Comforts from Home

Comforts of Home Chocolate Satin Pie

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Marie Callender’s for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. If you're like me, you just enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal with family and friends.  Most of our family lives in Alabama. For the first time in years we stayed home, Thanksgiving dinner for 2!  But we weren't the only ones that didn't … [Read more...]

DIY a Plaid Sign

Plaid Sign Finish

How to Make a Plaid Sign I'm loving plaid this year.  My Christmas mantel is decorated with plaid, I just can't get enough of it! Today I'm sharing my plaid technique with you! Here's what you will need: ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape Multi-Surface with Advanced Edge-Lock™ Paint Line Protector 2093EL  Board, size of your … [Read more...]

Inspiration Monday Linky Party

Welcome back to Inspiration Monday, we're so happy you are joining us here today! When you party with us, your links are seen on seven different blogs- but only have to link up to one! With all this freezing weather, I hope you've been staying warm and toasty by the fire. If there is one good thing to say about the great Arctic Blast of 2014, … [Read more...]

HomeRight Gift Guide Giveaway

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

HomeRight Gift Guide and Winner's Choice Giveaway Guess what? This months giveaway is WINNER's Choice! That's right, you get to pick your favorite HomeRight product if you win! How fun is that? Read all about each product, be thinking about which one you'd like if you win! Check out Refresh Restyle's ultimate gift guide: Finish … [Read more...]

Paint Chip Ornament

Paint Chip Ornament

Handmade Paint Chip Ornament I found these awesome printed paint chips at Walmart in the paint department.  And I used the instructions in Jessi's ebook: I used 2 different colors of paint chips and a piece of scrap book paper. I cut the pieces out with a 1" paper punch. I glued each piece with my hot glue gun starting at the … [Read more...]

Tips for Painting With Red

DIY frame with Cute print from Craftberry Bush

Tips for Painting With Red I've been working on my guest room, most of the colors in there are gray, black, white, with a couple of navy chevron pillows. But that was soon to change! I'm in this fun "DIY Furniture Girls" group! This month our theme was to paint something RED! I started with this: Here's my free table, it's … [Read more...]

Casual Holiday Entertaining Tips

Casual Holiday Get Together

I love entertaining and keeping it low key is my mantra! Even a casual get-together can be stressful! Today I'm sharing a super easy Hot Apple Pie dip recipe and my tips for low stress entertaining! Make a guest list and send invitations by email. Keep it casual. Decide what you're serving and make your grocery list. Shop 3-5 days … [Read more...]

Inspiration Monday Linky Party

Inspiration Monday!

It's a gorgeous Fall day and the perfect time to see ALL of your incredible links. We’re so happy you always join us. To search all of our features and faves, use hashtag #InspirationMonday, and feel free to follow us all on social media via our blogs. AND, be sure to tweet your links using our #InspirationMonday hashtag, as well. We LOVE … [Read more...]

DIY Side Table Makeover

End table makeover 9 #maisonblanchepaint #paintedfurniture #ad

DIY Side Table Makeover   I am single handledly  bringing plaid back ;) Ok, someone else did, but I'm loving it! Some people that love me a lot (Justin and Jessica) found this on the side of the road, that was 2 or 3 years ago. We've been using it outside as a side table. And the Maison Blanche Paint Company went and created a Vintage … [Read more...]

Christmas Mantel Ideas

Plaid Christmas Mantel

Christmas Mantel Idea It's November, time to start thinking about that Christmas mantel! I've joined a talented group of awesome decorators to share beautiful ideas to get your wheels turning! So untangle the lights, dig out the tinsel and let's get started! All the Christmas decor for the mantel was inspired by the banner that I purchased … [Read more...]

Home for the Holidays


Home for the Holidays  This post is sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens at Walmart.  It's my favorite time of the year! I love holiday entertaining. Let me show you what I did with a few new items, some of my old stuff and a few of my entertaining tips! Have you seen the BHG items available at Walmart? I'm honored to be a part of the BHG Live … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Bread Recipes

19 Easy Bread Recipes

Easy Homemade Bread Recipes Fresh baked bread makes the house smell so good, not to mention, it tastes great too! Do you need a new recipe for gift giving? Here's 19 recipes and I'm sure you can fall in love with one of them. Enjoy! I hope you're inspired to … [Read more...]