Holiday Gift Guide 2012-for the kiddos

  Happy holidays! Is it me or does it feel less like Christmas the older we get??? I meant to have this gift guide out to you earlier, but you know how that goes! I’ve tried to make the list of items somewhat unique, somewhat affordable, & things  for...

Winter beauty must haves

  The holidays are almost upon us, which means winter is following close behind. For me, winter brings the dryness…in my skin, lips, hair, etc. I just wanted to check in quickly today & share with you my top three winter must haves.   1. VS smooth...

It’s Halloween!?

    It doesn’t feel much like Halloween around here. Our Trick or Treating was moved to Saturday, but my youngest has his championship football game at the same time!!! Looks like we will be traveling to a surrounding suburb on Sunday to collect our...

Can you spot the differences?

  Who remembers those puzzles in the Highlights magazines as kids??? I used to love those! This is kinda like that. I originally posted my new living room makeover/gallery wall here in December. Since then I’ve made a few tweaks. Can you spot the...

Top Ten Tuesday-All About Fall

  Where did October go??? I have my youngest son’s Halloween party on Friday & trick or treating is next week!!! It’s been awhile since I did a top ten Tuesday, so I thought I would dedicate this one to my favorite season. I have a Pinterest board...

DIY Diamond Wall

    After seeing this post on one of my favorite blogs, I decided I MUST try it myself. I’d been looking to add more gold accents somewhere in our master bedroom & Duck tape!?…seemed like the perfect DIY solution.     I first...

High Five For Friday!

  This week flew by! Some weeks I have a hard time thinking of five things, this week I’m having a hard time narrowing it down! Not a bad problem to have, right??? Of course, I have to start with our anniversary. 1. We celebrated 13 years on Tuesday,...

DIY Fall Topiary

  Happy hump day! So excited for the Big Brother finale tonight (team Dan) & the premiere of Survivor! Love fall tv & fall decorating! I’m not one to decorate for every season &/or holiday, but fall & Christmas are biggies! I spruced up the...

Farewell to Summer

Summer is quickly coming to an end. Next week marks the “official” start to fall which means apple picking & pumpkin pies! Before I get ahead of myself, I thought I’d take a look back at what we actually crossed off the summer bucket list. Here is where we were...

High Five For Friday!

  Friday, already?     1. We had family over on Monday for a Labor Day cook out. Sausage, garlic parm potatoes, & baked beans…YUM! 2. I read this book in 24 hours!   3. Yay for an organized closet! 4. Craig & I had a shopping date at...