I thoughtfully packed my bag for the hospital, anticipating any possible scenario. Within a month, my husband and I would welcome our first child. We were so excited with idea of becoming parents. In true Girls Scout fashion, I initially packed every item I thought I needed to be prepared, filling two duffel bags. I… Continue reading For the Love of Reading
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!