Simple Saturdays

It’s easy to let the hustle and bustle get the better of me, or the nagging to do list, and feeling the need to “get it done”  to creep in and take over. Instead  I am focusing on being present in our lives.  Currently I’m reading a book by Shauna Niequist called “Present Over Perfect” […]

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Hello Fall

I think I’ve said this before but fall is my favorite season! Often when asked if I have a favorite season I say I don’t… And then I say “it’s the change in seasons that is my favorite time.” But if I had to pick only one season it would be fall. I love the […]

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Fall tutorial: a wee craft and an easy gift

  Okay so first things first. I must give credit where credit is due. Both of these two “activities” were inspired by my sisters. The first by my sister-in-law Emily. I recently moved into a temporary home, all our own… For now…. and we feel so blessed. But when we moved in we agreed to […]

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Guest Recipe Series: Charlotte’s Pumpkin Bars

So here is another recipe in the Guest Recipe Series. Check out the last post for Whitney’s Inspired Butternut Squash Soup too. This is yet another friend who has moved away. I met Charlotte when we competed in 2007 for Miss Washington. What an adventure. We have since stayed involved in the program and each […]

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Leaves are falling….

I’m not sure I have a favorite season. I think I like the  change in seasons best. But if I had one it might just be fall! This year I have had so much fun finding fun things to get us outside and to do on a budget. I say that “budget” word a lot, […]

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Fall wreath: inspiration.crafting

I made these for my Mom and Aunt this Fall.  I just love using what I have and creating on a budget.  I had everything I used to make these, already.  Except the bases which were just $3.50! Supplies: Twig wreath bases Fake flowers, pine cones, berries, and cat tails Burlap ribbon Scrapbook paper Twine […]

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