Super Easy Gallery Wall Tutorial

We are slowly making our way through the house with new fresh paint.  The latest area we tackled was our hallway.  I thought I would show you how we hung up our photos in a few easy steps.  The first thing you are going to want to do is grab some ugly wrapping paper that you will probably never use.  Mine happened to be lined, which is even better. ...more

Catching Up on The Kids

Since all I have time to do these days is chase my kids from one activity to the next, I thought it was only appropriate to do a post on what is going on with the kids these days. ...more

Spring Break 2013

Yikes.  I can't believe it has almost been a month since I posted anything here.  Life has been busy and I have not had much motivation to blog. ...more

Harper's Room

We are finally pretty much finished with Harper's room.  Mitch still wants to make some shelves above the desk and we need to put up some more artwork, but for the most part her room is done. ...more

American Girl Doll Dress

I actually have something crafty to show today.  I made a birthday present for one of Harper's friends a couple of weeks ago.  She requested a dress made with lace. ...more

This Makes Me Happy

Isn't it great how just the smallest things can really brighten your day?  A couple of weeks ago I actually pulled out the sewing machine and made these pillows. ...more

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day!!! The kids wanted to make photo valentines again this year.  I showed them several ideas, but they were stuck on the "Rock On" theme with pop rocks attached. ...more


The kids were out of school on Friday because we got a dusting of snow.  I seriously think the school system just wanted to use a snow day because the roads were completely clear.  The snow was gone by mid morning so the kids didn't get to play in it too much.  Then we woke up Saturday to another dusting of snow.  This time we took advantage of it and did some sledding. ...more

Fun at the Circus

We went to the Circus a few weeks ago.  Here are some of the photo highlights. Cousin love.... ...more

Brown Belt

Harper tested for her Brown Belt on Saturday.  She was supposed to test back in December, but she had the flu on the day of the testing.  She was heartbroken that she wasn't able to test. So needless to say, she was ready and well prepared this time around. ...more