ABFOL’s 31 day purge

I decided that it was time to re-organize!  The holidays and marathon training plus all else in life completely wrecked my system I had going.  We have never been completely unorganized but the clutter had definitely built up! I won’t lie.  The thought of organizing itself brings on the chaos!  You need to move and […]

Isabel turns 3!

Isabel is 3! This little girl.  I have to tell you this little one surely has been a blessing in our lives.  We have had many more moments of laughter.  She came into our world three years ago in California.  She loves to play dress up and puddle splash.  Christmas time was a big one […]

DIY Scrabble Tile Pillows!

DIY Scrabble Tile Pillow I had been in a mood to redecorate.  I think being that we’ve been in the same place for 2 whole years I needed something to change.  LOL!  #Milspouseproblems Anyway, I had seen this somewhere.  I don’t remember if it was on Etsy, Pinterest or maybe on a blog.  I decided […]

DIY Wine Cork Display

I’m a selective hoarder.  I selectively hoard things like wine bottles, greeting cards, ticket stubs…  If it has a memory to it, I keep it.  Thankfully, in the world of Pinterest I can feel like it’s been for beautiful crafting!  I got my ideas from the pins below.   http://www.pinterest.com/pin/114560384245054345/ http://www.pinterest.com/pin/114560384242217470/ I simply picked up […]

DIY Fall Burlap Wreath

  I’m in love!  Fall is already one of my favorite times of year…why?  The colors!  I love love love the browns, reds, oranges and yellows.  This was certainly a labor of love for me!  I found the inspiration from Top This Top That’s blog http://topthistopthat.blogspot.com/2012/03/easiest-burlap-wreath-you-will-ever.html This was my finished burlap wreath. Debating on my contrast fabrics. […]

Fit Foodie: A little DIY, little adventure & new goodies!

It’s been slow for cooking lately.  We are still working on our freezer meals, BUT that didn’t stop me from a couple good ones!  Well those and a quick craft!  Here’s our new dry erase menu that I did using How Does She?’s tutorial.  The hubby is happy about it too.  He can see what is […]

Working on our financial fitness

I recently finished reading the Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover. I’m proud to say that this house is totally on board with it! We are not doing bad but we could always being doing better right? Knowing and hearing things the way he put it definitely reached me. I do think though that I was […]

Darling + Pearl

Darling + Pearl Letterpress This lovely business is owned and run by a friend I have known for years, Lauren.  She has always had an artistic flare and its expression comes through beautifully within each piece she creates. You may recognize her work from my business sign I had made a little while back. For […]