Kid-Friendly Pasta Salad

Kid-Friendly Pasta Salad from the garden

My kids are usually not picky eaters, but they certainly have their favorites.  And one thing we can all agree on is Pasta Salad.  Not the mayonnaise picnic kind, but literally pasta and salad.  Seriously.  They request this meal at least three times … [Continue reading...]

Sunday Scripture: Birthday

Sunday Scripture for a Birthday Boy!

Today is my baby boy's birthday!  My little one is {already!} two years old and is our pride and joy.It's amazing to me how much he has changed over the last week, let alone over the last two years.  Let me tell you, this boy keeps us in stitches and … [Continue reading...]

Sunday Scripture: Mother’s Day

Although it's not a typical Sunday Scripture Bible verse, this is a great quote perfect for Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day!  Today, instead of a Sunday Scripture verse from the Bible, I found a lovely quote from Donna Bell a while back on pinterest...and I think it's just perfect for Mother's Day. I am so greatful for all of the women and mothers in … [Continue reading...]

A Little Free Library Ribbon Cutting

The Little Free Library- An adorable free program for neighborhoods...take a book....leave a book

I LOVE our neighborhood.  Not only do we have fantastic neighbors, sidewalks that go for miles and a resort-relaxing pool, but our community events are to die for.  In a couple of weeks, we'll host the Southern Flame BBQ festival....blue grass music, … [Continue reading...]

Mom Hacks You’ve Never Seen Before

Mom Hacks : A New Collection of Genius Ideas

Parenting isn't easy.  Between tantrums, gum in hair, back talk and lost homework, it can be a downright nightmare.  Luckily, we are all in the same boat, and willing to help each other out!  Here are some of the neatest Mom Hacks that I've seen in … [Continue reading...]

Sunday Scripture: Fruits of the Spirit

Sunday Scripture: Fruits of the Spirit

We've been working through many challenges in our house lately.  Sass, lying, anger, indulgence, greed, meanness.  And some of it is the children!  Today's Sunday Scripture literally jumped out at me when I was perusing Pinterest this week.  Someone … [Continue reading...]

CeraVe Five Minute Face Routine

This busy mom's five minute face routine to start the day off right! #CeraVeSkincare #ad #CollectiveBias #cbias #skincare

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CeraVeSkincare  #CollectiveBias So, it's not any secret that I have never been one to really fuss about my appearance or go to any great … [Continue reading...]

A Garden Story: Part One

garden logo part one

I'm not sure how well you know me, or how long you've been following my blog, but you may remember that we are wanna-be farmers.  Our dream is to someday own some land, renovate a little farmhouse, grow our own veggies and have a few farm animals. … [Continue reading...]

Eight Years Down, Forever to Go

It's Our Anniversary! Read a little more about all of the crazy things we've done in the past 8 years. #anniversary #marriage #honeymoon

It's our anniversary!  Eight whirlwind years ago, Dave and I tied the knot.  It's hard to believe it's only been eight years, but yet it's flown by.We've brought 3 beautiful children into the world, mourned the passing of 3 grandparents, lived in … [Continue reading...]

Sunday Scripture: Songs

Sunday Scripture: Songs that Speak to my Soul

As much as my kids beg to listen to Kidz Bop or Taylor Swift, we are pretty much an old school country and Christian radio kind of house.  I'm occasionally a Classic Rock fan while I sew, but songs about smoking in the boy's room aren't exactly what … [Continue reading...]