This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Smithfield at Walmart. Read my full disclosure policy here. We just finished the most amazing meal. Sweet and spicy, fall-off-the-bone ribs. We’re talking finger-licking, three-napkin, slap-your-momma good. Once I finally figured out how to cook ribs — and it’s really not hard or even time consuming — they quickly […]

Since I’ve barely started my Christmas shopping, I really shouldn’t be thinking ahead to how I’m going to wrap the gifts. But that’s the mind of a crafty procrastinator! You may remember how over the summer I shared how to make these scrapbook paper gift bags on Tatertots and Jello. With prime gift-giving season upon us, […]

Have you ever had European-style sipping chocolate? It’s like drinking melted chocolate. So good. This weekend, the weather turned cool and we started pulling our Christmas decorations out of the attic. And I got it in my head that I wanted some sipping chocolate, but made with white chocolate and an infusion of peppermint. I came […]

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of At Home for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I haven’t tuned in to a holiday movie or started listening to carols just yet, but I have started my Christmas decorating. I’m already covered with glitter and I’m downright giddy about it because it’s […]

These handpainted Christmas gift tags are an adorable way to mark those special presents from Santa under the tree. I first shared this project last year on the DecoArt blog, but it was so cute, I didn’t want you to miss it. It was the perfect thing to share for this month’s Celebrations of Home seasonal roundup […]

I know one super fan who is going to completely geek out over this Boba Fett Star Wars sign. In my son’s mind, no character is cooler than Boba Fett, the bounty hunter who captured Han Solo in The Empire Strikes Back. Come on — he has a jet pack! And he’s so tough Darth […]

These personalized whiskey glasses are the perfect handmade gift for your BFF or partner in crime. You could buy a set for $40 or make a knockoff version for much less, including the cost of your craft supplies. I’m sharing a simple tutorial to make these glasses today as part of the 5th Annual Handmade Holidays […]

If you have a Minecraft fan or young gamer in your life, you’re going to want to keep reading because I’m sharing the ultimate collection of cool gifts for gamers. It’s full of cool gear, clothing, accessories, electronics and books that tech-savvy kids will love. It even includes some items to challenge their minds as they play. But […]

I used to get exasperated when I’d go into stores and see their Christmas displays out when I was still wearing shorts and flip flops. But now that I’m a blogger, I have to work ahead on most of my holiday crafting and decorating. So, I’m thankful for those early displays that let me work ahead […]

How often is it that you find a meal that is suited for busy weeknights and Sunday family suppers? My easy chicken parmesan recipe is a quick-prep meal you can throw together after school or work, with little mess and little fuss. Thirty minutes later, you have a delicious dinner on the table. This baked […]