wood burned tags for father's day

Wood Burned Gift Tags

I’ve become a bit smitten with my wood burning tool lately and I thought it might be fun to make some rustic wood burned gift tags that can be used for Father’s Day or any holiday.  The sky’s the limit with these tags … you can add your own twist and get as creative as […]

outdoor entertaining with tiered organizer

Tiered Organizer for Outdoor Entertaining

This conversation is sponsored by International Delight and Yulu Yogurt. The opinions and text are all mine. Summer is quickly approaching {in Texas, it feels like it's been here for a while} and I'm getting excited about outdoor entertaining! This simple tiered organizer ... continue reading...

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Polka Dot Yogurt Pops

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Yulu. The opinions and text are all mine. Summer is popsicle season in our house and I love to make my own popsicles, controlling what's in them and mixing flavors that my kids {and I} will love.  These polka dot ... continue reading...

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How to Make a Felt Tablet Cover

#spon: I'm required to disclose a relationship between my site and Intel. This could include Intel providing me with content, product, access or other forms of payment. I turned on the sewing machine this week {for the first time in forever} and whipped up a felt tablet cover ... continue reading...

SWASH Clothing Care System

SWASH Clothing Care System

This is a sponsored post for Best Buy.  I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Do laundry and dry cleaning get you down?  In our family of seven, laundry is never-ending.  And it never ... continue reading...

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DIY Headboard Bench

I've been slowly trying to finish up projects and clear out the vast collection of salvaged treasures in my garage.  Have you got a pile like that?  A couple of years ago a friend of mine gave me an old headboard and footboard and I finally created a DIY headboard bench for my ... continue reading...

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Refreshing an Outdoor Living Space

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of BEHR®. The opinions and text are all mine. Spring and summer are two of our favorite seasons! The sun warms the pool, the outdoor furniture gets set up, the patio gets cleaned up, and outdoor living becomes a way of ... continue reading...

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Laced Leather Coffee Cuff

I love making handmade gifts but it's tough to find a good handmade gift idea for a guy.  While this laced leather coffee cuff would suit anyone, it would really make a great gift for Father's Day or an end of the year gift for a male teacher.  It's also super easy to make and ... continue reading...

sangria shake with sherbet

Sangria Sherbet Shake

Summer makes me think of sangria.  I love the fruity flavor, the addition of seasonal fruit, and the fact that drinking sangria usually means I'm hanging out with friends, possibly poolside.  The perfect summer picture, right?  Last year, I made a delicious sangria float and it ... continue reading...

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Outdoor Summer Style

I received compensation from BHG at Walmart for my participation in the BHG Live Better Network.  However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. #BHGLiveBetter Summer is well on its way.  In just a few weeks, the kids will be out of school and we'll be spending hours outside, ... continue reading...

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Junking in Texas

Ford provided me with a vehicle for my junking trip.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. Last weekend, I spent the weekend at a lake house with a few girlfriends and, on the way, we did some junking in Texas.  {If you follow me on instagram and twitter, you probably saw ... continue reading...