Chalky Painted Mason Jars and Christmas Tablescape (+ Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint giveaway!)

Disclosure: I was provided paint and supplies from DecoArt, but as always all ideas, thoughts, and opinions are all mine. I am excited to share a bit of my Christmas kitchen and a Christmas tablescape with you today.  I have been up to my elbows (literally!) in paint, stain, ribbon, and greenery and can’t wait […]

25+ Homemade Food Gifts in a Jar (31 days to take the stress out of Christmas)

This post is part of a series – “31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas”. You can read all the posts in the series here.  And to make sure you don’t miss a post you can subscribe to have every post delivered to your inbox, or follow me on facebook. So earlier in […]

(Non-food) Gifts in a Jar (Day 7 of 31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas)

This post is part of a series – “31 days to take the Stress out of Christmas”. You can read all the posts in the series here.  And to make sure you don’t miss a post you can subscribe to have every post delivered to your inbox, or follow me on facebook. Yesterday we talked […]

10+ ways to use Ball Jars (+ enter to win your own green vintage Ball jars!)

Ball jars!  They have sort of taken the world by storm.  What your grandmother knew only as a container to can veggies, jams, and fruits from her garden… our generation knows them as the classic American-made icon perfect for decorating and crafting!  From weddings, to home décor, to tableware, to outdoor lighting, mason jars or […]

DIY Mason Jar Tiki Torches (5 minute project)

Hosting an outdoor gathering this weekend or this summer?  If you live in the south especially, you know the mosquitoes are already out in full force.  Burning citronella torches or candles seems to be a common way at attempting to keep them away from your porch, backyard, or deck.  So here’s a quick and easy […]

Friday Frugal Finds: church yard sales, games, 25¢ vintage mason jar, and more

Last weekend was gorgeous and I was so excited to set some time aside to shop some yard sales.  I found 4-5 sales on Friday and then got up early to go to 2 church yard sales Saturday morning before some other events we had planned for the day.  The church yard sales were super […]

Simple Blue & Blooms Spring Mantel (Ringing in Spring Home Tour)

Excited to share my spring mantel and some more spring décor today as part of the Ringing in Spring home tour!  14 home bloggers are sharing spring touches in their homes over the next few days.  There has already been some beautiful spring inspiration shared like this wreath and décor from Vidya at What’s Ur […]

Natural & Woodland Christmas tablescape

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I love to shop for holiday décor pretty much anywhere –sometimes you find the best things at the least expected places.  Like the dollar store, Dollar General to be specific.  I found some fall placemats […]

Lack of inspiration? (or maybe just a lack of motivation?)

I have been feeling pretty uninspired recently .  Wait…no, not really uninspired, maybe a better word would be unMOTIVATED!  Cause I am plenty inspired – all it takes is opening my blog reader and reading a few blog posts or logging on Pinterest and opening a few hundred tabs of things I love.   (By the […]