Halloween

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Happy Halloween! We celebrated Halloween at work on Friday. The folks were amped for Halloween because we hosted a pumpkin carving contest. The objective was to allow employees to carve or decorate pumpkins and put them on display for one week. As patients entered our space, they had the option to vote for their favorite pumpkin.… Read More Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Lifestyle, Prayer

Stand Still

When I was a little girl and my mama would fix my hair, I had the tendency to wiggle around and sway from side to side. My mama would get so frustrated! She’d say “Sissy, be still!” (That’s what my family calls me). I’d huff and puff and eventually settle down (honestly.. you have to… Read More Stand Still

Gifts, Halloween

“Boo”

I’m all about not-so-scary ways to celebrate Halloween. Therefore, J and I decided it would be fun to “Boo” our neighbors. We don’t get trick-or-treaters on our street so we thought this would be a fun way to celebrate! We decided to “boo” two ladies in my life group and one of our street neighbors.… Read More “Boo”

Style

Style Inspiration

I chose to read Lauren Conrad’s book Style because I’ve been reading her blog for a while and really want to learn more about…style. Before I chose to check out the book (the library is a frugal girl’s best friend) I searched for other blogs that have read and reviewed her book. When I found… Read More Style Inspiration

Crafting, Halloween

Autumn Wreath

Over the weekend I made a wreath that captured the essence of autumn. I wanted to make a wreath that would carry us from Halloween through Thanksgiving and incorporate elements from the super fabulous yarn wreath trend. (The yarn reminds me of a fall sweater!) I purchased the foam wreath, yarn and artificial flowers at… Read More Autumn Wreath

Recipes

Three-Cheese Pasta Bake

While looking for a casserole style carb friendly dinner, I stumbled on this three- cheese pasta bake recipe.My goal was to find a quick dish that would satisfy my carb craving and also be large enough for J to take  to work for lunch the following day. This recipe was the golden egg of all leftover… Read More Three-Cheese Pasta Bake

Lifestyle, TV

Fall TV Line-Up

I’m addicted to Fall TV. Our DVR broke down during the week of season premiers and I almost had a panic attack. There are some really great comedies on TV right now. J and I enjoy winding down with an episode or two before bedtime. (Yes, I know what the sleep guru’s say about TV… Read More Fall TV Line-Up

Married Life

Compromise

(Source: http://yubanet.com/cartoon/Compromise.php)   Marriage is all about compromise and it’s hard when you have two people as strong willed as we are. Recently, we had a disagreement that resulted in an hour long text battle. He shared his opinion. I shared mine. Back and forth, back and forth.I think we both realized we were at an… Read More Compromise

Recipes

Pumpkin Cupcakes

WARNING: Your husband may eat 10 of these little bad boys in 24 hours! BE PREPARED!  Pumpkin is my absolute FAVE and I was very excited when I stumbled across this easy peasy recipe! These two ingredients create the most fantastic muffin ever…but when you ice them with cream cheese icing, they turn into delicious… Read More Pumpkin Cupcakes