Weekend Fun {Mingle Monday July 23rd}

I’m just settling back in at home after spending an amazing weekend with so many of my sweet food blogging sisters at the Drummond family ranch in Oklahoma. I’m sure you recognize these beautiful ladies, Bridget of Bake at 350, Wendy of Wenderly, Sandy of Reluctant Entertainer, Amy of She Wears Many Hats, and Georgia read more »

Rainy Day Fort Building

Rainy Day Fort Building {Mingle Monday July 16th}

  Fort building is a right of childhood, don’t ya think? I remember building forts out of old cardboard boxes, pillows, chairs, underneath the dining table, and yes, sometimes even underneath my bed. I’d bring along a special book or a few toys I really want to play with and allow my imagination to run read more »

Vertical Gardens from

Vertical Succulent Gardens {Mingle Monday 6/25}

  Vertical gardens are popping up all over the place in magazines, online, television, and even around my local plant nurseries – especially with succulents. There are even boards dedicated to these specialty gardens on Pinterest. My obsession with looking at these artistic gardens just increases with every single one that I see. I’ve thought read more »

Welcome Summer Features from

Welcome Summer! {Mingle Monday Features}

Happy Summer! I have a few features I couldn’t wait to share with you from this week’s Mingle Monday. They are definitely fun, summery, and have me inspired to kick summer into high gear.    Blueberry Yogurt Waffles from Two Peas & Their Pod | Project 365 from Dine & Dish Fudgy Patriotic Brownies from read more »


Outdoor Party Lighting {Mingle Monday}

Last weekend, my husband and I hosted, along with a few other couples, a wedding party for our nephew and his soon to be bride. As soon as we decided that the party would be held in our back yard, I knew I wanted to use plenty of lighting for the evening party.   My read more »


Mingle Monday Features {June 11th}

  Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwiches | Baked Coconut Donuts | S’mores Pie Blueberry Bread Pudding | Kale Chips & Chocolate Revel Bars | Lemon Sugar Cookie Pops Airplane Mobile | Laundry Detergent | Icebox Lemon Angel Food Cake In this past week’s Mingle Monday, I shared all about my love of Hydrangeas and you equally read more »


Hydrangea Lovin’ {Mingle Monday}

  My Grandmother always had the most beautiful hydrangea bushes near her porch. As I would run past on my way to her door, blue snowflakes would seem to fall from the heavy globes forming a varying blue blanket on the ground. Her cat, Albert, peeping through from under the bush, would pounce at the read more »


Mingle Monday Highlights {June 4th}

  Spring Fling Doodle Cake  | Rice Krispies Paint Brushes Make Your Own Fruit Juices | Picnic Popcorn This past week’s Mingle Monday was filled with so many fun, bright, and wonderful ideas! I loved them all! I definitely wanted to feature a few that caught my eye! As always, thanks so much for sharing read more »