12 Uses For A Pressure Washer

pressure washing fence

We're big proponents of pressure washers in this house.  They're an awesome piece of equipment to have because they can be used in a multitude of ways-- making cleaning certain things around your home easier to do.  It may sound weird, but I find it fun to blast dirt and grime off things.  It's … [Continue reading...]

Maxi-Cosi Bohemian Blue Collection

Maxi-Cosi Bohemian Blue Collection

This post is brought to you by Maxi-Cosi.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. Happy Friday, friends! Before I get into today's post I thought I'd give you all a bumpdate.  I hit the 38 week mark yesterday.  Crazy, right? You may remember last week how I wrote about my very painful sciatica. … [Continue reading...]

Garden Update


I thought I'd give a little vegetable garden update today since it's been a couple months since I talked about our little garden.  I doubt I'll do another garden update this year, so if you hate vegetable gardens, or vegetables in general, you can rejoice. HOLY SMOKES, you guys.  Our tomatoes are … [Continue reading...]

Pizza Grilling Tips

grilling pizza

I've been yammering on for a couple weeks about how good the pizza is that we've prepared on our grill.  So today I'm sharing some pizza grilling tips and tricks I've learned from making a few pizzas on the grill.  Seriously, you have to try this sometime this summer.  The pizza is so good. 1. … [Continue reading...]

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...]