Mitten Pillow

mitten pillow

Staying on my Christmas decorating kick {which may not go away for awhile-you’ve been warned}, I whipped up a simple wintry pillow the other night with leftover fabric from Pudge’s stocking. I started by sewing an envelope pillow using some muslin fabric {my go-to for pillows or anything that may not stay around forever because […]

Pudge’s Snowy Stocking

pudge stocking

Last year, we had had Pudge for about 6 months by the time Christmas rolled around and we bought him a cheapo stocking at Walmart {probably for $1} because Mike still wasn’t completely sold on the dog and I was lucky to spend a dollar and I painted a simple dog silhouette on it.  It […]

Spruce and Pine Cone Wreath

spruce and pine cone wreath

We spent the weekend decorating our house for Christmas.  I have tons of fun crafts to show you this week and wanted to start off with a wreath I created using branches we snipped off from the bottom of our beautiful Christmas tree {I’m claiming it’s the most perfect Christmas tree I’ve ever had-you’ll get […]



Happy Thanksgiving!  Feeling very blessed on this Thanksgiving day.  Here are just a few of things that I’m grateful for: A God who loves and protects me always My amazing hubby The sweetest dog in the world My family My other family Great friends   A wonderful job This blog and all of you:) Wishing […]

LiveOn: Photo Vault


I have an exciting new website to share with you today.  LiveOn is a new photo sharing/storing site with so many features, you won’t even know where to begin.  That’s why I’m here to help you:)  With the upcoming holidays, you’ll definitely want to check out this new photo vault website to store all of […]

Sweater Christmas Trees

sweater trees straight view

I started a little bit of Christmas decorating last weekend and created these sweet little sweater Christmas trees. I sat a couple of them on the buffet in our dining room, along with some sparkly ornaments and pine cones from the Dollar Tree. You can obviously make these any size/color you want and can dress […]

Polishing Your Marriage

dating divas ebook

If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you may have heard me talking about our small group that Mike and I lead at church.  We are finishing up The 5 Love Languages study and have loved talking about things that we enjoy doing for one another or what we would like more of in […]

What’s your Christmas style?

neutral christmas

I know Thanksgiving isn’t even here yet, but in my book the holiday season has started.  Why fight it when everywhere you go is decked out in lights and santa hats?  Might as well join the party.  So today we’re talking style.  Are you a traditional Christmas decorator? {Click on image for source} Modern? Trendy? […]