How to throw a Fabulous Frozen Party for a Three Year Old

Little girl with round rosy cheeks and soft brown curls, bouncing from person to person, giggling with great delight. The sparkle in her eyes reflecting the glittery balloons and silver tulle ribbons scattered about the room. Tall male cousins ducked to avoid the colorful paper snowflakes swirling overhead and eager fingers filled white plates with sandwich … More How to throw a Fabulous Frozen Party for a Three Year Old

5 Comfort-Food Recipes to Make in the Cold Weather Months

The world outside is cold, with piles of snow and icy roads, blustery winds and early nights. What better way to counter the cold weather than to fill your kitchen with the clattering of measuring cups, the warmth of the oven and the wafting aromas of freshly baked goods or hot savory soups? Today, I’m … More 5 Comfort-Food Recipes to Make in the Cold Weather Months

How to Host an Instagram Photo Challenge + Favorite Photos from the #lovelylittledecember Challenge

Update 1/28/2017: If you are here for info about my February Photo Challenge starting February 1st, the info is at the end of this post so feel free to scroll down or join the event on Facebook so you don’t forget! This December, I did something new. I hosted my first Instagram Challenge! It was … More How to Host an Instagram Photo Challenge + Favorite Photos from the #lovelylittledecember Challenge

My Baby is Three – A Look Back on Her Birth and Birthdays

In some ways it seemed like she was just born, in other ways it seems like a very long time ago. Nevertheless, she is turning three today and that fact in itself is hard to comprehend. Three years ago I was sick with a fever and congestion and very pregnant. While I would have preferred … More My Baby is Three – A Look Back on Her Birth and Birthdays

A Christmas Bucket List to Help You Savor and Focus on the Season

Christmas is almost here, December is literally flying! Christmas preparations are in full swing here and I’m trying to cram in every tradition and activity I can while I have energy and motivation to do so. OK,  maybe not to that extreme but you get the idea. There is a lot I want to do … More A Christmas Bucket List to Help You Savor and Focus on the Season

My Month in Numbers {November Review}

November. It’s been a full month of college football games, visiting family, celebrating birthdays, enjoying quality time with my husband, blogging, potty training, photo challenges, holiday planning, and being thankful. November went by in a blur of unusually warm weather that turned into blustery rainy days, filled with warm scarves, fashion boots, hot coffee, and cold … More My Month in Numbers {November Review}

Currently: Advent Finds+Christmas Cards +December Photo Challenge

Hey, just dropping by today to share the current news around here in regards to Advent, Christmas, December, and you know all the holly jolly goodness of the holiday season. I’ve been scouring the internet for Advent ideas and daily prayer reflections to help me stay focused on the reason for the season and preparing my … More Currently: Advent Finds+Christmas Cards +December Photo Challenge