Sweet Treats Christmas!!

Sweet Treats Christmas!!

Welcome back to Part #3 of our Christmas Home Tour Series! ( Click on the colored links for part #1 & part #2) In my version of a Sweet Treats Christmas, you will find gingerbread houses, trees trimmed in candy, and a train that will take us on a guided tour!! At Christmas, my kids […]

Christmas Home Tour – Part 2

Christmas Home Tour – Part 2

Happy Wednesday everyone!! Let’s continue with our Christmas Home Tour!! (If you missed Part 1, you can find it here) While my children prefer a colorful, vibrant color palette for the Christmas season, I find that I gravitate towards a more neutral color scheme. Lots of white lights, creams and silvers. For an added pop […]

Christmas Home Tour

Christmas Home Tour

Let’s take a Christmas Home Tour!! Hello everyone!!! I hope it is warmer wherever you are than where I am! This Palm Tree Princess has been seriously freezing to death…one day at a time. The temperatures have been in the single digits, with many days in the negatives when considering wind chill!!! When the cold […]

Snow…in early November!

Snow…in early November!

Snow…in early November say whaaaa? It is official Mother Nature is laughing at me. Big-time. Just when I thought I had this life by the kahunas, she threw me a FAST ball. I swung…and whiffed. BAD. The hubs is also in the doghouse…here …let me explain…. On Sunday, we were cleaning up the yard and […]

Fostering Greyhounds Will Change You….

Fostering Greyhounds Will Change You….

Fostering Greyhounds is an experience that will change you…. Without foster homes, rescue organizations struggle to exist. Back in 2011, our family adopted our first retired racing greyhound from the rescue group American Greyhound. We immediately began fostering greyhounds, and have had our doors open ever since. For more information on how we, as a […]

Our amazing Greyhounds, let me introduce you!

Our amazing Greyhounds, let me introduce you!

Our amazing Greyhounds, let me introduce you! As I previously mentioned in my bio page, we have a few dogs. A few more than the average house.  5. We have five dogs. Yes. 5 A mini long haired dachshund, a lab mix and 3 greyhounds.  We are also a full-time foster family for American Greyhound! […]

Autumn Scenery

Autumn Scenery

Autumn Scenery…. Here in Northwest Indiana, the autumn colors at this time of the year are absolutely breathtaking! I found myself, on Wednesday, to be in a foul mood after having to organize some of my Mom’s belongings. She died at 57 years old, several years ago. To say I miss her would be an […]

Pimp Your Dollar Tree Pumpkins!

Pimp Your Dollar Tree Pumpkins!

Dollar Tree Pumpkins… The store has them every fall, just prior to Halloween. We have all seen them, probably bought them and decided they could look better! For a $1, they are a bargain…but they have this hideous and obvious line around the middle from where they stuck the styrofoam together! Plus, they are hazard […]

I’m BAAACK!! Fall Beauty…

I’m BAAACK!! Fall Beauty…

Hello Everyone!!! Gosh…it’s been awhile!! Between illness running rampant in our home and changing this blog over to a new platform…I got sucked into the abyss of ‘ where has the day gone’? Before I knew it….a month had passed. With all of the gory details (withheld) behind me now, I am BACK to running […]