Back to School…already? Summer is quickly (too quickly) coming to an end, and it’s that time to start getting the kids (and us parents) ready for back to school! I’ve been a teacher for 13 years, and every year, after the 4th of July festivities are over, I start feeling myself slowly making my way… Read More MUST HAVE Back to School Printable
For the love of kids … It is summer time! I am a teacher, so these are the two glorious months I get to spend at home with my daughter. Just as every mom, I start the summer with great visions of lazy days by the pool, reading books, and playing dolls, all with… Read More 5 FREE Summer Activities for Kids
At every festival, fair, and apple house in the South you will find the most delicious fried pies you have every tasted. But why do we have to wait until fair and festival season to enjoy this fried delicacy? My family has figured out a way to make these yummy treats at home … and… Read More Fried Apple Pies … the easy way!
Farmhouse Charm…One DIY at a time! Finding a way to decorate my home in unique ways and … on the CHEAP… is one of my favorite hobbies. I think this all started a few years ago when my lifelong best friend and I got a hold of some old barnwood. Our imaginations took off and… Read More Creating farmhouse charm … one DIY at a time!
Red, White, and FOOD … The 4th of July is a huge holiday for my family! Not only do we celebrate the independence of our great country, but we also have two birthdays that fall on the 4th! Since one of the birthdays happens to be my dad’s, we usually wind up hosting the celebration… Read More Red, White, and Food … and a FREEBIE!
Festivals and Sunflowers … In the south, every season holds a new opportunity for fun-filled, family festivals. The summer is no different! We celebrate everything … watermelons, Vidalia onions, tomatoes, bluegrass, BBQ, and even sunflowers. In June each year, the sunflowers in the south are holding their beautiful faces high, facing the sun as if… Read More Summer festival and beautiful sunflowers!
A charming farmhouse table… for FREE! One person’s trash… I’ve mentioned before that I moved into my dream farmhouse last year, and, while it is my dream home, decorating is never done! I am always on the lookout for unique (and cheap) items to use for decorations to add charm to our home. My hubby happens… Read More Charming Farmhouse Table … for FREE!
We all scream for ice cream! … In the south it gets HOT in the summer time! I’ll never forget as a child trying to sleep in the summer with no AC … no covers, window open, listening to the fan and the katydids. During the day, we would cool off in the blow up… Read More 10 Kid Friendly Ice Cream Recipes for Summer
Sweet southern wine and a surprising little find! A quick anniversary trip… This weekend the hubby and I celebrated 12 years of wedded bliss! I know everyone says it, but I truly do love this man more and more every day. We decided last minute (and because Nana offered babysitting services,) that we would get… Read More Fruithurst winery and Hotel Finial … Southern Gems worth a visit!
Our farmhouse in the country … In 2015, my husband and I set out on a journey to build our dream home. After living in a camper for almost a year, lots of ups and downs, setbacks, tears, and hard work we finally moved in last summer. Everyone always says if your marriage can make… Read More Farmhouse lighting … on a budget!