Hearty Italian Sausage and Potato Bake

Italian Sausage Bake

I know that this Hearty Italian Sausage and Potato Bake will be added into your menu rotation.  It is quick and simple…… AND can be prepped in under 10 minutes. Did I tell you how amazing it smells while baking? … Continue reading 

Spicy Black Bean and Turkey Chili

Turkey and Black Bean Chili

I hope you all had a great weekend!  We had a welcome visit from B, but I am positive he couldn’t wait to get back to Toledo as our house has been hit by a tornado called “installing hardwood flooring”. … Continue reading 

Tips for a Smart Home {Energy Efficiency = Lower Bills}

#DEsmarthome

I am always looking for ways to save money on our utility bills. On one hand I have my parents constantly whispering in my ear, “We are not heating/cooling the outside”, and “Why didn’t you turn off the light when … Continue reading 

Country Living Fair

Country Living Fair

I hope you all had a great weekend! I did a lot of house cleaning on Saturday …… sneaking in a little Notre Dame/Purdue football …..BOO on the outcome!….. knowing that Sunday would find me MIA! What did I do? … Continue reading 

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Franks Hot Sauce Buffalo Chicken Dip

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL??? It doesn’t matter whether you are ready or not, we can’t escape the fact that it surrounds us this time of year! Bantam league ….. still don’t understand why we have kindergartener’s playing this … Continue reading 

The low down on our kitchen cabinet hardware…

Cabinet Hardware

I hope you all had a great weekend! We took a quick trip up to South Bend to visit my Mom.   Okay, I visited with her……PT and K went tailgating and then watched the bloodbath called ND/MI football!  One … Continue reading 

Updating even more brass light fixtures using Spray Paint!

Spray painting ceiling lights

Happy Labor Day weekend!!!  I hope you all have some wonderful plans.  Anyone taking any last-minute vacations? I love long weekends, as they give me a chance to start a new project, hopefully finish it, AND even get a chance … Continue reading 

{No Sew} Burlap Shower Curtain

Burlap Shower Curtain

This one is for my Mom, who thinks I am nuts for combining 2 different fabrics to make a shower curtain, AND suspending the whole thing from the ceiling.  Phewww!  That was a mouthful!! Well, we all know that I … Continue reading 

Love You More {DIY Sharpie Pillow}

DIY Sharpie Pillow

This time of year is a mixed bag of emotions…..we are all complaining that summer is over and how fast it went by, but we are also doing a little happy dance as our children are heading back to school! … Continue reading 

Matcha DNA Review + { Very Berry Smoothie}

Matcha DNA review

  Remember when I first introduced you to Matcha Powder just about 2 years ago?  I spoke a little bit about it, and gave you a personal smoothie favorite of mine! Remember??  I also promised you I would go a … Continue reading