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Green & White Striped Seat Cushions On the Patio

green striped outdoor fabric
You might have noticed that there’s a lot of bright green creeping into my decor this spring.  It’s on the front porch:

And it’s in my front entryway (by the way, the vote on the pillows was pretty much unanimous–y’all preferred the green over the silver!):

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Dream Party Package Giveaway Winner (plus more pictures from Atlas’s Royal Celebration)

I am so excited to announce that Allison Quate won the Dream Birthday Package Giveaway!  Allison, your party is going to be amazing!! Thank you again to these awesomely talented Etsy shop owners who made our giveaway extra special. … [Read More...]


A Gold Stenciled Accent Wall in My Daughter’s Bedroom PLUS A New Giveaway!

We have just been giving things away like crazy over the past week!  Be sure to check out our Giveaways page when you're done reading to see all the great stuff you can win!  There's a giveaway waiting for you at the end of this post, too. Check out what my daughter and I did in her room this … [Read More...]


Strawberry Shortcake French Toast

Don't forget to visit our Giveaways page--we've got three wonderful giveaways running right now! Ingredients Angel Food Cake cut into sticks  (I purchased loaf from my local grocery's store bakery department) 2 Eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup milk 2 tbsp butter Fresh … [Read More...]


My Front Entryway, Updated for Spring (Plus a Pillow Dilemma)

Don't forget to visit our Giveaways page--we've got some wonderful giveaways running right now!  Last week, I posted on our Facebook page that I left the house for the grocery store and somehow found myself leaving Home Goods a couple of hours later with $100 in throw pillows…but no toilet paper! … [Read More...]

King Themed First Birthday: Royal Celebration

Atlas Turns One! His Royal Celebration {Dream Party Package Giveaway}

My baby turned one!! We had an awesome time celebrating Atlas's first birthday a couple weeks ago. The only thing that did not cooperate was the weather but I still think the party was a smashing success. Atlas was joyful, waving to all our guests as they arrived and the kids had a great time. I had … [Read More...]


Easy Entertaining: Girls’ Night Out Bunco Party and a Bunco Giveaway

Last week, a friend and I co-hosted a bunco party for the ladies in our battalion.  To say that we had fun planning it would be an understatement--with great ideas all over Pinterest, it was easy, too.  If you want to take a look at the Bunco board I started, just click {here}.  Most (if not all) of … [Read More...]


Spring Home Tour– Pam from Simple Details

      Today please enjoy touring the beautiful home of Pam from Simple Details. We are so happy to have her here today! You know how fun it is when you discover a new blog and pour over it, loving each room more? That is how I felt when I found Pam's blog not too long ago. She … [Read More...]

Mango Salsa

Sweet and Spicy Mango Salsa

This yummy salsa is the perfect condiment for any occasion.  I have served this with chips and over many grilled meats.  I personally love it over a spicy grilled pork chop.  It is fresh, sweet and has a bit of a kick due to the jalapeno. Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger Ingredients 1 … [Read More...]

free printable buffet labels entertaining chalkboard

Chalkboard Printables for Entertaining–Great for Buffets!

Did you see last week's post {here}, when I used small (2" x 3") frames from the dollar section at Michael's to make chalkboard labels/ tags for my next buffet-style dinner?  They turned out great: Then I started to think that you all might like me to do the heavy-lifting for you, and create a … [Read More...]

Industrial Shelving and Desk in a Little Boys Room

DIY Industrial Shelving & Desk {in a boy’s room}

We had a truly amazing weekend a couple of weeks ago. Not only did we celebrate Atlas's first birthday but my husband, father-in-law and brother-in-law put up industrial shelving in my son Lincoln's room (check out Lincoln's before pictures here). Talk about a whirlwind weekend! I quite honestly … [Read More...]

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