• 23 Books to Read Before these Upcoming Movies!

    It’s getting colder and the days are getting shorter, and my love for snuggling up and watching a movie is up each and every day…and morning…and naptime… Recently, I had a girlfriend ask me to go watch the new movie A Simple Favor with her.  I wanted to be so on board but I was also so deadset on reading the book first because people have RAVED about it.  I wasn’t ready to see it yet.  I was so ill-prepared! I couldn’t let this happen again.  So I set out to make a list of upcoming movies that are already getting…

  • How to Whitewash Your Outdated Fireplace

    When we decided to do our main level renovation on our Fixer Upper, there were a lot of areas that we knew we could do ourselves…and other areas that we weren’t going to touch with a ten foot pole.  Take…

  • What’s Up Wednesday!

    Is this serious?  The last Wednesday of the month already?  Remember that time that February took 582 days to get through and then September BLEW by…even faster than the summer months.  Let’s enjoy it while we can, take it all…

  • Home Remodel Update

    We’ve reached the halfway point!!  Or I guess I should say, “We’ve reached what our contractor claims is the halfway point!!”  I wanted to share some progress pictures with you all to show you just how far we’ve come since…

  • Fall Staples + Sales Round-Up

    The countdown is on!  T-minus 5 days until the first day of fall!!  Bring me all the reds, oranges, and spices while I’m roasting in 90 degree heat.  *cue some serious eye rolls*  But let’s look past the real temperatures and…

  • Sweet Potato Chili – In the Oven or Slow Cooker!

    The title says oven or slow cooker…ya’ll know EXACTLY where I’m throwing this recipe!  Slow cookers are my jam right now.  I’d like to think if I had a working oven, or even a sliver of a counter top available…

  • Slow Cooker Ham and Potato Soup

    We have gotten so much rain in KC and haven’t seen the sun in about five days now, sooo…team that up with being September, I’m talking about a slow cooker meal today!  Plus, when you haven’t had an oven to…

  • Labor Day Sales Round-Up

    Happy Labor Day Weekend everyone!! We don’t have a lake house and we don’t have a boat, sooo Labor Day = fall.  Because if you aren’t going on vacation or doing a lake trip, isn’t summer just over then?  It…

  • What’s Up Wednesday, ya’ll!

    If the Pumpkin Spice Latte debuted yesterday, does that mean that it’s officially fall?  May have been 96 degrees (1,000 degrees in the sun) today, but I’m ready for college football Saturday, apple cider donuts, and all things fall to…

  • How We Do…Back to School

    I’m such a sucker for a festive start to anything new.  New Year’s Eve is my jam, I can whip up a themed breakfast for just about every occasion, and I live for Sunday’s to plan and plot the upcoming…

  • 1st Day of School Sign – Back to School Pictures

    All over social media, I’m seeing adorable first day posts with big smiles and sentimental mamas.  School buses are everywhere and I’ve got to constantly remind myself about school zones, because…cops are gonna getcha! 🙂  My little one will start…