Easy Tarter Sauce Recipe

Each year Shane and I enjoy going to the lake with his Grandpa to go fishing. Our annual fishing trips always end with a homemade fish fry with his Grandma's delicious fried fish, my homemade French fries, and this homemade tarter sauce recipe. It's the perfect combination of food to make the perfect fish fry, [...]

January Book Club

Wow, can you believe we're already to mid-December? Where has this year gone?! Since the New Year brings a lot of change and new goals for most people, I thought what better time to start another personal development Feed Your Mind Book Club than January 1st. If you're not familiar with the book club, each [...]

Amazon Gift Guides

Ladimerk's Gift Guide - For Men List Sharing a bunch of items that I've purchased for my husband or other men in my family for Christmas. Many of these items my husband has purchased for himself, some multiple times, and he loves them! There are more items on the list as well that are not [...]

New Name – LadiMerk.com

When I started this blog almost a year ago, (where has the time gone!) I named this blog Life, Love, and the Pursuits. As I created all of my social media, I quickly learned that the name was too long for most social media platforms due to the amount of characters. Improvising, I decided to [...]

Chicken Salad Sandwich

My favorite recipes are ones that taste good and are good for you. This Chicken Salad Sandwich recipes is delicious and is a quick and easy recipe that has few ingredients. It's also low in calories and is a perfect recipe for a quick lunch, and the leftovers take great! INGREDIENTS 1 cooked chicken breast, [...]

DIY Farmhouse Table – under $75

When Shane and I bought our house last year, we knew we wanted to have a nice big farmhouse dining table since we host holidays at our house each year. Once we moved in, I started searching for the perfect farmhouse table within our price range. We're not ones to spend a lot of money [...]

Break Free from Comparing Yourself on Social Media

In past posts, I've shared the Effects of Social Media and how quickly we can get wrapped up into the Social Media Tornado. These are two of my most popular posts and I know there is a reason for that, because comparison on social media is becoming a serious issue these days! Many of us [...]

DIY – Fireplace Mantel Update

When Shane and I bought our house last year, we had this oak fireplace mantel that was taken off of the wall but left for us if we wanted to put it back up. We don't like the look of the yellow-orange builders oak and unfortunately for us, we have oak everywhere in our home. [...]

Shop My Look

The other day, I was scrolling through Facebook and came across an ad for 21Buttons. The ad was from a girl I follow on Instagram, so I felt comfortable enough to click the link to check it out (being married to a cyber security guru and working in that industry, I'm very cautious about clicking [...]