10 years ago


10 years ago I was 24. We had been married for just a little over a year and I was still scared to drive over the tall overpasses in Houston.  Living in a big city was still new to me and I was convinced that I would be mugged at anytime. I was heavily pregnant and almost to my March 5th due date. All I remember about my 24th birthday was begging God to please let me go into labor.  I didn't go into labor that day.  However one week after my 24th birthday, on March 9th, I did get a late birthday present. This was our first "family" photo. I painted the … [Read more...]

13 Insanely Crafty Easter Ideas

13 Insanely Crafty Easter Ideas

  It always amazes me what ideas people come up with. However when I first saw all these Easter crafts, I was blown away. So today I want to share with you these 13 Insanely Crafty Easter Ideas. If you want to go to the idea to learn more about it or how to make it, simply click on the picture. Since we want to give credit to the creator, please go to the original site to Pin the picture. Leave me a comment below telling me which one is your favorite idea.   So which one of these Easter Craft ideas was your favorite?   … [Read more...]

Keeping Your House Market Ready

How to keep your home clean and spotless when it's on the market!

How can you keep your house spotless and ready to show at a moments notice when you're busy with life and kids? This is an old post from when we sold our first home three years ago and all our children were 6 and under. But it's a popular post on Pinterest and I know that many of you are getting ready to list your homes for sale right now. Hopefully this old post will give you some helpful tips. Just remember - it's going to be worth it in the end!  Anytime I hear someone mention listing their home for sale, I hear the same thing. "Groan... I have to keep the house clean!".  … [Read more...]

Are You A Great Mom? Free Printable

Good Moms Let you Lick the beaters, great moms turn it off first - free printable

Funny Free Printable! Good moms let you lick the beaters but great moms turn them off first! The perfect thing to print and give to a friend having a rough day or make it your phone wallpaper for a giggle.  Ugh friends. Mama was moody on Sunday. I laid down to take a nap and the second my head hit the pillow my neighbor's little boy started playing basketball, right outside the bedroom window. He's the best kid so I tried to just ignore it but all I could hear was the ball hitting the concrete - again and again - bam, bam, bam... bam, bam, bam. Occasionally it would hit their truck … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Glitter Necklace

Easy Instructions to make your own Sparkly Glitter Necklace for a few dollars!

I'm a Byrd (pronounced bird) and as most birds, I like sparkly things. Most girls love anything with a bit of a shimmer and shine. That's why it's important that we know how to make sparkly things rather than spend a fortune on it!  So today let's learn how to make this glitter necklace.  It's easy, and will cost only a couple of dollars.  First let's break down the supplies and cost.  This is all you will need to make a glitter necklace. In fact, with these supplies you can make two or you can buy more bezels and make a ton of them!  You'll … [Read more...]

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