7 Easy Tips For a Happy Carefree Retirement

  7 Easy Tips for a Happy Carefree Retirement is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of VSP Individual Plans. It seems like only yesterday  I was twenty-something, newly married and looking forward to starting a family. My husband and I were so excited about embarking on a new journey together. Finding a […]

How to Take Newborn Baby Photos for Beginners

This post, How to Take Newborn Baby Photos for the Beginner, contains affiliate links. If you click on the link and make a purchase, I’ll make a little extra coffee money at no extra cost to you.  My newest grandbaby was born on Thanksgiving Day. He wasn’t due until December 10th, but surprised us all […]

How to Host an Easy Stress-Free Football Party

Thank you, Farm Rich, for sponsoring this post. All thoughts are my own. Visit your local grocery store to pick up Farm Rich snacks for game-day and be the #HomegatingHero! Football season is coming to an end and very soon we’ll be celebrating the big game. Yay! On any given weekend throughout the season, you’ll […]

How to Maintain Your New Year Health Kick & Still Enjoy Food

Food, glorious food. It plays a crucial role in many aspects of our lives, influencing our health and image with huge impacts. However, it’s important not to forget that eating can change our moods, enhance social occasions, and generally make us happier people. While it’s great that you’ve used January as the perfect time to […]

Integration as Seen Through the Eyes of a White Girl

Integration as Seen Through the Eyes of a White Girl, is a true story. I’m telling it the way I, a white girl from a small southern town, saw it all. I want my kids, grandkids and you to know my story. So, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, let the story begin. […]

20 Pretty and Unique DIY Planters You’ll Love

When the weather gets cold and dreary, my thoughts turn to spring. Now is the time to plan my flower gardens, flip through seed magazines and make some Unique DIY Planters. A cold and rainy day is ideal for completing DIY projects or to daydream about DIY projects. I’ll be completely honest here. Once Christmas […]

Top 10 Most Viewed Posts of 2017 and a Viral

Hold your horses; 2018 will be here in a few days! Ready or not, here comes a brand new year. So, that means it’s time to reminisce about 2017 and my most viewed posts before we kick her to the curb. I’m trying to sing Auld Lang Syne, but really, does anyone even know all […]

How to Find the Perfect Christmas Tree Topper

This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking the link, I’ll make a little pocket change with no additional costs to you.  I always enjoy looking at other people’s Christmas trees, especially the Christmas Tree Topper. You see, I have a thing for Christmas Tree Toppers. Stars are amazing and bows […]

How to Host a Holiday Movie Night at Home

This post has been sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The holidays are quickly approaching and for me, it’s truly the most wonderful time of the year. I’m busy planning family get-togethers and thinking about all of our favorite holiday traditions. One of our family holiday traditions is enjoying […]

How to Make an Easy DIY Christmas Wreath

Have you checked the prices on holiday wreaths lately? Some of them are outrageously expensive and aren’t even pretty! So, I decided to make an Easy DIY Christmas Wreath. I’m really liking how this turned out! When it comes to decor, I’m going through a “simple is better”  phase. I just don’t like over-the-top decor, so this […]