Gift Guide for Your Tween Girl

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click on one and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission!****              Santa needs some serious help picking out presents for an 11-12 year old girl.  My daughter especially.  He  likes to balance delivering things she Read more →

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DIY Wood Burned Ornaments

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase, I may receive commission!***             Many years ago, in middle school, I remember doing something in Art class with a wood burning tool.  Now, the obvious question is, who puts a tool Read more →

Three Ingredient Sweet & Sour Meatballs

I’m still basking in the glow of a successful Thanksgiving. I don’t know exactly what I did differently, but it was a relaxing, slow pace day with no major disasters and it was amazing.  The food was delicious, the company was delightful and no one was poisoned.  Not even my Read more →

Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes – A Super Easy DIY

Are you in full fledged maniac mode getting ready for Thanksgiving?  Good, me too! If you are looking for a really easy and cute dessert idea, I’ve got you.  I made Thanksgiving Turkey cupcakes and they are awesome to behold. And to eat.  I always have pies for Thanksgiving, but Read more →

I Tried It – TrafficMaster Allure Flooring

I have tackled one of the big to do’s on my pre-Thanksgiving check list.  I updated the flooring in our dining room!  I know what you’re thinking, since when do I use power tools?  I didn’t.  I tried TrafficMaster Allure Flooring and it was crazy easy to install.  The only Read more →

The New Sides – Two Recipes Joining my Thanksgiving Table

Ok, we are about a week and a half out from the big day (Thanksgiving for those of you who still don’t believe it’s already half way through November).  I’m so behind, you have no idea.  My to do list includes putting down a new floor in the dining room Read more →

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Free Printables to Help you Prep Your Best Thanksgiving Ever

Somehow it is suddenly literally two weeks before Thanksgiving. How did that happen?  I host some of my extended family at my house and it is a LOT of work.  But I really do enjoy it.  Don’t listen to my husband.  Yes, I may have a major meltdown on the Read more →

Dear Daughter – A Note to My Daughter on This Day after the Election

Dear Daughter, I’m sorry that this country has let you down and failed to elect a female president in any of it’s 56 elections.  We finally had a woman on the ballot this year and it seemed as though she might have won it. She was flawed, but she was Read more →

5 Alternatives to the Boob Light

*** This post contains affiliate links.  If you click on one and make a purchase, I may earn a commission.***     In case you haven’t noticed, we have whizzed right through October and have landed firmly in Thanksgiving preparation mode.  One thing I really want to get off of Read more →

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Easy Watercolor Art

***This post contains affiliate links.  If you click one and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission!***    You can make something beautiful.  If you pick the right thing, you can totally make art that will be beautiful.  I’m not an artist, everything I have ever made I Read more →