10 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Since Mother's Day is this upcoming Sunday, I thought I'd share some DIY gift ideas for the special ladies in your life. Handmade gifts are seriously the best because they show that thought and time was put into the gift-- not just money.  They’re also great for gift givers on a budget.  All of the gift ideas below are under $30, but most are … [Read more...]

10 Party Tips And Tricks

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This post is brought to you by Command™ Brand.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. I recently co-hosted a baby shower for a friend of mine at a friend's house.  It was a low-key event because it was the last of three baby showers thrown for my friend. Instead of going over everything about the shower, I thought I'd throw out 10 party tips and … [Read more...]

New Kitchen Countertops

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Do you remember back in July when I asked for your opinions on what kitchen countertops we should go with?  If not, here's the post where I showed three Photoshopped options and asked you to vote for your favorite.  The majority of the vote went toward laminate Calcutta marble.  I even got a big slab of it and tried it out in the kitchen (see the … [Read more...]

5 Quick and Easy Ways to Organize Around the House

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This post is brought to you by Command™ Brand.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. I'm big fan of quick and easy organizing projects.  I think most people are.  Because I'm sure we'd all rather be watching quality Bravo TV programming than spending a ton of time on organization projects, amIright? So today I'm share 5 quick and easy ways to … [Read more...]

DIY Baby Infinity Scarf


We finally got a decent amount of snow this past weekend so we thought it would be a good idea to bundle up Owen and take him outside for his first snow experience. It dawned on me that he needed a scarf so I quickly grabbed a sweater I planned to use for a DIY project that never came to fruition, lopped off the sleeve and wrapped it around Owen's … [Read more...]