Simple Striped DIY Patriotic Sign

updated patriotic striped sign

This post brought to you by FrogTape. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm not one to usually decorate for the 4th of July {unless we're having a party}, but when I was recently sent some Shape Tape™ from Frog Tape®, I had the perfect idea for some cute and easy patriotic decor.   This would […]

Great Summer Read: Save the Date by Mary Kay Andrews

Save the Date book

Summer time for me means relaxing and enjoying the beautiful weather. As a teacher {Asst. Principal now}, I have always dug into good books during my time off. My favorite summer routine {before miss Molly was born}, was to go for a morning run, then grab my book and head to the pool for a […]

Happy Labor Day!

labor day

I read this quote somewhere and thought it was perfect for this holiday weekend so I made this little graphic to share today. Since there is quite a bit of rain in the forecast here, we are planning on hanging inside and tackling the half bath project over this long weekend so hopefully I’ll have […]

Summer Recap

wood letter hanging up close

Today is the first official day of school!  I’m really excited to get in there and get this year rolling:)  I was able to meet my students on Wednesday and they seem like a great bunch.  I thought it would be fun, in honor of the end of summer and beginning of school, to recap […]

The Olympics are Here!

london olympics

It’s here, people.  Raise your hand if you are excited for the opening ceremonies tonight!  I am definitely guilty of getting caught up in the hype on the news and commercials and can’t wait for the events to start.  Apparently, I’m not alone.  I found this graphic with some super interesting stats on how we […]

3 Years Later {Happy Anniversary}

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Happy anniversary to my favorite person in the world.  Our wedding day was filled with some sweet moments…   …tons of fun And lots and lots of love…   And so has everyday since.  I’m so blessed to be married to my best friend and look forward to many more happy years together.  I love […]

Summer Beauty-Dove Toning Body Wash

dove visible care

Is everyone out there suffering from horrific heat waves or is that just us?  Poor Pudgey won’t even run withe me in the mornings anymore.  Mike and I were installing cabinets in the garage yesterday afternoon {pics coming soon!} and we set him up with a fan and water bowl to try and keep him […]

Vacation Part 2: Gatlinburg with the Fam

hiking and kissing

I’m back with the second installment of our vacation pics for you today.  I shared the first half at the beach {including pics from Haven and Hilton Head} and today we’re headed to the mountains.  My grandparents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 28th, the day we got to Gatlinburg, and the whole family […]