Google Plus March Linkup Party

March Linkup Party: Come Grow Your Google Plus Circles With Us!

It’s time again for the monthly Mommy Is Coo Coo party! This is a fantastic place to grow your circles and make new friends on Google Plus. Before I get to the linkup, I want to share a couple of my DIY projects from this month. I would love for you to check them out […]

DIY Painted Globe

DIY Painted Globe: Add a meaningful quote to a globe!

My daughter is a wanderer. She absolutely loves to travel far and wide. After seeing all of the fun painted globes on Pinterest, I decided to upgrade her old one with her favorite quote. You must be the change you wish to see in the world. ~Mahatma Gandhi The first step was to apply the […]

Turning to Food: February Update

Turning to Food: February Update! Come follow along with my fight against food addiction...

This month of my food addiction battle was filled with both continued struggles and new inspiring lessons. I want to share both with you in hopes of giving not only helpful tips, but also encouragement if you too are still fighting with little or no victory. Let’s start with the wins… I needed to slip […]

Luck Of The Irish Giveaway

Luck Of The Irish Giveaway Button

Hi, friends! I couldn’t resist joining this amazing giveaway to offer you all. This is not something I make a habit of here, but this one was too good to pass up. If you are like me, you may be trying to recover from Christmas spending or starting to save for a summer vacation. This could really help. I […]

Losing Weight With The Daniel Plan

Losing Weight With The Daniel Plan's 5 Essentials

I truly believe any good weight loss program covers far more than food and exercise. It must be a complete lifestyle to be successful. The Daniel Plan is exactly that. There are 5 essential components in this plan: Food, Fitness, Focus, Faith, and Friends. The last two are called “the secret sauce” by Pastor Rick […]

DIY Candy Bouquet

DIY Candy Bouquet: This adorable gift can be customized for any holiday!

I made this yummy candy bouquet this morning for my husband and kids. I’m sorry for posting on Valentine’s Day instead of earlier this week, but that seems to be how I roll these days… This could easily be customized for any holiday! The first step is to tape the candy to bamboo skewers. These […]

Choosing Kind Words: A Valentine’s Gift

Choosing Kind Words: A Valentine's Gift. How to choose grace over the need to prove your point!

I give my husband a great deal of grief. I’m constantly sharing my opinion with him, whether he wants it or not. There is very little room for error around me at times. My words have really hurt him in the past and although I’m trying to work on this more, using words wisely is […]

Google Plus February Link Party

New MICC Gplus Button

I’m so excited to announce the return of the Mommy Is CooCoo G+ Linkup Party! This is a fantastic place to grow your circles, make new friends, and find some fun projects to try. Here are a few of my own recent DIY endeavors. I would love for you to check them out after you link up. […]

DIY Side Table Makeover

DIY Side Table Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

I recently gave my living room a makeover with fun, happy colors. The last project to finish the room was to brighten up this cute little side table my mom gave me years ago: I used Annie Sloan chalk paint in Florence topped with both clear and antiquing wax from Folk Art. I tried the […]

When Sickness Steals Our Faith

When Sickness Steals Our Faith: holding on to God in our toughest hours...

There have been so many times in my life that I doubted God. Most of these moments were directly tied to the difficult health circumstances of myself or someone I loved. That time I spent in the hospital in my early 20’s having my gall bladder removed. It was destroyed by months of binging on […]