2016 has been a rough year for many of us, and to combat all the bad news, Brynne from The Gathered Home, thought this would be the perfect time to highlight some of our favorite charities, and some of the ways bloggers are giving back to our communities in an attempt to make the world a slightly . . .
Ahh... Amazon. I used to be such a mall rat, but lately, I can't believe just how much I buy online, especially for the holidays. (Wait, does anyone say "mall rat" anymore?) On Black Friday, while everyone else was standing in long lines and fighting for the last flat screen tv, I spent most of the . . .
For all of you (me included) that aren't the kind to go crazy each and every holiday with decorating our spaces, but still want a little touch of color and fun, this is the post for you! I've rounded up a few easy fall decor ideas that anyone can do, for just a little bit of cash. Fall is . . .
Frankenstein and Football Cake, Candy Mice, Handbags and Cleaning Tips Although I haven't posted much lately - okay, not at all - I have been doing quite a few projects inspired by some Pins from Pinterest. By the way, I've changed the way I post these "pins I've tried" to just include the link . . .
How to Make Dinosaur Bookends What do you give a girl who loves dinosaurs? Dinosaur bookends, of course! My daughter turned 20 last week. I can hardly believe that this little peanut is so old. Seems like yesterday that she was giving slobbery kisses and following me around the house like a . . .
52 Things I Like About You My daughter was looking for a fun, easy, thoughtful project to give to her boyfriend. So, of course she stalked Pinterest for some ideas. She saw a really cute pin from Visual Heart, and decided to make her own version. (Link to original post is on the bottom of . . .
If you are like me, you've received emails and flyers about Christmas in July. Uh, excuse me, but who the heck thinks about the holidays this early? Not me. Normally. You see, for the past few years, we've sent our Christmas cards out with pictures of the kids, but this year, I'm determined . . .
Earth Day - Finding Ways to Make a Difference Earth Day. The day we put aside to think about what kind of effects our actions are having on this planet we call home. In a world going a little bit crazy right now, I've been trying my best to think of something I could do to make our planet a better . . .
Straight from Pinterest - Minion Cupcakes and Zombie Cake The last few weeks have been a little bit of a blur for us, which explains my absence from blogging for a while. It's all good things, but we seem to have hit our busy time of year. Traveling, birthday parties, getting the shed set up... . . .
I know I'm a bit late on this, but Happy New Year!! According to the Mayan Calendar, we aren't supposed to be here right now. Or at least there should have had some kind of event that would have altered life as we know it. Actually, there were many interpretations of what was supposed to happen . . .