Spooky Halloween Door Decorations

Spooky Halloween Door Decorations

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market, but all opinions are my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. Do you dare venture into our haunted Halloween boneyard? I used skeletons, lanterns, spiderweb lights and other macabre elements from Cost Plus World Market to create these spooky Halloween door decorations.  I’m pretty sure […]

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Forget all that pumpkin spice and caramel apple nonsense. Cinnamon and sugar is the hot flavor combo for fall. Snickerdoodle cookies are great. But you have to try these 21 amazing snickerdoodle recipes for everything from muffins to martinis. Which is your favorite snickerdoodle recipe?

21 Ways to Up Your Snickerdoodle Recipe Game

Cinnamon + sugar is the must-taste flavor combo of the fall. Cookies are tasty, but it’s time to up your snickerdoodle recipe game with one of these scrumptious sweet treats. Get ready to have your tastebuds rocked! If you love snickerdoodle cookies, you have to try one of these recipe riffs on the cinnamon-sugar flavor […]

Small changes can produce big results. These 10 simple habits will go a long way in ensuring you're living a fulfilling happy, healthy life on your own terms. #ad #snackbrighter

10 Simple Habits for a Happy, Healthy Life

Small changes can produce big results. These 10 simple habits will go a long way in ensuring you’re living a fulfilling happy healthy life on your own terms. My life had gotten a little off balance. I felt like I was spinning my wheels with a lot of busy work. Running myself ragged with endless […]

These fall fireplace mantel decorating ideas combine cedar wood, cotton bolls, pumpkins, lanterns and colorful fall leaves. The design is inspired by a rustic fall harvest.

Cedar Planked DIY Fireplace Screen

Learn how to make your own farmhouse style DIY fireplace screen using tongue-and-groove cedar paneling. In the winter, I love sitting in front of the fireplace watching the flames dance while I warm up. But the rest of the year, I don’t really enjoy staring into the gaping black hole of our gas fireplace. Problem solved […]

These fall fireplace mantel decorating ideas combine cedar wood, cotton bolls, pumpkins, lanterns and colorful fall leaves. The design is inspired by a rustic fall harvest.

Fall Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

These simple, harvest-inspired fall fireplace mantel decorating ideas are pretty and functional!  I finally did it. Cleared the Legos, lightsabers and video game figures off the hearth and turned off the TV long enough to dress our keeping room fireplace for fall. I love sharing my fireplace mantel decorating ideas every season. But besides being […]

Whether you're looking to install hardwoods, carpet the bedroom, add a rug to the dining room or give your bathroom a makeover, there's a farmhouse flooring option that will work for the space -- and your budget! These are some of my favorite farmhouse style hardwood floors, laminate floors, carpeting, rugs, tile and vinyl floors. #ad #shawfloors

Farmhouse Flooring Ideas for Every Room in the House

Whether you’re looking to install hardwoods, carpet the bedroom, add a rug to the dining room or give your bathroom a makeover, there’s a farmhouse flooring option that will work for the space and your budget! We’ve all watched TV renovation shows where the budget-strapped homeowners peel back horribly stained carpet or worn-out linoleum to reveal… […]

These Bohemian home decor finds will make you look like a world traveler -- no passport required! #ad #FallHomeRefresh #worldmarkettribe

Bohemian Home Decor Finds That Will Make You Look Like a World Traveler

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cost Plus World Market. Read my full disclosure policy here. These Bohemian home decor finds will make you look like a world traveler — no passport required! Whenever we travel, I love to bring home a souvenir that is reflective of the place and our time there. […]

Use metallic paint to transform $1 wall signs into an oversized fall leaf garland for the mantel, staircase or porch. #sponsored #decoartprojects

Oversized Metallic Fall Leaf Garland

Use metallic paint to transform $1 wall signs into an oversized fall leaf garland for the mantel, staircase or porch. Fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year. I love the food, the clothes, the weather, the festivals and of course, the decor. Acorns and pumpkins and leaves — what’s not to love? […]

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Forget all that pumpkin spice and caramel apple nonsense. Cinnamon and sugar is the hot flavor combo for fall. Snickerdoodle cookies are great. But you have to try these 21 amazing snickerdoodle recipes for everything from muffins to martinis. Which is your favorite snickerdoodle recipe?

21 Ways to Up Your Snickerdoodle Recipe Game

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Once you try this homemade hot dog chili recipe, you'll never buy canned again! It's also great on burgers!

