Travel

Don’t Dodge Dollywood

Spring is coming! Spring is coming! And that means Spring Break will be here before we know it. I always look forward to traveling with our family, but it certainly requires forethought and a great deal of planning ahead. Our Spring Break is less than eight weeks away, so it’s time to get some fun …

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Savings

Kroger ClickList

I am here to rave about how much I love Kroger ClickList! This is the service that a few Kroger stores in the Huntsville area offer in which you place an online order, choose a pick-up time, and a friendly Kroger employee brings the groceries and loads them into your car. As of today, there …

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Parenting

Embrace this stage.

I have missed blogging and writing, so I’m just going to dive right in. Let’s talk about being content! So hard, right? Something that I really have been trying to focus on a lot lately is contentment. I never genuinely thought that this was something I struggled with or gave much thought to, honestly, until …

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Around the House

Laundry Room Update

Our little laundry room was pretty blaaah when we first moved here. It is a great space, although a little snug.  The laundry chute is a life saver and the cabinet and built-in storage is great. The two metal boxes are connected to a very old security system. That eyesore and the fact that there …

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Around the House Parenting

Easy Snack Storage

Back to School!!! Our kids started the school year August 2nd. That seems so early, I know! But they do get several breaks throughout the year, which I love, so I don’t mind. Wouldn’t matter if I hated it because that’s when school started! I have found that having snack boxes in our pantry comes …

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Around the House

Scotchgard It!

I recently purchased two rugs that I really love from Old Time Pottery. They were each 5ft x 7ft and at $35 each, a price low enough that I can feel comfortable buying two. One is in an extremely high-traffic area: under our kitchen table. I want this area to feel cozy and also to …

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Around the House

Painting an Outdoor Light

Hello..it’s been a while! Summer is in full swing here and I am loving the combination of leisure and chaos that is summertime with little ones! That, by default, limits my projects, but I’m okay with that. Actually I love that. We soak up the extra time together as a family and I try to …

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Around the House Get Crafty

Improving our kitchen table

I’ve had a minor dilemma in our kitchen that was bugging me. I got this sweet and unusual octagonal table from my great aunt recently that my parents also had in our home at one point. I refinished the top of it with Restor A Finish a few months ago and we’ve been using it in …

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Around the House

Fireplace Surround

I spray painted the fireplace surround at our old house, so I decided to do the same here. This picture is from the day before we moved in. I do love the look of red brick, especially inside, so I wasn’t particularly eager to change that. But I didn’t love the brass surround, so that’s …

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