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DIY Modern Farmhouse Dipped Nightstands

DIY Modern Farmhouse Dipped Nightstands. I have a hard time discerning what my decorating style is. I love clean lines, but I also love bright colors. I love industrial metal but I also love polka dots. I decided that right now my style is a kind of cozy Modern Industrial Farmhouse. Moving to our new neighborhood has been wonderful and I feel like a new happier chapter of my life is about to … [Read more...]

Disney Family Vacation Giveaway!

Disney Family Vacation Giveaway!  Eeeeek - I am SO excited about this!!!  Who here loves Disneyland and Disney World?! We are huge fans at my house, so I am SOO excited to be partnering with some of my favorite blog friends and Parksavers.com to offer one of YOU a DISNEY VACATION! You heard me right - one of you will get: FOUR 2-day Park Hopper Tickets to Disneyland or Disney World … [Read more...]

Patriotic Wood Tray DIY and giveaway

Patriotic Wood Tray DIY. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games start in just a few weeks. We love watching all of the events and are so excited to throw a little Olympic party to celebrate! Of course we enjoy seeing all of the athletes from all over the world, but since we live in the US we are rooting for our home country to win. I thought it would be fun to make a long serving platter with the USA … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Gravel Pit Play Area

Hi! I'm Meredith, and I blog over at Perfection Pending and I'm back with a fun idea for an outdoor gravel pit play area. I'm not much of a DIY'er and definitely am better at parenting tips, and fun essays on parenting, but I'm super excited about this idea my husband and I had for an outdoor gravel pit play area for our kids. Last fall, my husband was building a new gate and fence for … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 Farmhouse Projects Part Three!

You've all been sharing so many amazing projects inspiring the decor around my new house! Here are... 18 More Farmhouse Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * How to Fake a DIY Plank Look @ Cherished Bliss DIY Faux Wildflower Wreath @ A Pretty Fix DIY Farmhouse Table @ Setting for Four Farmhouse Bench Building Plans @ Refresh Restyle … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Colorful Summer Projects!

Bright colors are one of the strongest indicators of summer around my house! Here are... 16 Colorful Summer Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Vintage Iced Coffee Sign @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor DIY Mini Weavings @ A Pretty Fix Throw Pillow Piping @ Woods of Bell Trees DIY Giant Paper Flowers @ Mama's Gone Crafty … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and Will It Waffle Giveaway!

It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, The 36th Avenue, and Tatertots & Jello to make a giant link party. You'll only have to link up once to to be listed on all four sites, and each of us will choose our own projects to feature posts -- just like we always have! So be sure to check with each site to see … [Read more...]

Brownie Waffle Birthday Cake

Brownie Waffle Birthday Cake. Waffle week has been so much fun! With the kids home I wasn't able to post all of our waffle creations - but I will post them all soon! We have a stuffed french toast waffle and a grilled cheese with tomato and avocado sandwich waffle that were really tasty too! Here's a fun idea for a party - make a Brownie Waffle Cake! The tip on making this brownie waffle … [Read more...]

Mexican Potato Waffle Bites

Mexican Potato Waffle Bites. Savory recipes are so unexpected in a waffle maker! And you can also make things smaller too to mix things up. We decided that hashbrowns would be yummy to make but to make things more unexpected we added a mexican twist! Plus, there's a fun waffle giveaway at the end of the post - don't miss it!! These small potato bites would be perfect on the side with eggs for … [Read more...]

Margherita Pizza Waffles

Margherita Pizza Waffles. Welcome to day 2 or Waffle Week!! This is so fun. Here's another one of the kids favorite waffle experiments we created. Of course we had to try making pizza. Plus, there's a fun Waffle giveaway at the end of the post!! Margherita Pizza Waffle Recipe. All of the pizza waffle recipes that we had found had the pizza inside of a dough crust. And we tried that. But the … [Read more...]

Churro Waffles with Dulce de leche Topping

Churro Waffles with Dulce de leche Topping. It's Waffle Week!! We are celebrating all week long with some delicious and surprisingly yummy recipes in the waffle maker. PLUS, a fun giveaway!! Find out more about the giveaway at the end of the post! We love waffles at our house. And with the kids home for the summer, we thought it would be fun to experiment with some different ways to make … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Ways to Decorate with Nature!

It can be so hard to keep plants alive in your house--I catch our dogs trying to eat my succulents almost every day! But there's nothing quite like a home decorated with plants! Here are... 15 Ways to Decorate with Nature from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Easy DIY Herb Pots @ Setting for Four Outdoor Succulent Decorating @ Design, Dining + Diapers Bicycle Basket … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Summer Home DIYs!

I've been spending all my time outside crafting--the warm weather makes me so energetic! Here are... 16 Summer Home DIYs from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Cement Tile Look @ Making it in the Mountains Rustic Modern Cabinet with TV Lift @ Mountain Modern Life Painted Concrete Patio Rug @ Run to Radiance Faux Brick Wall Kitchen Makeover @ The Weathered Fox … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and $25 Amazon Giveaway!

It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, The 36th Avenue, and Tatertots & Jello to make a giant link party. You'll only have to link up once to to be listed on all four sites, and each of us will choose our own projects to feature posts -- just like we always have! So be sure to check with each site to see … [Read more...]

Grilled Salmon Veggie Pasta Salad

Grilled Salmon Veggie Pasta Salad . I had the kids over for a little welcome party a couple of weekends ago. My oldest two are in college. My son just graduated and both live in apartments downtown. So it's extra special to have all of my kids home together. I wanted to make something special but also something summery. My son is pescatarian and loves salmon - so I thought a pasta salad with … [Read more...]