Holiday Card Holder


Tis' the season for cards!  Of course, you might get sent a random card here or there throughout the year for a birthday, anniversary, or special occasion, but there is no time like Christmas when you receive such a flurry of cards all at once.  And aren't they such a delight to get?!  The … [Read more...]

15 Creative Ways to Display Christmas Cards


I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend.  I felt that the 4 days flew by so quickly, and even though I tried taking a break to have some "down time" for myself and spend time with my family, I was still busy, busy, busy.  After my belly was stuffed with some delicious food on Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Small Business Saturday – Debut of H.A.V.E.

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We all love a deal, right?  In honor of Small Business Saturday which supports making purchases at your local and/or small businesses, I'm sharing some exciting news about a new one-deal-a-day site.  H.A.V.E. which stands for handmade. artwork. vintage. everyday. is launching the first of the new … [Read more...]

I Am Thankful


I am thankful for the love that surrounds me. I am thankful for my supportive and loving family and friends. I am thankful for my good health. I am thankful for my home. I am thankful for my husband who NEVER stops working and would do anything for our family. I am thankful for my two … [Read more...]

Holiday Decor Ebook


A few months ago I was approached by Myra of My Blessed Life about sharing a Holiday project for an ebook that she was putting together.  At the time I wasn't sure what to submit and I had no idea who else was going to be apart of this ebook.  Well it launched yesterday and it's amazing!  Myra and … [Read more...]

Adding Orange Accents in my Bedroom Makeover

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It's been over a week since I've shared happenings of my mini bedroom makeover.  Last week was quite busy, but throughout the craziness, I was able to squeeze in a few moments to get this makeover moving forward.  The aesthetic that I am desiring for this space is calm, inviting, and warm.  The … [Read more...]

Video and Behind the Scenes of my TV Appearance on Fox23


Want to see the segment from my TV Debut on Fox 23 News in the Morning? Well here it is... These are some interesting pictures from Behind the Scenes before and during the segment. Sorry that they're a little fuzzy - I forgot my camera and these were taken using my iphone. So how'd I … [Read more...]

Holiday Stenciling using Martha Stewart Paints by Plaid


Happy Wednesday!  I've had such a busy week, but am excited to share with you how I embellished the placemats that I made and blogged about yesterday.  After realizing that I was in need of new placemats for the upcoming Holidays, instead of buying them I made my own.  Why buy when you can DIY?  … [Read more...]

DIY: Drop Cloth Placements with Decorative Top Stitch


The Holidays are right around the corner and as I've been finalizing the table decor for Thanksgiving and getting ready for Christmas, I realized that I didn't have any placemats that were festive or unstained (from past Holiday gatherings).  I was just about to head to the store, when I remembered … [Read more...]

Exciting News: My New Blog Debut & My First TV Appearance


Happy Monday!  What a way to start out the week by sharing some exciting news.  As you saw from this posts title, I am debuting my new blog which some of you have heard me recently mention, plus I am going to be making my first television appearance. Which to start with?? How about the scoop … [Read more...]