Category Archives: This n’ That

My new favorite Etsy shop!! GoGreenStyle

My new favorite Etsy shop!! GoGreenStyle |

Obviously its two of us that love this Esty Shop called GoGreenStyle by Kristi Hales I am in love with her skirts. They are unique, cute, fashionable and she sews flattering skirts for even plus size gals too. I love love them. The above photo was taken this sunday. I was so excited about my…

Loving our dehydrator – yummy snacks and seasonings

Loving our dehydrator - yummy snacks and seasonings

Before I talk about why I love this – I just want to say that I have not been paid to talk about our dehydrator. I was not given this dehydrator in exchange for this post. This is just a post I want to talk about what a great product this is and how fun…

Typography Home Decoration – Letter N Wall – Home Improvement Project

Typography Home Decoration - Letter N Wall - Home Improvement

I have been working on this wall of my home for about 9 months. I got EVERY single N on this wall from my local Hobby Lobby store. I only had to alter a few of them and this is quite the conversation piece as this wall is what you see when you walk into…

Where have we been?

Photo Nov 12, 12 02 40 AM

Life has gotten pretty busy around here and apologize for the lack of posts. However we have been sharing often on our Facebook page. Hope you have followed us there. If not you can follow us here I thought I would share what is on my IPHONE that we have still be busy, being mom…

I love our chickens (and our new babies too)

Our Chickens |

A few months back we got 8 new hens to add to the coop. They were only 5 months old. They are now 7 and should be laying pretty soon. Its fun watching them grow up. Isn’t she pretty??? She is a White Rock pullet. These beautiful red ones are Buff Orpington pullets. They are…

Happy National Donut Day 2013

Happy National Donut Day 2013 |

June 7th is National Donut Day! I plan to get donuts for my kidlets for breakfast friday morning. They will be excited for that! However quite a few places in my area are offering free donuts. Thought I would pass that on to my readers– Krispy Kreme- Stop by any participating Krispy Kreme Doughnuts location to…

More yummy protein snacks

More yummy protein snacks |

I have received a few email from viewers asking on what else do I eat with protein in it. I thought I would share.  I do eat alot of cheese. Generally 1 slice of cheese has 5-6g of protein per slice. That is really good. However cheese gets tiring. And I have a sweet tooth….

Will miss you BERRY much – Teacher Gift – End of the year

Miss you Berry much - Teacher Gift - End of school year |

I have seen various plays on this type of basket all over the internet. I did one similar last year – SEE PHOTO HERE But I wanted to make it more personable and I had alot of cute things on hand to incorporate into it. All the really cute things I put into the BERRY…

Cake Donuts using Sunbeam Donut Maker – Easy and Delicious

Cake Donuts using Sunbeam Donut Maker - Easy and Delicious |

These Cake Donuts were perfect as a little gift and something different than giving cupcakes all the time. They were extremely easy to make! I purchased the Sunbeam FPSBDML920 Donut Maker off amazon. I love prime!! I can get it to me in 2 days WOOHOO! I heard great reviews about this donut maker and…

Teacher Appreciation Week – Here’s the scoop! You’re a sweet teacher!

Here's the scoop - Teacher Appreciation Week |

Needed: -Ice cream Cup -Scoop -Candy -Tag -Bag The scoop is currently found in the $1.00 section of my local Target. Ice cream Cup was also found at Target but purchased a while ago. This makes a quick sweet candy gift for that special teacher in you / child’s life. I filled it with my…

Loving these new Ball Heritage Collection Blue Mason Jars!!

Blue Heritage Collection Mason Jars - Ball |

Have you seen the new Ball Mason Jars – Heritage Collection in BLUE?? I LOVE THEM!!! 2013 marks the 100th Anniversary of the first series of jars designed by the Ball brothers.  They are offering these great jars in BLUE!!! Ball Jar Heritage Collection Pint Jars with Lids and Bands – is where you can…

Central Florida Readers? Come out and support a great cause!!

Many of our readers may or may not know- we are a deaf family of 4. All 4 of us wear hearing aids and are bilingual (American Sign Language) I volunteer for a very great organization called “Florida Hands & Voices” Florida Hands & Voices is a state chapter of the nationwide organization, Hands &…

Where have we been?


I so appreciate our loyal fans and readers. Many have emailed and commented asking where were we and what happened in 2012. Postings got few and far between. WELL… I can happily say finally…..  I have spent the better part of 2012 on ME (Mary Beth) It was time to spend more time on me…

Lots of learning fun with the new Vtech Switch & Go Dinos

Switch and Go Dino Family no logo

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of VTechKids. All opinions are 100% mine. My 3 yr old nephew got 2 of the new Switch & Go Dino’s by Vtech. Horns the Triceratops and Sliver the T-Rex He was so intrigued by them. We couldn’t get them out of the packaging fast…

We gotta keep cool this Summer too!


This is Ginger one of our 5 hens   We have to think more than just US this summer to keep cool. Nothing like COLD watermelon on a hot Florida summer day! This sweet gal is Katie. (My daughter named her) The hens even enjoy eating the rinds from the watermelon. YUM? This is our…

Both deaf since the age of 3, Chad and Mary Beth enjoy not only raising their little family but photographing together, cooking & crafting as well. Living in Central Florida with their ... Read More About Us »