Easy Hot Dog Chili Recipe

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Need a refreshing treat to beat the summer heat? This snickerdoodle frappe recipe, which combines the flavors of caramel macchiato, cinnamon and chocolate, really hits the spot. And you don't have to leave the comfort of your house -- or air conditioning -- to get it! #sponsored #indelight

Snickerdoodle Frappe Recipe

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The next time you're craving takeout make these Thai red curry noodle bowls instead. They're packed with garden fresh vegetables, plus they're quick and easy to make. #sponsored #WorldMarketTribe

Thai Red Curry Noodle Bowls

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Switch up the menu at your next summertime cookout with these delicious grilled sandwich recipes. Serve up a selection of deli meats, Sargento® Sliced Cheese, grilled vegetables and bread for a sandwich that is out of this world! #ad

Summertime Grilled Sandwich Recipes

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Kick your summer cocktail game into overdrive with this frozen tropical lemonade, spiked with homemade infused pineapple rum. And unlike most infused liquors, this fruity rum only takes 10 minutes to make. #ad #worldmarkettribe

Tropical Frozen Lemonade with Pineapple Rum

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This fiery homemade limeade recipe gets its kick from jalapeno-infused bourbon. It's a slow summertime sipper that pairs well with tortilla chips. #sponsored #FoodShouldTasteGood

Jalapeño-Infused Bourbon Limeade Recipe

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A trifecta of chocolate, pecans and bourbon, this Kentucky Derby Pie is the perfect dessert to serve at your Kentucky Derby party. Even if you're not into horse racing, you won't be able to resist a slice of this delicious dessert. (And it's amazingly easy to make!) Serve it with an ice-cold refreshing mint julep and you'll feel like you've found your old Kentucky home.

Kentucky Derby Party Menu & Recipes

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Looking for some Cinco De Mayo food to serve besides traditional salsa? Check out this garden-fresh, calabacitas-style salsa made with zucchini, corn, squash, onions and jalapenos. It's great paired with your favorite chips and Mexican beer. #foodshouldtastegood #sponsored

Calabacitas Salsa: Perfect for Cinco de Mayo

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Looking for quick and easy breakfast ideas for kids? Try these stuffed pita breakfast sandwiches, filled with sausage, cheese and other toppings. Goes great with a glass of Nesquik. #ad #stirimagination

Breakfast Ideas for Kids: DIY Stuffed Pitas

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A delicious and easy homemade strawberry jam recipe, plus free printable canning labels for a variety of jams, jellies, preserves and pickles.

Easy Strawberry Jam Recipe & Canning Jar Labels

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This stuff is like sunshine in a glass! Take your tastebuds on a Hawaiian vacation when you mix up this easy, all-natural, no-sugar-added recipe for homemade POG juice. It's also a great substitute for orange juice in cocktails.

Hawaiian POG Juice Recipe

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If you love cheesecake and pecan pie, you have to try this mashup. The pecan pie cheesecake topping is made with maple syrup, butter and brown sugar. #ad #saraleedesserts #pmedia

Pecan Pie Cheesecake Topping

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This homemade lasagna recipe , made with sausage and lots of ooey-gooey cheese, is a family favorite. Though you make it from scratch, it's a quick and easy recipe that is perfect for family dinners, potlucks or weeknight meals. It's the ultimate comfort food. Serve it with a salad and garlic bread to make a delicious Italian meal.

Homemade Lasagna Recipe

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If you're looking for a meal to serve on cold winter nights, this hearty minestrone soup recipe definitely fits the bill. It makes enough to serve a huge crowd, with plenty more for leftovers. #ad #simmeredintradition #ragu

Hearty Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Add this easy-to-make popcorn snack mix to your football party food lineup. Don't forget to serve it in color coordinated bags featuring your favorite players' jersey numbers. #BringtheBOOM #ad

Game Day Food: Team Colors Popcorn Snack Mix

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Hey football fans, check out this chicken and waffles recipe for mini buffalo-blue cheese bites. They're full of flavor and just the right size for snacking while tailgating or watching the Big Game. #GameDayTraditions #ad

Buffalo & Blue Mini Chicken and Waffles Recipe

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The next time you're craving fast food, give this chicken sandwich recipe a try. Fried southern-style chicken with spicy ranch sauce, bacon and avocado slices, paired with sweet potato fries with a homemade spicy boom-boom dipping sauce. #ad #farmtoflavorrecipes

Spicy Avocado Bacon Ranch Chicken Sandwich Recipe

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These easy Asian Turkey Sandwich Wraps are the perfect lunch-on-the-go. Made with lean turkey, brown rice, veggies and whole wheat wraps and served with a spicy peanut sauce. #sponsored

Easy Asian Turkey Sandwich Wraps

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Treat your Valentine to one of these easy pie crust cinnamon sugar hearts. They're a great dessert on their own or you can use them to add a romantic touch to ice cream, pie or mousse.

