How It’s Going So Far….


So I am writing a book, and it is nothing like I thought it would be. But then again I am not super close to my deadline. I might be more frantic when it is the 11th hour :) I have tried to be as organized as possible. For someone like me who is not […]

Fall Home Tour


I am so excited to be participating in this year’s Fall Home Tour! Yesterday the tour ended with My Fabulous Life. If you are coming from there, WELCOME! I am glad you came :) Am I the only one who is still reeling over the fact that it Fall already? How did this happen? I swear summer […]

Swedish Raspberry Kiss Cookies


Growing up we had some awesome neighbors that we loved to hang out with. Their mom was from Sweden and aside from having the prettiest accent ever, she shared with us some of the yummiest recipes. These cookies were one of my all time favorite growing up. And since I recently picked raspberries out back and made […]

Best of Blogland

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Last week Rhoda featured me on her blog, Southern Hospitality, as part of a tour of blogland blog hop. I am not sure who started it and how long it will last. But the thought of featuring 3 of my favorite bloggers and sharing some things about me sounded fun so I thought I would […]

NYC or Bust


Last year I told you all about how I was TERRIFIED at the thought of riding in a cab in NYC by myself. I wrote a whole post about being brave when stepping outside of your comfort zone. Well, I survived! And it wasn’t nearly as bad as I had imagined. And guess what? I […]

Celebration of Service


This is a sponsored post for The Home Depot Foundation who I love dearly. Every thought, opinion, and experience is all mine. My very first experience with The Home Depot Foundation was back in November of 2011. I was able to go to Atlanta and do a service project for veterans in need. It was […]

Steam Clean Your Mattress! {Giveaway}

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I live with 5 boys. They are dirty. Anything I can get away with throwing in the washer, I throw in the washer. Toys, stuffed animals, shoes, coats, etc. Unfortunately you can’t just throw your mattress in the washing machine. And as often as we wash our sheets, it doesn’t stop the fact that our […]

Pick Stitch Pillow


On a whim I decided to give my front room a makeover. I guess I didn’t think I had enough to do. Or maybe that is just how my crazy mind works. But then I accepted a book deal and so the “quick and simple makeover” has been limping along. It gets ignored for the most […]