Summer Decor Decorating Ideas

Summer Deck Decor

 ** Don't forget to enter the Rafflecopter at the end of the post for a chance to win $300.00 PayPal CASH, open to USA and Canada, and link up your creativity to the Outdoor Spaces Link Party!** Summer is here! Summer is here!! Whew! I wasn't sure it was actually going to arrive this year after the LONG winter we had and COLD Spring! But Summertime is finally here and I've been … [Read More...]

Painted Dresser with Chalky Finish Paint

Dresser Makeover with Chalky Finish Paint

 My husband and I used to go to a lot of antique auctions when we were first married. We didn't have much furniture so it was a way for us to buy pieces inexpensively and we love mixing antiques with newer furniture pieces for a collected look! We once bought a huge antique armoire at an auction and we lived in an apartment....let me tell you it was quite the fiasco getting it into … [Read More...]

How to grow wheatgrass - indoor gardening and decor idea.

How to Grow Wheatgrass – Indoor Gardening and Decor Idea

** Be sure to read all about the GreenThumb Challenge Contest at the end of the post - enter for a chance to win $1000 in Prizes for your garden! Includes a $500 gift card and $500 worth of FREE landscaping services from!** I've been bitten by the gardening bug this Spring!! After the horribly long winter we've had this year I can't wait to get started on … [Read More...]

How to grow the PERFECT colorful, easy care garden to add some dramatic curb appea!

Tips on Curb Appeal with Plants

 Today I'm talking about gardening - tips on curb appeal with plants! Our home's curb appeal is so important to our family!! When we moved into our beautiful home 2 and a half years ago we were lucky to inherit gorgeous landscaped gardens and plants in our front and back yards. As a military family we move a lot and  fabulous curb appeal is so important to us when we buy our homes! The … [Read More...]

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day everyone! I hope all of you that are Mom's have a beautiful day with your family! I have a lot of mixed emotions today....with my Mom passing earlier this year and our oldest son away for the entire summer on military training, this Mother's Day for me is filled with a lot of thanks and also filled with an aching heart.     … [Read More...]

DIY Spa Wrap Towel

Last Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gift Basket Ideas

 Mother's Day will soon be here in 2 days (!) - don't worry you still have time to put together a beautiful handmade gift basket for Mom! Here are two quick and easy, budget friendly, last minute DIY Mother's Day Gift Basket Ideas ! I love this Spa Gift Basket idea - Mom needs some pampering time! You probably already have a basket around the house - just add these two DIY gifts to it, … [Read More...]

FREE Art Print and Instagram Graphic Image

How to Make Graphics On PicMonkey – & FREE Instagram Graphic Picture

I'm always on the hunt for beautiful graphic design images, fonts and icons to make my own budget friendly DIY Instagram graphics, art prints, gift tags, party pendants and invitations! So when it comes to beautiful graphics, wow do I have a big treat for you today! I'm sharing an incredible resource called GraphicStock where you can download for FREE 250,000 + gorgeous images, … [Read More...]

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There’s No Place Like Home…the bHome app!

I'm absolutely, positively thrilled to be joining a new home and garden community on the bHome app! Have you heard of it? Let me fill you in! bHome is a community passionate about all things home where you can follow your favorite Home and Garden Blogs! It's a place where Blogs, media, brands, you and I are all under one roof so to speak - to connect and be inspired! … [Read More...]

How to Create a Cozy Reading Nook

How to Create a Cozy Reading Nook – Key Decorating Tips!

Creating a cozy reading nook is so important to me as a busy mom and blogger. Sometimes all I need is a few moments alone snuggled in a cozy chair with a good book or my iPad to surf my favorite decor sites to unwind and get me thru the crazy-busy day! … [Read More...]

Enter this AMAZING Mother's Day Giveaway to a $500 Gift Card Package! You'll get one $250 gift card package for you and on $250 gift card package to give to your Mom or a friend!

Mother’s Day Giveaway $500 Gift Card Package!

 **Don't forget to enter the $500 Gift Card Package Giveaway at the end of the post!** Mother's Day is quickly coming up and today I'm celebrating all women who nurture, care for and serve it in their families or outside their families!  A woman doesn't have to be a mother to have a great impact on others. What better way to celebrate these women than spending a … [Read More...]

Enter this AMAZING Mother's Day Giveaway to a $500 Gift Card Package! You'll get one $250 gift card package for you and on $250 gift card package to give to your Mom or a friend!

Don’t miss this Mother’s Day Giveaway $500 Gift Card Package!

Happy Tuesday everyone!!! Be sure to enter the AMAZING $500 gift card package Mother's Day Giveaway on now! Fabulous prizes to win including one $500 Gift Card package - $250 in gift cards for you and $250 in gift cards for the Mom in your life! Check out the pampering prizes that you could win: … [Read More...]

This EASY homemade Pina Colada Coconut Sugar Scrub Recipe will transport you to the tropics with the scent of pineapple and coconuts! It's a FABULOUS way to moisturize and get rid of dry flaky skin! Great gift idea!

Homemade Pina Colada Coconut Sugar Scrub

** Don't forget to enter the giveaway below!**  After the long and cold winter we've had this year I am REALLY looking forward to hot summer weather and wearing my cute sandals, flip flops, shorts, maxi skirts and T shirts... and ditching my winter duds! So I need to get my dry, winter skin moisturized and glowing pronto! Today I'm sharing an easy recipe for Homemade Coconut Sugar … [Read More...]

DIY Farmhouse Table

DIY Furniture Makeovers and Builds

Do you enjoy giving new life to thrifted furniture finds and pieces that you've owned for a few years that need a style update? I do! I love to save money by updating pieces I already own or scoring thriftstore and antique stores for items that I can love and refresh to mix with the newer items I own and my other DIY's to create a layered collected look to my home. I've got a few furniture … [Read More...]

Living Room Vignette and Decorating ideas

Decorating and DIY Project Preview

Hello everyone! I hope you are having a great week!! I've been super busy here, I'm in the middle of completing lots of DIY and decorating projects to post for you later this week and next.....and since they aren't ready yet I thought today I'd give you a preview on what's to come! A bit of a teaser!! Right now I'm working on a new vignette to show you - when it comes to home décor and … [Read More...]