Easy Pie Crust Cinnamon Sugar Hearts

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The Food Lion Frugal Cookoff is all about teaching busy families how to prepare healthy and cheap easy meals using everyday ingredients. Get the award-winning recipe for Healthy Fish Tacos, Mexican Potatoes and Corn & Black Bean Salad from the North Carolina Food Lion Frugal Cookoff #sponsored #FrugalCookOff

Cheap Easy Meals With the Food Lion Frugal Cookoff

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Have you tried the Speculoos Cookie Butter from Trader Joe's? This stuff leaves peanut butter and Nutella in the dust! While you might be tempted to eat it straight out of the jar, you'll find it's even better in recipes like this 4-Ingredient cookie butter dip that also makes a great filling for a no-bake cookie butter cheesecake!

Spectacular Speculoos Cookie Butter Dip

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Serve up good luck and prosperity on New Year's Day with these southern cooking recipes for black-eyed peas and collard greens. Legend has it that the more you eat, the more riches and good fortune you'll experience in the new year.

Southern Cooking Recipes for New Year’s Day

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Planning an out-of-this-galaxy party and looking for Star Wars food ideas? Learn how to make tasty R2-D2 and Han Solo in Carbonite chocolates. They'll be the hit of the party.

Star Wars Food: R2-D2 and Han Solo Chocolates

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These fall fireplace mantel decorating ideas combine cedar wood, cotton bolls, pumpkins, lanterns and colorful fall leaves. The design is inspired by a rustic fall harvest.

Cedar Planked DIY Fireplace Screen

Learn how to make your own farmhouse style DIY fireplace screen using tongue-and-groove … [Read More...]

Use metallic paint to transform $1 wall signs into an oversized fall leaf garland for the mantel, staircase or porch. #sponsored #decoartprojects

Oversized Metallic Fall Leaf Garland

Use metallic paint to transform $1 wall signs into an oversized fall leaf garland for the … [Read More...]

I saved this silverplated tray from the Goodwill pile. In less than 15 minutes, repurpose an old silverplated tray into a festive jack-o-lantern wall hanging or wreath for Halloween.

Painted Jack-O-Lantern Tray

In less than 15 minutes, repurpose an old silverplated tray into a festive jack-o-lantern … [Read More...]

Think beyond the traditional wreath as you're planning your fall door decor. Here, a farmhouse style vintage mailbox holds an arrangement of seasonal florals.

Fall Door Decor in a Vintage Mailbox

Think beyond the traditional wreath as you're planning your fall door decor. See how I … [Read More...]

A lovely fall wreath featuring painted, gilded pumpkins on a grapevine form. I love the nontraditional colors of aqua and lavender.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas: Metallic Foil Pumpkins

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Crafts and breakfast buffet ideas inspired by the movie The Secret Life of Pets. #sponsored @petsmovie #TheSecretLifeofPets

“The Secret Life of Pets” Fun Family Breakfast

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Skip the junky, overpriced kids' vacation souvenirs and start a pressed penny collection. Kids will enjoy making and collecting the pennies on your family travels, and they can showcase their collection in this DIY map shadowbox.

DIY Pressed Pennies Souvenir Map

Start an inexpensive collection and commemorate your family travels with this DIY pressed … [Read More...]

Star Wars fans will love this DIY NERF gun target shooting game. This inexpensive project will keep kids entertained as they battle their favorite villains from the Star Wars movies.

DIY Star Wars Target Shooting Game

Star Wars fans will love this DIY NERF target shooting game featuring the villains we all … [Read More...]

Showcase your favorite vacation memories on an inexpensive DIY photo rail made from a 1X4, wooden cutouts and mini clothespins. #decoartprojects #sponsored

DIY Nautical Picture Rail for Vacation Photos

Display your favorite beach photos and vacation keepsakes on an inexpensive nautical DIY … [Read More...]

