PARTY IDEA. caramel apple bar.

I know, I know. I already posted about caramel apples here. In that post I said I’ve never made caramel apples before, which was true, but I HAVE made a caramel apple BAR before — multiple times, actually, using apple SLICES. It makes for such an easy and festive fall party! 🍁 So, let’s pretendContinue reading “PARTY IDEA. caramel apple bar.”

FALL TREAT. easy crock pot caramel apples.

It’s my kids’ Fall Break at school so I’ve been trying to fill our time with some fun fall traditions. My 7 year old insisted we make caramel apples, since he also made them at school and is a pro and all. 😉 Believe it or not, I don’t think I’ve ever made caramel applesContinue reading “FALL TREAT. easy crock pot caramel apples.”

LIGHTEN UP. how to whitewash brick.

In our first house, we debated for SO LONG if we should whitewash our dark brick fireplace. I had always been drawn to that look so I had been on the “YES” train for a long time, but it’s a scary decision. Once you paint it, you can’t go back; everyone had a different opinionContinue reading “LIGHTEN UP. how to whitewash brick.”

IT’S FALL Y’ALL. 5 steps to add front porch decor on a budget.

It wouldn’t be Fall without a decked out front porch, amiright? Fall is definitely my new favorite season. Summer used to be my favorite so I could bake in the sun, go to the pool, and drive with the windows down, but SHOOT…I’m getting wrinkles, I don’t wanna get my hair wet, and I preferContinue reading “IT’S FALL Y’ALL. 5 steps to add front porch decor on a budget.”

DEPRESSION. real talk.

Gaaaah I didn’t know if I’d ever feel ready to share this, but for some reason I feel kinda ready, AND I received a few “God nudges,” as I like to think of it. So, I’ll just say it. 🙊 I have clinical depression. I was officially diagnosed in 2017, after our second son wasContinue reading “DEPRESSION. real talk.”

WHITE STRIPES. shiplap love.

Isn’t it funny that the shiplap craze really is just a bunch of white stripes on a wall? But yet it looks so, so good. At least I think so! I hope it never goes out of style. White shiplap just makes everything look so bright and airy and I LOVE that. We’ve had aContinue reading “WHITE STRIPES. shiplap love.”

SAVIN’ PENNIES. decorating on a budget.

I pride myself on being a pretty good bargain shopper. I learned it from my Mama! 🛍😉 I know that the best things in life are…50% off! Baha. But seriously, how awesome is it to find something stylish and cute that you don’t have to spend gobs of money on?! I’m here for it. SoContinue reading “SAVIN’ PENNIES. decorating on a budget.”

SELFLESSNESS. secret to marriage.

Selflessness. Oh man, I struggle with this one but truly WANT to be better. We live in a “me first” society, but the Bible calls us to be selfless. Philippians 2:3-4 ESV Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to hisContinue reading “SELFLESSNESS. secret to marriage.”

GET IN MY CART. amazon home must-haves.

Hi friends! Since this blog is about all-things-home, I wanted to share some of the must-haves that you can just go ahead and add to your cart right now, m-kay? 😘 K! Note: this post contains affiliate links, which means I could earn a small commission if you purchase through my links (at no extraContinue reading “GET IN MY CART. amazon home must-haves.”

FRUIT NINJA. watermelon hack.

Did anyone else ever play the game Fruit Ninja game on their iPad or phone? It’s a personal fave – who doesn’t love JUDO CHOPPING various melons and berries that fly into the air?! HIII-YA! Well, today, boys and girls, I’m going to teach you how to be a fruit ninja with one of theContinue reading “FRUIT NINJA. watermelon hack.”