Jan 22nd, 2015 On The Homefront

I’m writing an ebook and it’s almost ready for publication except for some photos that I need to take and some videos that I’m working on adding to the ebook. While I’ve been making the videos, I can’t help but […]

Friday Funny: New Years Resolution, Gym
Jan 15th, 2015 On The Homefront

It’s a New Year – Yeah! With that comes resolutions to get in shape/lose weight: good for you to make such a resolve to do something good for yourself.  But let me enlighten you on other people’s perspective of your […]

Jan 9th, 2015 On The Homefront

These past two weeks I have discovered the value of the iPads. With the tablets, the kids are quiet (unless they tire of them) and thoughtful while playing both fun and educational games, which is a good thing. Without them, […]

Jan 2nd, 2015 On The Homefront

For the last 10 days the kids have been home on Christmas break and during this time, I’m constantly finding stuff out of place, messes around the house that are, apparently, no ones fault.  Yet, it is just me, the […]

Dec 26th, 2014 On The Homefront

Why is it, that in the 80’s dolls were creepy like Chucky and the clown from Poltergeist? But the Elf on the Shelf can fly around at night, appear by your bed, above your bed, in a tree, making snacks, […]

The Wife and Husband Hack:
Dec 19th, 2014 On The Homefront

A couple of weeks ago I posted a Friday Funny featuring Taylor Swift’s recent video and song “Blank Space”, the video cracked me up because I believe that we women have a crazy side to us and there are times […]

Latest Blog Posts

Banana Cherry Nut Bread-
Jan 25th, 2015

We have a tendency to let bananas get too ripe, you know brown…but that is the perfect ripe for banana nut bread! I’ve been playing around with recipes and I’ve hit on a winner, it’s a modification of Banana nut […]

Jan 18th, 2015

We all need a go-to list of recipes that are easy, quick and healthy.  Here is my list of go to recipes with a couple of shout outs from bloggers I’ve gotten permission to share their images and recipes.  If […]

Ham Olive Roll Up Appetizer-
Jan 12th, 2015

My family loves olives. I’ve already shared one recipe that we make every Christmas and New Years Eve that has olives, Olive Cheese Balls, well this is a second that we have to make as well, Ham Olive Roll up […]

Jan 5th, 2015

We built our house in 2007 and I’m getting to the point where I want some changes to some major components of the house, like cabinets.  Here is a post from last year that shows our house, Our Gorgeous House-IMO. […]

Cheese Olive Snack Recipe with Video-
Dec 29th, 2014

Every year we make cheese olive balls for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. These tasty morsels are a family favorite.  This year I tried something different, and it worked!  I made them in advance, frozen them and then baked them! […]

No Bake Cookies Reindeer Poop-
Dec 15th, 2014

I was suppose to go to a Christmas Cookie Exchange party the other day but I got tied up preparing for a big family event. Family first. But I still want to share with everyone my go-to Christmas Cookie Exchange […]

Artist Gift Guide
Dec 8th, 2014

There is a reason why they call them “starving artists”; art supplies, especially high quality art supplies, are not cheap! So, with Christmas fast approaching I thought I’d help out fellow artists, new and experienced, with a list of artist […]

How to Make Vintage Looking Paper Video-
Nov 24th, 2014

Several weeks ago I redecorated LilMan’s bedroom and created this shadow box filled with treasures that he had found over the last several years.  These little treasures made for a really cool addition to his bedroom them of “Adventure/Explorer”.  :). […]

Nov 20th, 2014

I am so ready for Christmas! Christmas is a time when we adults get to be kids again. We decorate with glitter, stuffed animals, mechanical reindeer, frosted snowmen and we eat like we still have the metabolism of a 5 […]

Fall Decorations - Be Thankful
Nov 17th, 2014

It may be cold outside, but our front porch is warm and inviting.  Check out our Fall Porch Decorations! Here are the details of our Fall Porch Decor: The Antique Sewing Machine – Mom had this sewing machine taking up space […]

How to Tie A Knot on Thread in 4 seconds
Nov 9th, 2014

Some time ago, Ben needed help sewing a button onto a jacket. I’ve watched him do it before and it was just painful to watch, painfully slow. So I asked if I could do it, while he watched. The first […]