That’s a Wrap – Gift Wrap with Accordion Flowers

Gift Wrap with Accordion Flowers 3 -

I love a beautifully wrapped gift. Who doesn't? Beautiful packaging can make even a simple gift seem lavish. Unfortunately, for me, I do not have room for a fancy gift-wrapping station at my house. I have managed to allocate a single under-bed box for gift-wrapping supplies. In that box, I have scissors, tape, a few gift bags, a few rolls of wrapping paper, a bit of ribbon, and lots of Continue Reading

{Fitness Friday} Motivation – Making it to the Finish Line

This post contains affiliate links, which means that I get a small commission from any sale made using one of those links. My mortgage lender and power company thank you in advance for your support. All opinions in this post are my own. Hello, my name is Dianna, and I am a yo-yo exerciser. We've all heard of yo-yo dieting, but we rarely hear about yo-yo exercising - and it can be just as bad Continue Reading

Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob - ready to eat -

Pinterest, Oy Vey! I spend too much time pinning idea after idea and never actually doing any of them. So, this summer, I have challenged myself to do at least one recipe pin and one other pin (craft, cleaning tip, kid's activity, etc.) each week. This weekend, I tackled my first task, and now it seems that I am on a roll. Today, I found myself staring at the pile of corn on my kitchen counter Continue Reading

Bountiful Baked Spring Rolls

Bountiful Baked Spring Roll -

Today, I conquered my first Pinterest challenge! Well, sort of... I chose Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls as my first challenge. The original recipe, from Annie's Eats, caught my eye because it is a vegetarian dish. The problem is that I didn't really think about my family's tastes when I picked this recipe. My husband would love it, but my kids and I are not big fans of Southwestern Continue Reading