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Orzo Artichoke Salad Recipe!

I may have a little obsession with Orzo pasta. I love the shape, I love the the texture. And I love using it in salads! Orzo Artichoke Salad Recipe. This is my all-time Summertime favorites  -- Orzo Artichoke Salad. This is a recipe that you can almost always find in my fridge in the summertime. I love orzo pasta, fresh veggies and the tanginess of the artichokes and capers. Yum. My kids … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Orzo Salad Recipe!

I am addicted to orzo pasta. Maybe it's the shape or the texture?? I have an Orzo Artichoke Pasta Salad that I make all the time and I can't get enough of it! As I was buying ingredients to make it yet AGAIN, I decided to switch things up and make a Mediterranean version of this favorite salad. And I have to say that I love it. And the best part of this salad? It gets better the … [Read more...]

Quick Grilled Summer Quesadillas!

Quick Grilled Summer Quesadillas! Grilled quesadillas are one of our favorite dinners to make in the summertime. The grill gives the tortillas a crisp outside and the heat from the grill makes the cheese melt in your moth. And school's almost out, I am itching to fire up the grill and serve these!!   So here's a quick and easy recipe for some amazing, quick, tasty and healthy Quick Grilled Summer … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Refreshing Summer Treats!

Warmer weather means yummier treats around my house! It's always so nice to cool off after a hot day with a delicious dessert. 15 Refreshing Summer Treats from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * No Churn Chocolate S'mores Ice Cream @ Meatloaf and Melodrama Lemon Pie Squares @ Simple as That Meringue Nests with Orange Curd and Raspberries @ The Gold Lining Girl Lemon Loaf … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 DIY Summer Projects!

It's feeling more and more like summer every day, which means it's time to start working on new projects! Here are... 16 DIY Summer Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Easy DIY Yarn Tassel @ Carrie Elle Beach House Bird Feeders @ The Country Chic Cottage Yard Sale/Flea Market Emergency Kit @ Sadie Seasongoods Imprinted Clay Coasters @ Sparkle … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Summer Desserts!

It's no big secret at this point: I love desserts! But who doesn't? There's no better way to wind down at the end of the day (or better midday snack) than a yummy dessert, and there are so many amazing recipes and varieties of sugary sweets! So here are... 20 Summer Desserts from this week's Link Party Palooza! Grilled Peaches & Cream Cake @ I Dig Pinterest Almond Joy Sorbet @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 DIY Summer Home Projects!

I absolutely love working on projects and dreaming up new crafts and creations all summer (& year) long. Based on all the exciting projects linked up every week this summer, it seems like you're all the same way! So here are... 18 DIY Summer Home Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! Mini Succulent Planters @ Maison de Pax Simple Vase with Jute Twine Letters @ Thistlewood … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Summertime Activities!

Last week I highlighted some super fun projects to help kids make the most of the summer. Today I've decided to highlight more summer activities, this time including different types of projects: some for parents, some for kids, and some for the whole family! So here are... 16 Summertime Activities! Gourmet S'mores Party @ Tidy Mom Free Printable Camp Printable @ Somewhat … [Read more...]

Back to School Countdown Pocket Banner

Welcome to the Summer of Paper series - where we've invited fabulous guests to create projects using supplies from my Home + Made paper decor line. Hey everyone, Vanessa here from Our Thrifty Ideas. I am excited to be sharing a fun tutorial with you today....but a little sad at the same time. Who would have thought that it's time to start thinking Back to School already?! I feel like … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 Summertime Kids Activities!

As summer continues on I find it harder and harder to motivate my kids to get off the couch and spend more time out in the sun. We all get that way: we take the warm weather for granted and miss it when it's gone! To help inspire you and your kids to get outside the rest of this season, here are... 17 Summertime Kids Activities! Outdoor Fun Kits @ Create. Craft. Love. Craft Stick Photo … [Read more...]