Black Bean and Corn Dip

Black Bean and Corn Dip

Every once in a while I just want to sit down in front of the TV with a big bag of chips and a bowl of dip. This is my go-to recipe for a quick and easy snack, or something I can throw together in a pinch for a party! This black bean and corn dip is super healthy for you (if you don’t count the tortilla chips), so I don’t mind letting my kids… Continue reading

“400 calories or less with Our Best Bites” Cookbook review


I am so excited to introduce you guys to one of my very favorite blogs (and bloggers), Sara and Kate from Our Best Bites. These girls are as amazing and genuine as they get. And they just wrote their THIRD cookbook, 400 Calories or Less with Our Best Bites, which is all about healthy and yummy recipes. I have been trying hard with this pregnancy to eat healthier (and encourage my family to do… Continue reading

DIY Jumbo Picture Frame

DIY Picture Frame


I’m so excited to share this DIY jumbo picture frame I built for my entryway. It honestly only took an afternoon to make, and I am in LOVE with how it looks sitting above my DIY farmhouse bench in my foyer. I love that it is just a little bit rustic, but also kind of polished and sweet- just the way I like my furniture and decorations! The mix of the bright white painted… Continue reading

Spring Cleaning Checklist (and a giveaway)

It’s that time of year again when I start getting the itch… the spring cleaning itch. My husband and I have spent the last few days cleaning our house from top to bottom. I try to stay up on my housework with my house cleaning schedule, (and my kids keep up on their chores) but every once in a while, a deep cleaning is in order. So I’ve been cleaning inside, and my… Continue reading

DIY Farmhouse Coffee Table (Ikea Hack)

  DIY Farmhouse Coffee Table

I love, love, LOVE the farmhouse look. We don’t really live on a farm, but we pretend to, so I love using rustic, charming pieces of furniture in my home. Like my DIY Farmhouse Bench I built for under $20, or my planter box centerpiece. So when I needed a coffee table in my living room, I knew I wanted it to be a farmhouse style coffee table, and this time I went a… Continue reading


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I am a crafty, do it yourself mom, doing everyday mom stuff with a little glitter in my hair and paint on my jeans. And blogging about it all along the way. I am a firm believer that no matter the project, with the right tools, good instructions, and a little bravery, YOU can do anything. {click on my photo to read more about me}