Okay, Laundry Room – It Is On!

  Here is the thing with laundry.  Even when your done, unless you are naked, you are not done. You are never done. There is always laundry to be done.  I have been known to threaten my family with requiring them to wear whatever they … [Read more...]



  Hello sweet friends!  We are still quite busy in the sugar house - the sap is a'runnin'! Just dropping in for a quick sharing of what I have found of interest around the internet this week. … [Read more...]


Home Office Organizing and Decorating

  A few weeks ago I shared my thoughts on balance.  Actually, to be more accurate, I shared how I believe that balance is a myth.   We spend so much time trying to do all things well, all at the same time and it usually ends up in failure.  … [Read more...]


Spring Mantel Decorating

  Phew. The last few weeks have been so crazy rushed and busy.  Now that my daughter’s play  is over, time has opened up some.  However, most of the time has been consumed by a Sap Tsunami!  The sap didn’t run, didn’t run, and now – it is … [Read more...]


Dear Valentine’s Day Projects,

(DIY Valentine's Day Wax Seal) Dear Valentine's Day Projects, There was a time when a whole day would be dedicated to you.  My girls would put together cards for all their classmates while I worked on a new project.  Remember that year when we … [Read more...]


It is Not Always About the Big Leap

  Our previous pastor used to hand out simple gifts for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.  One time it was a pen, there was a calendar, a devotional, and one time it was a keychain.  Not a very pretty one really, but it held Proverbs 3:5-6.  And … [Read more...]


DIY Painted Ticking Stripe Table

  Truth be told, I am a bit of a furniture hoarder.   When I walk past a beautiful piece that just needs love, I can't help myself.  As a result, my garage has become a “Land of Misfit Furniture” waiting for the day when each piece reaches … [Read more...]


A Winter Bridal Shower for My Sister

    I have taken on my first, and likely only, stint as maid of honor.   Actually, as my future brother-in-law has reminded me, matron of honor.   And one of the most important responsibilities of the matron of honor is the … [Read more...]


Simple Christmas Mantel

  When I sit in front of the fire and look up on our simple Christmas mantel, I can't help but think back on my childhood Christmas celebrations.  I so hope we are creating great memories for our girls that they can look back on.  One memory … [Read more...]


Farmhouse Christmas Decorating Home Tour

  I have busily been pulling all of the final details together for our Christmas decorating so I can share them with you today.  I am hoping you will be able to find some ideas and inspiration so you can use them in your own home.  This year, … [Read more...]


DIY Galvanized Wreath

Eeekkk!!! I am so excited to share this project with you today.  This Christmas DIY galvanized wreath has been living in my head for weeks – and now, here it is!  I sat down Friday night at the kitchen counter and figure it out and got it done!  So, … [Read more...]



This post is written in conjunction with my partnership with Command Brand. Today I want to share with some simple Christmas front door ideas.  Now, I don’t want you to worry that I have already decorated my front door in November, I am not that … [Read more...]