DIY: Popcorn Boxes (Prop Size)

                Things needed are: Two large boxes or thick cardboard. (I used an old heater box that was already placed together which saved time). Hot glue gun and sticks. Measuring tape. Yellow and white balloons. Red and white acrylic paint and paint brush. Masking tape. A printed image of your choice (My letters measured 3 X 2 ½ in). Box cutter or strong scissors. Regular Scotch tape. An additional thick piece of cardboard. (I’ll show you how to make it). Mod Podge. Old…

DIY: Baby Shower Diaper Cake

      With one of my best friends being 7 months pregnant, a few friends and I jumped at the chance to throw her a shower. Now, who has a baby shower without a diaper cake? While, I have made many diaper cakes I wanted to share with you my steps to make an easy self-stack diaper cake. Now, lets get to rollin’ and stackin’.   Here are the supplies you will need: A pack or box of diapers depending on the size you want the cake. (I used a pack…

The Stay at Home Mom Job

The Stay at Home Mom Job: Okay, I know us stay at home moms (SAHM) have all heard the words, “Oh, you don’t work?”. Then they give you the look. You know, they look at you like you just told them you wanted to shave your eyebrows off. Umm, yes, I “work” 24-7 with no sick leave or vacation days. Well here’s the thing, I feel people have this lazy image of a SAHM. As if all we do is sit on the couch watching soap-operas, and let the kids run…

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Traditions

  Lets chat about family traditions and Pumpkin Carving Halloween! Let me start by saying, Dave and I always check our local events in our city news paper and Facebook for special events. Man oh man, the amount of fun activities in my city this weekend had my head spinning with excitement! There were so many festivals, parades and “Trunk or Treats” going on that I was having trouble picking just one. We have a tradition of picking one activity to celebrate the weekend before Halloween then, afterwards comes the fun part; We carve…

That Rainbow Baby!

After the loss of my son in 2014, I became pregnant with my daughter three months later. She was the motivation and the light at the end of my tunnel. While, she will never replace the love I have for my son. She has given me reasons to stay afloat and to have hope again. My daughters laughter alone gives me sunny days even on the most dreadful days that come. She is and will always be the rainbow after my storm. I have been asked so many times, ” Why is…