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We Recently Had a “Dry Spell” & I Know What Caused It

We Recently Had a “Dry Spell” & I Know What Caused It

Every relationship goes through sex dry spells, and dry spells are unfortunate, to say the least. They can make you feel moody, disconnected from your spouse or generally less happy about life. And when you and your spouse get into a dry spell, it can […]

Spooky & Sweet Halloween Mix

Spooky & Sweet Halloween Mix

October is the month for candy, but it’s also the beginning of baking season. I usually don’t start baking any fun goodies until December, so I’m getting ahead this year by making a Spooky & Sweet Halloween Mix!   I wanted to make a festive, […]

How to Decorate Above Kitchen Cabinets

How to Decorate Above Kitchen Cabinets

My kitchen felt blank before adding decor above my kitchen cabinets. The cabinets don’t go all the way to ceiling, leaving awkward space above the kitchen cabinets. So, I gathered items around our house to spruce up the space. And guess, what? I didn’t spend […]

Tortellini & Roasted Veggies in Pesto Sauce

Tortellini & Roasted Veggies in Pesto Sauce

I’m always trying to come up with yummy, easy and budget-friendly lunch ideas.  I like making dishes that result in lots of servings because they create nearly a week full of lunches. I can pack a to-go lunch for Jake, and then I just heat […]

5 Ways to Style a Bralette for Fall

5 Ways to Style a Bralette for Fall

You don’t have to box up those pretty little bralettes just because it’s fall! Fall encourages mixed textures, rich hues and layering – so bralettes fit in quite nicely. Styling a bralette is really similar to styling a bodysuit for me. All it takes are a couple […]

Wife Appreciation Day is Sept. 17, and We’re Celebrating

Wife Appreciation Day is Sept. 17, and We’re Celebrating

  I had no idea Wife Appreciation Day was a thing. In fact, there’s a day for husbands too, and I didn’t know about that either. Wife Appreciation Day is the third Sunday in September (Sept. 17, 2017), and Husband Appreciation Day is the third […]

6 Easy Ways to Dress Up a Bathroom

6 Easy Ways to Dress Up a Bathroom

Bathrooms and kitchens are two of the most important rooms in a home. When those rooms are appealing, the entire place is more appealing. (Which is why we recently did a cheap update to our kitchen.) Everything in a bathroom feels essential – the tub, […]

Here’s What Happened When I Started Exercising in the Morning

Here’s What Happened When I Started Exercising in the Morning

I’m not someone who loves to exercise. (In fact, I didn’t experience an actual gym until I was 23.) I’ll be honest, typical exercise for me involves playing with my dog, cleaning my house and a weekend hike with my hubby. But, I know I […]

Should You Give Advice or Just Listen?

Should You Give Advice or Just Listen?

It can be difficult knowing when to give advice if a friend is going through something you’ve already experienced. On one hand, you want to be supportive and share your story as insight. On the other hand, you don’t want to overpower their experience with […]

This Is the Most Unattractive Personality Trait

This Is the Most Unattractive Personality Trait

Personalities vary as much as flowers – there’s just no two the same. But across the many personalities, there is one trait that is unfortunate and ugly every time. It’s a trait that causes people to act out and to hurt others and themselves. The […]