Rustic Wood Christmas Ornament – DIY

DIY Rustic Wood Ornament

These rustic ornaments are a beautiful addition to your Christmas tree, or would even make as a sweet and thoughtful gift for the holidays. Supplies: Wood slices (can also be found in a craft store, usually there is a wood crafting isle) Thumbtacks Eye Hooks (I also found them near the framing section of a craft store) Ink Jet Printer *(important)* Paint Brush Cup of Water Sharpie Twine (or ribbon) Spray Matte...

Christmas Gift Wrapping DIY Ideas

DIY Christmas gift wrapping

To start off, I recommend setting up a gift-wrapping station. This way you can see all of the supplies that you have at once, and won’t forget about anything! Before I began gift wrapping I compiled all of my supplies. This is a really fun way to be creative and mix and match materials and patterns. I found a lot of random nick-nacks at the dollar store (yes to gift...

Candy Cane Champagne

Candy cane cocktail

QUICK LOOK Cuisine: Drink Course: Cocktail Level Of Cooking: Easy Preparation Time: 5 Minutes Cooking Time: 2 Minutes Servings: 1 Are you in need of a simple yet exciting cocktail to entertain your guests this Christmas weekend? Well, look no further! This minty fresh drink will have everyone feeling the warm spirit of the holiday. INGREDIENTS 2.5 oz Champagne 2.5 oz Cranberry Juice (can also use pomegranate juice) 1 Tbsp. Pomegranate seeds 1 Candy cane Start by...

New Years Resolutions 2017

Reflecting

2016 was such a wonderful year filled with the waves of high and lows as most years are. I am blessed to be where I am and to continue to grow and learn. Here are some of the things I wanted to highlight and document that happened throughout this year, and my goals that I’d like to go into the new year with. My Reflection of 2016 Personal: Celebrated two-year...

Christmas Tree Farm

Christmas Tree Farm

Jon and I have been trying to think of new Christmas traditions to begin doing together as a couple, and we decided we would start with cutting down a Christmas tree. While it did not take that long to cut the actual tree, the adventure of exploring a new place (with free donuts and apple cider!) and beginning a new tradition together was worth bearing the cold for.    ...

What I Am Thankful For This Thanksgiving

I know I post photos of us often that are perfectly staged, and that’s what they are a lot of the time. They’re always filled with love but also with creative ideas I may have about how I can make a pretty image (As are a majority of things people choose to put on social media). But this here is such a true depiction of the most safe space in...

Healthy & Festive 4th of July Recipes!

With 4th of July upon us we begin to face so the BBQ’s that are filled with hot dogs, ice cream, and every overly processed dessert you can think of. We tend to aim for these treats because they’re EASY. If you have a party to go to this weekend, consider making one of these three recipes, as they’re all simple, healthy (or at least healthier) and will bring some...