Southerners in the Snow


Today is a snow day here in the Tennessee Valley. There’s nothing like watching Southerners in the snow. We’re not ashamed of our excitement over a few flakes!  Accumulation happens infrequently so we always make the most of it. How? We attempt to drive in it We rush outdoors half naked. It might melt away […]

Christmas Gift Scavenger Hunt Clues (part 2)

Free Christmas Gift Scavenger Hunt Clues

My first Christmas Gift Scavenger Hunt was so popular I’ve had requests to create another one. It’s nothing fancy but appropriate for all ages and utilizes items found in almost every home. Christmas Gift Scavenger Hunt Clues Clue #1 Wrap this first clue and give to the recipient Empty box? Not to worry, Check the […]

The Thrift Store Game

The Thrift Store Game: Free fun for girl's night out, youth activities, etc #games #gno

Lest you think all we did on our girl’s getaway to Atlanta was eat amazing food, I wanted to tell you about one of the most memorable activities of our trip. The thrift store game! It’s perfect for youth groups or crazy moms like us who are celebrating being away from their children by acting […]

DIY Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub

DIY Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub

As the heat comes to an end and you reach for your favorite seasonal latte from Starbucks, let Indie Lee, creator of the eco-chic and all-natural skincare line, soothe your sun drenched skin and give you a flawless fall complexion with her DIY Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub. Inspired by the Indie Lee fan favorite Coconut […]

Curious George Birthday Party (Sweet T Turns Three!)

Curious George Birthday Party

Sweet T is obsessed with Curious George so naturally she celebrated turning 3 with a Curious George birthday party. We kept things simple by only inviting a few family members and making sure Sweet T and Gus were the only small children present. I made the cupcakes from a cake mix and frosted them using […]

Summer Nail Ideas with Jamberry Nail Wraps

Jamberry Patriotic Nails

Confession: I am a cuticle-chewer. Not a nail-biter, but a cuticle chewer. It’s one of those fun things I inherited from my dad along with OCD and big feet (since he was kind enough to pass along a razor-sharp wit and the gift of sarcasm it’s a small price to pay) As a result this […]

Have you heard the Stella Sisters? @lennonandmaisy

I cannot get enough of them! Everything else seems like sandpaper in my ears. If Lennon and Maisy don’t sing it then I don’t want to hear it. Click the videos below and prepare to be ruined. Have you ever heard any better harmony in your life? Their cover of The Lumineers Ho Hey is […]

I miss the 90’s


Am I the only one who thinks of the decade before this one as the 90’s? I’ll even catch myself thinking “Oh please this is the 90’s. Who cares?” I’m afraid 1992 was 20 years ago and I’m having a fit of nostalgia.  Why? Politics: we were worried about this crap Instead of this crap […]

Beach Party Theme

9 Ideas for a fun beach party theme

Our MOPS group kicked off its first meeting last week. Since this year’s theme is “Plunge In,” the ladies came up with a beach party theme that was put together so well. Where did they come up with all these beach party ideas? While I was excited to reconnect with friends and see some new […]

Cake Pop #Fail

cake pop disaster

Today kids, we’re going to learn how to make cake pops. *snort* My friend Lexi and I decided to attempt them together. Actually I decided to make cake pops and wreck her kitchen to do it. Details, details. Everything started off fine. Her husband even came in at this point in the process, stole sampled […]