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Great Ideas — 20 Fab Spring Recipes!

While Easter's fast upon us, so is spring! The trees are in full bloom around me (and so are my allergies), and I'm ready for whole new menus and recipes. So it's the perfect time for these great ideas ... 20 Fab Spring Recipes! You're sure to find something that makes your mouth water! Herbed & Fruited Recipes @ Modern Christian Homemaker  Monterey Chicken Nachos @ In Good … [Read more...]

30 Minute Easy Springtime Project [& Free Printable!]

Nothing's better than a cute project that's also quick and easy! Check out this 30-minute, easy Springtime project, complete with free printable! Here's how to make them: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 22 Tasty Spring Recipes!

Even with Daylight Savings Time (did you Spring forward this morning?), the days feel longer ... and it is the perfect time to try some fun recipes as we move towards warmer days! (And there's a few in here for those cooler mornings and evenings too!). So check out these great ideas ... ... 22 Tasty Spring Recipes! Honey-Lime Vegetarian Tacos @ The Chunky Chef  Skinny Zuppa … [Read more...]

Easy Lighted Spring Flower Garland!

I am getting so excited for Spring! I love decorating my mantel for the seasons. And I love lighted garlands for holidays. So I thought it would be fun to create a lighted garland for Spring. And I love the paper flowers at Michaels. I used them to create some pretty Valentine artwork earlier. This garland is so pretty for Spring. It also is pretty for a birthday tablescape or even a baby … [Read more...]

“Springtime in Paris” Decor Ideas [& Enter to Win a Trip to Paris!]

This month as part of the #MichaelsMakers team we were asked to make a project with a "Springtime in Paris" theme. And of course, when I think of Springtime in Paris, I think of beautiful flowers, farmers markets, bikes and pretty colors. So I thought it would be fun to gussy up the front porch of the #1905Cottage a little bit for Spring!!!! And later in the post I'll show you how to … [Read more...]

Spring Flower Gallery (10-Minute Project!)

Thanks to Yahoo! Makers, I was invited to try my own spin on one of their original projects. I fell in love with this fresh way to display flowers, and put my own spin on it. You can make this project (with a few quick tips) in less than 10 minutes, not counting shopping time! I loved the theme of the original "Gallery-Ready Idea for Your Flowers" last month, but I wanted to try … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Spring Outdoor Projects!

It was finally warm at my house again today -- it's supposed to be 80 degrees Fahrenheit all weekend! It's a perfect time to get outside! So come get inspired with me -- and check out these 20 spring outdoor projects! Rustic Garden Signs @ Remodelando la Casa  Three-Tiered Summer Planter @ House by Hoff    May's Front Door @ Delineate Your Dwelling    Patio … [Read more...]

Easy Outdoor Transformation #LowesCreator

Bit by bit, I'm making some progress on the exterior of the #1905Cottage. I have a lot of work to go in the back, but I like the front to look good. While we removed some bushes and put in a planter area in the front last year, I knew I could do more.   As part of the Lowe's Creative Ideas blogger team, Lowe's gives me a monthly theme to inspire my projects. This month's was an … [Read more...]

Spring Project – Spray Painted Crate Flower Display!

This post is brought to you by Krylon. A couple of weeks ago Krylon sent me some bright paint and asked me to create a couple projects using spray paints in all different colors and finishes. I showed you the Colorful Clipboard Organization Wall I created using one of the pallet colors. Here are the paint colors they asked me to use in the second project:   Natural Stone textured spray … [Read more...]

Homemade Lemon Toaster Pastries

 Hello Tatertots & Jello friends! I'm Melissa from No. 2 Pencil, and today I'm sharing a fun homemade version of those toaster pastries we all love. These Homemade Lemon Toaster Pastries are easy to make and delicious. I used store-bought lemon curd and pre-made pie dough to whip these up in just a few minutes. … [Read more...]