Cool Cucumber Bite Appetizer Recipe featuring Martha Stewart Collection

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My first foodie post from our new house….feels so fun…and yet so weird. I am still figuring out the best way to use this space. Still a ton to do…lots to share…so excited to share it with all of you!! Here is a great lil recipe to try out this weekend…. I am pretty sure that cucumber is the official veggie of summertime (along with the beloved … [Read more...]

Paper bag vase: Patriotic decor

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Let’s just call this your magazine to summer time fun. I am teaming up with not one, not two….but 110 other bloggers to bring you a slew of summer time ideas that all center around red, white and blue! The web will be lit up today with patriotic goodness so be sure to pass this link along and spread around the summer cheer! Search the hashtag … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Breakfast Parfait (Baking with Pumpkin)

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Libby's for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey all! Hope you had a restful and blessed Easter. We had a such fabulous weather and it was so nice to catch up with our family. I am taking a break from #clevermoving Monday today….We are deciding on a few paint colors (because builder … [Read more...]

Bacon & Cheese Muffin Recipe

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I recently shared these over at my girl Jen's....but in case you haven't clicked over there I wanted to share them here too. These muffins...oh my. Grab your coffee, cut up an orange...and warm up one of these Bacon Cheese muffins...done and done. If you are feeling extra naughty you could drizzle a tiny bit of warm maple syrup on the … [Read more...]

Spring Treats featuring Washi Tape by DuckBrand®

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Anything gingham makes me happy. Gingham wrapping paper, fabric, paper…and this super sweet Washi tape by Duck Brand Craft Tapes. They sent me a package to try out and I love it! Quick question….does anyone call is Wasabi tape? That is how … [Read more...]

Make a Wish Lantern on New Year’s Eve

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On Thanksgiving evening this year I pulled out some of these sky lanterns that I had purchased on Amazon. The kids had fun writing a wish on the lantern with a sharpie before we lit them up in the air. This was the first time I had used a sky lantern…and I wanted to share with you some tips in case you would like to send a wish up on New Years….By … [Read more...]

Quickly Iron a Large Tablecloth

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Hey yall! Happy Friday! This post is off the charts exciting....like sit down....grab a towel to bite...and just brace yourself. How to iron a tablecloth. I know right!?! But...if you are needing to iron a big tablecloth...like maybe for a holiday party or dinner....you may want to read this post...for real this works....and you will feel so … [Read more...]

DIY photo booth using your dslr camera

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My dad takes pictures….and he has hundreds of thousands to prove it. Every holiday…every occasion…he has his camera out and ready to go. This DIY photo booth is a spin off of the tradition of taking family pictures at the holidays. So I thought… the entertaining season upon us…and family and friends coming in and out of our house….this would be a … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Playlist (Music for Thanksgiving)

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Good music will set the mood for any great together. I have been compiling a little list of songs that are great to listen to in  the background for your Thanksgiving celebrating. I use Spotify….(which I loooovvveeee). You can make an account and just click follow and my Clever Thanksgiving playlist will show up on your account too. It is a really … [Read more...]

Easy Thanksgiving Tablescape & A Thanksgiving Favor

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Target has provided some pictures in this blog post and I have been compensated for my review; as always thoughts, projects and ideas are my own. You know how every year I like to give my family a parting favor on Thanksgiving. Last year I gave them some dry dip recipe…another year I gave some sugared almonds…and cinnamon butter (this post is … [Read more...]