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Train Table Makeover with Alphabet Magnets

Train Table Makeover with Alphabet Magnets

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by ETI Envirotex.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. Train tables offer hours of fun for active toddlers.  They are short tables that small hands can easily reach and usually feature bright graphics of towns for toy trains and […]

My CRPS Story

My CRPS Story

November is CRPS awareness month, and, after five years, Dave is ready to share his story with the life-changing disease. “Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, formerly known as RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy), is a progressive disease of the Autonomic Nervous System, and more specifically, the […]

Mustard Yellow Dresser Makeover

Mustard Yellow Dresser Makeover

We have a bright and happy dresser makeover to share with you.  It was one of the first pieces of furniture we purchased after totaling our RV and moving into a house rather suddenly.  It was tucked away in a booth at an indoor flea […]

Gift Guide for Quilters

Gift Guide for Quilters

This list of gifts for quilters are all tried and true.  I personally own each item and use them in every quilt I make.  Quilters of all skill level can use these gift items, from beginner to advanced.  Also, they are all consumable or wear […]

Cranial Helmet FAQ’s Answered By A Mom

Cranial Helmet FAQ’s Answered By A Mom

My son wore his first cranial helmet for nearly 4 months before growing out of it. His head looked significantly better, but the measurements could still improve. Making the decision to move forward with a second helmet was easy, despite the 4-hour drive to our […]

Happiest Camper Quilt Free Pattern

Happiest Camper Quilt Free Pattern

This Happiest Camper quilt is so fun! After totaling our RV and being forced to rent a house, we suddenly had multiple rooms to fill with beds to cover.  I wanted to make something bright and cheerful for the master bedroom that would come together […]

Child Passenger Safety Week

Child Passenger Safety Week

Ensuring child passenger safety is SO important. When our RV was totaled, thank goodness the baby was safely strapped into his car seat. The seat (we had this travel system) was appropriate for his weight, height and age, and the installation was checked by a […]

Happiest Camper Homestead

Happiest Camper Homestead

It has been four months since we totaled our RV and settled in southwestern Virginia.  The house is (mostly) furnished, and we are no longer going to the store every day to replace missing items.  We are moving out of survival mode and beginning to […]

23 Delicious Dishes You Can Make in a Smoker

23 Delicious Dishes You Can Make in a Smoker

Meat cooked in a smoker is heavenly, but did you know you can bake cake in a smoker?  Really! Now that we are stationary, we purchased a secondhand smoker and a load of wood.  These are our favorite recipes to make in a smoker, and […]

Easy Scrapbook Paper Banner

Easy Scrapbook Paper Banner

My sewing machine was another casualty in our RV wreck.  I was really getting into quilting and had several projects in the works, so an upgrade was in order.  It needed to have a wide throat to fit larger quilts through, a metal casing and […]