(I received product to review for this post. All opinions are my own.)Let’s talk DIY for a minute.How long has it been since you got really excited about new craft products? Maybe today long because have you seen Chalk Couture and its innovative products? They offer pre-designed templates (which are gorgeous and fun), that...

It was like the blitz round of grocery games: my last trip to the craft store before the stay-at-home orders went into effect. Me flinging things into my cart IN CASE I would need them over the next two months. I justified it by “I’M GOING TO BE SO BORED” (clearly naïve and delusional) but none-the-less I came up with a...

These are some crazy times we’re in, yeah? Who knew essential things like toilet paper and water would mean so much to us?While we might feel like we’re fighting a war against this virus, I wanted to share something special with you from an actual real war veteran. His name is John Wayne Walding, he was born on...

The Cupcake and I are ROAD WARRIORS, so we really enjoy audiobooks together. (And, she doesn’t like reading chapter books.) Here’s a list of our favorite series and authors (yes, I’ve left a few off that we didn’t care for) – most of which we checked out from the Frisco library, although we do now have an Audible subscription...

Parents working from home while kids are virtual schooling can be a challenge. Ahem, understatement. If you have younger children, your work/school balance is likely very difficult to manage. You’re working ridiculously late at night, your video conferences are a train wreck due to little interrupters, and let’s not get...

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“A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.” –Henry Adams

God bless those teachers who inspire our kids every day! Gifting them is a small gesture for their very big jobs. Here’s a few ways we send joy to our educators.

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