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Granting Myself Permission to be the Real Me

Allow me to reintroduce myself… My name is Katherine. I bake and decorate fancy little cookies. People have told me they’re pretty yummy…and my increasing waistline believes them… But my world doesn’t revolve around cookies. I don’t think that anyone’s world actually revolves around one particular thing, but I’ve sort of baked myself into a […]

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Foodie Flashback Friday-Cerebral Palsy Fundraiser

Cerebral Palsy: Calories For A Cause   Sunday was a pretty good day.  The night before was spent celebrating randomness with friends and the following morning involved a pretty good Sunday School and church service.  Shortly after after being dismissed from church, we went to the 21 Chefs Fundraiser which benefited the United Cerebral Palsy of the […]

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Foodie Flashback Friday – China Dolls

This past weekend, I got together with a few of my friends with whom I journeyed to China some time ago.  We traveled to 6 different cities in the country over a period of 16 days, spent time bonding with students at a university in Wuhan province, sampled a variety of foods from various regions […]


DIY Saloon Doors

Well howdy! Did you miss the cowboy party that we recently did for my dad? If you did, check it out here! One of my favorite elements of the party was the working saloon doors that I made to really give the experience of walking into a saloon! They were actually pretty easy to make! […]

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Giddy Up Cowboy!

July 25th was National Cowboy Day and it couldn’t have been a more perfect day to throw a cowboy themed party for my dad turning 65! As long as I can recall, my dad has LOVED westerns! John Wayne is his favorite actor of all time…when I went to visit him last week, he was […]


Fat Girl Fixin’

I’ve been complaining about my weight for so long. I have a lot of health problems that stem from being overweight and I despise taking medication, so I’ve just been suffering for the most part. Yesterday, my husband…the future counselor…practiced on me and I just realized it this morning lol He made me analyze what […]


You Are My Sunshine

I haven’t written a motivational post in a while and I’ve sure needed it. I’ve been a little MIA dealing with illness, foster placements…and just the chaos that is life in general… Despite my lack of sharing, someone kinda stepped in and saved my butt lol The beautiful folks over at The Dating Divas shared this fabulous […]


Fresh is Fierce

This blog has been compensated with complimentary products from Influenster and its advertiser. All opinions and experiences are mine alone.  So, there’s this… I took a survey about my habits and received a product to test. Due to my “habits” it was a perfect fit and I was super excited about it. I was just trying to figure […]


Spring Flowers Craft

Welcome to the “Crafts in a SNAP!” Blog Hop! Today I’m SO excited to be at SNAP Conference in Salt Lake City surrounded by 500 other talented crafty bloggers learning, creating, and celebrating the friendships we’ve made because of blogging! And to celebrate with you, I teamed up with Abbey from The Cards We Drew […]


April Blog Hop – My Favorite Things

Welcome to our April Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on our favorite wedding ideas to help you in the process of planning your wedding or event. Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or may have […]