I have been searching far and wide for the perfect personalized necklace to showcase the love for my children. I have been browsing local shops, looking at charms with initials, and browsing Etsy. I recently saw some of my favorite family members when they were in town and loved their gold bar necklaces they were wearing. They informed me that one of their clients from their hair salon had made them and gave me her Etsy shop information. I started… Read more »

To say the birth of my daughter hasn’t been one of the biggest highlights of my life would be a complete lie. Anyone would know that. I over-picture, over-talk about, over-love my little girl. She has been an absolute joy to raise these last 2.5 years. We knew we wanted more than one child, so when we were ready we tried for number 2. Needless to say, we were successful!  This pregnancy has been completely different from the first. Morning… Read more »

All during my pregnancy I craved a fresh sandwich with loads of ham and turkey. The problem? You can’t have ham and turkey while pregnant unless you want to scorch it first and make it like a weird piece of leather. No thanks, I’ll pass. Since we had about a million camping trips planned this summer, I needed to come up with a lunch meal that would be easy, fast and something that would pack in the cooler well. Enter… Read more »

Everyone loves a nice wreath to hang on the door, especially when Fall comes around! I love the look of burlap wreaths and wanted to try my hand at making my own so that I could add some of my own style into it. It was surprisingly easy, once I got the hang of it, and was a perfect Crafternoon activity. You will need more burlap than you think – and so I will suggest buying more upfront. If you… Read more »

Busy. Busy, busy, busy. I had a friend look me square in the face and bluntly say “You guys have been way too busy.” It was one of those times where you wanted to get offended, but felt that conviction of how absolutely right they were, so you could only humble yourself. Being busy doesn’t please God. There is no check-in with how many things you can do in one summer. I think we didn’t hear that memo. I have… Read more »