Seven Quick Takes: Airplane Busy Bags

I spent twenty hours on a plane with a two and three year old last month. And it was actually pretty easy! Claire and Maggie brought these Skip Hop backpacks filled with the following:...more

NaBloPoMo (11/2015) - Day 19: Thursday Potpourri

 I've been unable to get my brain to settle on something to write about tonight. I really hate it when my brain won't settle. So here is a smattering of random thoughts that went through my head today.Baking: I did some today and I will need to do some pretty much every day for the next 2-3 weeks. Glad I got the majority of my ingredients already....more

Sliding Barn Doors 101

I’ve wanted one. Finding the stash convinced me the time is now & the place is here. But the question remained would it work? ...more

Fashion Friday: Edition three cheers for Thanksgiving break

It’s been a long, busy week as evidenced by the fact that I’ve barely written here. But, thankfully, our Thanksgiving break starts at 3:30 p.m. today and not one minute too soon. Here are a few things I found this week: 1 ....more

Home Matters Linky Party #64

Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. Home Matters Linky Party #64! ...more

Roasted Garlic Potato Soup + a Dinner For Two Cookbook Giveaway!

I don’t think potato soup get’s any easier or more delicious, than this. This creamy and luxurious soup is so extremely easy and tastes as if it was ordered at restaurant. I’m not even kidding ....more

9/20/15 50% off Sale at Forever 21

Forever 21 is running their Pre-Black Friday Sale with 50% off a great selection of items for the whole family! I was especially...more

Homburg Flohmarket – Homburg, Germany

If you like searching for treasures and getting some great deals you have got to check out the Homburg Flohmarket! It takes place the first Saturday of every month, except December, from 8 am to 4 pm. While I was not impressed with Tongeren I loved Homburg! ...more

Top Ten Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet.

We have become proud rescue pet owners. For the full story, you can read it HERE. My husband, Cassidy, had been casually (or not casually) perusing photos of dogs in need of rescue and he fell in love with a young Husky/Basenji mix puppy who had been given a rough start to her life ....more