When I was pregnant last October, I wanted an awesome maternity costume. Not the usual ones every other prego uses …no skeleton t-shirt or the bun in the oven… I wanted something that the whole family could be a part of and something that could work in a couples costume. My husband and I always […]
This weekend I made a new recipe! Pineapple Cheesecake Homemade Ice Cream I got the idea from a raspberry cheesecake ice cream recipe I found here. I had some canned pineapple left over from a stir fry recipe, so instead of making a smoothie with the leftover fruit, I experimented and made some yummy ice […]
Even though it’s barely September, and the temperature in Texas is still scorching, I want to decorate for Autumn. Those lovely smelling cinnamon brooms at the grocery store finally got me. Coffee table decoration I have the “bones” set up year round and I simply change out the colors with the season. My bag of autumn “picks” is easier […]
This is a Christmas present for a sister-in-law. . . isn’t it cute?! I bought the “B” at Hobby Lobby and painted the backside of it a creamy color. Then I pasted the whole sheet of scrapbook paper onto it. Once it was dry I used a razor blade to cut around the “B.” (I […]
Here are some centerpieces I made with my Mom for our early Thanksgiving meal. (Sharing holidays with in-laws led us to be creative on when to celebrate.) They buckets are tin with little flowers, which I plan to use for all the different holidays. The leaves and pumpkins are just picks from Hobby Lobby, so […]
My husband was going out of town for the weekend, so I decided a craft would keep my mind off his absence. It was fun making these little scrapbook paper trees! Inspired by decorations here and here, I picked out my favorite Christmas themed papers and got to crafting. Luckily, they were super easy (if not […]
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I'm a counselor, a wife, and a mom. I hope to inspire others to live a joyful life by embracing the chaos, fun, and beauty in life. Follow along for tips on joyful living, mingled with counseling advice and happy tidbits.
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