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Simple Updates For Your Kitchen Window


Can I tell y’all a secret? I have a black thumb, maybe even a gangrenous dying thumb but I have finally found a garden I can grow on my own!!!! I started my window sill garden last summer with chives and have since progressed to romaine lettuce. The process is simple and my garden will […]

rockSTAR Review : Oogaa


Sweet, baby Justus started eating solids this past month! I can’t believe how quickly he is growing up. It would absolutely break my heart if it weren’t for the adorable and functional baby kitchen goodness from Oogaa! After having four kids I have a general idea of what I want out of baby utensils. When […]

Pure, Prayed and Proper : A Biblical Study on Marriage


image courtesy of Corey and I have been married for 8 years as of July 17th! I can’t believe it :smiles: I figured this was the perfect opportunity to talk about the Biblical view of marriage! I was really offended by our vows when I was a young and naive 19 year old. I […]

Frugal 101 : Renting vs Buying


Purchasing a home is a huge friggin’ step in everyone’s lives. It’s a commitment and a large financial burden. Todays Frugal 101 weighs Renting vs Buying and understanding the market to help you make the best choice! When you are on the search for a new home it’s imperative to put your time in and […]

Create A Dragon Cave In 7 Steps


We are in the process of creating a fairytale inspired bedroom for Brett and Emmy. This is quite the task, especially because they are boy/girl and different ages. We had the privelege of being selected to participate in Tulips Tie Dye Your Summer Campaign. Brett decided his Tie Dye project was going to be a […]

Six Reasons to Drink Water


image courtesy of If you are the proud owner of a fashionable water bottle, you are not alone. In fact, good old H20 is now the second most popular drink in the United States. While a recent study found that it is not necessary to drink eight glasses of water every day, there are […]

My Planner Dilemma

Hi! I wanted to talk to y’all about time. More specifically the fact that time moves so slowly during summer. Yet, it goes so quickly. We have hit the official half way mark for summer and I am sitting here, alone, writing to y’all out in cyber space. Wondering what happened. Where have the last […]

Vegan Breakfast You Don’t Want To Miss : Blueberry Waffles


Have you ever tried to make vegan waffles? Ya, generally they aren’t that yummy tasting. Or cohesive. I absolutely love waffles and now I can enjoy them while nursing Justus! It doesn’t hurt that I’m not poisoning Brett either :smiles: Vegan Blueberry Waffles 1 cup flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice […]

My First Post Baby Race With Bolder Bands


I just ran my first post baby race! It really wasn’t anything too exciting or fast but it was mine. I ran a local 5k but it was extra BRIGHT thanks to Bolder Bands. Bolder Bands is a local-to-me company that has taken the basic work out head band and stepped it up a notch. […]

Pimp My Locker : LLZ by LockerLookz


I inherited a niece when I married my husband, I totally lucked out on her. My niece LaRyan is going into 6th grade this year. Middle School. I remember it like it was yesterday. All the boys were so ‘grown up’ and the girls had started wearing make-up. I mean we were practically adults. Riiight. […]