Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

I’m not a big oatmeal eater, but this recipe has quickly become my favorite!  With only 5 ingredients (I only use 4) this makes for an easy breakfast that you can make the night before. I like to eat these oats cold, but you can also warm them in the microwave if you want! Here […]

Why I gave up Scrapbooking

Yep, I QUIT!!  After years and years of making scrapbooks, one day I just stopped. Why did I make this decision after spending hundreds of dollars on all of the equipment, paper and actual books? Well…….. Because I found a better way to store pictures! Here’s the scoop about scrap booking… It was expensive. It […]

A Glimpse of Christmas 2016

Christmas Decor 2016

Countdown: 2 days until Christmas!!!  Are you ready????  I’m not quite there but it won’t take much if I can get a little help from the family!!  Once again, we didn’t go all out to decorate this year.  I’m so thankful that hubby loves to decorate the trees and put wreaths up, etc!  Alright, let’s […]

My Favorites at Costco

  When you have 4 hungry men in your family, Costco becomes your best friend!!  Even though some of those men have grown up and moved out of the house, I still like going to Costco! ( not on the weekends, though!!)  I really enjoy hearing what others like purchasing at Costco, so I thought […]

Here’s What We’re Reading!! Fall 2016

    Love Your Life, Not Theirs by Rachel Cruz- I’m reading this book right now.  Rachel’s attitude is amazing and real when she talks about “keeping up with the Joneses.” Love her philosophy for budgeting and telling your money where to go!   Recreated by Colleen Holick– The second book in the Egyptian inspired […]

Christmas: Stress Less- Part 3 (December)

Well, we’re getting down to the knitty gritty…it’s December!! If you’ve been following along, I’ve been guiding you through a slow journey to get ready for Christmas- hopefully it’s been helpful!!  Here are your assignments for this month! Week 1 Draft Christmas letter Print letter & photo Write down Holiday activities on your calendar Check […]

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

    Hi and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!  No blog today- I’m spending the day with family!  I’m so thankful for all of you who take the time to read this blog!!  Your comments and emails encourage me to keep sharing!  Enjoy your day and remember to count your blessings!!!

Banana Cream & Cherry Trifle

Thanksgiving will soon be here and it tends to be a day when people enjoy the meal a little too much- including me!!  I thought I would share a very simple and LIGHT dessert recipe that might prevent you from having to wear your “buffet pants!” (The ones with the elastic waist!)  I might add that […]

Sweater Weather Tag!

  SWEATER WEATHER TAG QUESTIONS: 1. Favorite candle scent?  Yankee Candle “Apple Cider.” 2. Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate? Hot Chocolate!! 3. What’s the best fall memory you have? My kids in the backyard catching leaves as they fell off the trees. 4. Which makeup trend do you prefer: dark lips or winged eyeliner? Dark […]