How to use picmonkey to create your christmas cards (diy christmas cards)

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Yall full? Turkey overload? Here is a great activity to get those Christmas cards done and done! Easier than you think….promise. And no…these aren’t my Christmas cards…this was a card I just did to show you how easy it is to create your own one of a kind Chrismas card. I use Picmonkey every day. It is how I place text on all my blog post. I love … [Read more...]

last minute advent calendar

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I know I said I was taking a few days off....but I wanted to pop in and share this really easy Christmas Countdown with you so you can do it this week or weekend:) Also...I am sharing a bunch over on instagram and twitter while I take the rest of the week off. Hoping you can visit me there:) I tend to blog in real time…I realize this post may … [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...]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cookie Recipe

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Sometimes…I get jealous of the people who have such an affection for the Pumpkin Spice Latte drink. I really want to like it. I have ordered every which way….trying to fit it to my palette…it’s just a bit too much of something…but these … [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...]

DIY Wood Wreath

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So I was walking through Lowes…checking things off my list when it hit me….I had some sort of DIY epiphany somewhere in between aisles 3 and 14…Has that ever happened to you? I have been feeling like my creative mojo was lost….but right there in the middle of the adhesive aisle it all came back. BooM! What a good feeling:) So from then on…. I … [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...]

Get your DIY on for the holidays #holidayreadyhome

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It seems that many of you like to read at night....so I am thinking of switching up my posting times....we shall see....Hope you had a great weekend:) When I was on my way to NYC for the Lowe’s event a few weeks back….I wasn’t really feeling very “holiday” yet...but when we stepped foot into the space that Lowe’s and the team of bloggers had … [Read more...]

Pinning now: Perfect Dinner Party Inspiration

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Hey the weekend is here! I know that sometimes on the weekend you may have a bit more time to gather inspiration on Pinterest. So I wanted to pop in and share with you a few new boards I recently started. Tis the season for entertaining...so I created a Dinner Party Inspiration board.  I would love for you to come over and take a peek and start … [Read more...]

Easy overnight Sticky Bun recipe (Holiday Family Recipes)

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West Elm has compensated me for this post…however all thoughts and photos are my own. The plate reads….More Savoring, Less Laboring…..so so so true. Especially around the holidays. Having a homemade treat like these homemade Sticky Buns to greet some friends when they drop by for holiday visits is always a nice surprise. And the best part of this … [Read more...]