I pinned this pin a while ago, and when my dad was in town (like back in August) I put him to work helping me make my very own DIY Home States. And looking back, I pretty sure I need him to get this project done. He uses math… which proved much more helpful than my “eeehh, that looks about right”. I ended doing almost exactly what Ashley did, with just a few differences. I didn’t distress my fence slats,… Read more »

When my mom was in town, we got a little crafty and made fall wreaths. I had pinned these pics earlier, and wanted a very similar wreath. So we stopped at Michaels and picked up a few supplies to make our wreaths: felt and grapevine. I already had the twig wreath and a hot glue gun. And I looooove it! It’s been hanging on my front door since we finished, even though it was in August. It was a pretty… Read more »

One of my favorite summer drinks is sangria, and I’m especially partial to Spanish Sangria. This sangria super easy to make, delicious, and if your not careful, you’ll drink half the pitcher without realizing it. It’s that delicious! Also, since it has orange juice in it, does that mean it’s acceptable to drink for breakfast? Spanish Sangria Fruit 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups spiced rum 1 bottle red wine* orange juice I used apples and oranges for my sangria,… Read more »

One of my goals for this year was to read (at least) twenty-four books, and it being May, almost half way through the year means I have a few books under my belt. And since I love getting a good book recommendation, I thought I’d share a few of mine. I blew threw these books! I was on the fence about reading the Divergent series (what am I, 13?) but once I read the first one, I had to see… Read more »