home and hearth

Choosing Ornaments, A Christmas Tradition

We are not what you would consider a traditional type family (we are kinda super nerds), and we don’t have a whole lot of holiday activities that we feel the need to partake in year after year…except for one, our ornament tradition. When my husband and I bought our house together three years ago, we… Continue reading Choosing Ornaments, A Christmas Tradition

cooking experiments · family matters · home and hearth

8 Easy Dinners for School Nights

Sometimes I feel like school nights are the bane of my existence. Although my son does sooooo much better when he is on a routine (summer can lead to crankiness), the rush around during the school year can be a real pain. I work full-time so the roughly 4 hours between the end of work… Continue reading 8 Easy Dinners for School Nights

cheetoh · home and hearth · just the two of us · the Queen City

Sliced! Cooking Competition

For this installment of the Date Night series, my husband and I headed to the third floor of Whole Foods for a live cooking competition put on by the Salud Cooking School. It was a Monday night date which is a little out of the box for us (we are the in-bed-before-10pm-on-weeknights type of folks),… Continue reading Sliced! Cooking Competition

family matters · Getting Crafty · home and hearth

DIY Chore Chart with FREE Printable

Continuing in my “New Year, New You” vein this week, I created a chore chart for my kiddos.  Part of my journey into better time management includes delegation. My children are plenty old enough (way past old enough if the truth is told) to contribute with the running of the household.  They are currently skating… Continue reading DIY Chore Chart with FREE Printable

Getting Crafty · home and hearth

DIY: Bicycle Sprocket Mailbox Post

Hey, so this is my first guest post, but I am not sure it really counts since it was my husband that wrote it…and I told him he had to… 😀 ***This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, this blog will receive a small commission.  It does… Continue reading DIY: Bicycle Sprocket Mailbox Post