My Favorite Posts of the The Year & See You in 2017!

Hi Friends, The end of the year is coming and I am going to be taking the rest of the month off from blogging.  I am looking forward to more time focusing on Jesus, family and the opportunity for renewal and rest. I won’t be around the social media sites as much either, but I will pop in here … [Read more...]

How to Make $2 Tassel Garland

I love making my own party decorations.  But what I love it even more is when it costs a fraction of what you can buy it for in the store.  Today, I am showing you how to make a simple tassel garland for only $2. The secret that makes this tassel garland so inexpensive is that I used $1 … [Read more...]

See You in 2016 and My Favorite Posts of the Year

Hi Friends, The end of the year is coming and I am going to be taking the rest of the month off from blogging.  I am looking forward to more time focusing on Jesus, family and the opportunity for renewal and rest. I won’t be around the social media sites as much either, but I will pop in here … [Read more...]

A Winter Wonderland Party That Will Warm Your Heart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiftDeliciously #CollectiveBias   Who says you can't have ice cream during the winter?  I'm so excited you're here because I have a fun Winter Wonderland Party that will warm the … [Read more...]

Country Wedding Ideas

You may remember the sweet country shower I shared last summer.  It was very cute with its country theme and open house twist (which I loved).  And now, I have photos from Rachel & Josh to give some fantastic country wedding ideas! Special thanks to J & J Photography for providing the … [Read more...]

We’re Switching to a Weekly Newsletter

If you are a current blog subscriber (and how I wish I could just reach around the screen and give you a hug!), you'll be noticing a change in the way we deliver our blog posts to your inbox. Rather than receiving an email each day a blog post goes out, we will now be only emailing you once a … [Read more...]

Could you pack up & move in 2 weeks?

Can I pack up and move in 2 weeks? That is what I have begun asking myself.  Last week, we signed on a contract for our house (hooray!)  Last Friday was the inspection and by evening, that contingency was removed. On Saturday, we had a family birthday party for the kids (lemonade party theme … [Read more...]

Our 2014 Disney Memories

As I shared with you yesterday, our trip to Disney World was not as magical as we had hoped.  We were sicker than dogs for quite a bit of the trip.  (You can read more about our story of choosing to focus on blessings over disappointment here.) We did have so many fun moments though:  meeting the … [Read more...]

Are You Just Getting By? Notes from a Blue Bike Review & Giveaway

You would think that after coming back from vacation that I would be feeling peaceful, rested and ready to jump back in to my busy life.  But even if we hadn't had such a miserably sick week on vacation, I would still not be ready. Before we left, I read a great book and a little light came on in … [Read more...]