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Get $50 to Spend on Your Home When You Sign Up at Porch

Matt Ehrlichman and his team at Porch are on a mission to change home improvement. Porch is a brand new, free website where homeowners and renters can find local home improvement professionals, get trustworthy recommendations, find inspiration and research the cost of projects similar to theirs. It’s that last feature that makes Porch unique in […]

Home{Work} Wednesday #17 Link Party Top 3

I have a special surprise for you this week, in addition to the Top 3 projects from last week’s Home{work} Wednesday party. I promised you a giveaway when I hit two big social networking milestones. Well, I made it to 12,000 Pinterest followers and 3,000 Facebook followers, so I’m true to my word. (If you’re […]

Win a Pfister Faucet in the Modern Kitchen Pinterest Challenge

Disclosure: I am a Friend of Pfister blogger, and I am being compensated to share information about this giveaway. Opinions are all my own. One of the cool things about being a blogger is getting to share with you awesome opportunities and giveaways from fabulous companies. If you stopped by earlier this summer for the […]

Meatless Meals: Easy Cheesy Squash and Mushroom Noodle Casserole

Back to school also means back to busy. Around here, we are definitely feeling those long lazy days of summer getting shorter. Though the clock tells me I have three hours between school pickup and dinnertime, it never quite works out that way. Impromptu playdates on the school playground, errands, homework, after-school appointments, lessons and […]

Atta Girl Says: Win a Keurig Coffee Brewer

Disclosure: I received a free single-cup coffee brewer, plus another for a giveaway, in exchange for sharing information about Keurig and its local trade-in sampling events. All opinions are my own. Please don’t talk to me before I’ve had my morning cup of coffee. Source Ah, now that’s better. Eyelids open. Neurons firing. Humanity restored. […]

kyz, from www.flickr.com/photos/kyz/3340435836/

Today’s post is a little more personal than most, but I hope you’ll indulge this departure from decorating, cooking and crafting. I’ve known for a while that I wanted to share here about a medical scare I experienced and a diagnosis I received, which thankfully wasn’t nearly as scary as what I imagined back when […]

Bathroom Design Trends with Cottonelle

This post is sponsored by Cottonelle on behalf of the “Talk It Out” program. I have told you before how I feel about my master bathroom… It is in need of a serious makeover. Because no matter how well done that mural is and no matter the talent and time it took to paint it […]

Atta Girl Says: Transform Photos into Artwork with Photo Editing Filters

Disclosure: Minted provided me with a gift certificate as compensation for sharing their products with you. The opinions are my own. Maybe you’re a modern day Monet. Or maybe you can afford to commission an artist to paint a custom portrait of your home. Unfortunately, I have neither the talent nor the trust fund for original […]

Patriotic Crafting with Atta Girl Says Live on Google+

I’ll be live on Google+ and Crafty Hangouts at noon EDT today sharing some easy and fun summertime and patriotic pinwheel crafts. I love crafting with pinwheels, and I may just be making another pinwheel wreath, among other things.   Just to warn you, I’m fully expecting a video bombing because my 6-year-old son will […]

Atta Girl Says: Cascade Platinum Pacs Instagram Contest

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Cascade. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” Let’s dish about doing the dishes. Though I love having a sparkling clean kitchen, when it comes to household chores, washing dishes is […]