Helpful Homemade

A lifestyle blogger for the everyday fashionista. Recipes, DIY, and home projects! Freelance social media specialist & enthusiast. Foodie. Wine fanatic.

We’re Adopting!

You may or may not have noticed that things have been a little on the quiet side over on the site for the past few months. Although there hasn’t been much activity on the website, I assure you: there has been a LOT going on behind the scenes. I feel like I’ve been holding on to a big secret for a few months now ....more

No-Sew Dog Bow Tie Collar Slide

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Our mercury glass Christmas tree for 2016

So…even though Thanksgiving is technically this week, I already have Christmas on the brain. Here’s an important question for you today – are you one of those people who put up their Christmas decor the day after Thanksgiving…or do you wait until December is in full swing? In my case I can’t wait to put up all of the Christmas cheer around my house! ...more

Roasted Garlic and Spinach Pizza with Balsamic Onions for #SundaySupper

Did you know – we are smack dab in the middle of National Pizza Month! If you ask me, it’s cause for celebration. If I had to pick only one food to eat for the rest of my life, I would without a doubt, 100% choose pizza ....more

DIY Skeleton Lawn Decorations for the Home Depot Style Challenge

It’s that time of the year again!!!!!!! The Halloween season is once again upon us, and I have been dying to reveal the 2016 setup for our DIY skeleton lawn decorations. This year I had the pleasure of working with The Home Depot to create our Halloween decor ....more

Glazed Carrot and Quinoa Salad with Crispy Chickpeas for #SundaySupper

Did you know that the month of October is Vegetarian Awareness Month (and October 1 is World Vegetarian Day)??? Oh, the joy of vegetables!!!! The entire month of October, why don’t we celebrate a bit by going meatless with some meals? ...more

Cold Brew Affogato for #SundaySupper

Coffee and I have a complicated relationship. For most people, it seems like coffee is a daily ritual. Mornings begin with coffee – it fuels the rest of the day ....more

Hatch Chile Shakshuka for #SundaySupper

Do you have one skillet dishes that you absolutely love? I don’t know about you, but I always am amazed at how quickly a meal can go from “simple” to “I’ve basically turned my entire kitchen into a disaster area.” It happens in the blink of an eye, I swear. As much as I adore cooking, I absolutely loathe the clean up portion of the meal ....more

DIY Bar Stool Makeover

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

DIY House Cleaning Caddy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more
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