31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas


Tomorrow is October 1st, which if you have been around here for a while you know that means I join Nester in writing each day for 31 days during the month of October.     This will actually be my 4th year writing a 31 days series during the month of October.  In 2011 I wrote […]

My visit to California and the Sunset Magazine Idea House for the launch of Behr Marquee paint (+ celebrating my 3 year blogiversary with a gift for one of you!)


If you didn’t see on facebook or Instagram last week, I flew across the country and went to California!  California.  Still feels like a dream.  And I got to see the Pacific Ocean.  Definitely a dream come true! But let’s back up to the day when I got this cute paint can in the mail […]

Travel Tote Bag with FolkArt Stencil 1


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you in conjunction with BluePrint Social and Plaid Crafts.  All opinions and thoughts expressed are all mine.  I recently got a chance to try out some new FolkArt paints and stencils.  I hope you enjoy getting to see some of these new products as they hit the […]

Fixing up the outdoors for fall with the help of Rubbermaid Roughneck products


This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Rubbermaid but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #FallFixUp http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Fall… that season that I think every southerner longs for by the first of September and a summer long of 90+ degree temperatures.  The cooler temperatures are still […]

Coffee Punch


If you love coffee, or Frappuccino’s you will LOVE this coffee punch.  In fact many people that don’t drink coffee still say they like this punch. I made this for 2 bridal showers this summer – a beach themed one and a modern vintage one and it was a hit.  I mean how can you go […]