How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

Painting our kitchen cabinets has been on the list of “Someday Projects” ever since we moved in to our house 5 years ago. I never gave it too much thought until this year. When I decided to do it, the color options I could go with consumed me. How does one just choose a color?!Continue reading “How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets”

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

An Easy Recipe for Kids A fun way to get your kids creating in the kitchen is to have them make these easy cookies. Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies (or Peanut Butter Blossoms) are fast and delicious! Ingredients 1 cup creamy peanut butter1 cup white sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla extract16 milk chocolate kisses Directions Cream peanutContinue reading “Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies”

Visiting South Dakota and the Black Hills with a Toddler

A couple of years ago we decided it was time to head back to western South Dakota for vacation. Kyle and I hadn’t been there since we were kids and we wanted to see everything we could with fresh eyes. B had just turned 2 and we had faith she’d handle the trip with ease.Continue reading “Visiting South Dakota and the Black Hills with a Toddler”

End of Season Notes for the West Garden | 2019

Welcome to Procrastination Station! Here it is, January of 2020. I’ve been thinking ahead and sketching plans for this year’s garden & new landscaping. While drawing my plans and doing research, a thought would usually slip in– “Finish your notes from 2019 before you forget.” Well, I haven’t forgotten most of it (*cringe*), so hereContinue reading “End of Season Notes for the West Garden | 2019”

Something to Remember About Family Photos

Raise your hand if you’ve begged (or bribed) your kids to stand still and smile for the camera? That’s all of us, right? It’s hard NOT to do it. You want your family to quickly and politely follow directions and for the kids to subdue the wiggles. But wait… friends, our kids at 1 andContinue reading “Something to Remember About Family Photos”