DIY 3D Butterfly Wall

My daughter has always loved butterflies which┬áI find pretty symbolic considering how she has gone through the most beautiful metamorphosis herself over the past four and a half years. She starts big girl school this year, she had her first drastic haircut a few months ago, she wants the training wheels taken off of her […]

Salsa for the Soul

One of the best things about having a simple staple food is that it is easy and quick to put together. One of my favorite summer dishes. Who am I kidding though, this recipe is good YEAR ROUND! It is a quick easy chunky salsa that you can literally use for ANYTHING! We have used […]

Cupcake Diaries – Coconut Creme Pie

Easter has just passed and like many of you, my family got together and had a nice meal together to celebrate the holiday. I was fortunate that my mother volunteered to do all of the cooking and she just made a simple request for me to bring the dessert… well, hello! Cupcake is my middle […]

DIY Place Mats!

Base housing is hard to decorate. Most of it is old, it’s cramped, and fitting all of your decor in can be a chore. After owning a home, and then deciding to live on post after this last PCS, I have struggled with making this space mine. The settling in period can take some time, […]

Being a book nerd is NOT a bad thing!

Every body has a little bit of nerd in them, whether you want to admit it or not. We all have our certain items that we can ‘geek out’ or ‘nerd’ over. Books just happen to be mine. If I am anywhere near a bookstore, I can sense it, and I HAVE to visit, even […]