Creative Stuff, Family Fun

Butterfly Themed 1st Birthday Decorations

Kim / January 31, 2018

In less than two weeks, we will host our baby girl’s first birthday party.  It’s such a bittersweet milestone – it’s been a great year watching our sweet Sadie grow and thrive.  We greeted each new development with so much enthusiasm, mixed with just a tiny bit of sadness that the tiny newborn we brought home from the hospital was…

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Industrial-Look Bathroom Shelves

Kim / January 17, 2018

Our house is a cozy mid-century modern ranch in a quiet neighborhood.  My husband and I bought it from my grandmother when we got engaged and we’ve spent the last 11 years remodeling, upgrading and making it our own. It sits on a nice level lot with a six-foot privacy fence, which is perfect for our two very active sons…

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Homemade Chocolate Pudding over Ice Cream

Kim / January 10, 2018

My husband’s maternal grandmother had 11 kids – that’s a lot of mouths to feed!  And though I never really knew her, I can tell from some recipes that have been passed down from my husband’s aunts, that she was pretty good at feeding all those mouths! Today, I’m going to share a recipe that has become one of our…

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Creative Stuff

Butterfly-Themed 1st Birthday Party

Kim / January 4, 2018

In our family, first birthdays are a BIG deal, in the most literal sense possible.  My husband comes from a HUGE family and it’s tradition to invite the entire extended family to celebrate the child’s first birthday.  For both of our boys’ first birthdays, we rented a hall, planned a huge buffet of food and went all out for invitations,…

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Taking the Leap

Kim / January 1, 2018

I’ve never been big on New Year’s resolutions.  In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever even made a New Year’s resolution.  The idea of resolving to start (or stop) doing something just because it’s January 1 seems a little cliché.  So cliché, in fact, that I really struggled with the scheduling of my very first blog post.  But, since I…

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