winner of Hands of Hope giveaway

  The winner of the Hands of Hope giveaway is Mandy A.!! I can’t say THANK YOU enough for all the support of my family and friends (that includes all my blogging friends)! We were able to reach our goal and had a very successful day!  I am beyond exhausted…it may take a few days […]

paver patio weekend

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  This past weekend was a bit of a back braker!  We spent ALL day Saturday and Sunday laying a paver patio and fire pit.  I can honestly say that it’s the most sore I’ve been in a very long time.  (I woke up Sunday and my hands hurt to open!)   We rented the […]

Hands of Hope and a giveaway

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So, I’ve been really wrestling with this post.  BUT, I know it’s something that I need to do.  Please bear with me and feel free to move on, if this is something you are not interested in. For those of you who are still with me, I want to start by saying that God has […]

quick kitchen makeover {lazy woman's version}

  I’ve got the spring bug.  You know the one that causes you to want to change everything…lighter and brighter (or just different)? It seems like every year around this time, I start changing things around.  I’m still working on the girl’s bedroom, but I’ve also started playing around with my kitchen. I thought I […]

quick kitchen makeover {lazy woman’s version}

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  I’ve got the spring bug.  You know the one that causes you to want to change everything…lighter and brighter (or just different)? It seems like every year around this time, I start changing things around.  I’m still working on the girl’s bedroom, but I’ve also started playing around with my kitchen. I thought I […]

girl's room makeover {beds}

I started working on the girl’s room a few weeks ago.  {before photos, here}  It was in need of some updates and new paint.  I started with The Lord’s Prayer sampler as inspiration and pulled the wall color from it.  The girls had pretty much destroyed the walls, so we needed to repair them before […]

girl’s room makeover {beds}

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I started working on the girl’s room a few weeks ago.  {before photos, here}  It was in need of some updates and new paint.  I started with The Lord’s Prayer sampler as inspiration and pulled the wall color from it.  The girls had pretty much destroyed the walls, so we needed to repair them before […]

spring break {in-review}

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Last week my girls were on their Spring Break and we decided to have a stay-cation.  We stayed busy and the girls had a great time!  Here are some of MY highlights. 1.  Starbucks salted caramel hot cocoa I discovered Starbucks salted caramel hot cocoa mix at the grocery store!  I love these but rarely […]