5 Ways to Cook a Turkey

5-ways-Cook-Turkey

In the United States, our Thanksgiving Day is just 12 days away.  Traditionally, we gather with family and friends for a feast of thanksgiving, and the classic entree is turkey.  If you’ve ever hosted a thanksgiving dinner, you know the pressure is on to place the perfect turkey on the table.  Since turkey isn’t something {…Read More…}





Be Grateful Pallet Art

DIY-pallet-art-sign

While this month is a great time to focus on all the blessings in our lives, really anytime is great time for that.  I am always trying to get my kids to have an attitude of gratitude.  This sign is just a reminder of all the things we have to be grateful for.  So I {…Read More…}





Not Yo Mama’s Gallery Wall

gallery wall with found objects and homemade arrows

So I finally have one room in my new home that is finished.  Unless, of course, you count my garage and mudroom.  While yes, those are technically done, who wants to hang out in a garage or mudroom very long?  So this is our first room that is done that our family as a whole {…Read More…}





Family Makeover Part 6: Styling the Built-Ins

styling shelves and bookcases

Well the day has finally come for me to show you how I styled the built-in bookshelves.  I will say I am not a stylist by nature.  I would much rather be building something than adding in the finishing touches.  I must have rearranged things about 1000 times each shelf.  My strategy was to keep {…Read More…}