Recipes

Cake Mix Fudge Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate. I just cannot help myself when it comes to chocolate! I think I may have a serious problem. I'm pretty much addicted. But it's just so good! And so are these cookies! Have you ever had a chocolate lava cake? Those little chocolate cakes with warm gooey chocolate that ooze out of the middle… Continue reading Cake Mix Fudge Crinkle Cookies

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Decor, diy

Farmhouse Style Wall Decor

A few years ago I bought two picture frames from a yard sale. They were unique because they were so tall (or long depending on the way you hang them). I had no idea what to do with them so they sat in my closet for a long time collecting dust. I finally decided to… Continue reading Farmhouse Style Wall Decor

Crafts

Paint Swirl Ornaments

My daughter and I made paint swirl Christmas ornaments yesterday while the snow was slowly melting. We had a lot of fun making these. They are so simple to make, but do take a while because of the drying time. I had bought a set of clear ornaments for a great deal while Black Friday… Continue reading Paint Swirl Ornaments

Holidays

Christmas in Our Town

Every year our small town holds a Christmas event where everyone gathers together downtown. Downtown is completely shut off and the streets are lined with vendors selling their products, delicious food, hot chocolate stands, rides, games, carriage rides, and pictures with Santa. Some of the stores stay open late so people can shop. The performance… Continue reading Christmas in Our Town

Holidays

Elfster Gift Exchange

Recently I was invited to be a part of an Elfster Gift Exchange with other crafty people from all over. (Elftster is a Secret Santa type of gift exchange.) For this exchange our Christmas gifts to each other had to be handmade  and our budget was $10.00 or under. I made a scarf for my… Continue reading Elfster Gift Exchange

Holidays

Weekend Happenings

This past Saturday was so gross! It was so foggy you could barely see anything when looking out the windows. The fog was supposed to lift somewhat by 10 Saturday morning, however it just continued to get worse all day. It was also very cold. So I decided to stay in and do absolutely nothing.… Continue reading Weekend Happenings

fall

Pumpkin Patch Weekend

This weekend I was able to put four check marks on my Autumn to-do list: road trip, corn maze, hayride, and pumpkin patch. I've already crossed off going to an apple festival. Six more to go! My family and I took a mini road trip to a farm. There were quite a few activities to… Continue reading Pumpkin Patch Weekend

Crafts

Arts and Crafts Show

This weekend was the huge Craftsmen's Classic Art and Craft Festival. People come from all over the United States to sell their handmade crafts and foods. Last year someone came all the way from New Zealand! Over 250 vendors were there this year. Admission and parking were both free this year if you donated a… Continue reading Arts and Crafts Show

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EWomen Conference

This past weekend my mom and I attended the EWomen's Conference. It is a two day conference with speakers and performers. Usually there is a mini concert on Friday night and the speakers are all day Saturday. This year the line-up was amazing! This year's conference theme was Be Fearless. How extremely difficult that can… Continue reading EWomen Conference