Get Your Kitchen Guest-Ready for the Holidays

Prep your kitchen for easy holiday hosting with these simple tips and tricks. #sponsored

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Wayfair, but all opinions are my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. Prep your kitchen for easy holiday hosting with these simple tips and tricks. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Christmas coming right up on its heels and a slew of holiday get-togethers and visits with friends […]

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Learn how to make your own essential oil reed diffusers, featuring a delicious Christmas scent of clove, cedarwood, sweet orange and vanilla, in beautiful glass bottles that will enhance your holiday decor. #HandmadeHolidays

DIY Christmas Scent Reed Diffuser

Learn how to make your own essential oil reed diffusers, featuring a delicious Christmas scent of clove, cedarwood, sweet orange and vanilla, in beautiful glass bottles that will enhance your holiday decor. Decorating for Christmas involves more than just hanging ornaments on a tree and arranging pretty things, just so. It’s also about creating an […]

Stunning blue-and-white Christmas decorations featuring a flocked tree, mercury glass, birds and snowy branches. So many wonderful Christmas mantel ideas here. #sponsored #AtHomeStores

Blue & White Christmas Mantel Ideas

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by At Home, but all opinions are my own. #AtHomeStores #sponsored Read my full disclosure policy here. Tour this beautiful master bedroom sitting room for Christmas mantel ideas to inspire your own holiday decorating. For all the Christmas decorating I do, I usually run out of steam by the time […]

Turn glass yogurt jars into stunning sea glass and mercury glass votives. Add bottlebrush trees, greenery, tinsel and faux snow and use them as part of your Christmas decor. Click for step-by-step instructions and a complete supply list for making them. Plus check out the other ideas for repurposing jars and decorating with jars.

DIY Sea Glass & Mercury Glass Votives

Turn glass yogurt jars into stunning sea glass and mercury glass votives. Add bottlebrush trees, greenery, jingle bells, tinsel and faux snow and use them as part of your Christmas decor. I have a thing for glass jars and upcycling. So when my blogging friends suggested a little challenge involving Yoplait’s Oui french-style yogurt jars, […]

Whip up a jingle bells Christmas swag for your front door for just a few dollars using holiday decor and craft supplies from Dollar Tree. #ad #DollarTree

Vintage-Style Jingle Bell Christmas Swag

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but I only recommend companies and products I love. Affiliate links are included in this post, I’ll be compensated if someone clicks on an affiliate link and makes a purchase. Read my full disclosure policy here. Whip up a jingle bells Christmas swag for your front door for just […]

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Llama-Rama Christmas Cookie Baking Party

Disclosure: This post is a sponsored and it also contains affiliate links, but I only feature companies and products I love. If you make a purchase from my referral, I will earn a small commission, at no additional cost to you. Read my full disclosure policy here. Looking for a fun holiday activity for kids […]

f you're looking for cute, no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas that you can do with kids, check out these adorable pizza pumpkins. Paint on the sauce and use yarn and craft foam to add your favorite toppings

No-Carve Pizza Pumpkins

If you’re looking for cute, no-carve Halloween pumpkin ideas that you can do with kids, check out these adorable pizza pumpkins. Paint on the sauce and use yarn and craft foam to add your favorite toppings. I stole this idea from my neighbor’s front porch – with permission! A few years ago, our neighbor Natalie and […]

Dress up your front porch for Halloween with simple, inexpensive DIY Halloween decorations. You'll love touring this spooky space.

DIY Halloween Decorations for the Front Porch

Turn your home into a haunted house this Halloween with inexpensive spooky decor and DIY Halloween decorations.  My inner witch has come back for a visit. And she’s been busy whipping up some spooky DIY Halloween decorations for the front porch. Are you brave enough to take the tour? I’m thrilled to be joining up with […]

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Looking for a quick, stick-to-your ribs meal for fall? This hearty black eyed pea soup with collards, ham and root vegetables is ready in 30 minutes with little prep work. #ad #LucksFoods

Black Eyed Pea Soup with Collards & Ham

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Kalua pork, or kalua pig, s traditionally served at lHawaiian luas. The traditional method calls for cooking a whole pig in an underground oven. The pork is usually wrapped in leaves and roasted over a hardwood fire for hours. This make-at-home Hawaiian pork recipe uses just three ingredients. It offers an easy way to experience this Hawaiian feast at home.

Slow-Roasted Hawaiian Pork Recipe

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For those chilly fall days, mix up a hot buttered rum cocktail made with homemade infused spiced rum. Click for recipe for the hot buttered rum mix and the infused rum. @ajastro Atta Girl Says for @worldmarket #worldmarket #ad #worldmarkettribe

Hot Buttered Rum with Infused Spiced Rum

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A family favorite, this 14-day sweet pickle recipe is definitely worth the wait. Be sure to grab the free printable jar labels if you're planning on giving these pickles away as gifts.

Delicious & Easy 14-Day Sweet Pickle Recipe

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This peach trifle icebox cake, made with fresh, seasonal peaches, angel food cake and sweetened condensed milk, is the perfect summertime dessert. It's a light and airy confection, featuring vanilla, almond and peach flavors. It's an easy recipe that can be made ahead of time and kept in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve.

