One Pan Recipe|Shrimp & Coconut Milk Noodle Bowls

 Weeknights are always a rush aren't they? For me it's always a challenge to find delicious recipes that are easy and fast to prepare so we can quickly get out the door to sports and club activities! Here's a one pan Coconut Shrimp Noodle Bowl recipe that your whole family will love! It's flavourful, delicious, packed with healthy protein and filling! One pan meals are on the top of … [Read More...]

Link up to Monday Funday - 1 link on 8 blogs!

My Last Monday Funday Link Party 91

Hi everyone! I have a sad announcement to make...this is my last Monday Funday Link Party. It's with a heavy heart I leave the party, I've been so busy with other commitments. You guys all rock - and I've enjoyed seeing all of your projects! Keep up your incredible creativity! I will still be pinning features this week so show me what you've made this past week and I shower you with some sharing … [Read More...]

See these 10 Sensational Easy Fall Decorating Ideas |

10 Sensational Fall Decorating Ideas

Decorate your home inside and out with the colors and textures of Fall! Hay bales, pumpkins, cornstalks, harvest fruit and vegetables, burlap and mums are easy ways to create an Autumn cozy feeling on your porch, entryway, kitchen or living room!  10 Sensational Fall Decorating Ideas … [Read More...]

Never give up on your dreams ! |

Dreams Coming True: I’m a Houzz contributor!

  Hi everyone! Remember last month when I mentioned that I have some exciting news to share and talked about dreams? About how important it is have to have dreams and pursue them even if at times you are filled with fear and self doubt? Well today I'm spilling the beans to fill you in! I'm so incredibly fortunate to have realized one of my very own dream to be a part of … [Read More...]

DIY Feather Place Card Ornament - so easy to make! |

Easy DIY Feather Place Card Ornament

Last week when I threw open my front door for my Fall Home Tour Part 2 I shared a sneak peek of my Harvest tablescape and my easy DIY Feather Place Card Ornaments. These nature inspired place card ornaments are so inexpensive and quick to make for your Fall or Christmas holiday table.... and they make great Holiday gift ideas and present toppers! They would also look gorgeous … [Read More...]

Share your recipes and projects at Monday Funday Link Party - 1 link on 8 blogs |

Monday Funday Link Party 90

  It's time for Monday Funday link party, a fabulous place to share your DIY, decor, craft and recipes ideas to inspire others and grow your blog too! We had 695 fabulous links last week - WOW! It's like a mini-pinterest of sorts! … [Read More...]

Fun Halloween Crafts and Treats |

12 Halloween Crafts and Treats

 Halloween is right around the corner - are you ready? I have 12 Halloween Crafts and Treats today to add some spooktacular fun to your home and Halloween parties! Let's get right to them!   … [Read More...]

Make this Easy Stylish DIY Ombre Paint Chip Ornament! What a great way to use leftover paint chips you've collected! Choose paint chip colors that coordinate with the colors in your home and with your seasonal decor. Great gift idea and present topper too!

Stylish DIY Ombre Paint Chip Ornament

We've decorated our homes for Fall and Halloween so today I wanted to peek a bit ahead at Christmas Holiday decor and DIY's! What? A Christmas post?? Well I have a Giant LOVE for Christmas so it's been on my brain lately! (and Christmas decor is in the stores now!) My DIY Ombre Paint Chip Ornament is one of my blog's most popular posts and tutorial videos... and a huge favorite with my … [Read More...]

See my fall fashion tips! How to Build a Fall Fashion Essentials Wardrobe with timeless style! |

Fashion Tips! How to Build A Fall Essential Wardrobe #lifeinrealtime

 Ready to see my Fall Essential Fashion List and tips on how to build your own Fall fashion essentials wardrobe? Not sure what is essential and what isn't for autumn? Today I'm sharing with you some helpful fashion tips and my essential clothing and accessories for Fall that won't break the bank, will make you look fabulous and are comfy too! Fall is in full swing so it's time to pull out … [Read More...]

Come see my Fall Home Tour! Cozy vignettes and lots of DIY Decorating Tips! |

Fall Home Tour: Part Two

Today I'm back to share part two of my Fall Home tour! Come see my Fall decorating tips, my new DIY Autumn Poem chalkboard art, DIY feather place card holders, a rustic glam fall tablescape and cozy vignettes!  You can see part one here (and last year's fall home tour here). Thanks to Ashley of Cherished Bliss for organizing this awesome group of ladies who are … [Read More...]

One Pan Smoked Maple Bacon Pasta with Four Cheese Sauce |

One Pan Smoked Maple Bacon and Four Cheese Pasta

Do you love One Pan meals? Me too! When you're in a rush this easy to make One Pan Smoked Maple Bacon and Four Cheese Pasta Recipe is perfect as a delicious main course - it will be your new favorite meal! This easy pasta recipe is loaded with yummy cheese (lo-fat!) and made with milk and chicken broth, not cream, to help save our waistlines! Here's the recipe - … [Read More...]


Monday Funday Link Party

  Welcome to  Monday Funday linky party, where amazing bloggers post the best of the best in DIY,  decor, crafts, home tips, and recipes. Thank you for all who joined the party last week! I am constantly impressed with all the creativity out there! WE DIY'ers ROCK!  If you are not a blogger, then consider this party a sort of mini-pinterest. … [Read More...]

Make these 7 Fabulouls Fall DIY Decor Projects and Halloween Treats! |

7 Fall DIY Decor Projects & Delicious Halloween Recipes

Happy Sunday Friends! I hope you are enjoying the beautiful fall weather we have been having! My flower gardens and plants are still blooming like crazy - they are flowering better now than they have all summer!  My son came home from military college for a quick visit this weekend - it was so nice to see him and get in lots of hugs and cuddles and spoil him like only a Mom can! We had … [Read More...]

Easy DIY Black and Metallic Gold Tote Bag with a Stylish Graphic Pattern! - great gift idea! |

DIY Black and Gold Graphic Tote Bag

I have a huge weakness for shoes and tote bags! While I haven't figured out how to DIY shoes (although I've made some pretty DIY tulle flower clips for flip flops!) I have figured out how to DIY an adorable graphic tote bag with a beautiful metallic gold graphic pattern (great gift idea)!  Bonus - this tote is easy to make and super inexpensive! I can't have enough … [Read More...]