Classic Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Let’s talk about how much I love cookies. I know you’re with me here, because seriously have you ever had a cookie you didn’t like? I haven’t either. These chocolate chunk cookies are awesome. Like, way awesome! They stay soft and delicious for almost a week – if they last that long in your house. When there are… Continue reading Classic Chocolate Chunk Cookies


Ecuador Mission Trip – Post #2

Before I even begin to talk about our amazing trip to Ecuador, I have to tell you that I have really missed blogging and I have been so excited to tell you everything! Now that that’s out of the way.. let’s get to the good stuff. I traveled in a 20-person group from our home church… Continue reading Ecuador Mission Trip – Post #2


Ecuador Mission Trip

Hey everyone! Some of you might know this, but I am leaving in 2 days for a mission trip to Ecuador! If you can’t tell, I’m kind of excited. This is my first mission trip, and actually my first time traveling internationally (not on a cruise ship.. that doesn’t count). I’ve traveled a lot domestically, but international… Continue reading Ecuador Mission Trip


Tear-Off Calendar DIY

This project is something I’ve been wanting to make for a while, and I couldn’t find any good tutorials or how-to’s for tear-off calendars online! I really didn’t want to make a calendar for the entire year (because that’s a lot of work..), so I made a countdown to my birthday, which is only a… Continue reading Tear-Off Calendar DIY


Spicy Taco Soup

Okay, confession time. Sometimes, I’ll say something and the person I’m talking to gives me that look that says “What???“. Actually, that happens to me a lot. It usually happens when I use words like rubberneckin’ and hankerin’. These are words that are just part of my vocabulary. I grew up hearing them used, and… Continue reading Spicy Taco Soup


Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Hi everyone! Let’s get right to it today – the good stuff. When it comes to sweets, I just can’t wait any longer. These Lemon Poppyseed Muffins are seriously delicious. You’ll want to simultaneously eat them all and give them away to everyone you know just to see them wonder how something so tasty could exist.… Continue reading Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins


Whimsically Warm Etsy Shop Opening!

Hey friends! I am so excited about this announcement. Whimsically Warm now has an Etsy shop which is open for business! You can go directly to the shop’s main page by clicking on the “Shop” button in the top menu bar. Here’s a little information about the shop. I’m selling my handmade goods like wooden monograms,… Continue reading Whimsically Warm Etsy Shop Opening!


DIY Coffee Body Scrub

  In the mornings, I like to wake up slowww. A few extra minutes in bed here, a cup of coffee there, and maybe a little lounging on the couch before the day gets going (when there’s time, of course). Morning relaxation is one of my favorite things – nowhere to be, no strict schedule to… Continue reading DIY Coffee Body Scrub

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Birdhouse D.I.Y. & Spring Decor

Hey All! I’m back from my almost 5-month blogging hiatus. Life gets crazy! Are you ready for a long post? Last semester (Fall 2015) I took 19 credit hours. For my friends who haven’t had a college experience or who are so far out of college that the words “credit hours” are a distant memory,… Continue reading Birdhouse D.I.Y. & Spring Decor


Chicken Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash

Sometimes I complain about having to cook dinner every. night. Then, sometimes life gets so busy that I don’t cook for a whole week and all I want to do is make a nice meal. I don’t know if this is how it works in your house, but I find myself somewhere in this cycle… Continue reading Chicken Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash