Wedding Shower Banner

I posted earlier this week that I threw a bridal shower for my soon-to-be cousin, Kelsey. I also posted this picture from Pinterest as my inspiration to make a banner for the shower. I really wanted to use some of the pictures I took of them […]

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Just a Week in the Life.

Boy, has it been busy here. I felt like I wasn’t busy until I looked back over the week and was surprised to see what I had done. First of all, we did the monthly pile-up all the school work to turn it in to […]

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“…is the New Pretty.”

Last week I woke up and hopped on the scale. I totally freaked out because I was still 158 pounds. I have actually put ON weight since I’ve been working out. I haven’t been dieting or running, I’ve only been crossfitting. I’ve been going at […]


Pre-Spring Break at Disneyland!

We are on spring break this week. However, being a homeschool family we had the opportunity to go to Disneyland the week before our local schools went out on their breaks. It was so wonderful and not crowded at all. We could walk easily through […]

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Master Bedroom Update

Every now and then I like to look back at some of the inspiration posts and update the blog with some of the ideas that have become projects. On this post, called Grass Cloth I wrote about possibly using grass cloth on the wall behind my […]

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Easter Eggs!

Every Sunday evening my oldest daughter, Alix comes over with her roommate, Steven. We all watch The Walking Dead together while the two of them do their laundry. This week they came over early so we had more time with them, which is always fabulous. […]

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The Color Run! Shine!

February 28th Steve, Emma, and I went out to Vegas and ran the Color Run with my Brother and his family. It was such a  great run! The event is not timed so there is zero stress and it was a great first race for […]

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The Two Most Important Things I Know

The two most important things I know, I learned from my dad. They’ve stayed with me because they are truth. They have shaped who I am and have helped me reason through almost every event in my life. It’s not just me, I see it run […]


Oh, You Sweet Little Nachos…

So, it’s Saturday afternoon. I’ve already worked out, blogged, completed a big project, and now it’s time to relax a bit. What better time to have some NACHOS! Sure, I like nachos. As a matter of fact I LOVE them. I want them all the […]


Inspiration Saturday 03/21/15

Congratulations! We made it another week! Seriously, hasn’t it just flown by? This whole year is flying by. Everywhere I go, people are telling me this year is flying by for them. I have to agree, I can’t believe we are entering April already! And […]

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Piggy Update and “Photo Shoot”

For those of you who are wondering about our little Guinea pigs, here is an update. Last time I wrote about the piggies Shelby was being treated for ringworm and an upper respiratory infection. It turned out Megan Johnson, Shelby’s new sister, also got the […]