4th of July - Sparkler Pictures

How to take a Sparkler Picture

4th of July in South Carolina at my Grandmother’s lake house (on Marlowe Lane) is like a dream. You hang out all day on the lake waterskiing, tubing, fishing or just lounging around. Then in the evening my Aunt and Uncle cook an amazing shrimp and sausage boil with a full country spread for dinner. […] Read more…

Best Dad Hands Down Final

Father’s Day Gift ~ ‘Best Dad Hands Down’ Handprint Frame

Man, I think I hit the jackpot when I married my hubby, Erik. He is so kind, funny, smart, handsome, an amazing husband and incredible Dad… seriously, the list goes on! For Father’s Day, we like to spoil him in a million different ways in an effort to show him just how amazing we think he […] Read more…


Chalk Paint Furniture

Happy Wednesday everyone! After two busy weekends working on my kitchen re-model, I am finally back at blogging and excited to share a DIY project that I helped with this month.  If you are interested in re-doing furniture and/or using chalk paint, hopefully you find this article useful. Lola is a friend of mine that […] Read more…

DIY Book Page Wreath

Simply Sweet – Book Page Wreath Tutorial

My sister and I need a shirt that says ‘DIY Is My Therapy’! When life gets a little too crazy, creating something, painting something, sanding, hammering, designing, whatever it may be, can bring about a beautiful calm. Yesterday was one of those days, and here is the outcome of my own personal therapy session:) A Book-Page Wreath! […] Read more…

Aloe Vera Paints

150 Screen-Free Kids Activities ~ Aloe Vera Paints!

My friend Jenn gave me this awesome book a few weeks ago – 150 Screen-Free Kids Activities. It has all kinds of play dough, slime, and paint recipes that are non-toxic (even allergy-free ingredient recipes), as well as fun projects and activities you can make with your kids. The day we did this project, we had about […] Read more…

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