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Whip up a batch of this tropical yogurt fruit dip for an after-school snack! #PourMoreFun #cbias #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PourMoreFun #CollectiveBias. Read my full disclosure policy here. Growing up, our house was the one where kids gravitated after school, on weekends and on long summer days. My mom always had a snack and a pitcher of KOOL-Aid […]

What a beautiful grapevine wreath. The purple, yellow and white flowers are perfect for spring!

I must confess; I haven’t done a lot of decorating for spring. I’ve been so enraptured with the warm, sunny days we’ve had that I’ve been neglecting my projects and spring cleaning, too. And there’s a lot of that to do, as well, especially here in the pollen-laden south. (I walked on my porch today […]

Learn how to make a tote bag to match your spring wardrobe. Start with an inexpensive straw bag, and transform it with pretty fabric. The best thing? This is a no-sew project!

I love the Dollar Spot at Target. As soon as I walk in the door, it calls my name, and I’m filling my cart with all manner of cuteness. Like these little straw tote bags, which are just $3 apiece. Though they’re lovely as is, these totes make a great canvas for a creative type like […]

Vintage Inspired Mother's Day Gift Ideas

My mother has given me some pretty amazing gifts throughout the years. And I’m not just talking about the tangible things. She has given me her love, unconditionally. A safe and happy home. The encouragement and confidence to pursue my dreams. The belief that anything is possible. Kind words when I needed them (and reality checks […]

Road Trip Essentials To Keep Your Family Happy and Healthy on the Go #PurellWipes #cbias #spon

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Read my full disclosure policy here. #PurellWipes #CollectiveBias Spring might be my favorite time of the year because it’s the season of outdoor adventures, family vacations, picnics and road trips! We’ve been living our life on the go […]

120 Recipes for Leftover Ham

If you’re like most people, there’s bound to be a ham on the table as part of your Easter Sunday feast. As good as an Easter ham is the first time around and later that night for on a sandwich, you don’t want to be eating on it for a week. I’m always looking for […]

Creating an Outdoor Entertaining Retreat

We are coming up on the four-year anniversary of living in this house. We moved in right before Easter 2011. Since then, we’ve been slowly working on making changes, small and large, to transform our dream house into a home tailor-made for our family and lifestyle. Creating an outdoor entertaining space has been on our project list […]

5 Proven Tips for Tackling Clutter & Chores when you're feeling overwhelmed

Sometimes, I can get so overwhelmed by chores and housework and my to-do list. No one told me it was neverending!!! Right!!? Have you ever been at place where you had so much to do that it became crippling? Have you ever been at that point where a sort of paralysis sets in? When there’s so […]

DIY Potting Bench Makeover

Before long, winter will be a memory and planting season will be upon us. So, it seemed like a perfect time to finally share with you the ins and outs and how tos of the DIY potting bench makeover I did last year for the Chic Chateau showhouse. This was such a fun project, to […]

Peter Rabbit Inspired Easter Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Read my full disclosure policy here. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias Do you remember the story of Peter Rabbit, that naughty little bunny who disobeyed his mother, snuck into Mr. McGregor’s garden and very nearly was baked into a pie? The Beatrix Potter tale […]