Christmas, Holidays

Elfster Gift Exchange

Recently I was invited to be a part of an Elfster Gift Exchange with other crafty people from all over. (Elftster is a Secret Santa type of gift exchange.) For this exchange our Christmas gifts to each other had to be handmade  and our budget was $10.00 or under. I made a scarf for my… Continue reading Elfster Gift Exchange

Family Life

Happy Monday

Hi there! I missed you all last week. I was just way too busy! Hopefully things will be a tad calmer this week.  Thanksgiving was very nice. It was great to spend time with family. Not a lot of family made it to dinner this year. We still had a ton of food - turkey,… Continue reading Happy Monday

House and Home

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Going to the grocery store is not exactly my favorite thing to do. Groceries are so expensive! I look for ways to save constantly. Since I am a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, I really have to stick to the budget. One of the ways I save money on groceries is by making a weekly menu. I… Continue reading Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Family Life

Abandoned Mill

I hope you all had a great weekend! Saturday was a pretty busy day for me. My mom and I went to a church rummage sale. There was a lot of furniture there, but nothing that really caught my eye. At least not for the prices they had stuck on them. I did end up… Continue reading Abandoned Mill

Crafts & DIY, Decor

Dollar Tree Haul

Hey there! I haven't felt like writing in a while. It's been pouring rain for two weeks and has just been yucky. I love a rainy day, but two weeks of rainy days is just too much for me. The sun came out Saturday and I decided to take advantage of it. (Dollar Tree shopping… Continue reading Dollar Tree Haul

Crafts & DIY, Decor, farmhouse

Yardsale Footstool Makeover

Last year I found this cute little footstool at a yardsale. I picked it up and put it back down a few times, but something just kept drawing me back to it. It was cute in the way it was made but yet I did not like the fabric at all. Which is why I… Continue reading Yardsale Footstool Makeover