• One Room Challenge – Week ONE!

    I don’t think time leading up to today could have gone any slower. I’ve been planning, plotting, designing, and twiddling my thumbs for far too long waiting for today…the very first week of the Spring 2021 One Room Challenge! This will be my first time participating in this Challenge and I’ve been saving up the perfect room to revamp and remodel. New to the One Room Challenge? It’s a bi-annual eight week event where participants support each other in finishing one room in their home. Hosted by Linda Weinstein from Calling It Home and partnered with Better Homes & Gardens,…

  • April 2021 Book Review

    It’s the first weekday in May and it’s Book Review Day!! I maybe took some liberties of pushing this to May 3rd solely because I had to cruise through my last book this weekend before I hit ‘publish.’ And so,…

  • Favorite Graphic Tees

    Like a lot of people reading this, we got one last burst of winter weather this past week and now I think…I hope…oh, please God…we’ve made it to springtime in KC! That means soccer Saturday’s, baseball games, and BBQs. Oh…

  • Pecan Crusted Chicken Strips

    This is obviously a recipe today, but I’m going to categorize this one under Motherhood, as well, because these are some major kid favorites around our house. With my boys, they’ve recently decided that they no longer like the chicken…

  • Mya’s Eye Update

    It’s been 5 months since Mya had her eye surgery to fix her infantile esotropia, or better known as crossed eyes. 5 months since she went from having near completely turned in eyes to looking you straight on with those…

  • Raised Garden Bed Tutorial

    Hi, I’m Rachel and I’m feeling really good about my garden this year. *Hi Rachel.* Every year that we’ve owned a house, I work tirelessly to till the old garden beds from the previous owners, amend the soil, plan, map,…

  • March 2021 Book Review

    It’s Book Review Day! March brought me three very different books…a tear-jerker, a Scripture-based self-help book, and a coming-of-age, racially charged read that has gotten some rave reviews. So let’s get to it! Here’s what I was reading this past…

  • Spring Front Porch and Outdoor Decor Round-Up

    It happened! Spring. Is. Here. After a whole weekend of being outside, doing projects, and playing in the sunshine, I now firmly believe that spring is my absolute favorite season (until I say that again when it clicks over to…

  • St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Cupcakes

    Spring break, St. Patrick’s Day, longer days, and sunshine! It’s all right around the corner and today’s a day to celebrate it with a cute and easy cupcake recipe that will bring a little sunshine inside your home to match…

  • Mix and Matching Layered Doormats

    All my projects lately have brought me outside in the sunshine with my little ones right by my side. After what seemed like a never ending winter, teamed up with a cold snap that was historical to say the least,…

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