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Link Party Palooza — and $25 Michael’s 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...]

Baked Rosemary Feta Potatoes

Baked Rosemary Feta Potatoes Ladies and Gents I present to you some amazing taters. I'm Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks back sharing another recipe from my recipe box. These potatoes are one of my husband's favorite and they rank pretty high with the rest of our family too. I usually make these baked rosemary feta potatoes on nights we grill out steak or burgers. These potatoes are really simple to … [Read more...]

How to Install a Wood Screen Door

There's something comforting about the sound of a screen door opening and closing. Plus it keeps the bugs out. I love feeling a cool breeze in the evening. We are enjoying our covered porch so much, I want to keep the door to the house open onto the porch but the flies keep coming in. So I decided to install a screen door. I love the look of a wood screen door. So I headed over to Lowes. … [Read more...]

Make a Summer Outdoor Room

Make a Summer Outdoor Room. I may be a little obsessed with those mattress bed swings - is that what they're called - that are all over Pinterest. The ones that hang from the ceiling. I've wanted to make one ever since we did the Daybreak Blogger House about four years ago. So when we moved into our new home and I saw that we have TWO covered porches I was so excited. And in the move all of my … [Read more...]

16 Summertime Activities!

It's the first week of Summer break here. I am excited to do some fun things with my kids this summer. Here are some fun summertime activity ideas! 16 Summertime Activities! Gourmet S'mores Party @ Tidy Mom Free Printable Camp Printable @ Somewhat Simple Nautical Wrap Bracelet Knitting Pattern @ Chaleur Life Minions Banana Split Kit @ Home. Made. Interest. … [Read more...]

Summer Striped Succulent Wreath

Summer Striped Succulent Wreath. Thank you all for the understanding, supportive love I felt last week when I posted my story. I was so nervous about sharing real life and what I discovered is that such a weight is lifted by being authentic and honest. Letting go of the 1905 Cottage was very hard but I feel so much lighter and happier since we moved. We are still unpacking and getting settled in … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Patriotic Projects Part Two!

I'm loving all the red, white, and blue projects that you've been sharing over the last few weeks. Here are... 20 More Patriotic Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Printable Stars & Stripes Banner @ Houseful of Handmade 4th of July Hanging Crafts @ The Real Thing with the Coake Family Fourth of July Tie Wreath @ Sadie Seasongoods Simple Patriotic Framed … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 Patio Projects!

I'm so excited to start decorating the outdoor spaces as we start spending more time outside this year! Here are... 17 Patio Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Simple Farmhouse Entry @ Hello Farmhouse Hanging Herb Baskets @ Sadie Seasongoods White Washed Terra Cotta Pots @ Setting for Four Summer Porch with Fresh Greens @ Design, Dining + Diapers … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and $25 Target 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...]

Quite Honestly – My Story

I'm taking a break from the norm today. I've heard there's power in vulnerability and so I'm taking a leap of faith and telling my story. I hope you'll read it with an open mind and if it helps one person that would make me so happy. In a world saturated with blogs and Pinterest, it’s so easy to fall in love with “perfect” images and ideas. I love pretty things as much as anyone. There’s … [Read more...]

Graduation Donut Backdrop

My handsome nephew is graduating from high school this week. To celebrate my sister, his mom, Wenderful made a cute Blue and White Graduation Donut Backdrop. We had seen this adorable one that Kristen at Capturing Joy made to celebrate her son's Eagle Scout accomplishment and thought it was such a great idea. It's a decoration, plus a photo backdrop AND dessert - all rolled into one … [Read more...]

Summer BBQ Party Ideas and Printables

Compensation for this post was provided by Huhtamaki Inc. for the Chinet® brand via AOL Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Huhtamaki Inc. for the Chinet® brand or AOL Summer BBQ Party Ideas and Free Printables. The weather is warming up here and barbeque season is about to heat up. I love to get together with … [Read more...]

How to Build a Little Free Library – Information and Ideas

How to Build a Little Free Library - Information and Ideas! How to Build a Little Free Library - Information and Ideas. Have you ever heard of Little Free Libraries? It's an awesome way to share the love of learning and books. I really wanted to build one in front of the 1905 cottage. I was hoping to make one that was a miniature of the cottage and I thought since the cottage sat … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Summer Projects!

I've started switching out some of the spring decor at my house for a more nautical beach house theme for the summer this year! If you need inspiration to help you change up your decor for the summer months, here are... 16 Summer Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Citrus Wreath Centerpiece @ Giggles Galore Little Wooden Buoys @ Remodelando la Casa DIY Tile … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Patriotic Projects!

It's just about a week and a month until the Fourth of July--which feels weird because it still feels so much like spring here! If you're ready to start decorating for the fireworks and barbecues of the summer months, here are... 20 Patriotic Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Rope and Shell Beach Flag @ Finding Home Online Patriotic Pinwheel Cake @ Uncommon … [Read more...]