DIY $25 Christmas Tree Plant Stand

Hey guys! Happy Friday!  Those of you that follow us on Instagram have seen my little front porch makeover.   I’m so excited about how this latest project turned out!   I got my entryway dressed up for Christmas this week.  I have a narrow entryway, but a tall door.  I wanted something that didn’t {…Read More…}

DIY Bar Cart

Hey there!  I am so excited to share this goodie with you guys today!  We have had some serious love for a Bar Cart at Crate and Barrel but of course the $800 price tag was just too pricey for my wallet so, I designed my own knock-off for about $150 including the hardware!! What {…Read More…}

FREE Printable Chalkboard Letters – So cute!

Oh hey friends! I have had a ton of requests for this next set of printable letters!  Many of you may remember my Thankful Photo Board I shared several weeks back.  Since posting that, I have had lots of you ask for the entire alphabet to make gifts, banners and other goodies.  Well… Here they {…Read More…}

DIY Rectangle Christmas Wreath

Hey guys!  So, I’ve been on a mission to create a rectangular wreath, similar to many that I have seen in some popular home decor catalogs! I finally came up with a solution and I’m LOVING it! Isn’t it just too cute?  It only cost me about $15 and about an hour of work!! Here’s {…Read More…}

Easy DIY Tree Topper

Hey guys!  I’ve had a lot of questions asking me about the burlap bow that I used for my tree topper on my Christmas Tree! It is sooooo easy to make and the only tools you need are a pair of scissors and a hot glue gun!  Yah baby! I purchased this roll of burlap {…Read More…}

Christmas Tree Reveal

Hey guys!!  I’m back to share my Christmas Tree reveal for the Michael’s Christmas Tree Challenge! I have to admit, Halloween was a little crazy with a Christmas Tree up but, it’s my favorite holiday to decorate for and it got my tail in gear quick Almost every piece (including the tree) is from Michael’s! {…Read More…}

Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Happy Friday! We are so excited to partner with Michaels this season for their 2nd Annual Michaels Dream Tree Challenge! We have been challenged to decorate a Christmas Tree using items found at Michaels. This came at the perfect timing for me. Moving into our new home, right before Christmas, the thought of getting our {…Read More…}

DIY Chalkboard Sign

Thanks so much for stopping by!  If you don’t already, we would love to have you follow us on our Instagram and Pinterest accounts to keep up with all of our most recent projects and sneak peeks Hey there!  I’m so excited to share my first DIY fall decor project today!  It’s been a little {…Read More…}

Free Printable Chalkboard Banner Letters!

Oh hey friends! I don’t know about you guys, but I am itching for Fall.  I’m ready for pumpkins, soup, cooler temps and maybe even a little football… Maybe. I love putting up a new banner every year around this time.  Last year I shared THIS banner which you all seemed to love.  I was {…Read More…}

Wood Pallet Art – American Flag

Happy Monday!  With The 4th of July coming up this week, I got an itch to make something patriotic! I just love it!  We are going to put it outside for our 4th decor but I think it would be super cute in one of my boys bedrooms, our study or our game room too! {…Read More…}

Grilled Fruit – Skewers

Who wants a yummy appetizer/desert to wow your guests with for the 4th of July?  We made these grilled fruit skewers last weekend and my-oh-my are they the bomb! Our Reynolds Real Moms challenge for this month was to come up with something for the grilling season!  These babies were so easy to make and {…Read More…}

How to Make a Chalkboard ~ Serving Tray

Hey guys!  It’s almost summer and all I can think about is how excited I am to have friends and family over for cook-outs!  I love fun and easy ways to dress-up any plain ‘ol get-together and I’m so excited to show you what I’ve come up with this week! I came up with a {…Read More…}

DIY Wreath for Spring!

Happy Monday guys! This will be a great project for any of you like me that still have your Fall wreath hanging… I know. Bad. I fixed that problem though!  I made this new wreath in under 30 minutes and under $10!  Woohoo! Here is how it turned out… Simple but oh so CUTE! So… {…Read More…}

Free Printable ~ Valentine’s

Happy Friday!  Whitney and I are back home! We spent an awesome 3 days in Chicago with 9 other bloggers and the wonderful people from Reynolds Wrap!  We are finalists in the Reynolds Real Moms contest and we were flown up to Chicago for some pampering, entertainment and filming…but more on that to come!  Right {…Read More…}

Free Printable ~ Memory Jar

Hey there!  I am really excited about this cute little Memory Jar!  I got my inspiration from all of the ideas on Pinterest suggesting to start a jar of great things that happen in 2013!  On New Year’s Eve of 2013, we will open the jar and read and remember all of the awesome times {…Read More…}

Printable Banner ~ Happy New Year

Hey there!  We have made it a tradition in our home to stay at home as a family on New Year’s Eve.  The kids think it’s fun to stay up and watch the ball drop on TV and we always make good snack stuff and just hang out.  I thought it would be fun to {…Read More…}

DIY Gifts – Easy & Cheap Last Minute Gifts!

