Wanna know what to do on a rainy Thursday during strawberry season? I’mma tell you… Make the most delicious strawberry jam. I hit the jackpot when it comes to in-laws. My mother-in-law, Denise, can cook anything. As long as I’ve known her, there is always a jar of homemade strawberry jam on her table. And, y’all, I’m pretty sure… Continue reading Nana’s Homemade Freezer Jam
Swimsuit season is right around the corner! While I am working hard to lose this baby weight with diet and exercise, the idea of walking around with no clothes on anywhere outside of my bedroom sounds like zero fun. (This second-time-around baby weight is stubborn! Anyone else experience that too?) I was trying on my swimwear the… Continue reading Shopping Swimwear Out Loud
Some of the recipes I post are healthy, and let’s just be clear that this is not one of those. This is “It’s 5:51pm, my children still need baths and food, my lawn-mowing husband is going to be inside in 20 minutes, I spent an hour talking to the neighbors when I could have been fixing… Continue reading Chicken Taquitos: To the Rescue!
Hellooooo! It has been a busy few weeks since my last post! I hope you enjoyed the home progress pictures I posted here; of course we are still working away. Most recently we finished the landscaping outside, so now we are just waiting for our blooms to blossom and our veggies to sprout! We did… Continue reading Easter Weekend!
We moved into this new house last June and promptly started renovating everything in July. We have been here now for 9 months, completed a ton of projects, and are still plugging along. Overall the experience has been largely positive. I understand that DIY is not for everyone, but Andrew and I are having a great time working… Continue reading Before & After: A Full Home Progress Update
SPRING IS HERE! (And I am really sorry for the corny alliteration. I couldn’t help myself…) I am so excited. Being cooped up in the house with a busy boy and a newborn is not my idea of a good time. We are spending every possible moment outside. The latest “activity”: I dig up a shovel… Continue reading Spring: On Scripture, Sleeping, & Sowing.
When we were looking for houses, a bonus room was on our must-have list. I instantly loved the layout of the bonus room in our new house because it is right off the den… Close enough to know what’s going on, but I don’t have to actually be in the room to supervise kiddos. When we moved it was one of… Continue reading Before & After: Bonus Room Makeover!