Build a Beautiful DIY Jewelry Organizer (for less than $20!)


If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I’ve been slowly but surely building up my stock of statement jewelry pieces lately.  Although I used to be a bit shy and uncomfortable wearing “look at me” jewelry, I really love it now and am enjoying collecting lots of [...]

Get Creative and Make Dimensional DIY Disney Necklaces!


So I may have mentioned that my family loves all things Disney.  My mom and I made these super adorable DIY Disney necklaces for our last trip and I am still getting compliments on them.  My youngest daughter is obsessed with jewelry and loves to wear these necklaces all around town.  And not to toot my [...]

Because You Are All So Awesome…Target Gift Card Giveaway


You know I love you all, right?  I mean, like kind of a creepy you make me happy when you read and comment and like and pin and all that jazz. So I’d like to reciprocate a bit. And what makes us all more happy than Target?  How about a gift card for $70? Okay, [...]

Haven 2014 Recap


Hey guys, I am so excited to tell you all about my amazing three days at the Haven Conference in Atlanta! (Hanging with some outrageously talented ladies.  Melissa from The Happier Homemaker, Jamie from So Much Better With Age and Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof.  And yes, those are coral chevron couches.  I [...]

I’m Headed to Haven!

Hey friends, I just wanted to let you all know that I will be out of town for the next couple of days. I am headed to the Haven Conference in Atlanta! I’ve been at this whole blogging thing for about 8 months now and this will be my first experience at a blogger’s conference. [...]

No Machine Needed Mint Oreo Ice Cream


Some days just require dessert, plain and simple.  Whether it was a rough day at work, the kids did something to celebrate or just a sweet tooth craving, we’ve all been there.  And desserts that come together quickly, easily and inexpensively somehow seem to make it all taste better.  Funny how that happens, isn’t it? [...]

How to Make a DIY Holder for a Wine Bottle and Glasses


DIY Wine Bottle and Glasses Holder You guys aren’t starting to think that I’m a lush are you?  I mean after the Orange Crush post, the Moscato Strawberry Lemonade and the discussion about leftover bottles to decorate with in the Wine Bottle Bird Feeder post I could see how you might start to get suspicious. [...]

Get Sexy Beach Wavy Hair with DIY Sea Salt Spray


  Spending every day at the beach sounds like a dream summer to me, but it’s hardly feasible.  Even while we are staying just a few blocks from the beach, the kiddos and I generally only make it down to the water a couple of times per week.  However, I just love the way my [...]

10 Tips to get Amazing Beach Photos


I feel like I should preface this post by admitting that I am a Yankee.  Mountains and snow are what feel like home to me, but being a military family we have lived in the south for years now (almost 8!).  I have slowly found myself becoming more and more of a southerner, saying things [...]