DIY Sea Shells Summer Wreath

Summer has been filled with water fun for my family - going to the beach, swimming in the pool and splashing around at various children's splash parks.  Since we've been going to the beach a lot, we have been bringing home sea shells.  I am a big fan of sea shells, I think they are so pretty and love the different shapes they can come in.  I wanted to use them around the house for decor so I decided to make a wreath for home decor....more

Inside Tips to Make Your Hair Color Last ~ Interview with a Hairstylist

I was on a mission to find out and I knew just the expert to call. My Hairstylist and color guru, Kirsten Dingman, who has an artistic talent for blending color to create the perfect look for each client. Every time I leave her chair, my freshly coiffed brunette tresses look so healthy and shiny, I get compliments from strangers (seriously)! So, with fingers crossed, I asked Kirsten if she would be willing to share a little beauty industry confidential with us and she agreed, YEA! So, without further ado, here’s THE SCOOP on how to make your hair color last....more

DIY Weekly Calendar Board

I am absolutely thrilled & honored to be taking part in this fabulous Back to School Blog Hop with some VERY talented ladies!!! If you’re looking for some back to school inspiration, we’ve definitely got you covered!...more

How to Throw a Last-Minute LEGO Party

Avi and Apollo's birthdays were last weekend while we were camping and both were set on having a LEGO® party. I was all prepared with my Pinterest board and full of fanstastic ideas...but sometimes I think I suffer from delusions of grandeur. And this seemed to me one of those moments. Saturday afternoon I told Chuck I thought we should just have the party the next day. Never mind that we are in the middle of a major painting project and all of the furniture from the boys' room currently resides in our living room....more

Perennial Vegetables: Grow More, Work Less

This year we decided to expand our garden outside of our garden beds and into our whole yard. Instead of getting bushes and other foliage, we realized perennial vegetables were perfect. ...more

Cool DIY backpack inspired by CHANEL!

Check out on my blog new Fashion DIY inspired by CHANEL!!more on www.themorasmoothie.com ...more

White Sangria - Blissfull Summer Wine Recipe

When I first purchased my home, I invited everyone over for the typical 'housewarming' party. Mostly I wanted to show off my new digs, but gifts are always good too. A family friend brought a pitcher - it was a typical pitcher, clear plastic, nothing fancy - but what was in it was gold. She had put together a white sangria and it was divine....more

A Very DIY 30th Birthday

Hi, friends! It's already turning out to be a busy summer, but I'm happy to finally share photos from my birthday with you....more

Farmhouse Table Tutorial

Who doesn't love a good farmhouse table, right?? ...more