Mother’s Day Wish List

Since Mother's Day is coming up, I thought I'd share a few things I've been pining after, just in case you want to steal any gift ideas for yourself or your loved ones. I'm certainly not expecting to receive everything off this list (or even most of it), but is that the point of a …

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Life Lately

I decided to change the “Our Weekend” posts to “Life Lately” because, well, some weekends just aren’t that exciting and really don’t warrant a whole post.   One new thing we did was take a trip to our local library.   I can’t believe how much fun we had! We just happened to make it …

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Our Weekend

Whew! What a weekend! It’s been one of those where we’ve gotten a lot done, as in a lot of stuff that we’ve said we’d do since we moved in… 5 years ago!!! Seriously, what takes us so long to do certain things, because once we do them, I’m certainly happy we did and always …

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Expanding the Patio

When we bought our house 5 years ago (I cannot believe it’s already been that long), it came with a tiny little 10’x10’ patio and we’ve been complaining about it ever since! Well, today we are doing something about it! By mid-morning we are hoping to have this 10’x12’ patch of dirt filled in, more …

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Can’t Live without It- Fresh Herbs (and a recipe!)

For today’s Can’t Live without It, I’m sharing my love of fresh herbs!   Living in Arizona, I try to keep my herb garden going year round, but sometimes, in the dead heat of summer, it can get really tough! Those suckers tend to shrivel right up if I’m not careful to give them shade …

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Summer is Coming!!!

First, I have to tell you that I am so excited for Game of Thrones to be back on! I am dying to know what is going to happen with the Khaleesi storyline, hers has always been my favorite! I mean come on, Mother of Dragons… that’s got to be an interesting one! Anyway, while …

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Lace Headband DIY

If you have an extra 5 minutes, you have enough time to make this headband. I used my sewing machine, but this could easily be done by hand as well. I originally bought this daisy flower lace at Joann’s for Brynlee’s Easter dress, but decided against using it and thought it would look super cute …

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