Valentines Day, Wood Projects

Valentines Day is next week and our youngest girly is keeping me busy making valentines goodies and decorations. It’s so fun to share the holidays with our kids. They get so excited! … 1) lovebirds: two people who are obviously very much in love with each other … This is a really easy project for Valentines. I cut […]


Easy Valentines Treat

Recipes, Valentines Day

Love is Sweet!!! February {Valentines Day} is a great time to show the special people in your life how much you love them. I love my special people so much!!! … One of the easiest treats to fix… that everyone loves…. Banana Splits! I fixed these for my family the other night and they loved […]


2017 Monthly Calendar {Landscape}

Calendars, Free Printables

More Calendars… I didn’t think about making a calendar in landscape because I don’t use them, but I know a lot of people like them so I just finished the monthly landscape calendars for 2017, so here is the free download. … 2017 Monthly Calendar {landscape} … I hope everyone is enjoying the new year… […]


DIY Chunky Wood Lamp

Decor, DIY, DIY Decor, DIY Projects, Wood Projects

I have wanted to throw out our old metal lamp and get a wood lamp for a couple years now.  I searched forever to find a large wood spindle to make a lamp.  I found a few online {used and new}… but they were very expensive and more than my budget.  So… I had to find a […]


{1-Page} Party Planner

Birthdays & Parties, Free Printables

One of my ongoing goals is to be a better party planner for my family, because when it comes to parties… I am the worst party planner of all time!  I have really good ideas and make all kinds of plans… but when it comes time for the party… I flop every time! Its so […]


Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies


Its baking season! I have the best memories baking with my mother and grandmother, and now I’m trying to make memories baking with our kids. This is the best time of year to bake… having the oven on helps keep the house warm and toasty and its so nice to have a warm treat. … […]


Winter Printable (free)

Christmas, Free Printables, Winter

Winter can be wonderful… but it can also be long, slow and cold. We are making the most of these intensely cold days at home with family and hot cocoa. … Despite the cold… winter is beautiful! Snowflakes are my favorite part of winter. It is amazing how snowflakes form as they fall from the sky […]


FREE 2018 Monthly Calendars

Calendars, Free Printables

I know this is a bit early… but I had a request for a 2018 monthly calendar and I really didn’t want to disappoint. So… this is basically the same as the 2017 monthly calendar just changed for 2018. get it now and prepare for next year. … 2018 Monthly Calendar 2018 Monthly Calendar GRAY […]


FREE 2017 Monthly (two-page) Calendars

Calendars, Free Printables

Happy New Year! I think I’m on a roll making more calendars…. I had a couple of requests to see if I had made or could make a couple more calendars, and I finally got them finished…. (I hope there aren’t to many mistakes but no matter how many times I look them over, I […]


Gifts to Jesus


Gifts to Jesus has been a long-time family tradition that we have done for generations… one I didn’t really appreciate until I got older. Hanging in our livingroom along with each of our Christmas stockings, is a stocking for Jesus, with our gifts to Him inside. Tonight we will take this stocking to our family […]


Mitten Ornaments


One of my most favorite ornaments hanging on our tree are these cute mittens I made a few years ago. I made one pair for each person in our family… they are all different just like each of us (except I don’t have a pair for our youngest… it was before her time, so I need […]