Sunday Thoughts, October 2nd

The sermon from last Sunday has been something that has been on my mind a lot lately. Towards the end of that sermon our pastor mentioned that he woke up that morning with a feeling that people of his church are in some kind of battle. A battle of addiction, grief, loss, or anything in that nature. He then asked for those that are battling with some kind of emotional or physical battle to stand up so him, along with everyone else in the church, can pray for them. Jonathan, eighty percent of the attendees, and I all stood up. I was not expecting that many people to be standing up with me. I almost did not want to stand up because...Read More

DIY Fall Banner

Happy Autumn. I am SO ready for sweaters, warm tea, & football. Oh, and for Yuma to get with the season. I am done with 100 degree weather! Anyways, Lets celebrate with this quick and easy DIY Fall Banner. Materials: Only four things! Burlap I bought a roll of navy blue burlap from WalMart Twine This hot tangled mess of mine is also from WalMart. Hot Glue Gun w/ sticks Scissors Directions: Five minute kind of quick! Cut burlap into rectangles. Glue the twine an half an inch from the top of the burlap. Continue for each piece. When starting the banner leave an inch or two for hanging purposes. In between each burlap piece leave about an inch. Place...Read More

DIY Save The Date

Do it yourself. It is possible. You can do this. My wedding is what unleashed my inner craftiness. I handmade so much for my wedding and it saved me hundreds of dollars that I did not have. The best part about making things yourself is that you can get it to be exactly the way you want with the correct wording and colors. Before you spend the money on anything for your wedding make sure you cannot make it first. I would then like to share with you how I created some of the things from my wedding starting with my save the date cards. Don’t worry, I am not the craftiest of the crafty and this project is so...Read More