Online Shopping


I’m a big online shopper. Between taking care of Molly and working full-time there is no extra time to browse through the mall so I’ve become a bit of an Internet scourer {yep, that’s a word}. So, when I was recently approached by the website, Minted to share some of their gorgeous design inspirations and […]

Happy Thanksgiving and A Silhouette Promo Code for You!


Happy Thanksgiving, friends! I hope you all enjoy this wonderful day with friends and family. We are staying at our house with Mike’s family and are excited to have our first holiday in the new house. We got our Christmas tree put up last night so we’re snuggling in for the next few days:) Before […]

Easy Buffalo Chicken Dip

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. With lots of holiday parties coming up and plenty of Sunday football to watch, I wanted to share a simple go-to dip for any party you may be heading to this season. Comfort food seems […]

DIY Silhouette and Antler Stocking Holders

jessie and molly stocking holder

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Krazy Glue for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The Christmas season has struck early this year at the Hyde household. I think with the cold weather already settling in and our new house, I can’t wait to get all the decorations out and […]

Styling a Sideboard

sauder sideboard

You may remember back when we were still getting this house together, we brought in our first piece of furniture-this Sauder sideboard. We didn’t even have floors but it served a great purpose of a place to hold drinks, snacks, etc. while we worked. We have touches of black furniture throughout the house so it fit perfectly. We decided […]

Furniture Shopping

sauder sideboard door open

We aren’t purchasing a ton of new furniture pieces for the new house but there have been a few we’ve bought. You can read about our new living room chairs here, bar stools here, and we recently purchased some new kitchen table chairs that will go around the farmhouse table Mike will build for the […]

Healthy Buffalo “Chicken” Burgers

buffalo burger

This sweepstakes has closed. Thanks to all those who entered! Most of us tend to turn towards healthier foods in the summer. We don’t want to feel weighed down after a meal when we are out running around in shorts, skirts, and bathing suits, so a lot of the time our favorite pastas and heavy […]

Spying on Your Baby-The Beauty of Video Monitors

Levana Video Monitor

It is good to be a parent in the 21st century. Technology lets us spy on our kids no matter where they are:) One of the items on any new parents must-have list is a video monitor. I can honestly say it’s been one of my favorite things to have since Molly was born. When […]