Have you done your after-Christmas shopping yet? Most places discount their Christmas items at least 50% right after Christmas and I saw everything Christmas at hobby lobby was 80% off this week! So now is a great time to shop for next year… especially if you want to make a big ornament wreath for […]
The YouTube channel has been growing steadily and we have reached 5,000 subscribers! To celebrate and show my appreciation I am giving away a gift card each Thursday in December. The first three weeks I will choose a random top subscriber based on engagement. YouTube has given me access to a new feature called […]
We had a fantastic weekend full of friends and family and LOTS of baking. I have a few recipes I’ll have to share with you sometime (like a chocolate swirl banana bread, and Skor Bar cake balls)! Today its all about the Teddy Bear Cake I made for my 2 year old’s birthday! She […]
(photo courtesy of San Jose Library)
My Aunt, Jill Geigle, wrote the following post for her blog. It is excellent information and so timely with all the articles that have been circulating on Facebook about teens and pornography in the UK, not to mention the epidemic that is taking place in our own country. It is […]
At the end of February this year I decided to make a list of things that I wanted to do this year. I called it 13 Things To Do in 2013 . I wanted to come up with things that I really wanted to do. I wanted it to be fun but also challenging. One of […]
… and Mondays will be the best day of the week!
If you aren’t working on something that you enjoy there is a good chance you aren’t giving it your all. You are likely spending energy thinking about what you would rather be doing. When I do what I enjoy regardless of any other external […]
When we originally looked at this house one of the huge perks was the great office/den. We knew it was a space we could fit my husband’s electronics and have a little creative space for me. Yet,we filled this room with a cheap old computer desk with a hutch that we had moved one […]
Who doesn’t LOVE to get some good mail? You’ve got to admit it so fun to check the mailbox to find a card or package just for you!
Our neighbors surprised my kids one day with a cute shoebox they had decorated like a little mailbox. They asked us to leave it out on the […]
Thanks to everyone who participated. We saw many new people follow us on facebook and twitter during the giveaway. If you haven’t had a chance to watch a few videos you should take a minute and check out our youtube channel. We upload 3-4 videos each week. Monday is a vlog day, Thursday […]
I wasn’t looking forward to being 32. I’m still not happy about getting old but what can you do? This was a fun birthday because Friday night I was expecting to go out to dinner with Sarah to celebrate and she surprised me with a staycation in a nearby town! We slept in past […]