Easy Last Minute Christmas Decor

Are you looking for easy last minute Christmas decor? I’m not big on Christmas decorations that can only be used for a few weeks a year. That means I need to store boxes of decorations for the other 11 months they aren’t in use. Instead, I look for everyday items that I can use in […]

End of the Year and Back to School Teacher Survival Kit DIY

I’m starting to get excited for back to school time!  Our kids go back to school at the end of August so I have a few more weeks to get organized and prepared.  I’ve already gotten that HUGE stack of papers in the mail that I have to fill out every year. It seems like […]

Patriotic Table Setting Ideas

This post has been sponsored. This year, we’ll be having our 4th of July cookout at my parent’s house. My father is King of the grill so whenever we have a cookout, we do it at their house so my Dad can cook. Of course, my Mom and I are responsible for the rest of […]

How to Make your Own Sprouting Jar & Sprout Seeds

I love fresh vegetables and in the spring and summer, I enjoy spending time in the garden. Unfortunately, winter in Vermont is long.  I am not able to grow anything in the garden from October through early May.  I do use a cold frame to extend our growing season a few weeks longer, but even […]

How to Make Furniture Polish and Restore Shine

We purchased a kitchen table and chair set when the kids were younger.  It’s probably close to ten years old now and has seen its share of crayons, markers, and wear.  The finish is starting to come off the top of the table in spots and it has lost its shine. I have seen furniture […]

How to Make your own Healthy Hot Chocolate – Gifts in a Jar

I love hot chocolate.  It’s one of the things that I look forward to as the weather gets colder here in Vermont.  I was making my grocery list a few days ago and hot chocolate was one of the things we are almost out of. Since I am trying to get healthier and be more […]

How to Set a Halloween Table for Adults

I’m sharing how to set a Halloween table for adults as part of a campaign with Mom Central Consulting for Starburst. I received product samples to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. I love to craft and these Starburst Candy Corn are perfect for Halloween decorating or snacking.  Either way, I […]

Decorating with Burlap – Make a Centerpiece

This post on decorating with burlap is part of a sponsored David Tutera Casual Elegance campaign. All opinions are mine and mine alone. I love the look of country decor in my home and I like expressing myself through the way I decorate. I cannot go out and buy new curtains, pillows and rugs whenever I […]

Mason Jar Craft Ideas – Jute-Wrapped Succulent Favors

As someone who has canned for years, I have boxes of Mason jars in storage. I still use them for canning but I have way more than I will ever need.  Since Mason jar craft ideas have been so popular lately, I wanted to try another one.  I received Mason Jar Crafts by Lauren Elise […]

Things To Do With Mason Jars

This post on things to do with Mason jars has been made possible by a book provided for review. This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are mine and mine alone. It probably wouldn’t surprise you at all that I have a few Mason jars laying around the house that I’m not using.  I love […]