Pinterest Inspiration…

As you know, I am just loving Pinterest (follow me!). I pinned a recipe for Roasted Sweet Potato Cube Skewers a few weeks ago and I gave it a try last week…. The recipe originally came from here. She made a Jalapeno Aioli Dip for her skewers. I just mixed up some quick avocado ranch … Continue reading

Pinterest Inspired

When I first started using Pinterest (follow me!) I pinned this very popular Crayon Art… via but these are ALL over the net! This was not long after school had started. Then a couple of days after I had seen this melted crayon canvas one of the 3rd grade teachers at my school excitedly came up to … Continue reading

What I Wore Wednesday

Once again I am linking up with the oh-so-creative Lindsey at the Pleated Poppy for What I Wore Wednesday… New this week I am linking up with Real Momma, Real Style for her outfit party… Outfit #1 Dress/Shoes/Bracelet/Watch: Target Leggings: Kohls Cami: Old Navy Earrings: Brighton Ring: Charming Charlies   Outfit #2   Shirt/Belt/Bracelets: Avenue … Continue reading

Go Rangers!

It was a beautiful night at the ballpark…. Jason and I went to a game a few weeks ago with friends…it was the first Rangers game I had been to in a few years. It was lots of fun! And even better–they won!

Aloha Style

My niece recently turned 13 years old and she requested a luau themed birthday party. I helped my sister-in-law with the decor and had tons of fun doing it! The inspiration for the cake came from Pinterest… via I also got the inspiration for this wreath from Pinterest… via And back to the rest of … Continue reading

From Pinterest to Real Life…

So in hopes of not letting this be true… I have decided to try to put into reality some of the many outfits that I have been pinning to the “My Style” board on my Pinterest. The real life outfits were created using only pieces I already had…no buying anything new for this challenge. Inspiration … Continue reading


Today marks the 10th anniversary of the attacks on our country that took place on September 11, 2001. I am sure most of you can remember exactly where you were when you first heard the news…mumblings of planes crashing into buildings, rumors of terrorism, possibilities of more attacks…it was a frightening and confusing time for … Continue reading

Day 17

A picture of something that has made a huge impact on your life recently… Back in March I traveled to Uganda for a mission trip and this made a huge impact on me…   I have already written a lot on my trip in other posts so I won’t go into much detail except to … Continue reading

Day 16

A picture of someone who inspires you… This is Tina… Tina teaches 3rd grade at my school and she is right down the hall from me. From the moment I started working there she has been warm and friendly to me. As a veteran teacher, she is quick to encourage all the newbies (like I … Continue reading