Those of you who know me wouldn't be surprised by how much I love parties AND Pinterest. Put those two together this time of year, and you'll understand my excitement when it comes to the Superbowl. Lately I've been a Pinterest fiend, searching for ...more
Are you ready for the perfect gift for a baby or toddler? Check out these too cute knotted-bow headbands. I'm totally gushing over these because as you can see, they are ridiculously cute!!! And because I think that every little girl should wear one, ...more
Hello everyone! And happy Friday!Today I have a special DIY project for you. Stunning marbled bowls, that you can use for anything you want (except food). These would be perfect as a gift; I think I'm gonna give some to my grandma. I know ...more
I came across a quote from Jimi Hendrix that read, “In order to change the world, you have to get your mind together first”. Considering his life history, I thought it was kind of amusing; but it did get me thinking about mindset and goals. I firmly ...more
Storage! Who doesn’t need storage?There are some really cool ideas for storage we can all implement into our own homes for 2016. On Facebook this morning these first 5 ideas where just hanging out waiting to be noticed. Just look what one ...more
With just a few supplies, you can make these adorable fortune cookies just in time for Valentine’s Day! They're pretty easy to make and can also be used for a Chinese New Year celebration, wedding or baby shower favors.Paper Fortune CookiesSupplies you will need:...more
Valentine’s day is not my favorite holiday but it’s pretty high on the list. Really, what girl doesn’t like a day of love, chocolate and gifts? I love to decorate for the holidays and this tutorial is a fun idea and it’s not your typical wreath. It’s fluffy!
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If you have been following my blog, you know that 2015 was the “Year of the Wedding” in our family. Our daughter got married in August; and since we are a DIY kind of family, lots of the decor was created by yours truly – with assistance from our multi-talented family and friends.
Developing a family budget is an excellent exercise in humility and shame. I highly recommend it as a way to get your ego in check if you’re feeling overly confident, or just need a quick slap in the face. It’s especially advisable if you or your partner recently lost a job, have massive debt to curb, or are expecting children....more
I will preface this by saying my handbags are not expensive, fancy, or in any particular need of protection from the elements. But I *hate* reaching for a bag and finding it all dusty. Especially this bag, because I MADE IT WITH MY OWN TWO HANDS ....more
When I was in the 6th grade, my mom pulled my twin brother and I from public school and home schooled us until we graduated high school. I know many of you must think that it was awesome to be in my pajamas and hang out at home all day, but my mother was a tough teacher and had us on a strict schedule. We got up at 7:30 a.m. every morning, got dressed (no PJ's), had breakfast and school started promptly at 8 a.m. It sucked at the time, especially since some of my other home schooled friends got to stay in their PJ's and sleep in, but now I'm grateful for it....more
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