Spreading the Valentine’s Day Love

So I told you I would share in my journey of spreading some love and positivity this year.  I have to admit its a little uncomfortable to share the journey – again,  I’m not looking for pats on the back I just feel that now more then ever with all the negativity spreading around social … [Read more…]

A Sunny Sitting Area

So I have to admit it has taken me awhile to get my house back to normal decor wise after the Christmas season.  I loved my Christmas decor so much and although I was ready to take it down, I’m afraid I got a case of the blahs when I looked around afterwards.    Oh … [Read more…]

“Let All That We Do Be Done In Love”

Hi friends! Wow! Two posts in one week! I haven’t been that ambitious in a while!   What I’m writing about today has been something that has been on my mind for a few months now. Don’t worry this is not a political post but lately social media has been full such of  despair and hate.  … [Read more…]

Decking the Halls – Week 4

It’s the last week of my decking the halls series. Actually it’s a day or two early that I’m writing this but it’s like  -40 windchill outside and all the kids are actually staying busy so I thought it was a good time to squeeze a post in.  I’ve had fun sharing my projects with … [Read more…]

Decking the Halls -Week 3

Only two more weeks until Christmas!! I hope you have all been checking off your Elf lists: making snow angles for two hours, going ice skating, eating a whole roll of toll house cookie dough as fast as you can and then snuggling.  Haven’t quite hit everything on the list?  Don’t worry – there’s still … [Read more…]

Decking the Halls – Week 2

A couple  nights ago my two year old had a rough bed time – we both did.  He was being plain old naughty and I was frustrated and tired.  It was an epic battle and after he finally gave in, he fell asleep holding my hand.  I decided to sit a few minutes to make sure he … [Read more…]

Decking the Halls – Week 1

It’s Christmas and with that comes a lot of activities you do in excess: eating, drinking , laughing with friends and family, swearing while you try to figure out where you set down your scissors and/or tape as you wrap presents ? – is that last one just me?! Another thing I do in excess … [Read more…]

Two Words: Yard Sweeper!

So I’ve been doing this blog thing for a year now!! I can’t believe it! I was looking back at some of my first  posts and one was about raking leaves and my distain for it. Well I have to say that hasn’t changed. What’s funny is, usually when it comes to seasonal functions and traditions – … [Read more…]