Christmas, Family, Photography

Life and Stuff

    I was working away from home the last week of school before Christmas break. Mike sent me this picture on the last day of high school after finals for the holidays. Buddy needs a phone apparently.     Making doggie biscuits. I made homemade bread for the first time for our Christmas dinner.… Continue reading Life and Stuff

Christmas, Dollar Tree, Holidays, Link Party

Dollar Tree Handmade Christmas Ornaments

  Years ago back when this blog was brand new, it seemed I was on a mission to create projects with items I found at Dollar Tree. This was my first Dollar Tree post back in August of 2010, two months after I began blogging. It went downhill after that. Or uphill depending on how… Continue reading Dollar Tree Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Amazon, Favorite Things, Link Party

Items I Can’t Live Without Because the End of the World is Near

This page includes affiliate links as I am a part of the Amazon affiliate program. For several years, I would write my Favorite Things posts around the holidays. Last year, I came up with the idea for One Word Holiday, where I asked my family, friends, and readers to tell me their favorite things. It… Continue reading Items I Can’t Live Without Because the End of the World is Near

Giveaway, Humor, Neat Freak

The Bane of My Existence

  I think it is no secret to anyone here that I like to clean. Scratch that. I like my home to be clean. I used to like to clean. In fact, it would be a form of stress relief for me. Yes, people like me exist.  But as I age and my children age,… Continue reading The Bane of My Existence

Food, Giveaway, Product Reviews, Recipes

Ball’s Can-It-Forward Program; Giggle #Giveaway

This giveaway has ended.  Do you realize how hard it is for me to not make a joke right now? When Ball jars contacted me a few weeks ago, I don't think they realized what they got themselves into. I write about content like balls. A lot. In fact, I have written six posts in… Continue reading Ball’s Can-It-Forward Program; Giggle #Giveaway

Humor, Neat Freak, Sponsored Post

So Easy My Sister Dog Can Do It. Why I Still Love Dyson

I have a sister dog. Kind of like a sister wife. Only not at all like a sister wife. She is my parents' dog and I love her as if she was a human sister. Maybe even more. Because I never had to share clothes or shoes or fight with her over boyfriends. She has… Continue reading So Easy My Sister Dog Can Do It. Why I Still Love Dyson