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.”

HAPPY BOY | WHAT A JOY. happy birthday kenton.

Today is my first born’s SEVENTH birthday. SEVEN!! How do these things happen!? In honor of his birthday, I thought I would retell the story of his birth (even though it has nothing to do with this blog of mine, except that he makes our home a happy place and puts a smile on myContinue reading “HAPPY BOY | WHAT A JOY. happy birthday kenton.”

FAIRY DUST. sprinkle it on.

I have learned a secret to get my kids to eat pretty much anything! I call it FAIRY DUST in the form of… Brown Sugar! Or regular sugar. Or cupcake sprinkles. Just. Sprinkle. Any. Thing. On. I never said it was a healthy secret. Markus, our 3-year-old picky eater, asks for the “secret ingredient” andContinue reading “FAIRY DUST. sprinkle it on.”

SOMEBUNNY TURNED ONE. birthday party inspiration.

I interrupt this regularly scheduled home-decor-blog to bring you a BIRTHDAY PARTY post. Party planning is another one of my passions and what I like to think of as a “love language” to my kids. Although I know there’s a lot of pressure in life to make sure we throw Pinterest-worthy parties, it is notContinue reading “SOMEBUNNY TURNED ONE. birthday party inspiration.”

PURGE. get it out of here.

There’s something about a new year that makes you just want to purge stuff, right?! It’s still January, right? GAH – it’s almost MARCH???!!! Anyway, I have been wanting to get rid of so much extra junk around the house lately. I wanted to share a few things I’ve been doing to create a homeContinue reading “PURGE. get it out of here.”