Christmas Dreams Coming True with Thomas

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fisher-Price for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My nephew JAK was surprised last Saturday morning when we showed up with some fun early Christmas gifts for him! All the cousins were excited and he could not wait to tear into this special gift ... continue reading

Christmas Chalkboard Art 2015

And once again my DIY project that has brought us the most joy and versatility! My BIG kitchen chalkboard! I found the inspiration here and added some pops of color to really make it stand it out! There is so much going ont hat the little mistakes just blend into the mix! Everett's favorite part ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Top 22 DIY Holiday Gifts

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects  My Top 22 DIY Holiday Gift Ideas ___________________________________________________________________ Chalkboard log slice project from TMTOMH No sew tulle skirt from Living Well Spending Less Indoor herb garden from TMTOMH   Leather wallet from The Merry Thought Cardboard box ... continue reading

One Stop Shopping for All of Your Christmas Decorating

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of At Home. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is over and since I do not have any great Thanksgiving carols to listen to I have thrown my Christmas playlist into my daily mix!  All this festivity prompted me to start decorating my holiday mantle. I ... continue reading

My Valentine’s Mantle from Leftover Christmas Stuff

This was awesome! I get really happy when decorations can do double duty and I save energy and money and STILL get to be in the spirit of the season. How many of you actually decorate for Valentine's Day? I do not do much. A little red here and there is fun, but I keep ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Ways to Recycle Christmas Cards

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I just LOVE receiving Christmas cards every year and I absolutely can not toss them at the end of the season. I have cards from the past five years and really need to get over it and do ... continue reading

Cozy Christmas Family Room

So, I decorated my family rrom before Christmas and this isthe first time I have had time to make it neat and organized enough to photograph it! We LIVE in this room. It is wide open into our kitchen and eating space and it is where we spend 90% of our awake time. It is ... continue reading

Easy Neighbor Holiday Treats

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad & M&M’S® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. ! I  just love surprising neighbors, co-workers, and community members with little treats this time of year. The gals at my dentist's office were busier than ever this morning and I was so happy ... continue reading

Winter Chalk Art and DIY Card Display

Every year I try a new way to hang and display the Christmas cards we receive and every year I do not like what I come up with. Do you guys have a tried and true way or place to share your cards? I am really looking for something easy and for this year my ... continue reading

The Best Kids Gift Package Ever- SO EASY

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Gift Shop for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My little guy celebrated his sixth birthday last weekend! We were fortunate to spend the whole weekend with family and friends and have a blast. We had a family dinner, went swimming, and had ... continue reading