Chitchat and DIY Sunday Showcase 06.26

Hey there! Welcome to the DIY Sunday Showcase 06.26. Can you believe it’s almost July 4th? Slow down, summer, so I can enjoy my favorite season. What vacation plans do you have for summer? Are you looking forward to a staycation?  Have you already been on vacation or are you busy packing for a little […]

Avoid the Oops at Family Gatherings

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Walmart. All opinions are mine alone. #AvoidTheOops The entire family recently gathered at my house to celebrate Father’s Day. My grown kids took total control of my kitchen. The oldest child insisted on manning the grill outside. The middle child commandeered my double ovens. The youngest insisted on doing […]

Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 111

Thank you for joining us for the Pretty Pintastic Party 111. We hope you are enjoying your summer. We sure are! In case you missed it, my one-pan dinner – salmon and veggies – is tearing it up over on Instagram. It has over 3,000 likes and it’s still going strong. I understand why it’s […]

Mini Cherry Cobblers

When I was a little girl, my family lived out “in the country,” about three miles from town. Every summer, my sister, Melinda, and my cousins, Dixie and Linda, and I could hardly wait until the wild plums were ripe. Why am I talking about plums when I’m sharing a recipe for mini cherry cobblers? […]

Honey Glazed Roasted Salmon and Vegetables

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PowerfulFusionClean #CollectiveBias Cleaning the kitchen is not my favorite pastime. I can think of so many activities I’d rather be doing. That’s why I love one-pan dinners like Honey Glazed Roasted Salmon and Vegetables. This meal makes a […]

Chitchat and DIY Sunday Showcase 06.19

Happy Father’s Day weekend and welcome to a little Chitchat and DIY Sunday Showcase 06.19. What are your big plans for the weekend? I sure wish I could spend the weekend with my dad. I did send him a card and gift and he has already received it and called to tell me I shouldn’t […]

5 Summer Skin Care Tips for Younger Looking Skin

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerSunCare #CollectiveBias I blushed when an old friend from high school sent me a message asking how I kept my skin looking so young. I would have loved telling her that it was just good genes, but I’ve […]

Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 06.17

Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 06.17! June seems to be speeding right by and I need summer to slow down a little bit. It’s my favorite season! Do you have big plans for Father’s Day weekend? This past week I wrote an article about being a helicopter child (instead of helicopter parent) to my […]

Are you a Helicopter Child?

I know you’ve heard all about the helicopter parent – a parent who takes an overprotective or excessive interest in the life of their child. I’ve never been that parent, but I’ve become a helicopter child! If you’ve visited my blog in the last month, you’ve heard by now that my mom suddenly and unexpectedly […]

Pep Talk for Writers

Are you a writer? If so, here’s a little pep talk for writers – a pep talk for you! Here’s a question for all you writers out there: Have you ever written a post or article that you’re fairly certain will never see the light of day? You well remember that day when inspiration struck […]