Copycat Chick-Fil-A Lemonade Recipe

 One of my most favorite restaurants ever is Chick-Fil-A. Not only is their chicken SUPER delicous, their staff is extra kind and helpful, their tables are always clean, and their play place is my kids’ favorite… where was I going with this? Oh yeah. Their lemonade! Every time I go, I have to order a big glass of Lemonade, and have it “refreshed” once or twice during lunch. I just love it so much! I’m… Continue reading

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


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