From Plastic Tub to Garlic Garden

painted plastic pot turned into a container garden

I can promise you that there are no vampires in our house with the amount of garlic that we consume. I hate running out of garlic and I really, really hate buying garlic since it is a plant that I should be able to grow myself- right? I guess I could kill it but my green onions did good! My ... [ Read More ]

I Fail at Being a Housewife

always wake up 2 hours before our husband so you can shower

I was Googling the word housewife to see where I ranked with that word, in case you care it wasn't good, and I find a link that is talking about How to be a 1950's Housewife. This is where I pull out my favorite phrase, 'Bull F-ing S*it'. Seriously though, it is my favorite phrase if I think you are ... [ Read More ]

There Just Might Be Hope For My Garden!

hostas growing back

This Memorial Day weekend we spent 3 days outside wasting time and money trying to beautify our yard. I knew that it would be ugly this year because we bought from the clearance section of Lowe's and some of our hostas were transplants from Michael's Mother's house. I never would have predicted that ... [ Read More ]

Getting Your Shot at Night {White Balance Photo Tip}

horrible housewife's photo tip

What is one of the best things in photography? Using NATURAL LIGHT! Seriously, put your flash away if you are taking product and food shots. No one likes blown out anything but food... it is supposed to look appetizing or your post will fail. These photos look bad right? Well, let's just say ... [ Read More ]

The Never-Ending Battle of Picking Up Toys

toddler making a mess of the family room

Serious question here- How often do you pick up toys? I had all of Michael's birthday gifts stacked neatly on the mantle and that lasted 3 days before Hurricane Michael came through. Now I am pretty proud that it lasted that long but I know that if I pick it up he will pull it all down tomorrow and ... [ Read More ]

Funfetti Cake Batter Rice Krispies Treats

funfetti cake batter rice krispies treats

  Did you check out the retro looking cupcakes that I made for Michael's first birthday last week? Well I told you that this recipe doubled as some cake batter Rice Krispies treats so here is me delivering on that promise! They were so much better than the yellow cake batter treats that ... [ Read More ]