Peach Trifle Icebox Cake

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Frozen Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

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This toasted coconut iced coffee recipe is a creamy, cold, refreshing treat on a hot summer day. #sponsored

Toasted Coconut Iced Coffee Recipe

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Enter to win a trip to one of America's foodie cities in the World Market Taste of America Road Trip Sweepstakes. #ad #WorldMarketTribe #DiscoverWorldMarket

Staycation Ideas: Fun, Foodie Road Trip at Home

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These honey and blue cheese kettle chips turn plain potato chips into a fancy appetizer that's great for wine tastings and fancy parties. #ad #SnackSnapShare #SnackStories

Honey & Blue Cheese Kettle Chips

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Set out a tasty spread of classic southern dishes, including Nashville Hot Chicken and Sweet Potato Waffle Bites, mini pecan pies bourbon Cheerwine soda cocktail, to watch "The CMA Awards." #CMAAwards50 #worldmarkettribe #ad

25 Nutty & Delicious Pecan Recipes

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This delicious, light and healthy grilled chicken salad celebrates the bounty of spring with a homemade fruit salsa and tangy poppy seed dressing. #sponsored #FreshWorksFreshness

Grilled Chicken Salad with Fruit Salsa & Poppy Seed Dressing

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Carolina Blue Cocktails & Blue Punch Recipe

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If you're looking for a light and tasty lunch, packed with delicious vegetables, you can't go wrong with this Mediterranean quinoa salad recipe inspired by the Live Med Salad at Zoe's Kitchen. Be sure to try the homemade roasted red pepper dressing, too.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

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If you love classic cocktails with a twist, give this Moonshine Old Fashioned recipe a try. Made with moonshine, spiced simple syrup and bitters, it mimics the flavors of a traditional Old Fashioned cocktail.

Moonshine Old Fashioned Cocktail

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Wonton envelopes filled with jelly and fried to a golden crisp are an easy party appetizer for an awards-show viewing party or black tie event.

Jam-Filled Wonton Envelopes

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Part appetizer, part dessert and totally delicious, this caramel chocolate bacon is a decadent Valentine's Day treat. The homemade chocolate and caramel sauces are delicious on their own. But wait until you try some thick applewood smoked bacon dipped in these sauces. Flavor explosion. Mind blown!

Caramel Chocolate Bacon Valentine’s Day Snack

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These bite-sized cream cheese wontons are flavored with homemade pepper jelly. They're great for parties.

Pepper Jelly Cream Cheese Wontons

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Celebrate snowy days with one of these 50+ cute-as-a-button-nose snowman snacks and beverages. This is the ultimate collection of sweet and savory snowman treats, including melted snowman cookies, marshmallow snowmen and Olaf-inspired cheese sticks and Frosty the snowman cupcakes. If you're planning a Frozen party, you'll find lots of fun food to serve.

50+ Cute-As-A-Button-Nose Snowman Snacks

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Made with three types of cheese and a little bit of "everything" else, this homemade cheese ball recipe is a party guest favorite. The recipe makes two cheese balls, so you can serve one and share one. (Content for 21+) #ad #WhenToWine

Easy Homemade Cheese Ball Recipe

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For those nights when you're too busy to cook, here's a recipe that is ready in 15 minutes.. Our family enjoys this Italian sausage pasta with mushrooms, onions and asparagus, but you can use any seasonal vegetables you have on hand. And did I mention that it only costs $10 and makes enough to feed six people? Dinner doesn't get much easier. #sponsored

Easy Italian Sausage Pasta with Vegetables

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Taco night meets Manwich thanks to this tangy, quick and easy chicken taco recipe that is ready in less than 15 minutes. #ad #ManwichTonight

Quick & Easy Chicken Taco Recipe

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Set out a tasty spread of classic southern dishes, including Nashville Hot Chicken and Sweet Potato Waffle Bites, mini pecan pies bourbon Cheerwine soda cocktail, to watch "The CMA Awards." #CMAAwards50 #worldmarkettribe #ad

Nashville Hot Chicken & Sweet Potato Waffle Appetizer

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Forget all that pumpkin spice and caramel apple nonsense. Cinnamon and sugar is the hot flavor combo for fall. Snickerdoodle cookies are great. But you have to try these 21 amazing snickerdoodle recipes for everything from muffins to martinis. Which is your favorite snickerdoodle recipe?

21 Ways to Up Your Snickerdoodle Recipe Game

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Learn how to make your own essential oil reed diffusers, featuring a delicious Christmas scent of clove, cedarwood, sweet orange and vanilla, in beautiful glass bottles that will enhance your holiday decor. #HandmadeHolidays

DIY Christmas Scent Reed Diffuser

Learn how to make your own essential oil reed diffusers, featuring a delicious Christmas … [Read More...]

Turn glass yogurt jars into stunning sea glass and mercury glass votives. Add bottlebrush trees, greenery, tinsel and faux snow and use them as part of your Christmas decor. Click for step-by-step instructions and a complete supply list for making them. Plus check out the other ideas for repurposing jars and decorating with jars.

