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DIY: will you be my valentine…


How cute are these little Valentine's that the kiddos made for their "Class Day"?  Super cute, huh?!   These are our little take on a few different ones we ran across on our favorite spot for inspiration...  Wanting to watch our moolah, I tried to think of the cheapest way to create a handmade … [Read more...]

DIY: I Spy Ornaments

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These are just the cutest things ever...  I wish I could say I made these little I Spy Ornaments, but I gotta give credit where it is due...    After the kids Christmas play, their grandmother {a.k.a. Nonna} surprised them with these Christmas ornaments she had crafted for the kids. … [Read more...]

DIY: southern weddings and butter…

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    Earlier this year, my baby brother married the love of his life... Happy and just so stinking precious!  {Just the idea of Caleb old enough to be married makes Joy and I feel a liiiiiittle old}   This past year was an exciting time in all of our lives and I had the honor to … [Read more...]

DIY: chalkboarding


okay...  my inner artist was just itching to get out and play.  i love rainy days and long naps! i was totally inspired by Pinterest and can't wait to create another...   if you want to give it a whirl, i would suggest begin your piece by making a grid on your chalkboard to help you keep … [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...]