Road Trip Must-Haves for Kids

Several hours (or days) spent in the car together doesn’t have to be a cringe-worthy experience! Here are 5 fun must-haves to bring along when you hit the road with your family. After many, many hours driving around the USA together over the past several years, the things we take in our activity bag forContinue reading “Road Trip Must-Haves for Kids”

Our Favorite Things To Do in the Black Hills and Surrounding Area

We couldn’t wait to head to South Dakota for our vacation this year. The last time we were in the Black Hills area, our daughter had just turned two and I was pregnant with our son. That was four years ago! Now that the kids are a little older we were ready to head backContinue reading “Our Favorite Things To Do in the Black Hills and Surrounding Area”

The Best Way to Control Garden Weeds

Let’s get real. We’re about 3 weeks past our frost date in our zone, and I know some of you might be ready to throw in the towel. I saw several brand new gardens last weekend that were about to be completely consumed in weeds, so you’re not alone. Remember how you carefully chose yourContinue reading “The Best Way to Control Garden Weeds”

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”

Quilting with a Jelly Roll

I am a big fan of jelly rolls. I’ve made five quilts using them because they’re beautiful, fun, and a fantastic way to save time. A jelly roll is a themed collection of precut fabrics. The standard size of a roll is 40 fabric strips measuring 40” x 2 1/2”. There is a fabric collectionContinue reading “Quilting with a Jelly Roll”