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I’ve always been curious about Cricut machines but if I’m being honest, I was always so intimidated to get one. I assumed they were a lot of upkeep and super pricey to create one. When Joann’s asked if I would do a campaign using a Cricut Joy, I said yes because this seemed like the […]

Crafting with Cricut Joy

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I’ve actually been meaning to do a blog post with our weekly homeschool schedule so I’m excited to finally get this out there in hopes that it will help some moms who are going to be temporarily forced into homeschooling right now because of the Coronavirus. We don’t abide by this schedule 100%, that’s what […]

Homeschool Schedule and Resources

Homeschool

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Can you tell just by looking at the photo above that 3 items are spray painted? I teamed up with Joann Fabrics for this project and they challenged me to use Rust-Oleum spray paint to either create or transform a project! If you are anything like me, I love to create beautiful spaces on a […]

DIY Spring Tablescape

DIY

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Have you ever been afraid of shopping at thrift stores because of what you might bring home? Many people believe that second hand items are much dirtier than brand new items, but I’m here to tell you, that’s actually not true. When you browse through a rack of sweaters at Target and maybe pick up […]

Why you shouldn’t be afraid of the thrift store

Thrifting

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Coffee is an experience to me each morning. I love having a space just for our coffee with everything right there to make the perfect cup of joe each day. We are big coffee lovers in this house so having a coffee bar is a must! For the past year we have had a super […]

Christmas Coffee bar with Mr. Coffee

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Keeping 3 kids healthy during the winter is no joke. Last year we started started giving them elderberry gummies and syrup we purchased online. We saw immediate results by using elderberries and even with the flu going around, our kids have stayed healthy for the most part. We would still be purchasing the products online […]

Homemade Elderberry Syrup

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We love hosting family and friends in our home whether it’s for a dinner party, game night, holiday event or just for the fellowship – we truly love having others over. Typically we start to prepare dinner a little before hand and then it finishes up while people start to arrive. We were so excited […]

10 tips to be a better host with Harry and David

Hosting

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Our living room wall has been the absolute trickiest spot in our home to decorate which is why in 2 1/2 years it has only changed 3 times. First it started with our ginormous American flag because something had to hang there and that’s all I had that would work. Then I found two gorgeous […]

DIY Board and Batten Wall

DIY

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If you follow my IG stories, you know I have been using both an obedience chart and a chore chart for about a month now and I LOVE IT. Hang on, let me say that again, I L O V E I T. Game changer might not be quite the description, but they have worked […]

Chore and Obedience Charts

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May 22, 2017, the day we met our future son. We had no clue what to expect from this day. At this point we had only seen one photo and a 30 second video of him so we were walking into this unprepared. Would we have a “moment” with him and feel overwhelmed with love […]

The day we met our son

Foster Care