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Total Bathroom Remodel (Small Bath)

Let’s see… where do I start?… Total Bathroom Remodel (Small Bath) We are updating our house. We like to call our home, “The House of Deferred Maintenance”. It was a rental for many years… we rented it too. And then we were given the amazing opportunity to buy it and now we get to make […]

Hard Cherry Cider and Bourbon Cocktail

I came across this drink… the Cherry Bomb Bourbon Whiskey. Hard Cherry Cider and Bourbon Cocktail But it’s winter and I couldn’t find cherries, so I went with what I had, therefore this Hard Cherry Cider and Bourbon Cocktail recipe. What I did have was Luxardo maraschino cherries. Hitherhencetofore the Hard Cherry Cider & Bourbon Cocktail… […]

Barilla and Galbani: Baked Rigatoni Lasagne

*This is post is sponsored by Barilla & Galbani (at Walmart). Though I have received compensation, all opinion is my own. Greetings dinner-makers and seekers of delicious-and-pretty-simple casseroles that the entire family will love! Barilla and Galbani: Baked Rigatoni Lasagne Nothing brings people together like food. And there is little else in life we mamas […]

Homemade Hot Cocoa (with free printable!)

Homemade Hot Cocoa. Who doesn’t love a little hot cocoa? My family’s favorite hot cocoa is the kind I make. It’s my the recipe my mom used when I was a kid. Now that my hot water comes to me caffeinated (coffee)… I love to add this hot cocoa mix to a cup of coffee. […]

How to Make a Glittered Globe for the Holidays!

The holidays seem to bring out the DIYer in people. And my friends, my little DIYer is alive and well this holiday season! Hitherhencetofore… How to make a glittered globe! Thank you to Value Village and Savers for sponsoring this post, and giving me added motivation to add pizzazz to my decked halls. One day, I […]

Holiday Craft Time! Let’s Make a JOY Sign!

Hi guys! It’s Holiday Craft Time! Let’s make a JOY sign, shall we? There’s a lil’ bit of sawing involved, and then a fair amount of glue. It’s a JOY sign! I just grabbed a couple 6 foot boards (already stained) over there the Home Depot… then I found a J and a Y at […]

Talking to Kids About Holiday Drinking

*This is post was created in partnership with Ask, Listen, Learn, all opinion is my own. The holiday season is upon us! There is so much for us to look forward to – more time with family and friends, holiday excursions, holiday treats, holiday parties and events… Talking to Kids About Holiday Drinking When our kids are present […]

What Is Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)?

*I was compensated by Med-IQ through an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. to write about the signs and symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease. All my opinions are my own.* IBD Inflammatory bowel disease. Have you heard of it? Do you know anything about it? Are you wondering why I am talking about it? […]

Delivery Person Holiday Appreciation – Free Printable!

Hi guys! Don’t you appreciate our wonderful delivery drivers during the holiday season? They have their hands full this time of year… LITERALLY! Delivery Person Holiday Appreciation – Free Printable My friend Danielle Smith of Pretty Extraordinary shared a fun idea that I LOVEon her Facebook page… What great idea, right?!!! You should totes make […]

Tuft & Needle Mattress, Sheets, and Pillow

*I was given a Tuft & Needle mattress, pillow, and sheet set to experience. This post is not compensated. All opinion is honest and my own. Tuft & Needle Mattress I’d heard of these companies that sell mattresses online and I have to be honest (because I said I would be honest)… I thought, “I’d […]