• DIY

    DIY Gnome

    DIY Gnome. With this Christmas coming to a close, I know you have seen all the gnomes floating around the stores as Christmas decor. Some of them are adorable and then some of them are creepy. Some are super expensive, so I decided to get some supplies to make a couple for Christmas gifts. List of supplies: rag mop head pair of socks (I used a thicker pair of socks) small terracotta flower pot one wooden bead hot glue gun and glue sticks Let’s put our Gnomes together: First, you will need to start by cutting the strands off of the rag mop head. Cut the strands in half so…

  • Motherhood

    Potty Training Techniques

    Potty Training Techniques. Don’t Say the “P” Word! POTTY! Guys, potty training is no joke. It is downright hard. You can be 100% ready to get your child out of diapers, (because let’s be honest, diapers are stinking expensive), but if he is not ready, there is no making it happen. You could read every potty training book, article, magazine out there, but it will all happen only when your child is ready. This post is all about our experiences potty training Oliver. Introduction of the potty Don’t say the “P” word. Shortly after Oliver turned 2 we introduced the potty. We had bought a cute one, in hopes it…

  • DIY,  Home Decor

    Take a Look in the Mirror

    Take a look in the mirror. Living with all boys in my household we rarely have a use for a mirror. I mean do guys even make sure they look presentable. Haha only kidding!! Well, I needed that to change, but when I searched for mirrors for our room, they are insanely expensive. Tell me how a mirror with a wood frame cost more than a hundred dollars. So, we decided to make one. We bought a Mainstays mirror from Walmart. The mirror was six dollars. We had to take apart the mirror from the plastic frame. We started by ripping off the backing and then cutting the glue that…

  • Motherhood

    Emmitt’s Wild One Birthday Party

    Emmitt’s Wild One birthday party. Our little man turned one. Emmitt’s a Wild One. Where did that year go? He had already been walking for a few months and there is (still) no slowing him down. He is constantly on the go and wanting to keep up with big brother. I will always enjoy this age because he is so affectionate and loving. His birthday was in October. With it being a fall month, we wanted to have his party outside, because who doesn’t love the outdoors? We were able to rent a pavilion at a local park, where the little ones could play. We were hoping for warmer weather…