Jenny Louise Marie Hey friends!  As a new blogger, I am learning as I go.  To say there is a huge learning curve is an understatement.  It’s not as easy as writing a post and sending it out into the blogosphere.  Not at least if you want to grow a real following or grow a business.  In order to achieve that you have to play the social media game too.  That alone is a full-time job.  You have to get your content out there and reach a lot of people.  And, you have to do it multiple times a day on a consistent basis. ManyRead More →

Wednesday Wonderings - stuff that's on my mind and making me go hmm...

Jenny Louise Marie Hello!  I’m glad you stopped by today.  Things have been pretty busy around my house lately.  How about you?  Is it that way for everyone this time of year?   Lots of house projects, landscaping, and keeping up with 3 boys.  Well, it’s time to jump into this week’s wonderings.  The things that I have randomly run through my mind at one time or another. Blogging This blogging thing is a lot more time-consuming than I thought.  I had no idea what all was involved.  I have been on a HUGE learning curve and have no idea if I’m even “doing itRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Well hello friends.  It is mid-week and so far this week has proved to be very busy!  How’s your week going?  My sweet sister in-law asked me to do a post on Easter basket ideas.  I was already thinking about coming up with some ideas for making cute baskets, but she wanted ideas for what to put in them.  I am usually up for a challenge so I decided to do a little research.  Here’s some things that I think would make your kiddos Easter basket super fun and exciting ~ and not just full of candy.  That’s just me looking outRead More →

Easter table 2

Jenny Louise Marie Hello friends!  We are officially into spring and well on our way to Easter Sunday.  I don’t know about you, but Easter is definitely one of those days when my family gathers together to celebrate.  I love to host our family celebrations, and I like to make things special.  This includes setting  a beautiful table for our guests.  So, today, I’d like to show you three ideas for dressing up your Easter table.  However these ideas will also work for a simple luncheon or any kind of dinner party. Table 1 For this table, I wanted something simple and pretty.  So, IRead More →

Wednesday Wonderings - stuff that's on my mind and making me go hmm...

Jenny Louise Marie Hello my friend.  Are you back to see what crazy things I am wondering about this week?  Or maybe this is your first time stopping by.  If that’s the case, “Welcome!”  Let me fill you in here.  Each week I share some of the randomness that runs through my mind from time to time.  While these may not be serious issues, they are seriously things I think about.  Moreover, I would really like to hear what you think of these things.  So, ready on and don’t forget to weigh in with a comment or two.  I love hearing from you!  Okay, hereRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Well hello my friend.  I have actually been looking forward to this post.  Rather I’ve been looking forward to getting some new questions from This Side of the Pond.  Sometimes it’s hard to know what to write about and having some questions is taking the easy way out helpful.   Without further ado, let’s get started with this week’s questions.   1. Setting aside the real March Madness (NCAA Basketball) describe something happening at your house this month that might earn the title ‘March Madness’? Well, since March is more than 1/2 way done, I can tell you that spring break is alwaysRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Hey friends!  How was your weekend?  After a week of gray skies, we had a beautiful weekend.  So, I spent it outside ~  cleaning up our patio, doing some spring planting, and a little decorating.  We also celebrated my mom and dad’s birthday with a special dinner.  As you know, it’s springtime!  Time for bunnies, nests, pastel colors, and beautiful flowers.  If you like to add little seasonal touches to your home, I have found some great DIY, crafty ideas for you.  Many of these are super easy and do-able ~ even for you non-crafters out there.  So, get comfy and readRead More →