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Simple Modern Farmhouse Fall Mantel Decor

The official start of fall is this Saturday, and while it still feels like summer outside I am more than ready for all things fall!  I can't wait for chilly autumn evenings, football games, pumpkin spice everything and of course all the fall decor.  I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create simple modern farmhouse fall mantel decor that will transition all the way from Halloween to Thanksgiving. I've shared with you before that my living room is my favorite spot in our home, and … [Continue reading...]

FREE Fall Cell Phone Wallpaper

Black and White Buffalo Check Free Fall Cell Phone Wallpaper

The first day of fall is just around the corner and I can NOT wait for it's arrival, as it's my favorite time of year. As much as I have enjoyed my summer, I am definitely ready for some cooler temperatures, Friday night lights, flannels, hoodies, apple-everything, bonfires, pumpkins and all the festivals!!!! I love the transition into fall, here in the midwest because we get to experience those glorious changes of the falling leaves and the kaleidoscope of colors it brings and it makes my … [Continue reading...]

Stress-Free Back to School Meal and Snack Ideas

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com.  Now that the school year is in full swing and everyone has adjusted to waking up early, homework and busy schedules it't time to focus on making life as stress-free and efficient as possible. Back to school time is often rushed and chaotic, but I'm here to today to share my tips for stress-free back to school meal and snack ideas along with coupon codes that will make tackling meal time a breeze! One of the challenges we face as moms is … [Continue reading...]

Pink-o-Ween Halloween Ghoul’s Night Party

Halloween is one of my very favorite holidays to celebrate.  I love everything about it from dressing up, transforming my home into a spooky Dead & Breakfast Inn and of course celebrating with spooktacular parties!  A night in with the "ghoulfriends" is always good for the soul, so I'm planning a Pink-o-Ween Halloween Ghoul's Night Party to eat, drink and be scary! While I love Halloween, I don't necessarily love the traditional black and orange color scheme.  I typically … [Continue reading...]

4 Fun DIY Halloween Napkins with Cricut EasyPress 2

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cricut. The opinions, ideas and text are 100% mine. If you've been around for a while you know that Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  I get excited about everything from the decorations to the parties. As you know, for any great Halloween party you’ll need to think over all the details, and if you want to make it EXTRAORDINARY you will need to focus on the details. That’s why you are going to love this tutorial for 4 Fun DIY Halloween … [Continue reading...]

Easy Tailgate Snack and Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #KickoffWithGreatTaste #CollectiveBias It's that glorious time of year where the weather gets cooler, the holiday season begins and football fills our weekend!  I love this time of year and I always look forward to football games.  Whether we are heading to the local high school game or tailgating at the match up between major rivals I love game day! I've teamed up with my … [Continue reading...]

DIY Football Banner

It's officially college football season, and we could not be more excited!! I recently shared our breakfast tailgate party on my blog, and I’ve had several comments about my diy tailgate banner. It was so easy to make, and I loved it so much, I decided to keep it and reuse it throughout the football season. I’m not a huge fan of paper crafting, so if I can cut out a paper cutting and crafting step, I absolutely will! This banner was cut from PhotoPlay Paper, but the text was made with Iron … [Continue reading...]

Baked Artichoke Pesto Chicken

Now that school is back in session and we are getting back into the routine of schedules, homework, and sports practices.  And after a long summer of traveling, camping and lazy afternoons by the pool and eating out WAY too much, I'm finally getting back in the kitchen and focusing on making wholesome and healthy meals my whole family will love. This Baked Artichoke Pesto Chicken has just 4 ingredients and is perfect for those busy weeknights. Our basil plant is thriving right now, and I … [Continue reading...]

Fun Box Top Storage and Organization Ideas

I receive monetary compensation from General Mills and SC Johnson in exchange of my endorsement of Box Tops For Education. Are your kids heading back to school soon?  If they are anything like my kids they are excited about the start of a new school year. This time of year we tend to focus on shopping for back to school supplies and picking out the perfect first day of school outfit, but it's just as important to stock up on their favorite snacks, easy breakfast ideas and lunch box staples … [Continue reading...]

Ombre Painted Corkboard

Colorful Ombre Painted Corkboard

Today was my kid's first day of school and I was a mixed bag of emotions.  On one hand I'm super excited for them to head back to school and for all of the adventures, growth and learning they will do this year.  On the other hand I am going to miss the carefree days of summer and all the laughter and memories we made.  One thing is certain I'm not quite ready for all the paperwork, schedules and homework!  In an attempt to start the school year off organized I created this … [Continue reading...]


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