls (Copy Cat Cinnabon Recipe)

Feb10

We’ve all stepped into the food court and smelled the amazing Cinnabon Rolls from afar. Our mouths start watering instantly. We see them rolling, baking and frosting, but then we see the price, and have sticker shock. Well, with a […]