Simple Thanksgiving Table

It’s so easy to get caught up in the stress of the Thanksgiving season.  Traveling, cooking, hosting, shopping….it’s easy to start feeling like you’re in over your head.  But why do we put so much pressure on ourselves?  If traffic...

Easy Last Minute Christmas Gifts

4 days. Only 4 days until Christmas! Let’s just let that sink in…. where in the world did the year month go?! Maybe there are some of you who started buying gifts months in advance. Maybe you already have everything...

Homemade Aromatherapy Play Dough

For some reason, all kids love play dough. I get it.  Some days I just need to squeeeeze something. Like Mondays.  Darn you Mondays. Creek loves to create with his play dough.   Everything from tractors to cheeseburgers, he really...

10 Tips for Gardening in Dry Weather

Here in the foothills of western NC, we have been blessed with evening showers that have helped to make this August much more bearable than the usual Sahara-like conditions we are subject to this time of year. Dry, hot, sticky...