Jewelweed

Disclaimer:  The contents in this blog post is for educational and informational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice.   Impatiens capensis, also known as spotted jewelweed, spotted touch-me-not, or orange balsam, is an annual plant native to North America. It is common in ditches and along creeks, often growing side-by-side with its […]

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My Daughter is a Curly Girl: The CG Method

My daughter has always had curly, sometimes frizzy + unmanageable hair.  A lot of people tend to try ‘fix’ that by using straight irons, perms and other damaging methods.  We have fought with many, many products and routine after routine over the years.  A few months ago, I was introduced to the curly girl method. […]

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Yarn Twist Extensions: The Why, FAQ and How To

Recently, I installed yarn twists extensions in my daughter’s hair. She is a very active 8 year old and has a hard time brushing her own long curly hair. I figured this would give me a break from all the de-tangling that is required for her hair during a very busy few weeks. While it […]

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Cheap, Almost FREE, Clothing from Schoola

Schoola rocks!  After my first completely free order, I received two packages that I paid less than $3 total for.  The rest was paid by referral credits that I earned.  I earned these credits, to purchase clothing from the website, by sharing my referral link with friends + family through email, text and on my […]

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FREE! Children’s Clothing for Not Back-to-School

Back in June, I came across a website, called Schoola, when searching for ‘back-to-homeschool’ or Fall/Winter clothing for my children.  I was able to order 13 items for my daughter from them, free!  It was a great start to getting everything that she needed. Screenshot of my first order through Schoola. Photos of items when […]

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Lee Mai: Louisville Kentucky Juggler

I mentioned before that I would be posting more information about our wedding. Today, I just so happened to come across a video of one of the performers that we had for entertainment after the ceremony. Lee Mai, a juggler from Louisville, Kentucky, was absolutely amazing and I’m forever grateful for his presence on our […]

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Custom Orgonite

My darlin’ friend Dannii Love made a custom piece of orgonite for me. My hubs gave her some rough gemstones + a fossil to use for it and I absolutely LOVE it! The layers are from top to bottom: – Ammonite fossil and emerald (green) – Brass – Ruby (untreated, pink) in the four corners, […]

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Reading to Shelter Dogs

One of the most recent highlights of our homeschooling adventures has been volunteering at a local animal shelter. While I go in to photograph the animals looking for adopters or rescue, the kidlets have been reading to the dogs + cats. This helps to keep the furbabies socialized and in better spirits, rather than being […]

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Skylander Superchargers Birthday Cake

I made this Skylander Superchargers birthday cake for my little mans “first decade birthday”. I used three Pillsbury box cake mixes and two frostings, that I added gel food coloring. The sides are Kit Kat bars and a Hershey’s bar bridge. I really should have taken photos of the process, but it was actually much […]

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