Dear Martha Stewart, Here's What You SHOULD Have Said About Bloggers

Dear Martha Stewart, Lots of bloggers are highly miffed with you right now, and I get why. ...more
Wonderfully written!~ I want to just say thank you to Blogher for being so supportive of me and ... more

5 Festive Fall Wreaths

Do you remember the day you realized you were an adult? For me, it seemed to coincide with the year I hung my first wreath and lamented not owning a gravy boat. I've rectified the gravy boat situation, and the wreaths have started changing with more and more frequency. Fall is almost here, time to start thinking about a new festive wreath....more
Awww...thanks for the feature. I love Fall wreaths and these are all awesome! more

Not So Traditional Holiday Traditions

Tis' the Season to be JOLLY, FA LA LA LA LA... LA LA LA! Our Holiday season actually starts with Thanksgiving. Since moving away from family back in 1998, time with them is rare, but one tradition we have held onto is our Thanksgiving time with my Mom and sis. Every year, just the two of them come to spend it with my family. I cook at home, and we all have our part in the kitchen. ...more
Thanks for having me share our not so traditional was my pleasure.  Merry ... more

Pie safe furniture makeover

Hey, hey there! Do you know I never knew this piece was called a Pie safe before I started blogging. {it is called a pie safe right?} that is what someone referred to it once as is. I just knew I liked it a lot and my dear husband bought it for me for my birthday one day around 10 years ago. Today, I am sharing the makeover of ...more
Thanks for the highlight:) I appreciate it. Happy Thanksgiving Blogher network. more

Patriotic Pool Noodle Wreath

[Editor's Note: A pool noodle as a wreath base?!?!? Why didn’t I think of that. Not only is this wreath thrifty, it is cute as all get out. Shannon from Fox Hollow Cottage gave her wreath a patriotic spin, but there is nothing that says you could not use this same idea on a wreath for any occasion. From the recycled denim to the adorable fabric flowers everything about this wreath makes my crafty trigger finger twitch. Pool noodles are a buck a pop everywhere this summer. I see a new wreath in my very near future. - Jen]...more
Love this...Shannon inspired so many of us to do the same with our own fun twist.  We just ... more

Upcycled garden gate

Who likes free fun projects? Best part is this is upcycled and looks so cute in our woods!
 @Denise Thanks Denise! That is awesome to hear. more

Spring Cleaning in 10 Minutes a Day

It's that time of year again -- time for spring cleaning! If you're like me, this annual ritual strikes fear and dread in your heart. Does spring cleaning seem like the Mt. Everest of housekeeping tasks? A challenge only a few have undertaken successfully? Don't worry, spring cleaning doesn’t have to be scary, but it is something we should all do. It's not just about cleaning blinds and sweeping baseboards, though doing these things is great. You can also use spring cleaning as a prompt to schedule household maintenance and service checks that will prevent problems down the line. ...more
Keeping up through the ... more

Must-Have Beauty Tools

Ah, beauty tools. The things that make it easier for us to put our faces on in the morning, and clean them off at night. As I looked at my beauty setup, I thought extremely hard about what I could and couldn’t live without. There are seven beauty tools that I just couldn’t imagine not using. Many of these are perfect for my no-makeup days as well. Here’s my list of go-to beauty tools. 1. Tweezers ...more
Going for the 80's! ... more