Welcome, New Neighbor!

When we bought the lot to build our home, we chose a lot that had what our city calls a “canal” as the back border of it. (Let’s be honest, it’s a drainage ditch – no matter what you want to call it.) We thought that it would give us more privacy than having neighbors

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A Girl & Her Blanket

I’ve made a lot of things in the decades that I’ve been crafting. I could never have imagined that the most important would be a simple quilt that I whipped up in a few minutes when I was pregnant with my daughter to save some money on my nursery decor. I don’t even remember where

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Top Things To Do To Get Ready For A Hurricane

Laying in supplies (like I talked about yesterday) isn’t the only thing we need to do to get ready for a hurricane. There are lots of thing that we can do around our homes – both way in advance and as a storm approaches – to prepare for a storm that will keep us safer

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Top 10 Things to Buy as a New Hurricane Prepper

As I began to research getting started with hurricane preparedness, I quickly became pretty overwhelmed. The lists on official government sites were huge and there are so many things to do. How do I know where to start when I have limited storage space and limited budget? I finally realized – after going down a

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Are You Prepared For A Hurricane?

June 1st is the official start of hurricane season, but we’ve already gotten a taste of what is to come this past weekend. Sub-tropical storm Alberto has kicked the hurricane season off with an early warning shot, soaking much of the southeast with rain and even causing several deaths. It’s almost like Mother Nature thought

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Create Royal Wedding Tea Party Decorations on a Budget!

It’s surprisingly easy to throw a tea party themed party. By hitting a few thrift shops and digging around in a few cupboards (or borrowing from friends & family), you can probably find everything you need to create fabulous royal wedding tea party decorations! [Disclosure: This article contains Amazon associate links that pay this site

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Throw An Easy Royal Wedding Tea Party Breakfast!

The most important element of any party is food. A tea party is the perfect theme for a royal wedding watch party – but traditionally English tea is in the afternoon. The solution is a royal wedding tea party breakfast. With this party plan, you can enjoy a tea party theme, while providing your guests

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I’ve Got A Bad Case of Royal Wedding Fever!

I’ll admit it – I’m obsessed with every little detail of the upcoming royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle (who I loved on Suits before she started dating Harry). I stalk Google and the royals’ social media accounts for the latest news. Who will design THE DRESS? What will it look like? I

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My New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time again. We all woke up bleary-eyed this morning from the late night last night. (Did anyone ever find Mariah’s tea?) And then we declared we wanted to make ourselves better by making a new year’s resolution. So in that spirit I’ll share my new year’s resolution. My new year’s resolution is…that I’m

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