Stenciled & Stained Wooden Planter Boxes #woodprojectshoa with AttaGirlSays.com

Disclosure: I received free product and compensation from Minwax, but all opinions are my own. And I only write about products that I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. I’m back again today with a quick-and-easy crafty how-to video showing you how you can create an expensive inlaid wood look with stain and stencils. […]

Pretty and Organized Garage at Chic Chateau

This is one of those pinch-me-because-I-can’t-believe-it’s-real-moments. I’m part of a designer showhouse — the Chic Chateau Charity Design Showhouse, benefitting ARC of Greensboro. I can’t tell you how thrilling it is to see my name and photo in the program and to wear a badge that says, “designer.” The story of how I came to […]

Italian Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

Have you ever had a restaurant meal you can’t get out of your head? For weeks now, I’ve been thinking about a delicious Italian Pot Roast I had at our neighborhood pizza joint. Pot roast is not the sort of thing I normally order when I go out for Italian since I love traditional pasta […]

Creative and Clever Captain American Party Ideas for Kids & Adults

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HeroesEatMMs #CollectiveBias. This post may also include affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. Calling all S.H.I.E.L.D. agents! Captain America and Director Fury need your help to capture the Winter Soldier! That was the urgent call we […]

10 Simple Ideas to Get In the Mood for Fall: Fall Craft Ideas, Decorating Inspiration & Recipes

I always struggle with the transition from summer to fall. By early September, the mailbox fills with fall catalogs and magazines filled with photographs of folks wearing sweaters while drinking cider. Starbucks brings back the pumpkin spice latte. And I see the pretty fall tableaus my fellow bloggers are creating on their tabletops and front […]

White Chocolate Popcorn Snack Mix with M&Ms

I’m beginning to feel like September is one endless party around here. We’ve been celebrating a bit of everything — play dates with friends, Labor Day and the end of summer — and also planning an epic Star Wars birthday party. Later this week, I’ll be sharing the details of the Captain America party we […]

Simple Pizza Party Play Date Ideas #MyGoodLife #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Read my full disclosure policy here. Growing up, ours was the hangout house. Kids rang the doorbell often, asking if they could come over and play. I’m sure my brothers and I were fun kids, but we¬†owed our […]

Can Making the Bed Affect How You Sleep

I’d love for you to weigh in on an ongoing bedtime debate that rages in our house. Is there a right way to make the bed to get a good night’s sleep? I say there is, and my husband just thinks I’m crazy. Or picky. Or both. Can’t you just imagine how restful sleep would […]

Winery in Maui

Sometimes when I’m outside or at the flower stand at the farmer’s market, I’ll catch a scent on the breeze and remember that trip to paradise. The smell of salt water, or someone’s perfume, can remind me. A freshly sliced pineapple can take me there, too, and sometimes even a tropical fruity drink, heady with […]

60 Fall Mantel Decorating Ideas

There’s nary a nip in the air, and there probably won’t be for months, but with the start of school and the arrival of the fall issues of my favorite magazines and home decor catalogs, I can’t stop thinking about fall decorating. Pumpkins and rustling leaves and dried flowers and burlap and acorns. I’ll wait […]