I don’t know when he did this but I woke on Saturday morning to a not-so-lovely drawing on 2 walls. John has a heart of gold, however, he is 3 year’s old and leaving his mark on things is definitely a favorite pass time of his. Let me say, the initial panic I felt was… Continue reading Removing Pencil Marks from a Painted Wall
I found this sign at a little local store next to where I work. It said “Happiness is Homemade”. That phrase resonated with me. It said, ” Yep ! Happiness and Joy is in your hands! You and your family are in control of the amount of Joy you feel! ” It inspired me. We… Continue reading Happiness is Homemade.
Two years ago my New Year’s Resolution was to make the cleaning products in my home as natural as possible and homemade (Because I am ALL ABOUT SAVING MONEY). Laundry detergent is a MUST and I was paying ~ $12 each month for the 7th Generation brand. I am spending ~$4 now for a 5… Continue reading DIY: Liquid Laundry Detergent – That Works!!
We were given a couple of free passes for the local Tree Top Adventures zip line and obstacle course. We had been wanting to go for a while and just couldn’t pass up the opportunity. Loved it!! We started on the easiest course to get accustomed to using the clips. It is an awesome system… Continue reading Tree Top Adventures at Levi Jackson State Park
I went outside this morning as soon as I stumbled out of bed. I was drawn out by the need for comfrey (miracle cure for so many skin ailments, more on that later) to apply to a rope burn from the the Tree Top Adventures from yesterday. It was a beautiful, clear morning and I… Continue reading Good Morning!
For my Husband’s 35th birthday party I decided to try a few new appetizers and sides in place of the potato salad and macaroni salad. Caprese skewers consisting of tomato, fresh mozzarella, and basil was one of my endeavors and a win in my books. Tasty, fresh, and light for a hot day, couple that… Continue reading Simply Elegant Caprese Skewers – Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil