2017 Ultimate List Of Positively Pretty Baby Girl Names

I love baby names. When I found out I was pregnant for the first time, I had a girl name picked out right away. However when we found out that same child was a boy....it took us months to pick a baby name. If your having trouble finding a boy name like I was, I have made a List of Strong Boy Names for 2017 Here. Since I have had two more boys and no girls, I started compiling a…

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2017 Ultimate List Of Strong Baby Boy Names

Making lists of baby names has been a hobby of mine long before I ever had kids. Since having three boys in the last three years I have looked over LOADS of baby boy names and found many handsome ones with strong powerful meanings. I believe all baby's deserve a name that has been thoroughly thought out. Here is a awesome post I did on How To Choose The PERFECT Baby Name . It's a MUST read for anyone in…

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Top Ten Gifts Toddler Boys Will Actually Play With!

  Somehow having two toddlers has led to my house being over run with toys. Seriously I have about every type of toy you could think of. Yes I am grateful my boys have grandparents and aunties who love to buy them gifts. However all of these toys don't always get played with. My toddlers are 1 and 2 years old so this gift list is fit for those in that age category. So here is a list of toys…

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Sweet Honey Oatmeal Muffins

(Photo Taken by: B Hansen Photography) I love this photo. It makes me so happy to know my boys enjoy helping me bake. I even got my husband in on the action. It may seem silly but it's important that children learn to cook and make things in the kitchen. Now that doesn't mean I'm letting them work the oven, but they are fully capable of helping with little things like stirring and pouring in ingredients. It would be an…

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How To Make A Easy Gingerbread House With Kids

Gingerbread houses are adorable, sweet and make a fun edible Christmas decoration. However the house itself can be hard to make when you don't really know what proportions to make the wall pieces. I found a way to make a perfect gingerbread house every time. If you know me then you know I love going to Hobby Lobby for Christmas shopping. They have a great variety of things for every type of Christmas color combo you could think of. While…

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$3 Laundry Room Scripture Sign

When we decided to make over our laundry room, I knew I wanted to add some kind of art or quote to decorate the space. Goodwill has 50% off the entire store every other Saturday, and I always find project items I know I can fix up or do something with. This double paned glass frame was one of those things I bought but didn't know at the time what it would be used for. To create the vinyl decal…

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How To Install A Laundry Room Shelf

 As part of our laundry room makeover we really needed a second shelf installed in our laundry room. So measured how wide I wanted my wood, which was wall to wall. It fell just over 5 feet long and I wanted the ledge to come out 9 inches. I made it that wide so it would cover the washer and dryer a little so lint and other items....like socks would stop falling behind the machines. Above is a photo of…

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Our Laundry Room Makeover

When we first moved in a year ago, our laundry room left much to be desired. It's not really a room, it's more of an entry from the garage to the house. There's hardly any space for anything besides the washer and dryer. Upon moving in I knew it was going to need a makeover. It was filthy when we moved in and I took advantage of cleaning the whole space while waiting for our new washer and dryer to…

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Nutella, Peanut Butter And Banana Ice Cream

Ice cream is one of my guilty pleasures after my kids go to bed. I love everything about it, but the sugar content and the long list of ingredients in some of my favorite brands. So I tried to come up with a healthier alternative where I could still get my ice cream fix without the guilt. If your looking for a healthier alternative to ice cream, you need to try this recipe. This simple recipe, calls for frozen bananas,…

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Chicken, Broccoli And Quinoa Casserole

Oh how I love casseroles! No seriously these dishes last my family for dinner and a few lunches after that. Don't you just love left overs? Even if my kids don't, I sure do! This chicken casserole dish I am going to share with you is not only delicious! But it is fairly easy to throw together and is a definite crowd pleaser. I call that a win-win. What I really love about this dish is how perfectly seasoned the…

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Dollar Store Bins Into Stylish Laundry Storage

As a part of our laundry room makeover, we had to get organized! We really needed a place to store our cleaning cloths, detergent, potty training casualties and miscellaneous tools or junk that made their way into our laundry room. I am sure from looking at the photo above you agree with me. It's a little embarrassing to say our laundry room has looked this way since we moved in a year ago. We needed a way to organize all…

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Chocolate Coconut Protein Cupcakes

These chocolate coconut protein cupcakes turned out super moist! One day I had no eggs or milk, but I did have a big bag of almost expired protein powder. I wanted to make some cupcakes and thought okay lets try and use what I have. First I preheated the oven to 375 and greased a 12 capacity cupcake tin. Next I creamed sugar and butter together and then added the coconut milk and vanilla. In a separate bowl I added…

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How To Make The Ultimate Wood Pallet Sign (using A Silhouette Cameo Tree Stencil)

This is the ULTIMATE PALLET SIGN PROJECT!....I FINALLY DID IT!!! To be honest, my husband made me do it. He finally got fed up of me complaining about the huge, enormous, gigantic, BORING, blank wall behind our couch. It's 10 feet wide!!! I don’t blame him one bit. It’s been a year since we moved into our first home, and I have been mentioning different possibilities for the wall. But I never found the time to do it. This huge…

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One Simple Way To Brighten Up A Dark Kitchen

While visiting my husband's family in Wisconsin recently, his mother mentioned how she wanted to brighten up her kitchen. She had been wanting to paint her back splash, but had not found the time to do so. She is a super busy Mom, Grandma, Pastor's Wife, and works full time! My husband said her kitchen has looked like this (see photo above) since he can remember, and he's 26 years old! I could see why she wanted to brighten up…

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A Scripture For Every Room

Let's talk about how we can saturate our homes with scripture. God's word states: “Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.” –Psalms 119:11 Not only should we hide God’s word in our heart, but God also tells us in Deuteronomy 6:6-9 that we should teach the commandments and word of God to our children and that scripture should be written on the posts of our house: “And these words, which I command thee this…

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