Easy Slow Cooker Corn Recipe

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This easy slow cooker corn recipe is a potluck favorite at our church. There are never any leftovers and we usually fight about who’s going to get to bring it since it’s so easy to make. I won this round! Easy Slow Cooker Corn Recipe Ingredients: 2 pounds frozen sweet corn 1 block cream cheese […]

Homemade Lemon Lime Soda

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One night this week after Sweet T was already in bed and Hubs and I were watching Hulu a commercial for Sprite aired. Oh the power of suggestion. Hubs began craving one immediately. Since we are 15 minutes from the nearest anything we don’t ever just run out to the store for a drink, ice […]

I’m a Perfectionist (but I suck at it)

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A T-shirt with that emblazoned on the front is what I’m asking for next Christmas. Making peace with imperfection is a tall order for the perfectionist at heart, but it’s an essential tool in order to enjoy a simple, contented life. As human beings it’s impossible to achieve perfection so why do we spend massive […]

Quelf!

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My friend Lexi jokes that she should be the spokesperson for Quelf. She certainly gives the game enough word-of-mouth advertising which is how I came to buy it for our family this holiday season. Our Quelf conversations usually went like this Me: “How do you play?” Lexi: “There aren’t many rules. You just have to […]

Wubbanub vs. Paci Plushies

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Last month, Sweet T introduced you to her Wubbanub monkey, Mo. Mo is a major player in our naptime routine, but we are a little concerned that Sweet T will outgrow the Soothie that is attached to him long before she outgrows her need for a pacifier and plushie to love. In search of a […]

Pantene Beautiful Lengths Donation

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The time has come! My hair is driving me crazy long enough to donate! I haven’t had hair this long since I was a child and while it’s kind of sad to see it go, it was definitely time. Between postpartum hair loss, having a four month old constantly grabbing it, and approaching the big […]

Crochet Sock Monkey Hats

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My oh-so talented mother-in-law crafted a sock monkey hat for Sweet T while we were visiting for Thanksgiving. She made it without a pattern no less! When my good friend Lexi heard about this she decided she wanted one for herself and I decided to attempt to make one for her. I bought a basic […]

In Memory of Betty Boles 1924-2010

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My grandmother went home to be with the Lord during the wee hours of the morning. Please keep our family in your prayers. 1984 1996 2002 2007 2010

Free Christmas Scavenger Hunt Clues

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The Cracker Barrel Thanksgiving scavenger gift hunt was such a success that I’ve decided to do some free Christmas scavenger hunt clues too! I tried to come up with clues and hiding places that can be found in almost every home. You can hide just a clue in each spot or a small present along with the […]

Tacky Nativities

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Found these gems on a trip to Gatlinburg in 2006. Personally, I think they are tacky at best and sacrilegious at worst. Baby Jesus as a marshmallow! I mean, Come on (said in my best Seinfeld voice). Whatever your opinion of them I think they are blog worthy even if it’s just for the jaw […]