Crochet Double V Stitch Quick Infinity Scarf

When it comes to crocheting scarfs I only want to make them if they are quick and easy. I've mentioned before in the past but I have little patience for long projects. I need to be as close to instant gratification as possible when it comes to crochet ....more

Homeschooling Through Grief

photo credit The one downside to homeschooling is that when you’re up against challenging circumstances, you still need to pull things together and teach your children. Last year, when our beloved friend and colleague, David Finkelman died, I couldn’t send my daughter to school and mourn while she was there; I had to continue to teach her in the midst of my grief. I’m so thankful we already finished school...more

Slow Cooker Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

Slow cooker meals have become a staple in our house recently. I’ve owned...more

The Ultimate Las Vegas Bucket List (101 Things to Eat, See, & Do)

We’re coming to the end of our 15 month stay in Las Vegas....more

Bolster Pillow Cover for Valentines

Last year I had made a few heart quilt blocks — but didn’t have a project for them to go into! ...more

The Most Honest Confession I've Ever Made

I have a confession to make....more

new year’s eve party recap

I know we’ve probably all put New Year’s Eve behind us already, but are you ready for just a little more glitz and glam from the year’s most dazzling night? The background: my sister got engaged back in April and was planning a wedding for next summer when she and her husband decided to nix all that hassle and elope instead. Luckily, she took the most amazing photographer with her to the courthouse, so we all got to see the play-by-play....more

5 months 01.20.15

Hey sweet little lady! Yesterday you turned five months old and I know I say it each month - but slow down!! The older you get and more in tune with the world around you the quicker time seems to pass.Since we don't have a doctor appointment this month my guess is you are weighing in pretty close to the 15 lb ....more

Decorating With Color {a dining room story}

On the surface, this story is going to seem like just another presto chango, dining room redo, fresh look on an old dining room, when in reality, it's so much more. Instead, this is a story about a girl, a girl who is trying to learn how living intentionally looks in her everyday life. This is the story about living a life on purpose and how that looks and even relates to home decor....more