Pretty in Pink Summer Wreath!

I’ve been wanting a pretty wreath for my front door, but the prices are often dauntingly high. There’s also the problem that I’m not a huge fan of fake flowers. They so often scream tacky/funeral arrangement/old lady with plastic furniture covers, at least to me. I have flashbacks to a house I used to pass … Read more

Quick & Easy Patriotic Pillow

As promised, today I’m bringing you instructions for how to make your own USA patriotic pillow as featured in my Fabulous Fourth Table Setting. This is a quick and simple project, you could easily make several to toss around as accents at your 4th of July festivities. I used a plain denim tote bag as … Read more

Fabulous Fourth Of July Table

I decided to do a test run of my table setting for the Fourth of July. I thought I’d challenge myself by just gathering things from around the house to fit the theme instead of rushing out to buy more stuff. Sometimes I feel like I’m drowning in belongings, even while being grateful for the … Read more

Create Your Own Romantic Floral Topiary

Fresh flowers are one of my passions in life. They make me feel like a decadently pampered Victorian lady, surrounded by boisterous bouquets, stunning stems and divinely scented nosegays. My dream is to one day have entire fields teeming with a wild array of blooms, ready to be snipped at a moments notice. Or perhaps … Read more

Must-Have Mother’s Day Gifts From ModCloth!

**This post contains affiliate links and I may be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking. My favorite thing about ModCloth is the way every item seems hand chosen to make you feel like a glamourpuss. From the clothes to the jewelry right down to every tiny home accessory, when I look at their … Read more

Bejeweled Bouquet

I’ve been wanting to do something to display these sparkling pink crystal-cut glass drawer pulls since I found them. I’d love to refinish a dresser or cabinet with them, but they don’t currently fit my decor. I decided adding them to a sweet floral bouquet would be a unique and unexpected touch. I used magazine … Read more

Snoopy’s The Flying Ace 2015 Hallmark Ornament Giveaway

I received this ornament at no cost from the sweet team at Love, Hallmark, but I can promise that all bubbling enthusiasm and random squeeing are purely my own. And I can say that with conviction because I’m a Peanuts-loving maniac from way back. It’s actually a running joke in my family that I’m one … Read more

Watermelon Fruit Bowls with Monk Fruit In The Raw

  With a house full of growing young girls, I’m always on the lookout for nutritious ways to improve our eating habits and replace empty calories. I’ve seen a few In The Raw products advertised, but never tried them, so I was definitely curious to check out Monk Fruit in The Raw. According to my … Read more

LED Ivory Pillar Candles with Remote

I love candles so much. I’m not sure why– I suppose nothing quite compares to the soft, cozy glow and lovely ambiance of candlelight. However, having a house full of playful, curious kids and pets has made safety a serious concern. I can only use real candles on the lofty reaches of the fireplace mantel … Read more

Extra Large Picnic Blanket

**This is a sponsored post. I have received free products to help facilitate my review but all opinions are my own. I love impromptu summer picnics, late in the afternoon when the sun isn’t so harsh, under the rustling shade of tall trees. I usually just grab whatever throw blanket is handy- and then of … Read more