Can I be super lame & say 'time flies when you're having fun'? Because it sure does. I can clearly remember when I first started this blog as a newlywed on 01/01/2015. 4 years, 4 homes, 2 states, & 2 kids later - here we are. Did I say 2 kids? Yes! Baby #2 is… Continue reading 4 Years Blogging – Where Do We Go From Here?
Cupcake's birthday is in January, so last year she got to enjoy all of her first holidays in order. This means that I got to do all of the fun handprint/footprint crafts for with her. Footprint Valentines day heart? check. Footprint Father's day craft? check. Handprint turkey for Thanksgiving? check. Handprint AND footprint clay ornaments… Continue reading Toddler Cards For Any Occasion
I hope everyone’s Thanksgiving was wonderful!
My husband & I hosted for the very first time, & thankfully everything went off without a hitch! The food was delicious & the company was awesome.
One of the best parts about hosting is that we have all the leftovers!
We had all of the traditional sides; stuffing, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes ,etc. I used this recipe for Crockpot Mashed Potatoes & they came out amazing! Everybody loved them, but there’s only so much mashed potato you can eat in one sitting. Especially when there are so many other yummy foods! Needless to say we have a considerable amount of mashed potatoes left.
When I was younger my dad used to make potato pancakes with the leftover mashed potatoes from big family dinners. This morning I introduced my husband to this novel idea.
It’s very simple – mix in some cheese to your…
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Happy New Year to all! And Happy Blogaversary to me! 3 years! It has been a great 3 years indeed. If you're a fan of The Middle on ABC, you'll remember that Sue Heck always themes her years. As does Crystal from Money Saving Mom! I've never tried it before, but looking back on 2017… Continue reading Hello 2018, The Year Of Openness!
This year my church did a big Fall Festival. It was awesome! There was a bounce house, hay rides, a bake sale & contest, food, games, & trunk or treat. Along with contributing to the bake sale, we decorated our car for trunk or treat. We dressed Cupcake as a cow for her first Halloween!… Continue reading Cowboy/Western Trunk or Treat
It's my birthday! 29 on the 29th! It's my *Golden Year*. I learned that term from my friend, Ryan. It's the year that your birth date is also your age. I intend to live it up & make it my best year yet! Since it is my golden year, & next year I'll be 30,… Continue reading My Golden Year
Last Sunday was bittersweet. It was Cupcake's baptism, but it was also the last day we would see her godparents for several months. Our best friends & our sweet goddaughter have moved to North Carolina. Hubby & I knew this day would come. We knew that David would be looking for a job out of… Continue reading It’s Not ‘Goodbye’, It’s ‘See You Later’
Last week I made a very exciting decision: I decided to become a book lady. I'm super excited to kick off my new book business with Usborne Books & More! I love that Usborne Books & More promotes literacy in fun & innovative ways. I'm excited to instill a love of reading in my daughter.… Continue reading New Adventure – Usborne Books & More!
The high temperature in south Florida today was 91 degrees. We just started spring & it already feels like summer! To combat the heat, I whipped up a refreshing treat for me & my husband. This delicious adult treat is sooooooo easy to make! All you need is frozen fruit, sweet wine, a blender, a… Continue reading Wine Smoothies