Upcycled Solar Chandelier DIY

This is another of my favorite projects! Two years ago I made these amazing solar lamps from brass thrift store lamps. We have no outlets outside and needed some lighting and these three lamps I made are working so well. There are always old and broken chandeliers at the thrift store, so I decided to ... continue reading

20 Springtime Essential Oil Diffuser Blends- Main Ingredient Monday

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects We have replaced all of our toxic candles with essential oil diffusers.  One diffuser and we can create tons of beautiful scents to fill our home with the scents of every season. We are safe and gaining ... continue reading

Blog Hop-Summer Fun DIY Gift Basket-Recipes and Free Printables

I am happy to be part of this Essential Oils Gift Basket blog hop today! There are 10 AWESOME blogs participating and I hope you take a minute to stop by each hostess and check out the DIY gift baskets everyone is sharing! Lots of recipes, labels, and different themes to create your own gift baskets ... continue reading

Upcycled File Cabinet Garden Planters

We have discussed my teeny tiny yard before. I love every single little thing about our home and neighborhood...except for our yard. We love to garden, get dirty, explore, and be outside as much as possible and our tiny back yard does not support our needs! One huge part of our summer is gardening and ... continue reading

Easy Patriotic Details for Your Memorial Day BBQ

This is a great time of year to show your patriotism with sweet details all around your home and for all of your cookouts and parties coming up this summer. I just put out all of my red, white, and blue from now until Mid July. I have a nice collection that I have made ... continue reading

Paint Shim Garden Marker DIY

I feel like I need new garden markers every spring. They are so easy to make and bring such a fresh new life to our backyard I just can't resist! I did a Main Ingredient Monday with 20 of my favorite garden markers a few weeks ago. I really fell in love with these from ... continue reading

Father’s Day Gift Guide: What Dad Really Wants

I know today is Mother's Day, and I hope everyone is relaxing and celebrating with your families and all of your favorite moms! This day always reminds me that Father's Day is right around the corner. I ALWAYS struggle to find exciting, useful, unique, and memorable gifts for the fathers in my life and I ... continue reading

Kids (and parents) Summer Survival Kit

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I can not even believe my kids have less than 4 weeks of school until summer. I am really looking forward to some lazy days in the sunshine, hiking in the mountains, swimming at our ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 DIY Garden Markers

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Every year I think, "I am going to make beautiful plant and garden markers!" Every year I don't do it. Or I do it shoddy and they last for a month. Here are some beautiful options to ... continue reading

Weathered Terra Cotta Pot DIY

Does bringing greenery into your home put you in spring mode? It sure does for me. The color and freshness of living things just wakes me up and brings new life to our home. I am ready for some fresh herbs and wanted to springify our kitchen island. I had three terra cotta pots sitting ... continue reading