Pecan Tacos with Poblano Sour Cream

Pecan Tacos with Poblano Sour Cream

YUM! I mean…uh…hi. I need to share something with you. It’s kind of a recipe and kind of just a meal idea. Take it and do with it what you will. It all started at a cute little downtown restaurant when I had a delicious salad that included spicy pecans. The entire salad was amazing, […]

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Try your hand at hand lettering *WINNER*

Try your hand at hand lettering *WINNER*

    Alright! I used random.org to select a winner… Kandice! Congrats! I can’t wait to see what you create with your new goodies. Just send me your address and I’ll get them on their way. Thanks, everyone, for entering. Keep an eye out for future giveaways and go create beautiful things. If you feel […]

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A Review: Moving Beyond the Page Homeschool Curriculum

A Review: Moving Beyond the Page Homeschool Curriculum

  Several years ago, we pulled our son out of public school. He had just completed 2nd grade and we were just not feeling the love for the system. We’d talked on and off about homeschooling before he even started kindergarten. The idea, frankly, both excited and terrified me. I was excited because of all […]

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Queen Bean Sphynx Sweater

Queen Bean Sphynx Sweater

In the many months since my last blog post, we have gained a new family member. She’s a beautiful Sphynx that we were fortunate enough to adopt from a pet rescue in the Fort Worth area. Many people cringe at the sight of a hairless cat and even say cruel things, but MAN, if you’ve […]

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Milk Paint Giveaway Winner…

Milk Paint Giveaway Winner…

So, here we go! I’m back and I’ve got a winner! But first, can I ask you guys a favor? It includes the photos of the red coffee table that I promised. However, I didn’t get my side tables done. I’ll be sure and post photos of those as soon as I can. So, here’s […]

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Adventures in Milk Paint….Part2

Adventures in Milk Paint….Part2

Welcome back! It’s time for the second installment of Adventures in Milk Paint and I gotta tell ya…this one is full of success and ends in an opportunity to win supplies for a milk paint project of your own. That’s right!  A giveway full of goodness. Aw yeah. Let’s see. Where shall we start? First, […]

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Adventures in Milk Paint….Part 1

Adventures in Milk Paint….Part 1

Let me tell you the little story of my adventure, success and failure in my first experience with milk paint. So, I’d been itching to make over an old dresser I’ve had for about 10 years and I really, really wanted to get that gorgeous antiqued look that milk paint gives to furniture.  Who can […]

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DIY Minecraft shoes

DIY Minecraft shoes

This past weekend, we took Alex to the Vans store to pick out a new pair of shoes.  He originally chose a brightly colored pair and just when we thought we were done, the Vans employee that was helping get Alex fitted said, “You know, a lot of people like to buy the plain white […]

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Japanese Fried Quinoa

Japanese Fried Quinoa

Hi there! Long time, no post. Just wanted to hop on here long enough to share a yummy recipe that my family loves.  It’s basically Japanese fried rice–minus the rice.  In our efforts to eat a little healthier these days, I’ve been using quinoa in anything I can and this recipe is no exception.  It’s […]

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