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DIY Farmhouse Pallet Dining Table

We made a DIY Farmhouse Pallet Dining Table…well, actually, we made 4. Back in October, my husband was recovering from a massive heart attack (you can read more about our reflections here!) and was home from work for about 11 months. During that time we decided to use some of…

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a gift for mom…planning ahead

A gift for mom…how is it that time passes so quickly and planning ahead flies right out the window. I am thankful to have been contacted by Uncommon Goods to review their Mother’s Day Collection. Mother’s Day is coming…May 14th to be exact! Uncommon Goods can certainly help us to…

365 days after the loss of a heart attack

our 365 day journey through recovery from a heart attack

“Since his days are determined, the number of his months is with You; You have appointed his limits, so that he cannot pass.” (Job 14:5) God has truly numbered our days and has us in the palm of His hand. 368 days ago, on February 19th, my husband, Robin experienced…

It's Not An Emergency

It’s Not an Emergency

But it’s an EMERGENCY!!! “Emergencies”, they are all around us. I am running late…I must get to…! We are all out of…! We need a date night…now! You need what for school tomorrow (at 9:00 pm!) The dog is out of food…again? Emergencies, right? Or are they? Our latest emergency…

why are you yelling at your daughter

Why are You Yelling at Your Daughter?

Ouch…that title stings. As I write this, I’m sitting in a pizza parlor, waiting for my husband to get out of a meeting.  I’m sitting next to a mom and her daughter. They are out for dinner with each other…beautiful thing, right? Well, it was until her daughter wouldn’t eat…

Bathroom sink from PlumbTile

A Dream Bathroom Facelift for Our Most Dated Bathroom

Have you ever had a room in your house that was so outdated almost come back again? That would be our children’s bathroom. It has pink tile, a pink sink, and a grey toilet…yes, really. I would like to turn this room into our dream bathroom! My daughter just read…

Top 5 Party Planning Tips

Top 5 Backyard BBQ and Party Planning Tips

It is SO hot outside! I don’t know about you all, but we try NOT to run our air conditioner very much, even in the intense heat…we shut our blinds and windows while it is still cool outside and try to create that cave-like atmosphere…keep in the cool morning air….

Farm House Reno

Dream Bathroom Renovation in our Country Home

This post is #sponsored by PlumbTile, but all opinions are my own. How many of you have picked your family up and moved…new home, new surroundings, new friends. As many of you know, almost two years ago we made the plunge and headed from the beach to the foothills. From…

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National Ice Cream Day with Shari’s Berries

National Ice Cream Day…who knew! July 19th is National Ice Cream Day and my family and I decided to celebrate a little early this year with a sundae party…thanks to Shari’s Berries! This was our first time trying Shari’s Berries and we were impressed! They arrived cold and fresh and…

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Hope for This Year’s Garden and #OXOSpringGardening

There is Hope for This Year’s Garden…Even though, it is June 12th and my garden is in sad shape…and it is not because there wasn’t effort made. Sit back…grab something cool to drink and be encouraged…if I can get a garden in the ground, so can you my friend. This…

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