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… […]

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cost Plus World Market. Read my full disclosure policy here. These Bohemian home decor finds will make you look like a world traveler — no passport required! Whenever we travel, I love to bring home a souvenir that is reflective of the place and our time there. […]

Use metallic paint to transform $1 wall signs into an oversized fall leaf garland for the mantel, staircase or porch. Fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year. I love the food, the clothes, the weather, the festivals and of course, the decor. Acorns and pumpkins and leaves — what’s not to love? […]

In less than 15 minutes, repurpose an old silverplated tray into a festive jack-o-lantern wall hanging or wreath for Halloween. I just love decorating for Halloween, so I couldn’t resist participating in this month’s Halloween Edition of Craft Lightning. All projects have to take 15 minutes or less to make, excluding drying time. I made […]

Think beyond the traditional wreath as you’re planning your fall door decor. See how I transformed a farmhouse style vintage mailbox into a seasonal floral arrangement. We’re still sweating here in shorts and T-shirts, but the calendar has flipped to September, so it’s time to go fall out with the decorating. Bring on the pumpkins and […]

Just in time for your Labor Day cookouts, here’s a easy and oh-so-tasty hot dog chili recipe that you can also freeze. I don’t know about you, but I’m planning on doing a lot of relaxing this upcoming Labor Day. If the weather cooperates, we’ll be firing up the grill and kicking back on our […]