Pretty Pintastic Party #27


Happy Halloween!  Any spooky plans today?  Little Lady is dressing up for a party at school then Trick or Treat and a neighborhood party tonight.  Should be a fun and busy day. But first I am taking time for a Pretty Pintastic Party, and I hope you will too. First, let’s meet the hosts: Annie from Annie’s Noms Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter Roberta from Mommy Like Whoa Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter Deanna from Gloriously Made Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter Alli from An Alli … read more

Fall Centerpiece

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I walked into Michael’s this week and hit the fall jackpot!  70% off Halloween items, which included all kinds of fall goodness, score! I restrained myself and didn’t fill my cart.  I picked up a few items I knew I could use this season and put together a simple fall centerpiece. I used a $4 tray from Goodwill as the base and some glass vases from Dollar Tree. The pumpkin dish is from my Mom.  The gourds, balls, and leaves … read more


Can Your Family Live on One Income?

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This month marks my 3 year anniversary of becoming a Stay at Home Mom.  It’s a position that I never thought I would hold but absolutely love and would not trade for the world.  10 years ago when I married my husband I was fresh out of college, had a good job, plans to move up the ladder, and possibly get my MBA.  We happily moved through our life for 5 years without kids.  We bought a home, changed jobs, and … read more

Social Media 2-for-Tuesday #57 Google+


It’s Halloween week, are you getting ready to celebrate?  I’m working on my costume…a carrot.  Yes a carrot, to go with my daughter’s bunny costume.  Lots of fun going on here. Now it’s time for a little more fun. Welcome to #SoMe2 – Week #57 SOcial MEdia is all about ENGAGEMENT, and we want to do more than find new followers, we want to grow our engagement! The more we comment, like, and share each other’s posts, the more engaged … read more

Home Sweet Home Wood Slice

Home Sweet Home Painted Wood Slice

I’ve got a non-fall project to share with you today.  I know it’s scandalous!  I love fall but I decided to create something I can use all year. I picked up a pretty slice of wood from Michael’s on a whim.  I had a 50% off a regular price item coupon and everything I went in for was on sale, I had to use the coupon!  I know you’ve been there.  I wandered into the wood aisle and this slice … read more