Turkey Cheeseball

Unique Thanksgiving Recipes and Crafts

I have five simple, unique Thanksgiving recipes and crafts for you today! While I’m not a craft blogger, I thought it would be fun to share what I’ve been working on for Thanksgiving and hopefully give you some ideas in the process. As you’ll soon see, this is not your typical recipe post. This creative […] Read more…

Riding in backhoe bucket

Our Home | Renovating Part II

New addition to the Our Home series I realize I haven’t posted in the Our Home blog series in a while {more than a while, actually. It’s been about a year and a half. Oops. #MostDistractedBloggerEver}. Part of that {okay, most of that} is due to me being too lazy to figure out what came […] Read more…

pplesauce Cake with a Caramel Glaze on a cake stand

Applesauce Cake with a Caramel Glaze Recipe

I have a treat for you today. A sweet treat, actually {hint, hint}. I’m sharing a recipe for an applesauce cake with a caramel glaze! I’ve mentioned at least a dozen times how good of a cook my sister, Sydney, is. It’s a wonder I can go back to normal food after eating one of […] Read more…

The Best Places to Eat in Gulf Shores, Alabama

The Best Places to Eat in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Are you and your family taking a beach trip soon and wondering where the best places to eat in Gulf Shores, Alabama are? Our family loves going to Gulf Shores and seeing as how food is one of the best parts about a vacation, we’ve tried more than a few restaurants in Gulf Shores over […] Read more…

Holding pumpkin at pumpkin patch

I’m Back and Better Than Ever?

After a month hiatus, I’m baaack. I’d like to say I’m back and better than ever, but let’s be honest. That’s probably not true. If anything, I’m more sleep-deprived and stressed out than ever. School and work have basically taken over my life lately, so I haven’t had as much time to do what I […] Read more…

Do Homeschoolers Have Social Lives?

Do homeschoolers have social lives? How do they make friends?  I’m answering these questions in just a minute, but first, if you haven’t read the first two posts in my homeschool blog series, make sure you do by clicking the links below! A HOMESCHOOLER’S PERSPECTIVE ON HOMESCHOOLING OUR FAMILY’S HOMESCHOOLING STORY So, what’s the main […] Read more…

Harvested watermelon

Our 2017 Summer Garden | Week 11

Our 2017 summer garden has ceased producing. It’s expired. Bit the dust. Finito. I’ve waited to publish this post for several weeks so I could include pictures of our garden’s last week + the rest of our harvests.  Before I tell you about our last few weeks of our garden, go back and read about […] Read more…

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

Are you having trouble figuring out when your spaghetti squash is ready to be harvested? Do you want to know how to cook spaghetti squash and get noodles from it? Learn all of this in a few. Also, as a bonus, I am including a recipe for mac n’ cheese spaghetti squash at the bottom […] Read more…

High school senior

The Start of My Senior Year

I’m a senior in high school. Wow.  I don’t feel old enough. What happened to my childhood? Or the first three years of high school? I’m sad and happy all at the same time. I know that last sentence made complete sense. It’s how I’ve been feeling lately, though. I’m happy because this is my […] Read more…

2017-2018 school picture

From Summer to School

In less than one week we’ve gone from summer to school. Pool to desk. Harry Potter to Shakespeare. Sleepovers to late night homework. Popsicles to popcorn. Moments to memories. I love summer. I’ve loved this summer. The past ten weeks have been everything I could’ve hoped for and more. It’s been crazy busy, but every […] Read more…

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