December 23, 2012

The 12 days of Christmas: Day 11

Happy 11th day of Christmas! Today is day 11 of our 12 days of Christmas.  Only one more day!! Christmas eve is almost here.  Make some […]
December 22, 2012

The 12 days of Christmas: Day 10

Day 10 of our 12 days of Christmas!  Only 2 more days- boy this year has just flown by!!  If you’re having a turkey for Christmas […]
December 21, 2012

The 12 days of Christmas: Day 9

Here we are, day 9 of our 12 days of Christmas.  Do you know what meals you’re having for Christmas eve and Christmas day?? Treat/gift idea: […]
December 20, 2012

The 12 Days of Christmas: Day 8

Day 8 of our 12 days of Christmas!  Can you believe Christmas is in just 4 more days?!?!? Make sure you have stocking stuffers.  Time for […]
December 19, 2012

12 days of Christmas: Day 7

Day 7 of our 12 days of Christmas.  Enjoy this story! Treat/gift idea: Orange or Chocolate Orange Story: The Christmas Orange Jake was nine years old […]
December 18, 2012

12 Days of Christmas: Day 6

Day 6 of our 12 days of Christmas.  Woo hoo! Half way there! can you believe there’s only 6 more days until Christmas?!?!?  Better make sure […]
December 17, 2012

12 Days of Christmas: Day 5

Today is day 5 of our 12 days of Christmas.  We hope you enjoy today’s story and treat/gift idea!  Please share your experiences! We’d love to […]
December 16, 2012

12 Days of Christmas: Day 4

Day 4 of our 12 days of Christmas- each day has a story and a treat or gift idea.  Use them for your family, or as […]
December 16, 2012

12 Days of Christmas: Day 3

Day 3 of our 12 days of Christmas.  Hope your family is enjoying these Christmas stories as much as mine is!  Please share some of your […]
December 14, 2012

12 days of Christmas: Day 2

Day 2 of our 12 days of Christmas.  Print off the story and share with your family, or give it to someone else as a special […]
December 14, 2012

12 Days of Christmas: Day 1

Today we will be starting our 12 days of Christmas.  Each day we will be sharing a Christmas story and a treat you can make or […]
December 12, 2012

My book on Food Storage and Preparedness

After 2 years of writing, editing, and a few distractions (like having a baby) my book is finally a published ebook!  If you’ve ever wanted to […]
December 11, 2012

Applebee’s $25 Gift Card Giveaway

Who wants to win a $25 Applebee’s gift card?!? During the holiday’s it seems there’s so much going on that making lunch or dinner can be […]
December 10, 2012

Easy Homemade Ornaments

Since we’ve chosen to decorate our Christmas tree this year with all homemade decorations I was so excited to try making these ornaments!  They were REALLY […]
December 7, 2012

Zumba Wii Fitness core week 4

Week 4- This has been a fun experience and definitely one I’m glad I did.  For months I had heard/seen the zumba jokes and comments from […]
December 6, 2012

Mickey Mouse File Box

My kitchen counter has become a collection of paperwork that needed a home.  The papers just piled up and would sometimes consume most of my counter […]
December 5, 2012

60 Projects with one scrapbook kit!

Here’s some of the 60 projects I made with ONE Stampin’ Up! Simply scrappin’ kit.  The kit cost about $22 and came with blank and 2 […]
December 4, 2012

Ham & cream cheese wrapped pickle or asparagus

I’ve heard of making pickled asparagus wrapes, or dill pickle wraps, but until today have never made them myself.  They were pretty easy, tasty, and quick […]
December 3, 2012

Guest Post from Mark Victor Hansen

Today I am pleased to share with you a guest post from writer Mark Victor Hansen, author of the books Chicken Soup for the soul (and […]
November 30, 2012

Custom Notebooks

This year for our Spiritual gift for the kids we’ve chosen to give them all journals.  I wanted to personalize the journals for each kid and […]
November 29, 2012

German Chocolate Truffles

  I love me some German Chocolate (minus nuts at our house though) so I had to experiment with a truffle version.  I had those new Philadelphia […]
November 28, 2012

A Simple Christmas

It seems that Christmas has become so commercialized in recent years.  After noticing the Christmas items for sale in the stores this year BEFORE Halloween my […]
November 27, 2012

The BEST peach pie recipe

This Thanksgiving I wanted to be a little adventurous and make up a new pie recipe.  This was so easy I will never make fruit pies […]
November 26, 2012

Almond Joy Truffles

After getting some of that new Philadelphia chocolate cream cheese for free using my coupons I’ve been wanting to do something amazing with it- well this […]