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One year today…

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Where were you a year ago today?  My how one day, one event, one evening, changed lives forever.  When we came out of the basement and looked around, we had no idea the horror that lay just a mile beyond our home.  We couldn't have foreseen the things that we would see and hear about over the … [Read more...]

if i ever needed GRACE, it’s now…

The song... have you heard it?  It's in my head, it's been my prayer today.  Singing it...  Praying it... Praising Him ...   If I've ever needed grace, it's now...    Today, was one of those days where you wish you had a stash of "do-over" days hide in a mason jar back behind the … [Read more...]

Homemade Laundry Detergent


Okay, I have to say that I was a bit skeptical of the whole "homemade" laundry detergent.  A few weeks ago I posted about being a Domestic Diva and seeing what you can make yourself for around your house.  Laundry detergent was at the top of my "must try" list.  I'm not exactly sure why, but I … [Read more...]

lovely little lingerie party…


A Lovely Little Lingerie Party   I mentioned last week when I shared with you all our little Guys & Gals ParTAY, that my baby brother is getting married and we have been having so much fun planning and preparing for the BIG DAY!  I have to add that we are completely blessed to have her in … [Read more...]


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When I was a kid the hot selling item in the store was non other than a slippery substance called SLIME Oh my goodness, how I LOVED Slime! I have no idea why, but I did.  I remember being at the store just begging my mom to buy me slime!  So when I stumbled across this recipe for slime I … [Read more...]

It’s a PARtay! A Guys & Gals Shower

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  Guys & Gals Shower Well, it's been wild around here lately...  from near death experiences to new illness  to party after partay.  For those who don't know, my baby brother is getting married the first of June {sniff, sniff}  and we have been celebrating the occasion with craft … [Read more...]

Go GROW something!


Green Does A Body GOOD! Joy and I are really excited to share with you guys that we are teaming up with Apartment Guide to bring you a few tips for growing vegetables and flowers.  Whether you are living in a home or an apartment, we've got some great ideas that will leave you all with fresh … [Read more...]

Pinterest Mom

Motherhood Being a mother is tough, especially these days.  You are overworked, underpaid, and sometimes even feel that you are undervalued.  Worst of all you often feel judged at every turn for how you "mother".  Here lately it seems that I have been bombarded with article after article … [Read more...]

DIY bleach pen tees


Today's craft for the kiddos was really for me, but don't tell them! {shhhh!}  Of course, the kids loved it and had a blast coming up with their design for their t-shirts.     We took colored cotton t-shirts that you can find at your local craft store or at Wal-Mart.  I actually got mine in the … [Read more...]

Fruity Kale Smoothie

Last week I talked to you all about Kale and how much I was in ♥love♥ with this new found friend. The first thing I made with Kale was the Kale Chips that I shared with you all. I have now added it to another snack of ours....a smoothie! Now before you go and turn your noses up...hear me … [Read more...]