Inspired by a $2,000 Pottery Barn hutch and server, we built this outdoor buffet table for around $150. A project like this is easier than you think. We are beginners, and this is our first building project!

DIY Potting Bench & Outdoor Buffet Table

Even beginners can build this DIY Potting Bench Outdoor Buffet Table, inspired by a $2,000 … [Read More...]

Is your dad handy and hands on? Then he will absolutely love this DIY chalk art made from a vintage hand saw. The quote is from Frederick Douglass, and it's perfect for Father's Day. Click for step-by-step instructions for how to make your own.

Vintage Saw Chalk Art for Father’s Day

Learn how to make a unique chalk art sign from a vintage hand saw. The quote makes this a … [Read More...]

Remember your vacation always with these beautiful seashell crafts.

25+ Gorgeous Seashell Crafts To Make This Summer

If you're planning a beach trip this summer, be sure to bring back a bucket of shells so … [Read More...]

Looking for a DIY father's day gift that is easy, inexpensive and sentimental? Make dad a set of personalized wooden photo blocks for his desk. #sponsored #decoartprojects

Chip Off The Old Block DIY Father’s Day Gift

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Here's a great way to display those shells you collected on your beach vacation. It's really easy to make seashell artwork, with very little effort and expense. Get the step-by-step instructions here.

Easy DIY Seashell Artwork

Create a keepsake of your summer vacation by making your own easy DIY seashell … [Read More...]

Transform an old window into patriotic American flag art using vinyl. Click for step-by-step instructions, plus the free cutting file.

American Flag Art from an Old Window

Learn how to transform an old window into patriotic American flag art to display for … [Read More...]

Think stain is just for wood? Think again? See how I transformed a galvanized bucket into a planter with patina using color stain. #sponsored #decoartprojects

Galvanized Bucket Makeover with Color Stain

Think stain is just for wood? Think again! I'll show you how I used color stain to … [Read More...]

This homemade hand salve is an excellent moisturizer for dry skin, hands and feet. The citrus mint fragrance smells amazing. You can make your own for a fraction of what you would pay at bath and body stores.

DIY Citrus Mint Hand Salve for Dry Skin

This homemade citrus mint hand salve smells amazing, and it is super moisturizing for dry … [Read More...]

Learn how to make melt-and-pour homemade oatmeal soap. This recipe includes step-by-step instructions for making eight layered bars of natural, exfoliating soap.

DIY Layered Oatmeal Soap Recipe

Made with moisturizing goat's milk and shea butter, this DIY oatmeal soap has a mild … [Read More...]

A delicious and easy homemade strawberry jam recipe, plus free printable canning labels for a variety of jams, jellies, preserves and pickles.

Easy Strawberry Jam Recipe & Canning Jar Labels

This easy strawberry jam recipe is a great way to preserve the flavors of spring. Serve it … [Read More...]

Make a style statement as unique as you are by painting wooden bangle bracelets with abstract designs. Love the bold colors and patterns of these -- animal print and brushstrokes. #decoartprojects #sponsored

Handpainted Wooden Bangle Bracelets

Make a style statement as unique as you are by painting some wooden bangle bracelets to … [Read More...]

If you've always wanted to know how to make soap, start with these glitter-flecked and lusciously scented homemade soap sand dollars with a relaxing fragrance that will transport you to the beach #celebrationsofhome

Homemade Glittery Sand Dollar Soaps

If you want to learn how to make soap, start with a batch of this glittery sand dollar … [Read More...]

You could spend hundreds of dollars on a geometric globe pendant light, or you could DIY your own for less than $40.

DIY Geometric Globe Pendant Light

Why spend hundreds on a chic geometric globe pendant light when you can DIY one for less … [Read More...]

I love the vintage vibe of this DIY pin cushion that is made from fabric and trim scraps and a Nestler Easter egg cup.

DIY Vintage Easter Egg Cup Pin Cushion

An adorable pin cushion made from a vintage Easter egg cup is a great gift for someone who … [Read More...]

Ikea Rast Hack: Sophisticated Coastal Nightstand

Ikea Rast Hack: Sophisticated Coastal Nightstand

Turn a plain Jane pine chest into a sophisticated coastal styled nightstand with this easy … [Read More...]

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