homemaking

On the Menu: Thai Tofu Lettuce Cups

On the Menu: Thai Tofu Lettuce Cups

  My husband and I eat vegetarian/vegan at home so I like to get creative with our recipes. When he’s out for work dinners, the only vegan option is often pasta primavera or a portobello burger. Neither is super satisfying to be honest. When he […]

Sick Day Survival Tips

Sick Day Survival Tips

  This winter cold and flu season has hit my family and my friends’ families pretty hard this year. It’s the first time we all have little ones, so it keeps spreading from kids to parents to kids to parents to kids… My little guy […]

DIY Dollar Store Menu Board

DIY Dollar Store Menu Board

Ok, I have to admit, I’m a little bit obsessed with Dollar Tree. I love watching Dollar Tree hauls on youtube, and a close friend and I are planning a trip to a GIANT Dollar Tree about 30 min from us. Nope, I’m not sponsored […]

Find Your Thing: My Tone It Up Journey

Find Your Thing: My Tone It Up Journey

    If you spend time with me in my daily life, you’ve heard me mention Tone It Up a million and one times. I like to call it a fitness cult, but it’s really a lifestyle brand by Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn that […]

5 Detox Habits to Start 2018

5 Detox Habits to Start 2018

Happy New Year and Happy 2018! I’m sure everyone started on Monday, January 1 with a clear head, a good night’s rest, and energy and determination for a whole new year. Right? I don’t know about you, but I certainly had a little recovering to […]

The Definitive Guide to Hand Soap

The Definitive Guide to Hand Soap

It’s that time of year! Time for gift giving and picking out just the perfect gift for our friends and family. That’s why I’m bringing you my Definitive Guide to Hand Soap. Hand soap is sure to make everyone smile when they open their stockings […]

DIY Advent Wreath

DIY Advent Wreath

This coming Sunday starts the first week of Advent and the beginning of my liturgical year. It is so fun having four weeks to prepare for the Christmas season and to start a whole new church year. I don’t start decorating for Christmas until the […]

November Favorites

November Favorites

Last week, I spent the entire week with my family in Ohio for Thanksgiving! It was a much needed break and visit and a short hiatus from blogging. It was the first holiday with our little guy and some of his cousins. I got to […]

Bringing a Little Hygge into Your Home this Winter

Bringing a Little Hygge into Your Home this Winter

Pronounced “hoo-guh,” the Danish concept of hygge is a trending topic in the past few years. Whether it’s books, articles, blog posts, or pin boards, everyone seems to be talking about it! So what, exactly, is hygge?   Simply put, hygge is the art of […]

DIY Carpet Cleaning Powder

DIY Carpet Cleaning Powder

  In my first installment of natural cleaning DIYs, I thought I would share my favorite recipe for a DIY Carpet Cleaning Powder!   The tenants before us in our apartment had a very sweet dog, who also happened to shed a lot. Eventually that […]