15 Soup and Chili Recipes

soup and chili recipes

The recent weather here in the Midwest has proven that it’s time to break out some new recipes for Soup and Chili. Here’s 15 of my favorites from around the web… ___________________________________________________________ Spicy Chili Recipe from My Blessed Life ___________________________________________________________ Cheeseburger Soup Recipe from The Recipe Critic ___________________________________________________________ Creamy White Chicken Chili from Yummy Healthy […]

Construction Themed Birthday Party with FREE Printables


I know everyone is gearing up for the upcoming holidays, but we can’t let the kiddo’s birthday party slip through the cracks…. so I’m here to help. For this construction themed birthday party I created an invitation, some food table cards, a birthday banner, water bottle labels, and cupcake/favor bag tags. Let’s get this party […]

What’s Cooking: Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi + GIVEAWAY!

garlic butter shrimp scampi

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of McCormick & Company for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey everyone! McCormick.com is trying to help busy moms everywhere by creating quick, easy and flavorful homemade recipes for your family. I decided to try my hand at their Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi. This meal only […]

Ezekiel and Stearns Farmhouse Bench GIVEAWAY!

farmhouse dining room table

So yesterday I showed you some inspiration for my new dining room (farmhouse table with upholstered chairs). Well today I have a pretty cool giveaway based on my table… A farmhouse bench from Ezekiel and Stearns! OK, so there’s a couple different things I totally love about Ezekiel and Stearns… 1. The tables are affordable. […]

15 Things You Should Know Before Moving Day

moving day checklist

Now that I’ve been in full moving mode for the past couple of months, I thought I would share some of my favorites tips and tricks with you that I’ve learned along the way… 1. Start preparing early. If you’re moving within the month, boy… I hope you’ve started preparing already. Moving is a lot […]

Our New Home: Taking Shape


It simply amazes me how quickly we can go from this…. TO THIS. I’m happy to say we’ve been framed… in a good way of course. Come on in and take a quick tour. Spot any little girls scoping out the place… And last but not least, my favorite… THE VIEW! To see more about […]

15 Things to Clean More Often

how to clean your kitchen sink

C’mon, admit it. Cleaning is no fun. It’s a chore that never seems to end. But while you’re cleaning the obvious things in your house like the toilets and kitchen floor, here are some things that you might forget to do… 1. Bed Pillows I’m sure you wash your sheets on a regular basis (well, at […]

Our New Home: The Floorplan


It’s been quiet around here, I know. It’s been completely hectic trying to create new things when I have no home. But the end of our building process is now in sight and I’m excited to drive out everyday to see the progress. I have only shared little tidbits about our new home thus far, […]