DIY Quilted Mug Rugs

Craft night was another success thanks to a group of ladies who are talented and patient. Explaining sewing to me is like trying to explain how the internet works to someone from 1850. Yet, I came home with a beautiful Quilted Mug Rug that I made (mostly) all by myself!  Here's how you can make a mug rug too.   DIY Mug Rug You will … [Read More...]

Walt Disney World Packing Tips

Guess what time it is? That's right, we're heading back to Walt DisneyWorld! And Sweet T and Gus have no idea. We're keeping it that way until we leave for the airport! Mama on the other hand is in turbo mode,  making sure everything and I do mean everything is ready to go.  Packing is a huge part of a vacation and it can be daunting to … [Read More...]

Protected: How to Apply Essential Oils to the Ear

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Mini Lemonade Pies

Football season is here! That's a huge deal here in the South, at least when it comes to college ball. Red Baron, Freschetta, and Tony's pizza has everything you need to throw the ultimate home tailgate party. You'll find college football trivia and traditions, party tips, recipes, and more at Tailgate At Your Place.  As if that weren't awesome … [Read More...]

Mom Guilt Bingo

Feeling some mom guilt today? Of course you are! Let's make a game of it. Mom Guilt Bingo is perfect for Mom's night out, where you're already feeling guilty for enjoying the break you are taking from the kids. Everyone gets a free space for looking at their phone at the park. If you have not used your phone at the park while your kids are … [Read More...]

Ginger Pecan Elderberry Muffins

Jam bars for dessert is what I envisioned making with my assortment of Elderberry jams and jellys from Norm's Farms. Ripe bananas and hungry children are two things I woke up to this morning though so we went with these Ginger Pecan Elderberry Muffins instead. The original recipe is posted below. I wound up adding 1/3 cup chopped pecans to … [Read More...]

5 Simple Ways to Get Moving!

Sometimes I think we don't realize how sedentary we really are. This is especially true for those of us who work desk jobs. Until recently, I fell into the trap of thinking I had to commit to an exercise regimen in order to see any health benefits. Over then last month I've made it a point to just simply move more and have lost several … [Read More...]

Chocolate Hazelnut Blended Coffee Recipe #IDelight

School starts back really early here in the Southeast. While those of you up north probably feel a little nip of fall in the air by the time your kids meet their new teacher, we're still in the heat of summer! My friend Amy from Pennsylvania started discussing the other day the protocol for transitioning from iced coffee back to hot again. … [Read More...]