Couponing · family

Sentimental Jewelry Pieces

Jewelry has always held a special place in my heart.  I have my grandmother’s wedding ring and love being able to slip it on and think of her.  Jewelry is one of the few things that can be handed down for generations. It was an emotional experience to breastfeed our son.  The bonding was incredible.  When…… Continue reading Sentimental Jewelry Pieces


Little Miss Sunshine

Growing up and even now, I loved the Little Miss Sunshine character.  She just always makes me smile.  Who could resist those little pigtails and that huge grin?  She just brightens your day.  She was part of my inspiration for today’s post… I have a friend who is going through a tough time.   The…… Continue reading Little Miss Sunshine

family · home school · Homestead

Time for Big Kid Pants…September 6th: Join Us!

We are going to try big kid pants (underwear/training pants) on September 6th!  I think our little one has been ready for a while now, but I keep putting it off.  So, today, I created an event on Facebook and invited a few friends that I think may have kids ready to transition out of…… Continue reading Time for Big Kid Pants…September 6th: Join Us!

Homestead · Recipes

Pumpkin Bliss Treats!

They have arrived…Pumpkin Spice Cheerios!   I heard about the Limited Edition release a few weeks ago and have been stalking my grocery store aisle for them ever since!  These aren’t your typical pumpkin flavored item, they definitely have some spice.  They are really tasty as a cereal, but are even better in Rice Krispie style…… Continue reading Pumpkin Bliss Treats!

canning · gardening · Homestead · Recipes

Freezing Sweet Corn & Corn Cob Syrup!

Today, a friend dropped off a bag of sweet corn and I was able to sit in the sun for a bit and shuck the corn while dad took the lil guy to the store.  (Thanks Jennifer!)  Usually, I would hate this task, but it was nice to get out in the sun with some…… Continue reading Freezing Sweet Corn & Corn Cob Syrup!