What an amazing experience! To witness God’s handy work firsthand. We’ve been talking about the solar eclipse for over a year. We were elated to learn that we lived within a mile of the path of totality! So we decided to really celebrate this once in a lifetime event. I did a little research, brainstormed… Continue reading Total Solar Eclipse 2017
It snowed in upstate South Carolina this weekend, so we’ve been in the house more than usual. I framed one of son’s and daughter’s paintings, and placed hers in my craft nook. I cleaned out that space this weekend. My husband covered my plain office chair with this classy fabric! ❤ I covered some plain bins… Continue reading Snow Day Craft Nook Revamp
I love the salt scrubs you can buy at fancy shops and boutiques, but they can be a little pricey, so I decided to try to make my own tonight! It turned out even better than I had hoped! I had fresh rosemary and lavender essential oil so that’s what I used. The recipe I… Continue reading Homemade Lavender and Rosemary Salt Scrub
We’ve lived in our home for 7 years. We have done many DIY projects together, but not as many in this house as in our previous two homes. There always seems to be a project to do, but we have made a list of the things we can do ourselves and things we will need… Continue reading A Fresh Start
When I think of 2015, I think of how beautiful our messy, imperfect lives are, because they are creative and unique and ours. I remember many joyful occasions. Birthdays, the growth of our business, milestones reached, conversations with friends. I also remember sadness. Watching friends suffer over the loss of a loved one, the feeling… Continue reading Simplify in ’16
Wondering how to make super moist turkey? Start here! Nobody wants to eat a dry bird! These are step by step instructions for creating a brine to soak your turkey in to create a tender moist, pleasing main dish for your Thanksgiving feast! Step 1: Start with 1 gallon of vegetable broth. Step 2: Add… Continue reading Time for the Brine!
In our town, there is really sweet clay painting shop. My kids and I go there about once a year to make a keepsake. Some of my favorites are Christmas tree ornaments. A little over a year ago I had the kids make this precious tile with their handprints on it. I just love the… Continue reading Heart in Their Hands