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De-cluttering Christmas

One thing I tend to be guilty of around the holidays is over-complicating “traditions” or trying to start too many new ones. I’m the type of girl that when I see an idea I like—I jump on board pretty quickly. This can be a little risky since we live in an age where I can scroll through tons of ideas in literally no time. And also, where I start a project and then never finish it (x10), whoops! There are so many good … Continue Reading »


Love for the Lake

We had a great 4th of July weekend, and like many, we celebrated with some special traditions.  (Strawberry Poke Cake–delicious!) My family doesn’t have a long list of traditions—but one thing I’ve LOVED since I was a little girl, was my time at the lake. Especially on the 4th of July. While growing up, time at the lake was where I learned to love water sports, swim like a fish, build campfires, and be able to invite/hangout with lots of friends! (thanks Mom … Continue Reading »


A Favorite Hometown Salad & More!

We made it to Ohio, and yesterday my husband, daughter, and I stayed pretty busy! We headed out after breakfast to the mall to walk around and see how everything has changed. Then we stopped by to visit my youngest sister at work. Aren’t they so sweet?! We had some lunch and then went to our old high school stomping grounds! When we walked in, I told the office lady we were just visiting to see the place after graduating 12 YEARS AGO! Ah! She … Continue Reading »