10 Football Themed Party Ideas for the Superbowl

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

How to Make Knot-Bow Headbands for Babies & Toddlers: An Easy DIY Tutorial with Patterns

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

How to Make Stunning DIY Marbled Bowls

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

Creating a Vision Board to Crush Those Goals

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

New Year, New Storage Ideas to Get Your House in Order

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

Valentine's Day Craft: Paper Fortune Cookies

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

How to Make a Valentine's Day Pom-Pom Wreath

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! Lets get started! ...more
This is so cute! And such a smart way to make lots of pom poms at once!more

How to Make a DIY Wedding Date Chalkboard

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. ...more

Three Wonky Wishes Come True!

Well, I waited all day.I printed invoices, I printed labels, I have shipping containers all ready to roll.I did everything I could to be ready should the cases of patterns arrive on my doorstep so they would be ready to mail on Monday, but they just didn’t come!I have accepted that fact, and I hope you will too – those of you who placed orders for Wonky Wishes when I announced that they were in the warehouse....more

A Week in Farm Photos - January 31 to February 6

This week we went from winter to spring and then right back to winter all in the span of seven days! We actually saw the grass again for a few days, the temperatures soared above fifty degrees, the ducks got some pool time, and then winter came back with a vengeance and dumped 10 inches of snow on us! Have I mentioned how much we love Maine? ...more

Cabinet Makeover

Not too long ago I shared with you the history behind my daughter’s bedroom furniture and why I will never paint it. I said that I believe there are times to paint furniture and times not to paint furniture and you were all so supportive of the fact that I had chosen to leave it in it’s original state. Welp…I thought maybe since I had shared a time when I didn’t paint something I would balance things out by sharing with you a time that I did ....more

The Splendid Sampler

Hello! Happy Saturday! I've just returned home from a lovely four days of sewing and visiting with like-minded quilting friends, and I'm preparing lots of blog posts to share everything with you ....more

Girly Superhero Birthday Party

Looking for a Superhero Party that's all girl? If so you are going to love this party submitted by Louise...more

DIY Easter Ideas

DIY Easter Ideas Easter is such a pretty time of year! The sun starts to warm up, the flowers begin to bloom, little bunnies and baby animals appear everywhere. Best of all… ....more

A Winter Day Tea

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New Broken China Jewelry In My Etsy Shop!

Hi Friends! It's been a busy week but I managed to finish up five new pieces of broken china jewelry yesterday and got them listed in my Etsy shop last night. Here they are.. ....more

How to Have an Awesome Valentine's Day When You're Broke

   Hi Ladies, this is a post actually written by my sister but I really needed to share it for her here since we are all women and I knew you would love this! ...more

Snow Goose on a Snow Day

I’ve been thinking about drawing this Snow Goose since last spring when I spied a lone snow goose swimming among a flock of Canadian Geese. It was my first sighting of one and he looked entirely out of place! He was a good project for a snowy day ....more