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Wonder Paste for Poison Ivy


I have a serious love/hate relationship with poison ivy. loves me and I hate it!  I have decided that one of the questions I will ask Jesus when I arrive in heaven is "Why poison ivy?". Last week while I was weeding my flower beds I stumbled upon this glorious vine *insert … [Read more...]

A Bushel and a Peck


Growing up in the deep heart of Alabama, I 've heard some pretty weird and unusual terms over my life time.  Even words that are correct but twisted a bit by the endearing sound of a southern dialect.  I was recently graced by one of these terms by non other than my Mother! Jesse (my Northern … [Read more...]

Stain Fights!


I don't know about you guys, but I am constantly removing stains from my children's clothing (and husband sometimes too ;-) ).   I thought I'd share with you all some of my secret weapons in stain fighting.  There are 5 things that I always keep handy in my laundry room for stain removal.  Here … [Read more...]

Are You Baby Wise?


 This book was one of my most cherished items when I was in baby world.  If you are a new mom or a mom to be,  then it’s a must have (in my opinion)!  You may not agree with everything it says, but the structured routine and schedule it helps set for your baby is AWESOME!  A sweet friend of … [Read more...]

Canning Tomatoes


It's coming to the end of the growing season here in Louisville and I have an abundance of tomatoes.  Because of the deer that have taken a liking to my back yard I am unable to have a garden like Natalie.  So instead I plant my tomatoes in a pot and place them on my deck.I have to say, this … [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...]

Domestic Diva


I have no idea what has gotten into me lately but something started stirring in me.  The need to make stuff!  The need to feel domestic!  The need to....go to my roots! I blame this all on Pinterest :-D So I made the decision a few weeks ago to make a list of the things that I can make by … [Read more...]

Easter Eggs


Easter is upon us so today I thought I would talk about "the Egg".  It has always struck me as funny that we hide Chicken Eggs and say that the Easter Bunny brought them :-D I thought I'd share a little insight with you all about the meaning of the Easter Egg.  As a Christian … [Read more...]

Dog Hair, Dog Hair Everywhere!


Natalie and I are both dog lovers!  We are each proud owners of labs that started out as our husbands hunting companions but quickly became part of our families.  However, the dog hair that accompanies these companions can leave a person a little flustered!  Natalie even has a coffee mug that … [Read more...]

Tornado Survival

Growing up deep in the heart of Alabama tornado warnings were something just to expect.  The sound of warning sirens became the norm and something that people began to shrug off....that was until  April 8th, 1998.  That day an EF-5 touched down in the suburbs of Birmingham and stayed on the … [Read more...]