DIY Spring Flowers – Trash to Treasure

May 12, 2014 by 2 Comments

Today, we have another great craft in our series, A Craft Made By You.   Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs is here to share a totally creative tutorial for a real cute Spring Craft!   DIY Spring Flowers — I love a trash to treasure story, don’t …continue reading

Someone Has New Patio Furniture

April 16, 2014 by 13 Comments

My old patio furniture was beginning to fall apart — I had used it for ten years!  Knowing my goal of updating the kitchen, Stud didn’t quite get my urgency for buying new patio furniture, but when my mom and I found this set, he …continue reading

Spring Flowers on the Porch

February 26, 2014 by 6 Comments

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fellowes for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Small shoots of green are starting to sprout in the grass.  We’ll have a few more cold mornings, but little touches of Spring are such a …continue reading


May 13, 2013 by 37 Comments

Every year we take family, sibling, and individual pictures by the beautiful Texas Bluebonnets for my birthday.  This year I was in Kentucky with my baby sister and her family when my birthday arrived.  It was such a different birthday and I loved every second …continue reading

Springtime with Tulips Visa Card Giveaway

February 18, 2013 by 291 Comments

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of iBulb for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Springtime with Tulips is my favorite!  When I was in high school, my family took a trip to Holland and biked up and down the gorgeous streets, …continue reading

How to Make a Pom Pom Ball with Yarn

July 6, 2012 by 50 Comments

I’m excited to show you how to make a pom pom ball with yarn!  I love flowers that look like pom poms…Mums, Allium, Chive Blossoms, Dahlias, Billy Buttons, they’re all perfect for spring and summer! Every year I host a Mother – Daughter tea party.  …continue reading

Decorating the Front Porch {Knockoff}

June 19, 2012 by 27 Comments

This summer I’ve been working on our Rancher Home’s Curb Appeal!  I told you the other day that I’ve been crushing on tall planters and showed you a few of my favorites {here}.  And after obsessing over them for long enough, I splurged and bought …continue reading

Pretty Plants in My New Tall Planters

June 7, 2012 by 6 Comments

It is definitely summer…we’re well on our way to triple digit temps and I’m trying to incorporate as much fun for my sweet B’s as possible {here}.  After soccer camp {here} and swim lessons, and before baseball practice, I made a quick stop at my …continue reading

Loving Tall Planters {Look for Less}

June 6, 2012 by 8 Comments

I’ve been searching through my favorite inspiration catalogs and magazines for cute planters!  Tall planters keep catching my eye…the planters pictured below are 12 1/2″ sq. x 26 1/2″ h for $89.95 each. Crate and Barrel Recently, I stopped by my newly remodeled Target…it’s looking …continue reading

Fast Adorable Dessert {Mint Pudding Plants}

June 2, 2012 by 4 Comments

Martha Stewart’s Pudding Plants are very CUTE! Here’s my way of simplifying a great recipe…. Simple and Tasty Mint Pudding Plants for Kids!  For years, I’ve made these cute gummy worm dirt pots for my sweeties and they LOVE them!  It’s fun to have a …continue reading

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