• The Best Apple Pie

    If you are looking for a crowd-pleaser this holiday season, this pie is it! My husband isn’t a pumpkin pie fan, and the kids don’t love pie crust, but this pie is always anticipated this time of year and such a treat. The streusel topping with roasted pecans is my favorite part. Bon appétit! Caramel-Pecan

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  • Blogiversary

    It’s been one year since I have launched Not Your Plain Sarah Jane. A year of photographing myself {umm, yeah, it’s weird} sharing my latest fashion finds. I’ve learned how to manage a website, “go-live” on Instagram, and create an event on Facebook. I’ve changed outfits in public on the streets of Madison, and have

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  • Spring Break Aruba Style

    We are back from our much anticipated vacation and slowly getting back in the routine of our daily lives. There is always so much to share about a vacation, it’s hard to know where to start. I’ll start by saying we had a great time! Yes, I would recommend Aruba as a destination for families.

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  • Frostiball 2019

    All The Details   This was our first Frostiball! I received tickets to this ball from my amazing husband as a Christmas gift. Other couples in our circle of friends mentioned it was a fun event and a great excuse to get dressed up and enjoy a night on the town. The event benefits our

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  • Closet Organization

    Tips and Tricks New year, fresh start, let the purging and organizing begin! I love organizing. The best part – the squeaky clean feeling when it’s all done. The hardest part – getting the motivation to start the process. I like to start in our bedroom, and specifically my closet.  Yes, I am very fortunate to

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