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

Dollar Store Framed Ornament Wreath

I have such issues with my front door and any type of  wreath I try to hang. #1 There is virtually NO space between the main door and the screen door. Everytime I try to make a wreath, I go to hang it up and discover the door will not close becasue the wreath is ... continue reading

Natural Winter Skin Cream Recipe and Free Printables

I have had no less than 4 people ask me about  some good all natural lotion for winter skin. I was using coconut oil with some Young Living essential oils mixed in, but even for me, my skin just wasn't as soft as I want it to be. I went on to my favorite websites ... continue reading

A Creative Way to Give A Groupon

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Gift Shop. All opinions are 100% mine. I am not one for hitting the stores at 6 am to find the best deals on gifts for my family and friends. I am much more the person to stay home, cozy and relaxed and ... continue reading

Easy Sprinkle FIlled Mini Ornaments

My children had off all last week for Thanksgiving and I wanted to plan some fun projects and activities for us to do together. I thought this was going to be so much fun and couldn't wait to get started! Well, in the end it turned into Mommy doing the project and kids watching, but ... continue reading