• Simple Living Easter

    EASTER

    We decided to bring back our traditional Easter brunch.  When I was a kid we always had a huge Easter morning brunch with all of our friends.  For the last 5 or so years we haven’t been doing the brunch so we decided to bring it back!  We headed up to my parents house the night before Easter so we could help in the morning. Breakfast Our traditional brunch has always been a potluck.  This is the best way to have a party!  Each person brings their favorite dish, and that way you end up having a great variety of food.  I brought the cinnamon buns.  When I opened the…

  • $5 Goodwill Challenge – Spring Decor Ideas 2019

    $5 Goodwill Challenge - Spring Inspiration

    This Spring I have joined the $5 Goodwill challenge!  I am trying to buy more second hand items and decorate with what I already have.  The goal is to be less wasteful.  The Challenge This $5 challenge is super easy.  All you have to do is pick out some seasonal decorations that are under $5.  Making sure you buy them from a second hand store.  It doesn’t have to be the goodwill!  You can buy something that is already ready to go, or you can make a craft for your home.  I opted for the already made item.  Lately I haven’t had a lot of time for crafts.  Maybe it’s…

  • Easter Day 2018

     Easter morning the kids came down to find out the Easter Bunny had ripped them off and given them all their toys they already had, but he threw in some jelly beans so everyone was happy anyways! Emmett said,  ” I don’t think the Easter Bunny came because everything in my basket was from my room.”  I replied, ” that is what the Easter bunny does, he takes everything fun from the house and puts it in a basket for you”  ( I mean if we are already lying about a bunny bringing toys, lets just keep going LOL) Calvin had no idea.  He was happy with the empty plastic…