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Change Up Your Room — Make Easy Pillow Slipcovers (tutorial)

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I'm Anna from Ask Anna -- and I am so excited to be here with you today and you're going to be shocked because I'm not sharing a cleaning tip with you, I'm actually going to share a sewing craft!!!  I will happily admit that I am not very crafty, which is why I have a cleaning and organizing blog, not a craft blog. However when I see a good idea I can usually do a … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Room Makeovers!!

 I LOVE Spring!! It makes me want to freshen up my home. So I was so excited to see so many pretty room makeovers linked up this week -- here are 20 DIY Room Makeover ideas to get your Spring creative juices flowing!!  Vestibule Reveal @ Confessions of an Add Housewife  Powder Room Makeover @ How Sweet it is  Living Room Redo @ Classy Clutter Craft Room @ Classy Clutter   … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — Win a 16 x 20 Rolled Canvas from UPrinting!!

One of the things I am most passionate about is documenting the everyday moments in life. My sister Wendy taught me the importance of recording these moments. UPDATE -- Giveaway is Closed. Winner is Ali from Cupcake Diaries And with Mother's Day this past weekend, you can turn those family moments into something that you will remember always. {Family Gallery Wall} … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day!!

Happy Mother's Day! {Good Moms Printable from Paper Coterie} Whether you are a mother, daughter, sister, friend — I hope you are having a wonderful day! I am spending time with my little family. I am so grateful for them. I can't image my life without my sweet kiddos. And my little sister Ashley had a baby girl this week -- she is so beautiful. Life is good! … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes!

Whether you are a mother, daughter, sister, friend -- you have reason to celebrate this weekend!   Mother's Day is tomorrow and there were so many delicious recipes linked up, I just had to share some with you.  What a great day to remember all of the special women in your life!  Don't forget to check out all of the fabulous link ups!   Orange Dreamscicle Cake @ The Diary of Dave's … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and “You’re So Invited” Party Planning Book Giveaway!

Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! Happy Friday!  I am SO excited to introduce you to Cheryl from CherylStyle.com. Cheryl shows you new ways to decorate using repurposed items from around the house, with unique twists that will wow guests the moment they arrive. From mixing and matching dishes to putting together an outfit from the basics already in your closet, her ideas are fresh … [Read more...]

Make a “Beachy” Succulent Wreath for Less Than $20!! (tutorial)

Hi Jen, and a special hello to the amazing Tatertots and Jello readers!! I am completely thrilled and honored to be here and I'd like to extend a HUGE "Thank you!" to Jen (and all her lovely followers) for inviting me into your fold. My name is Nicole from Shabby Beach Nest, a blog that is wholly dedicated to the casual beach lifestyle. The one thing you should know about me is that I like to … [Read more...]

Downy’s Touch Of Comfort: Get Involved and Give Quilts To Sick Kids!

I'd love to tell you about a program that has really touched my heart. Downy and Quilts for Kids have teamed up to bring quilts to hospitalized kids through  Downy's Touch of Comfort Program. I wish this program had been around 15 years ago! My son was hospitalized for a week when he was 3 years old. It was a scary time for all of us. But it was especially scary for him, as a little … [Read more...]

My Summer Project — The DIY Blogger House @ Daybreak!!

Do you have a neighborhood in your area that you just love? Mine is called Daybreak. I would move there in a second if I could talk my husband into moving again. I love the whole concept of the area. Homes have front porches and are colorful. There are miles of paths and trails. A lake. Community gardens. Pools. Trendy shops and dining. Splash pads. Outdoor pavilions and more. So when my … [Read more...]

Win a Kaboo Purse with Tech Pouch!! (two winners, $230 total value)

I love bringing YOU my favorite things. Here's my latest favorite find -- Kaboo Bags!! UPDATE -- Giveaway Closed. The winners are: and Emails have been sent. Winners chosen via Random.org Kaboo Bags are so stylish. PLUS, they have these super soft pockets, specially designed for all of the electronic gadgets we can't live without!! The Tech Pouch™ features a sling shock absorber … [Read more...]

New Blog Alert — Refashion Files!!

You might know that I LOVE fashion and refashioning clothes. It's been a passion of mine, well.... forever. {Ruffled Dollar Store Shirt} So I am excited to announce that Amy from Mod Podge Rocks and I have launched a new site -- Refashion Files!! It's a new site where we will be featuring refashions we love, PLUS -- we are going to have monthly challenges, giveaways and more!! We could … [Read more...]

22 DIY Porch and Outdoor Projects to Make!!

I'm anxious to start spending more time outdoors as the weather gets warmer.   And it's a great feeling to make a project that helps your home make a great first impression. Whether you live in a house, an apartment or anything in between, here are 22 great DIY projects to bring spring to YOUR home! I love all the ideas linked up this week that focused on sprucing up all our outdoor … [Read more...]

20 Scrumptious Spring Recipes to Make!!

Summer is rapidly approaching and I can't wait for those long, sunny swimsuit days! So excited for these spring recipes! (well, maybe without having to worry about fitting into the swimsuit LOL) But...if it means that I can indulge in all this sweet springtime decadence just a bit longer, summer can wait!  I love all the fresh fruits (and even veggies!) used in these delicious sweets...and … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — Amy Atlas Sweet Designs Book Giveaway!!

Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! Happy Friday!! I am excited to spotlight an amazing person… Amy Atlas! Amy Atlas, also known as “The Sweets Stylist,” is a coveted entertaining expert, baking and crafting stylist, and is internationally recognized for creating the stylized dessert bar trend.   UPDATE -- Giveaway is Closed. The winner is Jennifer of Always In Wonder. Winner … [Read more...]

10 Reasons I LOVED the SNAP Conference!!

I had SUCH an amazing experience with SNAP. It's taken me a couple weeks to recuperate and reflect on all of the things I've learned. I'd love to share some of the highlights with you!!(and I was running around so much that I only took a few pictures, so I am grabbing a bunch from my bloggy friends) 1. Bloggers are just as wonderful in real life as I had always imagined them to be. It was … [Read more...]