Crafts: Make a Valentine Heart Pin

Looking for a fun craft for Valentine's Day? This heart pin is easy to make. Wear the heart as a pin or attach the heart to a postcard to create a personalized Valentine's Day card ....more


Celebrating the wisdom of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the blog today: "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'" (Artwork by Chris Olson over at Pattern Bliss.) ...more

Free Printables: Holiday Gift Tags

Can you believe it!? It’s almost time friends—and I'm sure you didn't need me to remind you or anything! If you’re at all like me and a bit behind on the whole gift wrapping front, then this post is for you ....more

At My Shop: Gifts that Give Back

I have a wonderful opportunity to team up with a foundation close to my heart. This December I am donating 100% of my proceeds from my Society6 shop to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research ...more

Respect, Honor, and Gratitude

THANK YOU to all veterans and active duty service men and women for your service and sacrifices. Blessings to you and your families ....more

7 Ways to Show Gratitude at Home

What makes a happy home? I'm sure it's different for every family because we come in all shapes and sizes. I must admit I'm not an expert here. I've witnessed plenty of chaos and more meltdowns than I want to admit at home. But through it all we have supported each other and, dare I say, even blossomed. And gratitude seems to be the common element that makes life the best. So here are five ways to share gratitude—family tested and approved....more

Seven Ways to Share Gratitude at Home

Gratitude seems to be the common element that makes life the best. So here are five ways to share gratitude—family tested and approved ....more

Halloween Costume and Decorating Tips

Looking for Halloween party ideas? How about an easy last-minute costume? Check out my Halloween Pinterest board for party ideas and costumes including: an easy costume DIY Spider Shades, Coffee-Filter Fairy Godmother No-Sew Halloween Costume, Chocolate Marshmallow Ghost cake, Scaredy-Cat Brownies, Pumpkin Mouse Motel, Pumpkin Carving Templates, and much more ....more

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and your local shelter invite you to visit a shelter and meet your new best friend ....more

We Must Have a Pie

a perfect handcrafted playlist for baking cookies, eating lots of pie, or doing dishes. Go ahead, pour a glass of pinot grigio and dance around the kitchen—it's the weekend! ...more