DIY Farmhouse Coffee Table (Ikea Hack)

  DIY Farmhouse Coffee Table

I love, love, LOVE the farmhouse look. We don’t really live on a farm, but we pretend to, so I love using rustic, charming pieces of furniture in my home. Like my DIY Farmhouse Bench I built for under $20, or my planter box centerpiece. So when I needed a coffee table in my living room, I knew I wanted it to be a farmhouse style coffee table, and this time I went a… Continue reading

Blog Schedule (free printable)

Last weekend, I taught a beginning blogging class at Build Your Blog Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. One of my favorite tips I was able to share with my class was this great printable  Blog Schedule. Being a stay at home mom and a blogger at the same time can be a little tricky sometimes. I love being able to separate my time out and know what I’m supposed to be doing which… Continue reading

Donut Holes on an Arrow

Donut Holes on an arrow

One of my favorite ways to make holidays more special for my family is by making fun treats with my kids. I decided to shake things up this year on Valentine’s Day, and forgo our usual pink heart-shaped cookies and make something my boys would love instead. So I came up with these donut holes on an arrow, because honestly, who doesn’t love a good homemade donut! Make that donut miniature and put it on a stick,… Continue reading

Pirates Booty Caramel Corn Puffs {recipe}

Pirate's Booty Caramel Corn Puffs recipe

 I love caramel corn. It’s one of my family’s favorite treats for movie nights. I have a super simple caramel popcorn recipe that we love! But lately, whenever we go camping, my mother-in-law has been making these Pirate’s Booty caramel corn puffs. And let me tell you, it is absolutely FABULOUS!!! I could sit by the campfire and eat the entire bowl! Or in front of the TV, or wherever… I’m not picky :)

These Pirate’s… Continue reading

Tulle Wreath {tutorial}

I love decorating for Valentine’s Day. I’ve made wreaths, banners, hearts, and love note boxes. Valentines is a great excuse for adding little touches of LOVE throughout my home, not to mention it’s THRILLING for my kids. Especially my 5 year old daughter- she loves anything frilly, sparkly, and covered with hearts.

So when a bunch of us bloggers were challenged by one of my favorite local stores (who am I kidding? It’s… Continue reading

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I am a crafty, do it yourself mom, doing everyday mom stuff with a little glitter in my hair and paint on my jeans. And blogging about it all along the way. I am a firm believer that no matter the project, with the right tools, good instructions, and a little bravery, YOU can do anything. {click on my photo to read more about me}