Still Photos, Fully Amped!

Amped isn't a word we use often, and I'm not sure we really know what it means, but we'll let it ride.... Check out these awesome videos made from some of our still pictures: How cool is that? … [Read more...]

Treasure Quest

Have you ever watched Treasure Quest???  It’s one of those amazing shows that my boys watch on the Discovery Channel waiting through those long commercial breaks to see what they uncovered on the bottom of the sea.  You should check it out. Jacob has been on a non-stop search for treasure around our yard, the park, the baseball park and even all … [Read more...]

Top 10 Must Visit Destinations

Here is the Top 10 list of places we want to visit in the future! 10. Alaska Amazing Scenery! Amazing Wildlife! We hope to drive our motorhome to Alaska. (maybe this summer!) 9. Norway Fjords and Seaside Villages Aurora Borealis - The Northern Lights are great from Norway! We'll need a boat or a plane to get us … [Read more...]

My Colorful Quilt

I made a quilt!!! That's big news for me since I don't sew that often. Visit Everything Etsy to read more about it! … [Read more...]

Decorating With Love!

I love looking through decorating blogs with beautiful house photos!  Everything is arranged perfectly to express themselves and make their guests feel welcomed! Love it! Well, My home never seems to get quite there! My children help with the decorating around here. I love it! But, it never looks like a magazine cover, that's for sure! We … [Read more...]

Peeps! Sweet Spring Fun!

Spring is in the air!  I find myself searching for pretty decorations and fun things to do more than usual. Well, I ran across some really interesting things to share with all of ya'll! Peeps have always been a part of Easter baskets and Spring. You can find them in so many shapes and colors now. {I love the new green.}  They even have them … [Read more...]

Growing Vegetables – Starting Seeds Can be Fun!

Got Seeds? Our family has decided to plant a garden this year. So we did our research and bought a million seeds! Mostly vegetable, herbs, and some flowers to make it pretty of course! Gardens are a wonderful way to eat healthier, save money, and teach your children so much! We didn't want to spend tons buying little starter trays and … [Read more...]

Shell Frame Tutorial and Giveaway!!!

Shells everywhere... These shells were found on the beaches of Captiva, Cayo Costa, and Sanibel. Living in Florida and boating on a regular basis, we get to go shelling a lot! I love it! It's one of the most relaxing things in the world...just strolling along the beach with the sun shining down, the waves lapping against the shore, and the … [Read more...]

Birds in Paradise

Sometimes we enjoy our coffee on the back porch in the morning, and this is what we see...   Quaker Parrots! You can hear them as they fly all around in the morning. They are rather loud, but I love the sounds from these sweet little birds! Quaker Parrots (sometimes called Monk Parrots) live in some southern areas like ours. They are just … [Read more...]

Bringing Outside In!

Bring Outside In! Beautiful houseplants are a simple way to decorate your home! Flowers look so pretty outside, but this time of year it's especially nice to bring some inside to brighten things up.  Most houseplants last and last, so they're a great value when it comes to decorating.   The pretty yellow flowers at the top are Begonias and … [Read more...]