How to Make Snow Ice Cream

How To Make Snow Ice Cream

When I was a kid my dad would take me and my sisters up to the mountains to go sledding.  It was a blast whipping down the mountain side in our bright red and blue sleds.  I love snow and for me snow is not just for making snowmen, throwing snowballs, or sledding.  Snow is [...]

Valentine’s Day Tree Craft

Valentine's Day Tree Craft

My girls and I love to craft.  We use all kinds of materials to craft, from egg cartons, paper towel rolls and boxes that become pirate ships, airplanes, and other neat creations.  This Valentine’s Day tree craft is simple, easy, and fun. Hand Print Keepsake Valentine’s Day Craft Materials Needed: A plain piece of white [...]

DIY Low Track Cat Litter Box

DIY Low Track Cat Litter Box

A Purrr-fect Solution . . . I am a cat lover, and I currently have two beautiful cats, but I detest my cat’s litter box. I struggled for years with the mess created by my cats’ litter box.  How do you keep the litter where it belongs and eliminate the tracking mess? In the past, I [...]

The Best Gluten Free Pizza Crust

The Best Gluten Free Pizza Crust

  One of the things I felt devastated about when my family took the gluten free journey was the thought of never again having pizza.  Every Saturday night was pizza night with our kids, along with apple slices and a big glass of water.  It is one of my favorite comfort foods and was something I [...]

Car Seat Child Safety ID Card

Car Seat Child Safety ID Card

Safety is a huge priority in my home with my three young children.  I recently became aware of a simple safety precaution called a car seat child safety ID card.  The idea behind it is simple.  It is an identification card placed on the side or back of your child’s car or booster seats in [...]

Positivity in a Jar

Positivity in a Jar

I saw a photo floating around Facebook last week where people write down the positives in their lives and put them away in a mason canning jar.  These notes are then read at the end of the year.  I loved the idea, but I decided I wanted to do a “kid friendly” version. Teaching my [...]

Grain-Free Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Grain-Free Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am not a sweets sort of person, but I do love a good chocolate chip cookie.  Around Thanksgiving time I was at a dinner where they had a dessert made out of chickpeas.  I am relatively new to the gluten free baking scene and I was shocked chickpeas could be used for anything other [...]

Holiday Organization on a Budget

Holiday Organization on a Budget

With Christmas past and the holiday season coming to a close, now is the time to cash in on all the fantastic post-holiday deals.  Holiday organization on a budget is always something I try to achieve.  I wait before I add anything new to my holiday decor until after the season has passed.  Wrapping paper, [...]

My Journey Out of Darkness

Out of Darkness

Thank you all for your overwhelming support of my recently popular post on how to clean my truck’s upholstered seats.  Many of you e-mail me and ask why I have not posted in several months.  Others continually ask me to please come back and blog, because they love what I share.  Well, you asked for it [...]

Birthday Cake Edible Fruit Arrangement

DIY Edible Fruit Holiday Birthday Cake Arrangement

  My Birthday and an Edible Fruit Arrangement Yesterday, I turned 35.  Yep, only five more years until I hit the BIG 40! I had a fabulous birthday, my husband and children took me out to one of my favorite sushi restaurants and gave me a ton of beautiful winter clothes. With my birthday smack [...]