Bring the flavor of a luau home with this three-ingredient, slow-roasted Hawaiian pork recipe, flavored with hints of garlic and ginger. It’s been more than a decade since I visited Hawaii, but I’m still thinking about the food. Fresh seafood served with a view of the ocean, juicy Maui Gold pineapples dusted with plum powder, […]

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. I love a project that gets your hand dirty. It makes people think you’ve been working hard! But these metallic apples are a breeze to make, and cheap […]

Use crochet lace ribbon and decoupage glue to transform inexpensive foam pumpkins into stunning seasonal decor for fall. I tend to go overboard with fall decorating. I can’t get enough of pumpkins, apples, gourds and fall foliage. But all those trips to the orchard and pumpkin patch can really add up! So I love to […]

You don’t have to use traditional colors when decorating for fall. A cozy plaid scarf inspired this fall fireplace mantel decor, featuring pops of aqua, indigo and purple. You never know where inspiration will come from. When it came time to work on my fall fireplace mantel decor, I found my muse in this jewel-toned […]

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market and contains affiliate links. I only recommend products and companies I love. Read my full disclosure policy here. Enjoy the flavors of fall by making your own infused spiced rum to use in a hot buttered rum cocktail. Single serving, slow cooker and stovetop recipes […]

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. The best recipes always have a lineage. They’ve been passed down, one generation to the next, notes scribbled in the margins to share […]

Looking for a no-bake dessert for summer parties and get-togethers? Try this tasty and easy-to-make peach trifle icebox cake. My oven and I are on a break this summer. Who wants to crank up the heat in the kitchen when it’s so hot outside? But we still like to eat well, so I’m always on […]

Grab a bouquet of blooms and some basic school supplies – pencils, glue, paint and tape — and I’ll show you three inexpensive and creative teacher appreciation gifts. Can you believe another summer is almost in the books? In just a few short weeks here, my kid will be heading back to school for the […]

Elevate your summertime sipping with these easy-to-make etched pineapple drinking glasses. Get the free Silhouette Cameo cut file so you can make your own. Trendy, tropical and tasty — pineapples are pretty much the coolest fruit around. (Don’t let kiwi or jackfruit know I said that!) Aren’t these etched pineapple drinking glasses adorable? Disclosure: This post […]

Make your backyard dreams come true with these DIY landscaping, gardening and backyard style books. They filled with do-able DIYs, gorgeous inspiration photos, expert advice and simple landscaping ideas to transform your outdoor space. The dog days of summer might seem a strange time to be backyard dreaming and scheming, but that’s exactly what I’m doing. […]