The Seven Experiment: Media Blackout

Jen Hatmaker's Seven - My recount of the project

I'm back!!! Did you miss me?  Probably not.  And no offense, but I didn't really miss you either!  It's hard to believe that we had virtually NO media exposure over the last week.  Our media blackout included TV, Radio/Music, Phone {except for … [Continue reading...]

Why I’m Quitting Social Media

Montreat, North Carolina

Don't panic.  It's actually only for this week.  In a nutshell, I'm in a Small Group studying Jen Hatmaker's Seven: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess.  And each week we give up some type of excess in our lives.  This week is media. So I am radio … [Continue reading...]

The Seven Experiment: An Update on my Mutiny Against Excess

Jen Hatmaker's Seven - My recount of the project

Well friends, I'm about to start week four of Jen Hatmaker's Bible Study, Seven.  I can sum up my experience of the Seven Experiment so far in one word: Fail. Let me back up.  So, Week One was about Food.  Some of the challenge ideas in the book … [Continue reading...]

DIY Halloween Costumes 2014

DIY Halloween Costumes for kids: In 30 minutes or less! from Palmettos and Pigtails

Happy November!  Did y'all get this month's Cleaning Calendar?  I know it's been a whirlwind of a weekend with Halloween falling on Friday this year.  My girls begged and pleaded to be Ana and Elsa this year {along with all of the other little girls … [Continue reading...]

November 2014 Cleaning Calendar

November Cleaning Calendar-Simple Tasks you can do in 15 minutes or less to clean your home! From Palmettos and Pigtails

Whelp. Another month bites the dust.  Welcome to November!  Another crazy busy month for us, as we have LOTS of visitors coming in, and we'll be baptizing Lincoln later in the month.  I'm also knee-deep into my small group's study of Jen Hatmaker's … [Continue reading...]

DIY Fabric Pumpkins

DIY Fabric Pumpkins - A Quick and Easy Project from Palmettos and Pigtails

Where, oh where has my October gone?!?!  Y'all, we have been so busy!  Between the normal holiday craziness, and several impromptu trips, I am feeling very scattered!  And addition to all of that, I just signed on for TWO big craft fairs in November. … [Continue reading...]

I See Me! – Farm Friends

I See Me! Books has a great selection of other unique personalized children's gifts, such as puzzles, lunch boxes, stickers, etc. #iseemebooks

*I received the products mentioned in this blog post for free in exchange for a review on my blog.  As always, all opinions are 100% honest and my own!* Whelp, Lincoln is five months old now.  I can't believe how quickly time is flying with him.  He … [Continue reading...]

Stay-at-Home Mom: A How-To Guide

Be A Stay-at-Home Mom: A How-To Guide

I am so very blessed to be able to stay at home with my three kiddos.  And although I loved my job before having kiddos, and completely respect those hard working moms who work outside of the home....I wouldn't trade my life now for anything.  I have … [Continue reading...]

DIY Headband Holder Tutorial

DIY Headband Holder with Storage - Palmettos and Pigtails

My oldest daughter's hair is a hot mess.  We have been growing it out for years, and it is always in her face.  I'm not sure how she stands it.  A single strand of hair in my eyes drives me up the wall....I guess she takes after her father!  Now that … [Continue reading...]

The Seven Project: Intro

Jen Hatmaker's Seven - My recount of the project

My small group just started a new study by Jen Hatmaker, called Seven.  This awesomely funny chick decided to shake up her family's world by identifying seven areas of excess in their lives, and fighting back.  Each month, she chose a different area … [Continue reading...]