November 17, 2017

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Free Printable Banner Templates: Alphabet with Different Styles, Shapes & Fonts

Sep18

I think it goes back to my first apartment in college. Overjoyed with the simple pleasure of creating my own space on a budget and finding such joy in the littlest of things, I fell in love with hanging words, […]

Marshmallow, Cupcake & Coffee Filter Garland: Easy Party Decor

Apr24

Inspiration is everywhere, but it’s not often that I step into a bakery and pretty much call myself at home. In fact, if I recall correctly, I hugged the owner and told her I wanted to move in, on a […]

It’s All About the Cake: Krispy Kreme Cake

Oct2

Teen Age Birthday Party Ideas on a Budget With five children, we have definitely hosted our share of parties – birthday parties, going away parties, graduation parties,bridal “parties,” Just Because parties, and probably every category not listed. There’s nothing better […]

DIY Pedestal Cake Plate – Easy Centerpieces

Feb6

Creating a frugal, yet elegant tablescape begins with a wonderful centerpiece. I shared how one of the easiest ways to achieve that look is by layering cake stands, yet I realize that many of you many not have any cake […]

Gorgeous DIY Cupcake Stand: Wedding Cupcake Stand

Aug14

One of the growing new trends in weddings is the elimination of the traditional wedding cake. By going a bit trendy, more thrifty, and pouring forth a lot of creative DIY juices, you can make a spectacular statement with a […]

Red, White and Blue Dessert Delights – July 4th Inspiration

Jul3

We are hosting two large groups of people this weekend, with virtually no notice, and the need for some 4th of July dessert ideas inspiration has hit in full force. My teen age sons got home from their work camp […]

Creative Ideas for Your Holiday Budget

Oct24

As the crisp October air whips through our valley, my dogs unearth their winter coat, and chili simmers on the stove, these signs typically signal autumn time in our home. Yet as I spend this month writing 31 Days of […]

Beautiful Entertaining with Thrifted Treasures

Jun13

After having promised myself to yard sale with only “needs” in mind this summer, it’s been a wonderful excuse to begin new treasure hunts as I prepare for some of my talks on “Thrifting as a lifestyle” for our Becoming […]

Last Minute Father’s Day Ideas (and my stories)

Jun16

My heart warmed when I snapped this picture. Dressed up and all ready for their special daddy daughter date night, our girls spent time with a devoted father. A daddy whose desire  to cherish his princess daughters, and model just […]

Important Baking Tips (from my behind the scenes trip to Southern Living)

Nov21

Years ago, I asked the question “When did you learn to cook?”  Over 100 of you chimed in and it was truly inspiring to hear all the stories. My first pivotal baking memory was the summer of my 8th grade year […]

For the Love of Painted Yard Sale Trays: Ditto DIY

May6

Welcome to our first {ditto} DIY challenge! It’s all about painted trays today, and what a fun assortment of ideas, colors and inspiration we have to show. I started with a  completely trashed burn pile bound beauty, and have repurposed […]

Fun Thrifty Treasures from this Week

Apr15

I’ve been counting down the weeks till yard sale season begins, but unfortunately, with all the chilly weather, people are holding off until the sun pops out on a regular basis. Fortunately for me,  a few brave souls decided to […]

Thrifty Treasures: 80% Living

Feb25

Fiesta ware pitcher $4 It’s a joy for me to welcome people into our home. Yes, bedlam might reign on a regular basis, but my desire is that beauty peeks through a multiple of venues, and a “welcome home” mentality […]

Amazing Color Pop Hutch Transformation

Aug13

A few weeks ago, I shared open shelving ideas and inspiration for kitchens, as well as a sneak peak at my own kitchen solution for open shelving. I encourage you to check out that post because it allowed me to […]

Just Because…the Sale I Love!

Apr8

Being affiliated with Dayspring has been one of the best results from my time as a blogger. Their heart shines through with their business goal: It also gives me the heads up on some of their awesome deals. As much […]