Holiday Decorating

Favorite Neutral, Beachy Ornaments

Favorite Neutral, Beachy Ornaments

I love decorating for Christmas and as you guys know, I try to keep it as neutral as possible. While I love color, I don’t decorate much with it. I enjoy a calm, cozy and rustic vibe and this moves into my Christmas decor. I […]

Simple & Easy Halloween Tablescape

Simple & Easy Halloween Tablescape

Last year I made a Halloween Tablescape for those on a budget – which is pretty much everything I do: on a budget. This year is really no different, but some items I purchased were a little more pricey than what I used last year, […]

Creating Your Own Coffee/Cocoa Station with Hobby Lobby

Creating Your Own Coffee/Cocoa Station with Hobby Lobby

One of my favorite stores for holiday items is Hobby Lobby. They always put Christmas, Fall and Halloween out early in the year and I like that because it gives me plenty of time to catch the alternating sales and buy everything I’d love to […]

DIY Patriotic & Vintage Inspired American Flag for Independence Day

DIY Patriotic & Vintage Inspired American Flag for Independence Day

Independence Day is right around the corner and I have created this simple DIY for you to make your own vintage and rustic inspired American flag for you. All you will need is: striped red ticking fabric (from Walmart) denim fabric Clorox bleach pen clothespins […]

2016 Holiday Home Tour

2016 Holiday Home Tour

This year I decided to change up the theme in my family room and change things up elsewhere. While it isn’t complete, you will know the direction I am headed for the next year or two. I wanted to get back to the coastal theme […]

DIY Rustic Paper Bag Tree Skirt

DIY Rustic Paper Bag Tree Skirt

If you follow along regularly, then you know that this year I changed up the theme in my family room. In previous years, it has been a traditional, woodland theme with lots of browns, reds and greens. I wanted to keep the rustic and traditional […]

Walmart Birchwood Fir Christmas Tree Review

Walmart Birchwood Fir Christmas Tree Review

This year I decided to change up the theme in our family room for Christmas and I decided on a more muted look. I liked the idea of a flocked tree, but it wasn’t what I was looking for. I walked into my local Walmart […]

Cocoa/Coffee Bar

Cocoa/Coffee Bar

Cocoa Bar. Cocoa Station. Coffee Bar. Coffee Station. Center….whatever you want to call it! Your own little spot to whip up a hot, delicious beverage for the holiday season or even year ’round for that matter. There’s nothing stopping you, remember? Even though I am […]

Why I Decorate Early for Christmas

Why I Decorate Early for Christmas

Typically, I start decorating around the first weekend in November….or about a week in, whichever I feel like. This year, I decided to wait a little longer to start, mostly because I want to take a break in between and tackle some things that need […]