Hair Accessory Organizer

There are so many cute ideas out there for making your own hair accessory organizers it can be a little overwhelming. I myself have always been a little leery of attempting one but it’s really not as hard as one would think. Heather and I decided to try and tackle one of our favorite designs using some super cute fabric, ribbons, wood, and some other materials.

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Honey Vegetable Foil Packet

During the summer we grill out a lot and I mean A LOT; I think at least four meals a week are cooked on the grill. Vegetables cooked on the grill are absolutely amazing and stay so crisp if you time them right. We used to always just season them which is really good just itself; then Josh had the brilliant idea to add honey to the mix and oh my goodness we have never gone back. Of course you can also cook these in the oven if you don’t have a grill.

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The Woes of a Stepparent

One of the greatest things I have ever accomplished is being a parent. Seeing how they grow and knowing that you’re the one nurturing that growth is instant gratification. I spent years and many losses thinking that I was never going to have that privilege. I had never really thought much about being a parent until my first miscarriage; once that seed of hope was planted it seemed that’s all I wished from life and I had this knowledge that I was going to be a great parent. We all fear that we are going to be failures and that we are going to mess up our children in some way. All we can do is our best to guide them but they’re pretty much going to take care of the rest; they are inevitably their own person with their own wandering souls. This is the way I have always thought so I never had any fears about being a parent; it’s just something that I felt was ingrained in me.The Woes of a Stepparent

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Heather’s Homemade Chairs

So if you’ve been following me and have seen some of my other posts you have heard me sing my Heather's Homemade Chairsfriend Heather’s praises. Well here I go singing again because this post is all about her. She and I have been friends for 17 years and we still jabber away like we were a couple of teenage girls.

I swear she is super mom and never stops moving; I don’t know how she does all she does with 3 girls. Soon she will be adding more kids to the mix by opening up her own daycare. While going through this process and doing the things she needs to in order to get licensed she decided to start up her own little side business. This genius came from something she had crafted years before for her own children that many people had complimented her on.

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Classic Green Bean Casserole

Okay so a good chunk of you are probably looking at this post and saying “Really? Green Bean Casserole; everybody and their brother knows how to make that.” But really there are so many recipes out there and not all of them taste the same. I have had people come to my house for different occasions who tell me that my version is the best they have ever had. I look at them confused because all I do is use the recipe from the French’s Fried Onions container. But since then I have used recipes off of different packages because I didn’t have this one written down; I tell you what this sucker is ingrained in my brain now!!!

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Easy Salisbury Steak

I remember as a kid getting those Salisbury Steak freezer meals and thinking they were oh so tasty. Now as an adult I’ve tried them and although they are edible I just cant see myself wasting the calories on them. I practice portion control and everything, but life is too short to avoid eating the food that I love and I’m a meat and potatoes type of girl. This recipe is super easy and what makes it even better is homemade gravy; you can use the pre-made stuff but it just doesn’t give the same flavor.

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