Showing posts from February, 2020

Everything is Rosy Cards For All Occcasions

I had never bought a card making kit from Stampin Up! before but when I saw this Everything is Rosy Melody Kit I just knew I had to have it.  Typically the cards I make are geared towards boys and men since we have so many in our family but I just loved all the floral accents in this kit. I made up an entire batch of cards in just one weekend and I still have plenty of supplies left. Linking Up With: Craft Schooling Sunday, Morning Cup of Joe , Virginia's Show and Share ,

Friday Favoites: The Week We Kept Active

We had a pretty good week. We kept nice and active too with roller skating, hiking, and karate. All that activity was well balanced with lots of time at home baking, reading, and relaxing. After finishing our schoolwork on Friday the younger boys and I headed to the roller rink to go roller-skating.  3 other families that we go hiking with decided to check it out too and we all had a great time together.  Once home we made some burgers in the air fryer and watched Ford vs. Ferrari (though I fully admit I fell asleep less than 1/2 way through!). I had a pretty quiet day at home on Saturday.   The boys all went to work with my husband and I set to work in the kitchen baking up some Weight Watchers pumpkin muffins, 2-ingredient bagels, and a salad.  I also started cleaning bedding and re-making beds.  I tried to watch the rest of Ford vs. Ferrari in the afternoon and ended up falling asleep again!  I honestly think it was a pretty good movie and I love movies based on

Encouraging Hearts and Home-- Home Improvment Ideas

We've been talking about a few home improvement projects we want to tackle over these next few weeks.  The biggest one is to swap out Ian's flooring like we did with Evan's room in November.  I thought today I'd showcase a few home improvement and decorating ideas that were shared with us last week. And Now, for This Week's Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop!   Join your Encouraging Hearts & Home Co-Hosts each week for encouragement and support for your heart & your home . We hope to provide a space that builds each other up and lends a helping hand along the way. With all the negativity in the world, let's shine a positive light! The post with the most views from last week:  Another Tie! "The Protective One" By Shelley Shepard Gray - Revie by A Nest in the Rocks & My very own: A Fun and Full Day of Reading   Some of my favorites from last week: Tips on Using Iron Orchid Design