When asked where I'm from, my response is immediate. Oklahoma. I wasn't born here. I didn't grow up here. I've lived less than one quarter of my entire life here. Truth be told, I didn't even want to move here, but now it's my home. And I'm showing my Oklahoma pride [...]

Many associate burlap with the cooler seasons of Fall and Winter, but it's also making statements in Spring and Summer decor. Take for example, this DIY Burlap and Ribbon Placemat. The earthy canvas gains new life when laced with iridescent ribbon in a fresh spring hue. Burlap. Over the past few [...]

I lover potato soup. It's nostalgic for me. I remember my mother making homemade potato soup quite often for lunch when I was very young. I would load my bowl up with so many crushed saltine crackers that the soup would just turn to mush. Now that I'm older, my [...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup. Enough said. I could end this post right here and you all would totally get me. Unfortunately, google likes articles to be at least 300 words long so I must wax on about my favorite cold winter, busy day meal. There are so many reasons [...]

DIY Home Decor Letters

These DIY Home Decor Letters are a cozy and frugal addition to any space. Home Decor can be expensive to purchase and hard to find just the right pieces to fit your living area. These letters spelling "HOME" will feel warm and welcoming to those entering your home. They're easy [...]

If you're looking for an organization idea that's both cute and frugal, these simple DIY Storage Jars meet both criteria. Made from recycled glass jars and repurposed with a little spray paint and a cabinet pull, these storage containers will jazz up your kitchen, bedroom or bathroom without putting a [...]

Welcome to Simple Menu Monday, where every week I share real life menu planning with you. Well, almost every week. Because let's face it, sometimes life happens, and even us type A planners feel like we can't catch a good breath. If you’ve been hanging around for very long, then [...]

DIY Valentine Candles

I love candles. These days, they come in every shape, size and color, and it seems like they keep getting fancier and fancier. They also keep getting more expensive. I figured out a fun way to customize inexpensive candles and created these DIY Valentine Candles. The cool thing about these candles [...]

As peppermint and gingerbread are flavors of Christmas, I think cinnamon says Valentine's Day. You know what else screams Valentine's Day? Kissing! Why not innocently combine the two to make these smooth, mouth tingling Cinnamon Valentine Candy Kisses?

You'll be the talk of the class party and your valentine? Well, he just might kiss you!

DIY Chocolate Dessert Bowls

With just four ingredients and about 33 minutes, you can take dessert up a notch with these DIY Chocolate Dessert Bowls. You can make them as a special treat for your family, a classroom party, a luncheon for girlfriends or even give them as gifts!

Check out this STAR WARS Collection Sith Jedi Knight Lego Compatible Mini Figures Set on Amazon! If you have a Lego addict in your house that you've been supplying, then you know this price is alot less than you'd pay for a brand name Lego figures set like this. You'll [...]

Ham and Potato Casserole

I have a love/hate relationship with my Ham and Potato Casserole. I hate the prep that goes into the thin sliced potatos and other veggies and the fact that the entire dinner takes an hour and half. However, there are so many more things that I love about my Ham and Potato Casserole. [...]

Sweet and Sour Chicken

The Hubs likes Sweet and Sour Chicken. When we first married, I tried making Sweet and Sour Chicken using bottled sauce. He didn't like it. I tried pulling some recipes off the internet for sweet and sour sauce. He didn't like those either. So I started tweaking internet recipes until [...]