Hello Monday & Happy Bundle Giveaway

Hello Monday ... Happy Tax Day!What? No happy in your tax day? Well hold on one minute because I've got all things happy to update you on and a giveaway to cheer you up this Monday morning.First up, let's say hello to a shop update. I know things have been QUIET on the shop front following Christmas. It's not for lack of want, I promise.Two things to take note of ... First, I am *hopefully* going to do a shop 'refresh' on Monday April 29th. I plan to have a limited number of: coffee coats / mug rugs / list takers / table runners. All items will be ready to ship making them the perfect option for Mother's Day and/or End-of-the-Year Teacher gifts. I will try to share some sneaks in the next ... Keep Reading

Introducing Raising Up Rubies

Well Hello Monday!You followed a delightful three day weekend {I know! Two in a row thanks to end of the trimester for my Little.}. It was the perfect balance of lazy, want-to's, yummy dinner in & out, birthday party & date night, church and a nap!The best part? No one was sick!! Hallelujah!I'm calling it a win!This week is sure to be fun to as I get ready to host my Bunko group and get in A LOT of sewing.But enough of me ... I want to introduce you to this month's Happy Bundle sponsor, Raising Up Rubies. Jamie is the author behind Raising Up Rubies and creator behind a little Sugar 'n Spice and is just as cute and sweet as the items she makes for her shop. I first discovered Jamie through ... Keep Reading


Happy Friday! It's been a pretty good week around here. A week I needed after a kinda rough week. Many blessings.   Here's a look at it through my Instagram feed:: A {day late} Valentine package from the Bestie was actually perfect timing for a "3 day" bed stay thanks to food poisoning. We kicked off the week with a friend's party/playdate to celebrate the Little's 9th birthday. It was so fun watching my only with a room full of boys. He loved it! Post-party: My boys asleep and me sitting in QUIET mindlessly surfing the web. Just what I needed to re-charge a little. And then my Little joined me and read. This was just what I needed too. I missed out on having a sundae ... Keep Reading

Hello Monday & Happy Bundle Giveaway

Gah!I feel like a broken record ... but can I just say again that I am SO happy to put last week behind me and am looking forward to this new week.I was hit with something awful on Friday morning ... stomach bug, food poisoning, e-coli ... who knows except that I was wiped out {literally}. In the words of Emily {Devil Wears Prada} "I'm just one stomach flu away from my goal weight."Hello celebrating!So we started the week of birthday celebrating yesterday for the Little and it will continue today and on to his actual birthday Wednesday.I'm starting to feel like I'm alive again ... so let's celebrate by saying hello to this month's Happy Bundle giveaway.It has a lovely air about it, but it's ... Keep Reading

{Do Something} Guest Post

Happy Monday guys!Today's post is going to be such a TREAT for you and a great way to start off your week.This month's Happy Bundle sponsor, Erica of crashnotes, is here with a fabulous guest post. I have followed Erica's talent since my days of scrapbooking {so in other words ... for a LONG TIME}. I think I was first struck by her mad skillz {honestly, I don't really talk like that} with an exacto knife and paper. You might recognize her name and designs from that 'little' website, twopeasinabucket.com where Erica has had quite the presence over the years.  Aside from all of our her creative talent {paper art, graphic design, scrapbooking ... did I mention she knits too!?!} ... I distinctly ... Keep Reading