Barbecue Chicken Pizza

BBQ chicken pizza

The other night Brad and I tried another pizza on the grill.  This time we went with our go-to pizza-- barbecue chicken pizza.  I've made this pizza dozens of times in the oven so it was fun to try it on the grill. One thing I love about this pizza is that it has 5 ingredients-- pizza dough, … [Continue reading...]

How to Make Moss Covered Balls

moss covered balls

This post is about moss balls, not to be confused with moth balls or matzah balls.  Three very different things. When I shared my neutral entryway table vignette, I said I would show how I made the moss covered ball in the wooden crate.  So here I am keeping my promise. This is a really simple … [Continue reading...]

Neutral Entryway Table Vignette


Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend.  Brad and I held an impromptu garage sale Saturday morning in attempt to purge some stuff that was taking over our garage.  In the end, we made $98.50.  Not very impressive, but good enough for only putting 2 hours of prep into the garage sale and … [Continue reading...]

Couscous Salad

Quick and easy couscous salad! Ready in minutes!

I thought I'd share a summer staple in our house-- couscous salad.  It's a great, light salad that you can prepare in minutes, and, if you're like us, with vegetables from your garden. This is a my go-to salad to bring to summer cookouts with friends.  It's a nice break from store-bought potato … [Continue reading...]

Dr. Brown’s Giveaway

Dr. Brown's Giveaway!

Today I have a fun giveaway from Dr. Brown's for all you preggos and new mommas out there.  It's also nice for people who know preggos and new mommas.  Hello, easy and free baby gift. If you're unfamiliar with Dr. Brown's, they're a popular baby brand with a focus on bottles & accessories, … [Continue reading...]

IU Themed Baby Shower

IU diaper creation

This past weekend three of our best friends threw us an awesome couples' baby shower. The theme was Indiana University, where Brad and I met.  Brad also proposed on campus and we were married in Bloomington, where IU is located.  So it only made sense to work IU into the next major event in our … [Continue reading...]

Baby Clothes, Granny Panties, and Pizza

baby gap sale

Was it the awesome post title that lured you in?  Good.  My virtual candy worked. Today's post is a hodge podge of the highlights of my week.  Super exciting stuff, you guys. First, baby clothes. I'm not gonna lie, shopping for baby boys is harder than shopping for girls.  The selection just … [Continue reading...]

More Kitchen Countertop Talk

kitchen countertops test 1

Last week I asked for your guys' opinions on which laminate countertops we should go with in our kitchen.  If you were a naughty reader and missed it, you can catch up here. I put the options up for a vote, and marble won. On Monday I took a trip to the countertop place to see some options in … [Continue reading...]

Broccoli Salad

broccoli salad 2

I hope you guys had a wonderful and safe 4th of July weekend! Brad and I celebrated by going to fireworks on Friday night, and then came home to keep Jack company because he hates, I repeat, HATES fireworks.  Poor guy.  So he spent the majority of the weekend on Benadryl and rocking his … [Continue reading...]

New Back Patio Light

new outdoor light

After making over our back patio, we knew we needed to tackle the world's ugliest and most rusted out outdoor lighting fixture. Let it be known that our house is only 12 years and this is how the light fixture looked.  Let's just say it didn't age gracefully. We wanted a new light fixture that … [Continue reading...]

Kitchen Countertop Options

Kitchen Option 1

We haven't done anything to our kitchen since adding the under cabinet lighting, replacing all of the outdated almond-colored outlets and switches, and having the cabinets refaced last fall. But we've finally saved up enough to get new kitchen countertops.  (We don't believe in spending money we … [Continue reading...]

Pregnancy, The Nursery, The Nugget, And More!

32 week bump

Recently, people have asked various questions about various topics so I thought I'd address everything in one giant word-filled post.  So get your spectacles ready. Pregnancy I'm currently 33 weeks preggo, and things are cruising along.  My doctor keeps telling me this is a "solid pregnancy".  My … [Continue reading...]