Keurig 2.0

keurig 2.0

So you know I have a love for coffee, addiction may be a better choice, because I must have it daily to function. I always had to make more than I could drink because I was always the only one that drank it. My husband drinks it occasionally during the winter to warm up, but Continue Reading …





Back To School Printables

Elementary Back to school photo prop

Here is a great selection of Back To School printables free to use. You can find everything from lunchbox notes to first day picture props to book labels and more. We love these easy, free, and flexible use printables. I created one this year that can work for all 3 of my kiddos starting school. Continue Reading …





Book Review: Sense & Sensibility A Latter-day Tale

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I was given a free electronic copy of the book to read and review. This is a modern retelling of a classic story by Jane Austen. You should note from the title that it is written and contains undertones of the Latter-day Saints. Which is the key to love—passion or sensibility? Sensible Elly and romantic Continue Reading …





Charlotte’s 2014 Southern Ideal Home Show opens Friday

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The Southern Ideal Home Show runs from August 22nd to the 24th at The Park Expo and Convention Center. The Hours are Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm. If you are a fan of the Southern Christmas show, you shouldn’t miss the Ideal Home Show. If you are a fan of DIY, Home Decor, and Continue Reading …





Tips for Decorating Your Retro-Modern Home

This post may contain affiliate links, and may be considered sponsored. Vintage and retro designs are really popular right now, particularly those from the period between 1920 and the late 1980s. If you would love to recreate an old world theme in your home, then read on for some tips. Decide on a Theme To Continue Reading …





Garden Shed Storage Solutions

garden shed storage solutions

You garden is the perfect place to relax, but you can’t do that when piles of rotten logs stand in the corner, your tools are hastily shoved behind an overflowing garden shed and your compost heap is spilling onto the grass. If this sounds like your little (former) slice of paradise, then it’s time for Continue Reading …





Friday Favorites: Rebecca King Crews

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I had the opportunity a couple weeks ago to interview the gorgeous, multi-talented Rebecca King Crews. She is a wife of 25 years to Terry Crews, known for his acting, NFL career, and fantastic pecs. She raised her kids, and is now following her dream of a singing career showing a true bluesy vibe. Rebecca Continue Reading …





100 foot Journey Movie and Chicken Tikka Recipe

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Disney Pictures released the 100 foot Journey on Friday August 8th after leading up to it with an amazing social media campaign including #FoodieFriday recipe shares that included some classic updates as well as some great Indian recipes. The reviews I have heard from this film are overwhelming. It comes across in a sweet way Continue Reading …





5 Amazing Upcycling Ideas for Your Home

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This post may contain affiliate links and may be considered sponsored.   I am so excited to share with you 5 Amazing Upcycling Ideas for Your Home.  Upcycling has been a huge trend over the last few years. The eco-warrior revolution has influenced just about everything in the world today; from packaging and materials to Continue Reading …





Clever Tips to Save Space Around Your Home

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This post may contain affiliate links and may be considered sponsored. If your home is a little on the small side and space is at a premium you can really make the most of what space you do have with a few clever tips. Here are some ideas to get you started and save space Continue Reading …