About Me




Myles & Donna Hup

I love to craft, bake, travel, read and watch movies. I am obsessed with glitter, super heroes, dinosaurs and kindness. Love my small-town Midwest life!

My name is Donna.  I am a city girl gone small town.  I am originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida (born and raised) and I now live in the small town of Northwood, IA which is in north Iowa right on the Minnesota border.

I am a child of God, a wife, a stepmom, a grandma, a daughter, a sister, an aunt, an artist,  a girly girl (and a trucker) Yes, I team drove a semi truck cross country with my husband. I love to travel and this was an awesome way to see the country. 

 In my free time I enjoy crafting, baking, reading and watching movies.  My favorite crafting supplies include (but are not limited to) glitter, modge podge, scrapbook paper and glass. I love to both cook and bake, but it seems like when given a choice to make anything I choose yummy desserts.  I could read books all day long and prefer to read books before seeing the movie.  I love all sorts of movies but some of my favorites are Sci-Fi, action, and comedies.  

I graduated from University of South FL in Tampa, FL with a degree in Chemistry.  I think science and dinosaurs are so cool! And yes, I totally realize I’m a nerd and I’m okay with that :)

I’m a contributing author over at Vacation Maybe.

Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters”

I started blogging because I enjoyed it.  I really had no idea the adventure I was starting.  I love being able to share with you all.

My husband and I met online! Yes, I got him from the internet, lol.  We’ve been married for 8 years and I’m so thankful for him!

I have 2 stepchildren, Trever (22) and Stacia (20) and one grand daughter, Athena (born Oct. 2013).

donnahup our granddaughter Athena


My beautiful grand daughter, Athena!

donnahup family

Our Family – Trever, Stacia, Myles & Donna

Trever, Stacia, Myles & I

donnahup my cat Tiger


We also have a Maine Coon Cat, Tiger.

As this website has grown, I have enlisted my sister and nephew. We all contribute to the site.

Diane lives in south FL and is a real estate agent.  She is married and has three children.

donnahup My sister and her family

My sister, Diane, and her family.

My sister, Diane, also contributes to the site. She is in the south Florida area and has 3 children (ages 10, 7, and 5).

Her oldest son, Jayden is also a contributor.  He is in the 5th grade and enjoys playing football.

donnahup my nephew Jayden