This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. Taco night meets Manwich thanks to this tangy, quick and easy Chicken Taco Recipe that is ready in less than 15 minutes. Family dinners are important to us, even on busy weeknights when homework, after-school activities, work and chores […]

Scare the socks off your neighbors and trick or treaters with these creative Halloween porch decorations. Things have gotten even scarier on our front porch since I first gave you a sneak peek of my Halloween door. The skeleton guarding the front door has been joined by many more ghoulish friends, including bats, ghosts, rats, crows and other […]

Turn faux gourds from the dollar store into gorgeous Thanksgiving place cards with shimmering metallic copper paint. I am crushing on all things copper this fall. I’ll be introducing my crush to the family at Thanksgiving with a colorful teal and copper tablescape. To make everyone feel welcome, I made these simple metallic painted gourd […]

Painting chairs doesn’t have to be a time-consuming pain. Learn how to use a paint sprayer on chairs and other detailed, scrolled and spindly furniture.  Sometimes, my husband knows all the right things to say… Or maybe he’s just trying to save money. He’d seen the dismal state of these iron bistro chairs when I brought them […]

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Cost Plus World Market, and it includes affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. Set out a tasty spread of classic southern dishes, including Nashville Hot Chicken and Sweet Potato Waffle Appetizers, mini pecan pies, and bourbon Cheerwine soda cocktails, to watch […]

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. 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 […]

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 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! We’ve all watched TV renovation shows where the budget-strapped homeowners peel back horribly stained carpet or worn-out linoleum to reveal… […]