A Simplified Christmas

Don't shoot me for saying the word "Christmas" in October, but blogging has taught me to look at each upcoming holiday far in advance.  Y'all don't want my Halloween craft on October 30th, after all! Anyway, can I share a couple of Christmas gift thoughts that I've found to be very helpful before everyone starts their Christmas shopping? 3 Wise [...]

Decorating for Cooler Weather

It may still feel like it's 100 degrees outside (that's literally what weather.com says right now), but once college football and school start, I consider it fall!  It's my favorite season, and I like to enjoy my fall decorations for a few months before Christmas takes over. If you haven't been able to tell by [...]

An Organized Attic

We have a small walk-in attic on the second story of our house, and it's been a slow evolution making it work for us.  I'm not a big fan of attics (creepy, hot, and there could be bugs...or more), so I often just open the door and toss something in.  Let me tell you...my husband loves [...]

Milestone Movies

We recently celebrated my sister's 40th birthday, and I wanted to give her a "hand-crafted" gift that would be meaningful.  After searching high and low on Pinterest for gift ideas and not being inspired, I decided instead to create a "movie" for her. I knew I'd want to combine photographs and video clips, and after searching through the [...]