It’s birthday weekend!

I can hardly believe that my little guy is turning ONE this Sunday! GAH! :) I am feeling partially THRILLED that I’ve survived my first year as a Mom, partially sad that it’s been a whole year already (all of those “firsts” are over)! We are planning quite a little shin-dig for him on Sunday […]

DIY Chalkboard Paint

I am in love with my new chalkboard wall!  I feel a little behind on this one, but chalkboards are classic, right? I saw Emily’s AWESOME one, and knew that I wanted one in my kitchen.  I had to do a little convincing of my husband, but when I said that I could do it […]

Simple hand printed “everyday” cards!

You know, for those moments when you’re needing to send a friend a pick-me-up or when you want to leave a note for your babysitter or hubby! :) It’s those moments when cards like these serve their best purpose! And I’m of the opinion that when the receiver of the card finds out that it’s […]

DIY Laundry Soap & Dishwasher Detergent

Laundry soap. It’s just one of those things you put on your “grocery” list…it’s always a bummer when you get near the end of a jug…and do you bag it or just carry it??? The good thing is, I hardly ever have to do this anymore. I make my own! I started doing this a […]

This is our beginning!

It started with an e-mail. A few written out thoughts to a long-lost friend from high school! :) I mean, you do miss 100% of the shots you never take, right? (I think I remember my Mom telling me that over and over as a teenage girl before I would hop out of the car […]