“Something Borrowed, Something Blue” – A Sweet Nursery for Baby Baker


  July 24, 2014, was the day that changed our family forever!  That was the day that we welcomed our sweet, precious Baby Baker into our crazy world and most definitely into our hearts forever.  He is the sweetest blessing that we never knew we needed until God gave him to us.  For the last […]


A Romantic Day for Two in the Vineyard: Sponsored Post


  So, one of my favorite people on Earth is engaged to marry her long-time love!! Kate is like my little sister and has been a big part of my life since I started babysitting for her nearly 15 years ago!! Now, she is all grown up and getting married and I couldn’t be happier […]


Baby on the Brain – A Sponsored Post for Target Pharmacy

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So, now that we are in the three-month mark of meeting our precious Baby Baker, there is no doubt that baby is on the brain!! It feels like an eternity since I was preparing for a newborn, which I guess in parent years, 5 years kind of is a long time. If you are a […]


Basic Shortbread Cookies

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Who doesn’t love shortbread cookies?!  I mean seriously……buttery, flaky goodness that just melts in your mouth.  Shortbread is perfect with a hot cup of coffee or a cup of hot chocolate or really with any drink at all.  I recently picked up this really cool Nordic Ware Shortbread Mold at Target and it just helped […]


Clean & Classic, Yellow & Gray Bridal Shower: Sponsored Post

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For years, I have had a huge love for entertaining.  While throwing super extravagant parties with no budget and endless options sounds great in theory, the reality is that it’s not an option for me.  I would like to think that I have somewhat mastered the art of making a little seem like a lot. […]


Target Wedding “Be Yourself, Together!”


This is a sponsored post by Target, but all the opinions are my own.  Follow the fun #TargetWedding!!!! So we just celebrated our 5-year anniversary.  At our wedding we were showered with lovely gifts that have really been put to use over the years, but I must say, those towels…..not quite as soft and fluffy as […]


It’s Giveaway TIME!!!!!!

Today is Whats Cooking with Ruthie’s 2nd Birthday! Nutrimill Bosch and some of your favorite bloggers have come together to make it an extra BIG party! We are celebrating in true blogger style with a huge giveaway- check out these awesome prizes… Grand Prize: Bosch Universal Plus Mixer with Cookie Paddles, Blender, and Slicer Shredder […]


Blackberry Cobbler

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Hunter Bear and I are at the beach for a few days on a Mommy/Son trip with some of our best friends! Since Daddy is stuck at home working (and is soooooo lonely with all the peace and quiet), I made sure to fill his belly and our fridge full of some of his favorite […]