Category Archives: Home Improvement Projects

Pumpkin Baking and Making Day…

It’s fall, and am a lover of (almost) all things pumpkin! So, I was inspired to have a… Pumpkin baking and making Day: *Pumpkin play dough *Pumpkin apple spice muffins *Pumpkin peanut butter dog treats All while drinking pumpkin tea. … Continue reading

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Canning Season: Chili Sauce, Pickles, and Food Storing…

Food storing is a fabulous thing. I love having plenty on hand to create nutritious and satisfying meals for my family when I can’t get to the store. I love this time of year because there are case lot sales … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer…

When we got back from our Pennsylvania trip we were all exhausted… But it felt good to be home so we dug in and did all the housework and gardening and cleaned out the van, and did laundry… I discovered … Continue reading

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Father’s Day, Cherries, and Home Problem Solving…

Father’s Day:  We wrote a “This is Why…We love you” card to Deric. I wrote down all the kid’s thoughts even if they rambled on and on about all the things he does for us. Molly did this a ton! … Continue reading

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Painted Stick Project and House Problem Solving…

Here is the beginnings of my Painted Stick Project: {Tribal}{Neon}{Color block} I also painted a citrus colored one. It was greens, yellows, and oranges. It has been a fun project! I have about 5 more to do. Then to hang … Continue reading

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First Week of Summer…

There has been lots of celebrating beyond the birthdays over the last week.  At a baby shower eating watermelon for the first time:——————– Free donut day! (At Krispy Kreme) (and showing off Molly’s hairdo) ————————- Getting the last of our … Continue reading

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Summer is Here…

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Memorial Day Weekend we bought a pool and played outside. It was a good weekend. ———————– Molly’s Preschool Graduation She’s off to Kindergarten next year! Deric’s mom showed up too. ————————- We decided to turn the basement into a play … Continue reading

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Workin’ hard, or hardly working’…

This week has been perfect weather, 70s and sunny! We have spent all the time we can manage outside in the sunshine. —————————- More New Foods: Overnight Oatmeal— Tropical and mandarine orange flavors Using chia seeds. I up-cycled the top of … Continue reading

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Spring is Officially Here…

The Goal: to fill every mason jar I own this year.  Starting with buying a huge bag of unbleached flour and filling jars with it. My food saver sucks all the air out so that it is preserved for a … Continue reading

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More Spring Cleaning and Fun…

I am steadily spring cleaning the house. I’m extremely proud of everything I’ve been doing, actually. You can scroll down if you think pictures of spring cleaning will bore you. 😉 Fridge scrubbed, inventoried (using an app), and organized: A … Continue reading

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