Coconut granola bites and Silk Almond Coconut Blend

This summer has meant lots of adventuring. In between visits to the splash park, the pool and road trips, our schedule has been really mixed up. And Henry’s meals and snacks have often been on the go. Which can be a challenge when I’m trying to feed him healthy options. Until now. These coconut granola […]

Some beach, somewhere (in Missouri)

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Hey, ladies. Want a ride? Hop on the vacation recap boat. I’ll take you for a spin.  We had a great visit to the Lake last week with g and papa. Now, we’re getting back into business as usual. (Read: Regular bedtimes.) But I thought I’d share a few of my favorite photos, because it was […]

Lazy girl’s painting tips

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When we bought our first home, I had never painted a wall in my life. Fast forward six years and I would venture to call myself a painting expert. Five houses in, I’ve painted a LOT. And I’ve learned a lot along the way. So maybe not a painting expert. But a LAZY painting expert. […]

This is a blog post about fresh cypress mulch

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How’s that for a descriptive title? Hey, here’s a tip for ya. Wait until July to mulch your yard. Stores are practically giving away the stuff. What was that? Normal people mulch in the spring? That’s the NORMAL time to mulch? Hahahaha … I don’t know what you are talking about. Seriously. I’m not listening […]

Housewarming gift sign


  Happy Monday, friends. This weekend was a DOOZIE. The yard sale? Complete, with a bit of cash in my pocket. All the excess? To consignment or the local church for its yardsale. Our garage? Cleaned out enough to have two cars inside. It’s been an embarrassingly long time since I can say that was possible. […]