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12 Christmas Decorating Crafts

12 Christmas Decorating Crafts

It may seem early – but the Holidays will be here before you know it! And anyone who knows me knows that this girl (pointing to self) can hardly wait! Here are 12 Christmas Decorating Crafts to get you inspired and ready to decorate. Pinecone and Rusty Jingle Bell Wreath | Vintage Sheet Music Ball Ornaments | Snowflake Embroidery… 

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #85

Happy Thursday! I hope you’re having a fantabulous week. Have you worked on any projects or recipes this week? Lightening Up the Master Bedroom with Paint by The Happy Housie | Birthday Cake Popcorn Mix by Love Bakes Good Cakes | Fall Wreath by Blooming Homestead | Greek Inspired Cucumber Sliders by Food, Folks and Fun Britni’s Favorites… 

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cottage bunkie

A cottage bunk house makeover

A toolshed at Gemma’s family cottage was looking pretty worse for wear and sleeping space was getting tight in the main cabin. The solution? To transform that shed into a super sweet bunkie! The new bunk house got a makeover with grey washed wood, DIY floating bunk beds, navy blue, brass, and lots of white,… 

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5 ways to keep your voice in sponsored content

5 Ways to Keep YOUR Voice in Sponsored Content

If you are a blogger, your readers come to your blog to read what you write. Well, sometimes they come for the pictures. But you know what I mean. If you want to work with brands as part of your blog business, chances are you’ll be asked to write sponsored posts on your blog. When you’re… 

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DIY Vintage Industrial Crate From a Craft Store Crate

You know those raw softwood crates that you can buy at the craft store? They seem to be a good size for storing things on a shelf. Or even just for using in a pretty vignette. And there are probably a million and one ways to finish them. Well, I took one of those, a… 

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No Sugar Iced Latte Recipe

Okay, so not only is this iced latte free of sugar – it can be made dairy-free too! And it can be whipped up in just a few minutes. So you can serve it up quickly to last minute guests or pour it and run out the door in a hurry for work. No Sugar Iced Latte Recipe… 

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grapevine and berry garland wreath for fall

Grapevine and Berry Wreath for Fall | Trash to Treasure

Sometimes the easiest creations are the best. Or close to it anyway. While I was at the thrift store recently I found a simple grapevine wreath for a whopping 99 cents. Now I’m not big on plain grapevine wreaths. I like my wreaths a little…fancier. So I thought about what I could do with this… 

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #84

It’s Thursday and by the time you’re reading this I will hopefully be super excited about a new hairdo. It’s been about six months since I had a haircut, so I think it was time. Plus it’s Blogpodium this weekend and I’m teaching about working with brands and meeting up with my fav blogging friends. And I… 

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Mini Marquee Letter DIY Hack

You guys, I have wanted a marquee letter forever! So when I saw these adorable raw mini metal letters at Michael’s last week, I had an awesome idea – a mini marquee letter DIY. And it’s so easy too, since the metal letter is already made for you. Mini Marquee Letter DIY Hack Supplies metal letter… 

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early fall dining room aka design 2

Early Fall Dining Room

So yesterday’s post was all about simplifying. And I’m obviously all for that. I mean, I wrote the post. Simplifying is a really good idea. But sometimes it’s so much fun to just layer and layer – and layer – until a room is cozy and warm and well, beautiful. Our early fall dining room… 

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3 Reasons to Simplify Your Home

I know a lot of people get the urge to purge in the spring. I get it. Winter’s done and it can be so freeing to clean out the house. But I also get that urge in the fall, when it’s time for back to school. Summer seems to wreak havoc on my house –… 

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5 Kitchen Gadgets I Can’t Live Without

Okay, you’re totally right. I suppose technically I could live without these five kitchen gadgets. But they certainly make my life as a work-from-home-homeschooling-mom a whole lot easier! Like the difference between cooking dinner and ordering in. Yeah. They’re good for the budget too. Here are five of my favorite kitchen tools, in no particular… 

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #83

How has your first week of September been? Was this your kids first week back? Or is it already old-hat? Do you come ready to share a project or recipe this week? Or are you here to be inspired? Either way we’re ready for ya! Laurel Wreath Graphics from Designs by Miss Mandee | Caramel Apple… 

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