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First Floor Before Renovations

If you've been following along on my Facebook page, you've been hearing all about our new house that we bought! We just had settlement earlier this week, but luckily, we don't have to be out of our current house until the end of this month. So that gives us a little over 3 weeks to move things over … [Read More...]

Bookshelf Headboard

When we started redoing my daughter's bedroom, we knew that we were getting rid of her daybed and switching to a full-size bed. And I had my mind set on turning the bed into an entire wall unit to fill up this awkward half-wall that she had with the sloped ceiling. We ended up finding this … [Read More...]

Easter Bunny Butt Cupcakes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My parents have 6 kids and somehow my Mom manages to remember each of our little food likes and dislikes. I think she's got some kind of cart catalog in her head that helps her keep … [Read More...]

Strawberry and Peach Wine Slushies

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Frontera Wines. All opinions are 100% mine. We're a huge fan of hosting friends and family- for BBQs, holidays, football games (it's almost time for the Big Game)!! They all give me a chance to whip up some new recipes! There are a few … [Read More...]

Murphy Desk

Earlier this week, I showed you some before and after shots of my daughter's bedroom makeover. If you feel like hyperventilating and getting all twitchy, go take a look at those before photos! Yikes! Today, I thought I'd go into a little more detail with some of the things we switched! One of the … [Read More...]

Tween Girl Bedroom Makeover

This tween girl bedroom makeover post has been a long time coming, but as you can tell from the before pictures, my daughter isn't likely to be going into the house cleaning career path as she gets older. So while her room was clean for new carpet installation and house showings, I thought I would … [Read More...]

Wood Burning Tips

Yesterday, I shared with you some pictures from the wood burning class I taught in Philly this past weekend. Today, I wanted to go a little more into detail about how I made my specific projects and give you some wood burning tips to help you make your own! I promise, it is much easier than you … [Read More...]

Wood Burning Class with Walnut Hollow

I'm officially back and rested from my weekend at the Philly Home and Garden Show! Why does it feel like it takes me a day to recover from 3 days away!? I couldn't wait to share with you guys about the Make and Take session I led, though! This was a big move for me and a huge step out of my … [Read More...]

Football Party Food

If I'm in a store and stumble across something miniature, it might as well fly through the air and into my cart. I'm especially a sucker for food in mini form. Which often translates into massive amounts of food at parties. I just can't help it. It's so cute and let's me sample some of … [Read More...]

Orange Cranberry Coffee Cake

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for KitchenIQ. I received promotional items to thank me for my participation. Because I don't have enough real, legitimate things to think about in life, sometimes I make things up. You know the whole, if you could … [Read More...]

DIY Homemade Gifts

The whole month of December, I'm itching to share with you guys the DIY homemade gifts that we're busy making! For the past 4 years or so, my extended family has had a homemade gift exchange. The kids pull a name from the cousin bowl and the adults all pull a name too. SO much fun!! Seriously, … [Read More...]

Hershey’s Kisses and Rolos Christmas Tree Garland

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. A couple weeks ago, my daughter was sitting at the table with me while I was working. She had a whole pile of Hershey's Kisses chocolates and Rolos spread out in front of her, and, … [Read More...]

TURTLES Gifts for Neighbors

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DeMet’s TURTLES®. All opinions are 100% mine. For 38 years now, my mom and I have exchanged turtle-themed gifts for every birthday and Christmas. There have been a lot of turtle soaps, turtle jewelry, turtle clothes and even more TURTLES® … [Read More...]

Personalized Gift Wrapping + Giveaway

For years, I spent so much time shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts for family and friends. Then, after all that planning and shopping... I'd spend absolutely zero time thinking about the gift wrapping. Like no effort into the presentation at all! I'd grab whatever wrapping paper was left … [Read More...]

Holiday Hershey KISSES with Tags

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hershey’s KISSES Deluxe. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Be sure to stay tuned at the end of the post to win a gift box of Hershey's KISSES … [Read More...]