It’s Fall Ya’ll!

Well hello my blogging friends… long, okay really long time no see!  I am {as usual} busier than ever… but things should start slowing down just a tad around here in the next few weeks.  It seems things haven’t stopped since I got back from South Africa in August, but there are plenty of reasons more »

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Building a Home- Phase 3

Well hello all of my wonderful blog fans! I hope you enjoyed the extended weekend.   I’m back with an update on the house. So much has been accomplished since I last posted here… in fact, it’s all just about done!  :)  And I am over the moon excited to share it with you today! more »

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Building a Home- Phase 2

Howdy ya’ll!  Hope you’re enjoying your summer.  I’m in South Africa right now enjoying a second winter and avoiding the Texas summer heat while studying abroad for grad school.  I thought I’d check in with you guys and give you an update on our home.  So much has been accomplished while I’ve been away all more »

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Summertime Sips

Things are really started to heat up this summer as the temperatures just keep rising even though we are barely a month into summer break!  Are you in need of something to cool down with?  Check out some of these mouth-watering summertime drinks… one of them is sure to do the trick! {Peach Lemonade} {Tropical Peach more »

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Patriotic Party Decor

Well, we are less than one week out from one of the biggest holiday weekends here in America… July 4th!  Families across the states are preparing for a day of grilling, outdoor fun, firework shows, etc.  And while I’m not the biggest fan of summer itself, I can’t help but love July 4th!  I think more »

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It’s a Hot Diggity Dog Kinda Day

Summer time is officially here and that can mean only one thing… it’s grilling season!  And with the Fourth of July only two weeks away, I couldn’t help but share Gina’s great ideas to serve up gourmet hot dogs just in time for this year’s patriotic celebrations. {Gourmet Hot Dog Ideas} Click on the link above more »

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Gluten & Grain Free Strawberry Shortcakes

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely adore strawberry shortcake!  {Check out last year’s post for a whole bunch of “twists” to this yummy summer time treat!}  It is one of my all-time favorite desserts and is right up there with cheesecake and warm, apple pie.  Yum! As you are well aware, I am trying to lead more »

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Are you looking for a cute idea for that special dad in your life? Here is a round up of my top ten +1 favorite Father’s Day gifts!!  Happy inspiration! {Root Beer Float Kit} {Box of Tools- with No one Measures up to you, Dad! tag} {diy monogrammed more »

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Building a Home- Phase 1

It’s been about two months since we went under contract to build our first home.  So far, the process has been relatively easy and now we are just waiting and counting down the days until it’s all finished!  We are super excited and can’t wait to move in.  As I mentioned in my last post, more »

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Teacher Appreciation Week

Hello!  While I am at home sick in bed, I felt it was the perfect opportunity to focus on the blog.  This week is teacher appreciation week so I decided to keep it short and sweet today by showing off a couple of my favorite pinterest-inspired gift ideas for that very special teacher in your child’s more »

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