This is the Simenc family. Aren’t they just the most picturesque family you’ve ever seen? Well, they are to me. That’s my oldest sister on the right, my niece in the middle and my brother in law on the left. The Simenc family have an Urban Farm! (Just in case you didn’t pick this up from … More Simenc Mini Series: Urban Farm
Being an International Student anywhere is hard, regardless of language. It’s the culture that you have to watch out for. I am a Brit which meant going to Boise State University was a huge adjustment for me. The good news: Boise State has a great way of handling International Students, and they make you feel … More Being an International Student at Boise State University
Middle siblings seem to always get the short end of the stick. Well, mine is no exception! We are a family that values food above much else, so when we found out that Alicia had Celiac Disease, everything changed. After being diagnosed with Celiac Disease, you shouldn’t eat gluten. It’s fairly complicated, but it’s incredibly serious. … More Sissy Bake Date – Gluten Free Cheddar Nibble Crackers
As a lover of pinterest storage hacks, I have tried almost everything to try to store my scarves. I used to have a drawer full, but as the saying goes ‘out of sight, out of mind’, and I would design my outfits around one of three scarves that hung on my door hooks. Then there was the … More Unique scarf or tie storage for a tiny closet!
In my house, the rule is that paint makes everything better. Here is a small post with just a few of my projects for you to see what a 5 minute paint job can accomplish! Before – Bathroom Unit After Before – Lamp After Before – Desk After So much better!
You may think I’m being dramatic when I say that I love my niece more than anything in the world. But it’s true. I started knitting again specifically to make her as many cute things as possible! When I made her a headband one day, my eldest sister Tabbi asked “Is it completely ridiculous that … More Matching Headbands for Mom and Baby, Simple Knitting Pattern
I’m a big fan of saving money. I mean, who isn’t?! The best part about a friend moving out and downsizing – you get old stuff they couldn’t sell on craigslist. I inherited a table from some friends, it was in pretty bad shape, as you can see. You can tell that it used to … More $2 Coffee Table Makeover!
Before my lovable little niece came into the world, I had no idea about the endless possibilities of the knitting world! But simply browsing Pinterest, I found a huge hole in functional baby fashion. Babies drool. A lot. So, instead of my sister changing her daughter’s romper more than twice a day, I experimented until I … More Baby Neckerchief Knitting Pattern
In the middle of each season I find myself longing for the next, and people berate me for it. “Don’t wish it away, you’ll miss it soon enough” – yes, I always do. But I love it the nostalgia! Looking forward to the next season while missing the last is one of my favorite things. … More Season Nostalgia: Awaiting Autumn
It is no secret that I am a lover of butter. So this weekend I sat pondering the possibilities – what can I cover in butter today? After no less than a minute, I figured it out. A classic, but dangerous recipe for anyone watching their waistline. Artisan bread, with a delectable homemade garlic butter. As … More Simple Artisan Bread