Happy Friday!! I know many of you will be spending the weekend getting things finished up for Christmas!.  I wanted to give you guys 3 quick and easy projects that make awesome gifts for friends or family! Each of these can be done in no time and with very little dough… My kind of gifts! {…Read More…}

Dollar General Gift Wrap!

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey friends! I was recently challenged to get my holiday wrapping done by using supplies found at my local Dollar General.  Sounds easy enough… The kicker?  I had to do it for under $10.  Now this is my kind of challenge!  I {…Read More…}

Free Printable ~ Stocking Stuffer Coupons

Hey there!  We are so close to Christmas and I have been busy with the last-minute details…. including stocking stuffers!  I thought it would be fun for my kids to have special coupons from Mom and Dad, in their stockings this Christmas, to spend when they want!  I made them cute and printable and I {…Read More…}

Christmas Craft Linky Party

It’s time for our Christmas Craft Linky Party to celebrate our 12 Days of Christmas!  If you have a Christmas craft that you are proud of, please link it up so that we can all enjoy it!  Whitney and I will be pinning our favorites to our 12 Days of Christmas board and giving Facebook {…Read More…}

FREE Printables ~ Gift Tags

Wow!  We have reached day 12 of The 12 Days of Christmas!   Whitney and I have shared our favorite Holiday recipes, gift ideas and quick Christmas decorations.  Now, it’s time to WRAP IT UP  Wrapping a gift can get expensive but it doesn’t have to be, from the heavy-duty, thrifty wrapping paper to cute {…Read More…}

Crock Pot Chicken & Dumplings & a Giveaway!

Hey friends! We are getting close to wrapping up our 12 Days of Christmas Event!  Welcome to Day 11! One of my most used ‘power tools’ in my house is definitely my Crock Pot!  With 5 kiddos and a hubby to feed, I put mine to use often.  😉 My family loves when I make {…Read More…}

Christmas Centerpiece – Soda Bottle Crate

Happy Monday! I hope you all had an awesome weekend!  I am so happy to finally have temps that feel like Christmas here in Texas… Woohoo! Welcome to Day 10 of the 12 Days of Christmas Event! Today I am here to share a quick and easy centerpiece I made for my outdoor table!  This {…Read More…}

DIY Ornament ~ Jingle Bells

Welcome to Day 9 of the 12 Days of Christmas! I am sharing a really easy Jingle Bell ornament today!  It’s so easy that your kiddos will love to make their own with you Here’s how! Purchase a 1″ square dowel at Hobby Lobby. Cut dowels to measurements above. <A HREF=””> Widgets</A>  If you do {…Read More…}

DIY Pinecone Ornaments & My Tree

Happy Saturday! Welcome to Day 8 of the 12 Days of Christmas Event! Today I will be sharing my super easy, and almost FREE pinecone ornaments!  Here is how they look all finished! These took me just a few minutes a piece.  I love the mix of them with my glass ornaments… Perfect ‘rustic chic’ {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Block Label Holders & a Giveaway

Happy Friday!  Can’t believe we are already at Day 7 of the 12 Days of Christmas! For Day 7, I chose to share an easy and cheap way to add a little fun to your Christmas meals These fun label/place holders are quick, easy and so cheap!  They are a great way to dress up {…Read More…}

Christmas Card Holder – DIY

Happy Thursday!  Welcome to day 6 of the 12 Days of Christmas!! Today I will be sharing a super quick, easy and cute Christmas Card Display!  Anybody can make one of these, and it can be easily restyled for any time of year! Here is how it turned out… This cost me under $10 to {…Read More…}

$10 DIY Wooden Ornament Tree

Hey there!  We are so excited to be back for Day 5 of the 12 Days of Christmas! For Day 5, I chose to make a Wooden Ornament Tree and it is completely COLLAPSIBLE!  It’s always hard to pack decorations away after Christmas and I thought that making this collapsible would be so helpful come {…Read More…}

Photo Tree Centerpiece DIY!

Good morning guys!  Make sure to keep up with all of our Christmas projects by FOLLOWING us on Instagram! Welcome to Day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas Event! Today I will be sharing a quick and easy Photo Tree Centerpiece!  Here is how mine turned out! You guys know I love photos!  This {…Read More…}

Easy Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Hey there!  Welcome to Day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas! For Day 3 I chose to share the yummiest, easiest cookie recipe that I LOVE! It’s just not Christmas around here without our family favorite, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies!  They are so easy to make and your kids will love helping! All {…Read More…}