Easy Decorations for Valentine’s Day | Simple Ideas for Handmade Crafts & Decor

Easy Decorations for Valentine’s Day | Simple Ideas for Handmade Crafts & Decor

This year I'm excited and a little anxious to add some Valentine's Day touches around our home.CJ was totally into the entire Christmas season and I can not tell youhow exciting it is for us to begin to see the magic in his precious little eyes.I can see from the festive pops of red Continue reading

                  
Fun Snow Day Activities for the Kids: Playing with Snow

Fun Snow Day Activities for the Kids: Playing with Snow

Happy New Year my friends - hope your year is off to a fabulous start. For this weeks tuesday ten I am inspired by...playing in and with the snow!We have only been lucky enough to see a tiny bit of snow right before the holidays but we are waiting and ready for more with Continue reading

                  
Tips for Taking Care of Holiday Poinsettia Plants: Tuesday Ten

Tips for Taking Care of Holiday Poinsettia Plants: Tuesday Ten

The Christmas season has officially began once the most popular holiday decoration makes its debut - 'the most beautiful euphorbia' - the poinsettia . I couldn't resist picking up a few this past weekend and I am sure a couple more will make their may home with me this season.Whether you Continue reading

                  

Easy Semi-Homemade Pumpkin Coffee Cake + 10 Simple Last Minute Dessert Recipes

For those hosting dinner tomorrow, I am sure most of you are already prepared and ready to go.I still have a last minute trip in the middle of the craze to look forward to later on today!If dessert is on the list and you're looking for an addition to those delicious traditional pies -here are a few Continue reading

                  
Tuesday Ten: Inexpensive Early Holiday Shopping Finds

Tuesday Ten: Inexpensive Early Holiday Shopping Finds

I really adore the fall and try to slowly take in the beauty of the season - however the moment I see the store aisles being stocked for the winter holidays - I get a little anxious and excited.For this weeks Tuesday Ten I am in no way trying to rush the seasons, but wanted to Continue reading

                  
Ten Creative Ways to Wrap Potted Plants and Flowers – Quick and Easy Gift Ideas

Ten Creative Ways to Wrap Potted Plants and Flowers – Quick and Easy Gift Ideas

Even though giving a potted plant or flower is probably one of the easiest gifts out there -  I still love to give them just as much I like to receive them.While picking up a growing beauty can seem pretty effortless - a unique presentation is a simple way to add some meaning and personalized Continue reading

                  
Ten Plants to Grow in Closed Terrariums & Under Cloches

Ten Plants to Grow in Closed Terrariums & Under Cloches

I love having indoor plants around though sadly I can not tell you how many I have actually gone through in the past ten years. I am a big sucker when it comes to the intriguing store displays and admit I have been guilty in the past of purchasing plants simply because of their beauty - not really Continue reading

                  

How to Cover a Tapered Drum Lamp Shade – Tuesday {ten}

Yesterday I shared a quick, simple {and inexpensive} way to make a plug in style hanging drum pendant light and I am back today to share some details on the shades I used. Tapered Drum shades are not that hard to find though they can be pretty expensive when purchased from some high end catalog Continue reading

                  
Ten DIY Window Box Planter Ideas with Free Building Plans – Tuesday {ten}

Ten DIY Window Box Planter Ideas with Free Building Plans – Tuesday {ten}

Even though the inconsistent weather has put a temporary halt on our front door project - I refuse to stop thinking about bright and cheery, flower filled, outdoor projects for spring...and this week I'm thinking about window box planters.I have always loved the charming look of window box planters Continue reading

                  
Ten Bulbs to Plant in the Spring for Summer Garden Color {Container Bulb Choices}

Ten Bulbs to Plant in the Spring for Summer Garden Color {Container Bulb Choices}

As the spring weather grows warmer I am anxiously awaiting the frost free nights to begin planting some garden bulbs. Bulbs are incredibly easy to plant and care for - contrary to what I used to believe before actually taking a plunge and trying a few out. I have been hooked ever since.I love Continue reading

                  
Creative Door Mats You Can Make Yourself – Tuesday {ten} DIY Welcome Mats

Creative Door Mats You Can Make Yourself – Tuesday {ten} DIY Welcome Mats

While we are still plugging away at re-painting our front door woodwork I am keeping motivated by collecting ideas for the creative curb appeal that is to come.Last week I shared some creative ideas for displaying your home address; so I thought I would continue this week's Tuesday {ten} with a few Continue reading