Nature Treasure Hunt Box

Nature Treasure Hunt Box

Even though we have been spending a lot of time in the car running from place to place, we have been trying to spend just as much time outdoors.  It has been such a mild summer that we have spent more time out of the air conditioning than any summer I can remember.  The kiddos […]

Paper Packet Treats with Juicy Fruit

Paper Packet Treat #jucyfruitfunside #shop #cbias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Summer time is so much fun! However, all the car rides and errands can get a little old for the kiddos {and mom}. Today I’m going to show you a really easy and fun way to make […]

Wooden Bed-Side Tray

Wooden Bed-Side Tray

Here it is, the tray I made at Haven Conference.   I was learning how to use power tools so it’s not 100% perfect but I love it all the same. I can’t show you all the steps used in making it. But it’s pretty straight forward. The measurements are 15×10, and I traced around […]

Trying Something New at Haven 2014


Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend Haven Conference.  Unless you are a blogger or follow blogs closely you may not know what Haven is, Haven is a DIY/Home blogger conference.  Over 300 bloggers get together to bond, take classes, and have fun. For the first time in the 3+ years I have been […]

High Protein After-Workout-Snack

Life Choice Bars #BarNutrition #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions and photos are mine alone. #CollectiveBias In an effort to slim down this summer, I have been on the look out for nutritious bars {#BarNutrition is important}  to have on hand for healthy snacks and on-the-go meals.  I found another one […]

DIY Pet Name Tag

Oliver Name Tag WT

Last week we were fortunate to get a pet.  The kids have been begging for a “real” pet for a very, very long time. {by real pet they mean something other than a fish or turtle, which we have all ready had.} I kind of get what they are saying, they want a pet they […]