Thrift Store Makeovers {Swap It Like It’s Hot}

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Flea Market Finds and Awesome Thrift Store Makeovers!

Oh how I love the challenge of a thrift store or flea market makeover. LOVE. Thankfully I've found similar minded peeps-- the ones who also get all giddy at the idea of poking around thrift stores, discovering treasures, and turning something old and outdated into something shiny and useful once again. Meet the Swap It Like It's Hot crew-- we got together this month to find something old, send it to our swap partner, and do something new with it: I got to search for an item to send to Caitlin … [Read more...]

Life is Like a Grilled Cheese Waffle

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easy grilled cheese waffles

I'm not going to lie-- life has been beyond busy the past few weeks. As much as my hands were full this summer with the kids, nothing compares to now juggling a school schedule, work schedule, traveling husband schedule, and a new business to boot. When my husband told me he had to go out of town this week, I almost cried-- not THIS week, with five deadlines and a huge event coming up! But alas, yes, this week. And last week. And probably next week too. We're bombarded with images of … [Read more...]

Fall Decor Idea: Succulent Pumpkins

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5 Minute Fall Decor Idea: succulent pumpkin planters! Fall decor doesn't need to be fussy, make it easy and beautiful with these easy decor ideas!

I love fall decor in other people's homes, it's just hard to find time to all-out decorate my own home for fall in this season of my life. In fact, it's hard to find time to shower let alone make a wreath out of baby pumpkins or string orange lights all over the roof. Which is why I came up with a handful of 5-minute fall decor ideas, and I'm excited to start rolling them out today! This fall decor idea was born when I found the most perfect little succulent and a mini white pumpkin in the … [Read more...]

You’re Invited: Make & Take Winery Event!

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Young Living Essential Oils Winery Event

You know what sounds lovely right about now? How about sipping wine overlooking a vineyard and making homemade spa products with a few friends? Well that's EXACTLY what I'm inviting you to do next weekend, for FREE! If you don't live within driving distance of the event, no worries, I have a way you can "attend" as well (read on!) What's a Make & Take? It's a chance to make your own spa products and take them home-- all supplies and directions are provided for you. We'll be making … [Read more...]

“Hamburger” Cupcakes {Fun Food Hack for Tailgating or Bake Sales}

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Shhhh... these burgers have a secret. They're not burgers! They're delicious cupcakes!

My neighbor stopped over yesterday with the cutest little cupcakes I ever did see-- miniature hamburger cupcakes!  Not only would these be adorable party treats but also a kickin' tailgating snack. Turst me, make these and they'll declare you WINNER of the school bake sale. They were so lifelike that at first my son, who's very anti-hamburger, said "no thank you".  But once his sister dove in and started eating layers of cupcake and brownie he soon changed his tune. While they look super … [Read more...]