DIY Sea Glass & Mercury Glass Votives

Turn glass yogurt jars into stunning sea glass and mercury glass votives. Add bottlebrush … [Read More...]

Whip up a jingle bells Christmas swag for your front door for just a few dollars using holiday decor and craft supplies from Dollar Tree. #ad #DollarTree

Vintage-Style Jingle Bell Christmas Swag

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f you're looking for cute, no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas that you can do with kids, check out these adorable pizza pumpkins. Paint on the sauce and use yarn and craft foam to add your favorite toppings

No-Carve Pizza Pumpkins

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Learn how to design and print-at-home custom thank you cards using your kid's artwork. No special equipment or design skills necessary. #ad #LoveYourPC

Create Custom Thank You Cards From Kid’s Artwork

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Add some vintage style to your tree with these handmade Christmas bingo card ornaments. You can also make a playable set, too, for family game night.

Christmas Bingo Card Handmade Ornaments

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Wondering what to do with old books you don't want to read anymore? Learn how to upcycle them into book page art, like this adorable owl.

DIY Owl Book Page Art

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Learn how to make these spooky crystal balls and other scary decorations using Dollar Tree Halloween items. #ad #DollarTree

Dollar Tree Halloween Crystal Ball Craft

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Add some sheen to your seasonal decor by making these metallic apples. Use creamy metallic waxes to transform faux fruit from the dollar store into pretty fall décor.

Copper & Gold Metallic Apples for Fall

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Use crochet lace ribbon and decoupage glue to transform inexpensive foam pumpkins into stunning seasonal decor for fall.

Decoupaged Lace Foam Pumpkins

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A pineapple drinking glass filled with water and pineapple juice ice cubes. The water glass features an etched pineapple on it and sits atop a wooden cutting board. There's a yellow bowl filled with pineapple cocktail picks in the background.

Easy Etched Pineapple Drinking Glasses

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Make Your Own DIY Bow Flip Flops

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Add some red-white-and-blue style to your holiday by making a flag-inspired tassel garland with festive ribbon. These easy-to-make tassel garlands make great party decorations. Use them on the mantel, on a table or in a photo booth.

DIY Patriotic Ribbon Tassel Garland

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This luxurious, moisturizing homemade coconut oil lotion has a light, floral scent that will remind you of a tropical beach vacation. Made with coconut oil, avocado oil and a blend of fruity and floral essential oils, it's a great way to pamper yourself after a day at the beach. #sponsored #CreateWithOil

Summer Days Homemade Coconut Oil Lotion

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#ad Learn how to build a base for an outdoor cast iron farmhouse sink using salvaged materials and pressure-treated lumber. (To help with the muscle aches and pains I experienced after lifting that heavy cast iron sink, I use TYLENOL® 8 HR Muscle Aches & Pain.) #ForWhatMattersMost #CollectiveBias

DIY Outdoor Cast Iron Farmhouse Sink Base

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Don't throw away junk mail and old scraps of paper. Use it to make scented handmade paper. It's easier to do than you might think. You can use the handmade paper for bookmarks, gift tags, handmade cards, scrapbook layouts and more.

DIY Scented Handmade Paper Bookmarks

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Aren't these bunnies just the cutest? Fill these Easter party favors with your white chocolate chips, marshmallows or seasonal M&M's. Click for step-by-step instructions on how to make them.

Candy Bunnies Easter Party Favors

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These Easter Peeps sugar body scrub soaps look good enough to eat. Add your favorite confectionery scents and pastel colors to make bathtime super sweet. And you can make a batch in less than 5 minutes! These would be great to include in a child's Easter basket. Just make sure they don't try to take a bite.

Easter Peeps Sugar Body Scrub Soaps

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Spring Fashion Makeover Featuring DecoArt Patent Leather Paint

Spring Fashion Refresh with Patent Leather Paint

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Just in time for May the 4th, download these free Star Wars stickers for your planner. Use sticker paper and a Cricut or Silhouette machine to cut them. Free SVG, Silhouette Studio and PDF files available.

Cut & Print Star Wars Stickers for Your Planner

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These DIY glitter champagne glasses will bring a little glitz and glamour to an Oscars party, New Year's Eve celebration or other black-tie event. Click to see how easy it is to transform inexpensive champagne flutes.

DIY Glitter Champagne Glasses

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Learn how to make custom party streamers and confetti in any shape you want using the Cricut Explore Air. #ad #CricutMade

DIY Glittered Stars Party Streamers

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This handy lotion stick winter skin balm is made with moisturizing and healing oils, essential oils and shea butter. It's an excellent dry skin treatment for chapped, cracked, flaky and itchy patches. Contains lavender essential oil, Argan oil, Palmarosa essential oil and other all-natural healing and moisturizing ingredients.

Lotion Stick Winter Dry Skin Treatment

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if you love chocolate-covered strawberries, you'll love this moisturizing homemade lip balm made with dark cocoa butter and strawberry flavor oil.

Chocolate Strawberry Homemade Lip Balm

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