Fit foodie: Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving was a rare and special one.  We had family coming over.  Being a military family, that is as rare as it comes for most.  It’s hard and expensive…but it is one of the greatest gifts!  Since we were so blessed, I had the chance to cook…but not just that really cook…like for a […]

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. […]

Thanksgiving Dinner!

  Our Turkey Brine! http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/11/how-to-roast-brined-turkey.html Our turkey and the stuffing! http://www.skinnytaste.com/2010/11/moms-stuffing-lightened-up.html Spinach Gratin http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/10/makeover-spinach-gratin.html Sweet Potato Casserole http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/10/sweet-potato-casserole.html And a pumpkin pie…of course! http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/11/skinny-pumpkin-pie.html

I’m thankful for… Part Three

13.  I am thankful for being able to give.  We may not have much to give but that’s not what matters! 14.  I am thankful for the growth the Shop Military Spouse Made page has made.  My intentions were for it to help us all stand strong while standing behind our military spouse.  We’ve succeed […]

DIY Fabric Bunting

I have discovered with the new house that we need to have something festive hanging in the archway from the foyer to the living room.  Every holiday I can quite easily take care of that except for Thanksgiving.  Such an under appreciated holiday! DIY Fabric Bunting Need… Double fold bias tape Variety of fabric Instructions […]

I’m thankful for… Part Two

6.  I am thankful for such a great family whether it was through blood or marriage. 7.  I am thankful that my children have amazing Nanny that spoils them with love, attention and pajamas (Just for you Jamie!) 8.  I am thankful for an amazing group of friends that I have made through the years. […]