Author Archives: Caitlin

Branding at HiLo Ranch

So in between tearing out carpet and scraping wallpaper glue, we also have a ranch to run. My husband and I started cattle ranching just over a year ago and it’s been an adventure of a lifetime. We run our … Continue reading

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Before and After: Boys’ Bedroom

           Wall color is “Moon Shot” by Valspar, Bedding from Target Elephant pillows, Spoon Flower fabric, Beds bought at a yard sale for $3.50 each (!) and painted Valspar “Cadet Song”  Original artwork in gold frames … Continue reading

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Before and After: Hallway and Stairs

We just knew we’d need somewhere to sleep, away from chaos and clutter. So we started with the top floor. Besides that, we really had no choice since it smelled like dog urine up there. (Original Kilz primer to the … Continue reading

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Honey, we’re looking at a house on Saturday

We needed more room. Our adorable little yellow bungalow was becoming too crowded during our long Wallowa County winters. I dreamed of smilingly shouting over the din of the pillow-trampoline obstacle course constructed at my feet while I cooked dinner, … Continue reading

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Before, During, During, During, During and At Last!

So this post is entirely too long, no one but Zac and I will ooh or ahh at the scroll of a billion photos quite like anyone else because this was our life for the last year. Weekends, evenings, every … Continue reading

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Little Girl Pixie Hair Cut

Freyja’s hair “twizzeling” has gotten totally out of hand and left her nearly bald on top. I knew it was finally time to take action. (Notice in the pictures below my vain attempts to slick her frayed wisps down, making … Continue reading

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Oven baked Chimichangas

  When we arrived in our new home in Oregon we were greeted the best way we could be– with 2 weeks of hot meals delivered to our door! What was almost as good as the temporary royal treatment was that … Continue reading

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Boy and Girl Bedroom to Share

My basement was flooding, I had family staying for a visit, and my baby was a couple months old– this equaled the perfect time to paint the kids’ bedroom and re-decorate, according to my older, wiser sister Meghan. Of course … Continue reading

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Little Kumquats Give Away!

Little Kumquats was started by a couple of creative moms who found a welcome outlet in making unique clothing for their own little bambinos and, thanks to friends eager for clever, hand made baby gifts, turned it into a business. … Continue reading

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Girls’ Swimwear Sale

Here’s a great end of summer sale for you to take advantage of from Arrayed and Adorned (which we’ve featured before here). 30% off all Bathing Beauty girls swimwear when you order from Arrayed’s Etsy shop and mention this Pinkpeppers … Continue reading

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Our winner

Our winner of the Jesus Storybook Bible is Carrie! Watch for it in the mail! And thanks to everyone who participated.

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Jesus Storybook Bible Give-away!

“Sometimes I go into Sunday schools and ask two questions of the children “How many people here think you have to be good for God to love you?” and “How many people here think God will stop loving you if … Continue reading

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Breakfast Nook -Before and After

That top picture was the breakfast nook when we first moved in. It had shelves that were cute, but also clutter collectors and a funky little table that only allowed two people to squeeze in. So last year we ripped … Continue reading

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Mad Hungry

I don’t really get the name of Lucinda Scala Quinn’s TV show, Mad Hungry, but I’m intrigued. This woman cooks the way I like to cook, she uses ingredients that I actually buy , she creates good and beautiful food … Continue reading

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Line-dried laundry

It snowed on Saturday. Today it is 70 degrees and life is sunny. My newest favorite thing on is to line dry my laundry on days like this. I put up  a clothesline, bought wooden clothes pins, and got to … Continue reading

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Wir haben einen gewinner !

  “We have a winner!” And her name is Ali Tong! Congratulations! You’ll be  getting your wunderbar kikipop shipped auf Deutchland very soon!

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Wooden Pacifier Chain

Hooray a give-away! (Don’t just “like”  You must leave a comment below to be entered!!) After hunting for pacifiers in ever nook and cranny of the house/car/stroller/crib I decided baby number three needed a pacifier chain. And not just any plastic piece … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chai Cookies

I am feeling a little bit alive again now that Rhys is 9 weeks old. We turned the “survival only” corner a couple weeks ago and I’m doing things normal people do again. Like baking, having people over for dinner, watercoloring with … Continue reading

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The winner of Principia Soap is. . .

  Alyssa! Your Principia soaps will be arriving soon, enjoy! If you didn’t win the soaps,  you  have until Sunday evening to enter to win our book give-away!  Five lucky winners will be announced Monday. Check it out and enter!! … Continue reading

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Valentine Soap Give Away!

Every time I walk in the door of my mother in law’s house these days I pause in the entry to take a sniff. Hmmmm, rose today? With a bit of lavender? Actually I have a terrible nose for deciphering scents which … Continue reading

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