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My Simple Christmas Planner

Christmas is my favorite time of the year! In my opinion, planning for Christmas is one of the best ways to enjoy the season. I get to anticipate the fun and joy of December as I plan ahead with gifts, cards and decorating - but I'm also able to enjoy the season so much more… Continue reading My Simple Christmas Planner

Holidays · Organization

Make Your Birthday Party Successful From Start To Finish!

This post was sponsored by Basic Invite I love celebrating birthdays - I think you know that about me by now! From July to September we have at least seven birthdays in our extended family, and we're wrapping up birthday season with mine next week. The other thing you probably know about me is my… Continue reading Make Your Birthday Party Successful From Start To Finish!

Enjoying The Journey · Frugal Living

Meal Planning for Family Vacation {2021}

The eight members of my side of the family (the Ham Fam - Cunninghams) spent 3 full days in Pigeon Forge over Labor Day weekend. We stayed together in a large condo with a full kitchen, so my mom, sister and I decided we preferred to eat most of our meals right there. We planned… Continue reading Meal Planning for Family Vacation {2021}

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Painting Our Living Area: Project Tips and the Reveal!

This summer we had our main living area - kitchen, dining area, living room and hallway - painted. We've done two smaller paint projects in the house that confirmed we did not want to tackle this as a DIY project. 🙂 Any project like this has the potential to be stressful and to wreak a… Continue reading Painting Our Living Area: Project Tips and the Reveal!

Enjoying The Journey

Celebrating Eight Years with a Giveaway!

This month I'm celebrating EIGHT years of blogging! Being able to share my love of homemaking and connecting with sweet friends like you is one of the greatest blessings of my adult life! My life doesn't look the same as it did eight years ago - we've been through job changes, decor changes and upgrades,… Continue reading Celebrating Eight Years with a Giveaway!

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DIY Mounted Flat Screen with Hidden Cords

The fact that the title of this post begins with "DIY" makes me chuckle. I'm the farthest thing from a DIY'er, and my charming husband is not far behind me. But rest assured, the only way I'm associated with this DIY project is that it happened in my home. Mounting a flat screen on the… Continue reading DIY Mounted Flat Screen with Hidden Cords

Enjoying The Journey · Friday Favorites · Holidays

Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

My mom, sister and I spent the best weekend together this month. One of the best decisions we've ever made was the decision to celebrate milestone birthdays with a destination weekend! A couple years ago we celebrated Mom's birthday in Boone, North Carolina. My sister turns 30 this month so we decided to try Lake… Continue reading Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

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Comfort Classics: El Dorado {Movie Review}

"Faith can move mountains, but it can't beat a faster draw." And you can't beat a classic John Wayne western like El Dorado. Paul and I both love this movie - it's one that we quote often in our conversations with each other. I think it's good to have a few "man movies" that you… Continue reading Comfort Classics: El Dorado {Movie Review}