plant markers for herb garden

Wood Burned Plant Markers

The weather has warmed up here in Texas and it’s time to get my backyard pots planted and my herbs growing!  I love to fill large pots with herbs and let them grow on the patio all summer long.  Last year I marked my pots with painted twig plant markers but this year the herb pots […]

coffee cooler with cool whip

Creamy Coffee Cooler

It's always the right season for coffee but now that the warm weather is hitting, it's the season for cold coffee.  This creamy coffee cooler is a super simple recipe but so delicious that it'll quickly become a summer favorite.  It's the perfect afternoon pick-me-up and sweet ... continue reading...

chicken coop with run

DIY Chicken Coop

I'm so excited to share this amazing repurposed project with you!  It's the fruit of a lot of labor {none of it mine ... smile}.  One of my friends took our old, almost-unused playhouse and repurposed it into a fabulous DIY chicken coop!  Want to see all the details? The ... continue reading...

garage-makeover-project visual

Garage Makeover

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Newell Rubbermaid. The opinions and text are all mine. I just finished a home improvement project that I'm so happy with: a garage makeover! Our messy, toy-littered garage now has an organized wall that contains all ... continue reading...

caramel syrup for italian soda

How to Make Homemade Italian Soda

Last week I shared an italian soda bar idea and I thought I'd share the recipe separately for those of you that want to skip the party but still want to pin the drink!  This recipe for homemade italian soda is so easy and it's always fun at dinner parties or get-togethers.  The ... continue reading...

mother's day basket ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Basket

This Mother's Day gift basket was created as part of a sponsored post for Market Street.  All opinions are my own.  #MarketStreetTX Mother's Day is right around the corner.  Coming up with a great gift can sometimes be difficult but a Mother's Day gift basket is always a ... continue reading...

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25+ Fun Ways to Use Balloons

I love balloons!  They add an instant touch of full color and happy festivity to any party or event and they're so affordable and easy to find.  If you're a fan of balloons too, you'll love this pile of ideas: 25+ fun ways to use balloons.  Click on the links below to see each ... continue reading...

frosted lemonade with garnish

Frosted Lemonade

A certain favorite fast food chain in our neck of the woods {ahem, Chick-Fil-A} just added frosted lemonade to the menu and it's so stinkin' good!  I decided to try making a simple homemade version and, because I love you guys, I have to share it here.  I promise you'll thank me! ... continue reading...

kroger kitchen store

Grocery Store Printable

If you live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, you are SO lucky.  This week I had the chance to tour the brand new Kroger Marketplace store opening in Castle Hills {at 4620 S.H. 121, Lewisville, TX 75056} and it's nothing short of fabulous.  Let me give you a photo tour then grab my ... continue reading...

flowers for may day

May Day Basket

I might be a throwback from another time but I love the almost-lost May Day basket tradition.  Sneaking a basket on a neighbor's doorknob or waking up to find a colorful basket on your own is just such a great surprise and the perfect way to welcome spring.  And a May Day basket ... continue reading...