“Giving Up for Lent” …. some may read that as “what are you going to give up for Lent?” or you may read it as “I give up from giving up things for Lent”. I grew up in the Catholic Church, which took Lent very seriously. We all looked forward to Ash Wednesday, where we would all giggle at each others ashen crosses on our foreheads, but we never were actually being reflective and grasping what the next 40 days meant… Read more »

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a home that has multiple rooms that allow you to separate kid stuff from the adult stuff? Some of you may be fortunate enough to have this, but we do not! So, when you need to get creative – there are certain things you can do! For me, insert IKEA. IKEA gets a bad rap from “all of the manual labor” needed to put their furniture together. While I think they do a great… Read more »

Need an easy DIY Valentine’s Day gift? Or a gift for an anniversary, just because or to show someone how much you love them? Here is a inexpensive, easy and customizable gift to give to someone you love this Valentine’s day…or any day! Items needed: Picture frame (any size, recommend 5″ × 7″; make sure the glass is in the frame) Any color scrap fabric Choice of scrap paper Color printer (optional – if you have pretty penmanship you can… Read more »