Recipes & Crafts

The Pioneer Woman’s 7-Can Soup

January 26, 2016

As a stay at home mom, I often get tired of eating “kid” food for lunch.  Normally I’ll just eat off the kids’ plates, heat up some chicken nuggets, or make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for myself.  Sometimes I’ll just snack my way through the day, without a REAL meal until dinnertime.  I’m […]

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Giada’s Shrimp and Rice

December 29, 2015

Holy Moly!  Do you know how long it’s been since I posted a recipe on here?  I’ll tell ya!  Over two years!!!  That’s right.  My last food post was this soup recipe from September 11, 2013.  Which is delicious, btw.  If you’re in the mood for some amazing and easy potato soup, that is the recipe for you! […]

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DIY Alphabet Wall

September 10, 2014

My son, Grayson (2 yrs., 3 mos.) loves reciting his letters, and can say all but six of them!  I’m a proud mama!  I’ve been wanting to do this project for a while, so that he and Oliver can see the letters whenever they are playing in their playroom.  I finally was able to get […]

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A Gift for Dad

November 1, 2013

With Christmas coming up, sometimes it can be hard to think of the perfect gift to give the dad in your life.  Whether it be the father of your children, or your own father, this gift would work for either.  I took these pictures and framed them for Steve last Father’s Day and he loved […]

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Chevron Baby Blanket (Free Pattern)

October 2, 2013

I just finished making this beautiful gray, blue, and white chevron blanket for our future little bundle of joy, and I love it so much that I thought I’d give you all the pattern so that you can make one as well! The size of this blanket is very easy to adjust, so whether you […]

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DIY Curtain Tutorial

February 9, 2013

I’m proud to say that I have made all the curtains in our house.  In total, there are 5 sets: blackout curtains in our master bedroom, Grayson’s bedroom, and our bonus room, and blackout Roman shades in our living room.  The newest set (which is what I’ll be covering in this tutorial) is regular, unlined […]

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Throw Pillow Tutorial

December 23, 2012

After almost a year of staring at the not-so-attractive throw pillows that came with our couches, I finally decided to make new covers for them that were more my style.  Luckily the original covers came with zippers so they were easy to remove. Here is what our couch looked like with the original pillows.  They’re […]

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Yellow Scrappy Table Runner

September 3, 2011

I’ve been learning how to quilt recently, as you saw in this post, so when my friend Jenni’s birthday came up, I decided it might be a cute idea to make her a quilted table runner as a gift.  I decided this the night before we were supposed to go to her birthday dinner, and […]

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