Learn how to spruce up a $5 yard sale table with DecoArt Americana Chalky Finish Paint. and stencils. #chalkyfinish #decoartprojects #spon

I am the queen of $5 tables. Scuffed up old tables that look like they belonged to someone’s grandma are among my favorite things to buy at yard sales. Since they’re usually in such rough shape, the other shoppers rarely give them a second glance. And the owners just want to get rid of them. […]

S.S. Poise Nautical Wreath Craft #RecycleYourPeriodPad #ad

Poise Thin-Shape pads challenged me to get a little crafty as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #RecycleYourPeriodPad. Read my full disclosure policy here. I’ve always described Atta Girl Says as crafty, sassy and irreverent. And today I’m about to take that to a new level with an out-there, oh-no-she-didn’t, upcycled craft project. My […]

Aren't these edible Tic Tac Toe games made with Twizzlers Twists the cutest idea ever for a Memorial Day picnic or July 4th cookout. They perfect party favors for kids. #TwizzlersSummerFun #HersheysSummer #ad

This is for every kid who has ever been told, “Don’t play with your food!” How can you resist when it’s Twizzlers Twists? After all, they’re designed to be whirled and twirled and peeled and tied and played with before you pop them into mouth. Kids will love this this tasty Tic Tac Toe game. […]

Getting older is challenging, and you can choose to grow old gracefully or with humor. Laugh at yourself and the passage of time with these 15 funny life quotes, available as free printables from AttaGirlSays.com. Designed for women, these quotes cover everything from light bladder leakage to wrinkles to hot flashes. #ReplaceYourPeriodPad #ad

Disclosure: I’m sharing today about the challenges, triumphs and laughs that come with getting older in this sponsored post about Poise Thin-Shape pads for Socialstars #RecycleYourPeriodPad. Read my full disclosure policy here. Lately, I keep getting reminders that I’m not as young as I once was. This month marks 20 years since I graduated from college. […]

Quotable Jane Austen Free Printable Chalkboard Art #IDelightIn10 #spon #IDelight

As much as I love the go-go-go of life and flitting from here to there, in my heart, I am really a homebody. As Jane Austen wrote in Emma, “Ah! There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” As we move into the less-structured summer months, a time when I really struggle to […]

CAUSEBOX Mother's Day Gift Idea

All this week on the blog and social media, I’m going to be sharing some unique and out-of-the-box gift ideas for Mother’s Day and beyond. I really love the idea of the CAUSEBOX by Sevenly, especially for Mother’s Day. Because I’m betting your mom was probably one of the first people who taught you about […]

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I have an awesome Mother’s Day giveaway today that’s not your typical perfume or flowers. (But those are nice, too!) But first, a quick story. Since that unfortunate incident when I tried to aerate the sidewalk in high school, I haven’t touched a lawn mower or any power yard tools. (It’s true, I’m not making that […]

Love the look of gilding, but not the price? Learn how to DIY these turquoise and gold candlesticks and matching placecards using craft paint.

I got married in the pre-Pinterest era, back when brides had to collect their inspiration from the Style channel’s wedding reality shows, magazines and brochures at the bridal salon. As soon as I got engaged, I had a stack of bridal magazines and a binder full of ideas for food, decor, color schemes, invitations and […]

Pink and turquoise are the perfect color combination for a Mother's Day brunch, a spring luncheon or an outdoor wedding. #brightsettingshoa #spon #craftyhangouts

Pink and turquoise is one of my favorite color combinations. It’s feminine, fresh, pretty, preppy and bold — the perfect choice for a spring luncheon, a mother’s day brunch or even an outdoor wedding. For this tablescape, I started out with gorgeous linens from Bright Settings. I chose a pink and turquoise tablecloth in the […]

Superhero Party Ideas featuring MARVEL's The Avengers: Age of Ultron #AvengersUnite #cbias #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AvengersUnite #CollectiveBias What do you do when an indestructible, rogue robot with artificial intelligence is out to destroy the world? You throw an out-of-this-world, end-of-the-world party and invite a bunch of superheroes over! We’re getting excited for the […]