Fall Round Up

Fall Round Up

  Check out these fun and fab fall ideas from a variety of creative bloggers, and let the MAGIC of the holiday seasons infiltrate your home beginning TODAY! RECIPES: How To Feed Your Fall Apple Addiction Frosted Maple Cookies A Healthier Apple Crisp 5 Fun Fall Food Ideas For Kids Jumping Into The Fall Mood Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins...Read More
Motherhood: When Things Don’t Go As Planned

Motherhood: When Things Don’t Go As Planned

To mothers everywhere:   "Being a mother is hard, too often unheralded work. Do the best you can through these years, but whatever else you do, cherish that role that is so uniquely yours." ~ Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Sometimes we lose sight of our cherished role and forget the positive difference we are making in the lives of our...Read More
5 Fun Fall Food Ideas For Kids

5 Fun Fall Food Ideas For Kids

  Check out these five fun fall food ideas that will have even the pickiest of kids asking for more!   Pull out a large cutting board and let the kids put together a vegetable owl. They are bound to eat some veggies in the process! Fill ramekins or cups with vegetable dip, fresh pesto, or salad dressing. A nibble here,...Read More
15 Ways To Enjoy Nature During The Fall Season

15 Ways To Enjoy Nature During The Fall Season

  Fall is my favorite time of the year! Pumpkin season. Sweater weather. Nature at its finest. Perhaps these ideas will inspire you to spend some extra time outdoors this fall: Take a nightly stroll with your family. Plant a fall garden Have a barbeque with friends at a nearby park. 4. Visit local Little Free Libraries (www.littlefreelibrary.org) 5. Bundle...Read More
Whimsical, Colorful, Happy–Check out our Etsy Shop!

Whimsical, Colorful, Happy–Check out our Etsy Shop!

The shop is open, and boy, do we have some bright and happy eye-candy to choose from! Looking for the perfect birthday gift, hostess gift, holiday gift? Check out these fun, and oh, so colorful handmade items: Pillows in all shapes and sizes. Miniature pillows. Christmas pillows. Tooth Fairy pillows. Owl coasters. Gift tags. The CUTEST monkeys. Gift tags. Book...Read More
Books That Inspire A Generous Heart

Books That Inspire A Generous Heart

A generous heart is not an easy thing to create in a world so filled with entitlement. Take me for example. It seems I'm reminded of things I want or "need" at every turn by friends, television, social media, the "Jones" next door. Clothes, toys, entertainment, comfort food---I've always got something on my wish list, something I "can't live without"....Read More
My Favorite Things: July 2017

My Favorite Things: July 2017

Hey there, friends! It's time for another round of my favorite things. I'd love to hear about one of your current favorites, if you'd like to share in the comment section. Hope you're having a fantastic summer! (more…)
Celebrating America On Independence Day

Celebrating America On Independence Day

My children love to celebrate holidays. All holidays. Yesterday, when my daughter realized it was the day before the 4th of July and I (shame, shame) hadn't put up any decorations, she immediately went to work searching the house for anything red, white, and blue. She was determined to celebrate! She found an appropriate-colored  tissue paper banner, which she hung...Read More
My Favorite Things: 4th of July Edition

My Favorite Things: 4th of July Edition

The 4th of July is approaching and I thought I'd take this opportunity to share a few of our favorite Family Night movies, Family Read-Aloud books, and games that motivate our family to remain actively engaged in protecting our freedoms: (more…)
Poetry Tea Party {Three Easy Steps}

Poetry Tea Party {Three Easy Steps}

Perhaps you've already heard, but Poetry Tea Parties are all the rage! We don't have them as often as I would like to in our home, but that seems to make them all the more special in the eyes of my children. Fortunately, when I do decide to have them, they are a cinch to put together. Three Easy Steps...Read More