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Evoking the holiday spirit with holidya scents and yummy festive Pecan and Cranberry Cookies! #ad #GladeHolidayJoy @glade

Holiday Scents and Festive Pecan Cranberry Cookies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GladeHolidayJoy #CollectiveBias What’s the first thing that comes to mind when the holidays are about to roll around? For…

Minted has the BEST unique holiday card selection!

Our Unique and Non-Traditional 2016 Holiday Cards

They’re here and they’re perfect!!!  I swear getting our custom holiday cards in the mail each year is just as exciting as getting your wedding invitation suite in…maybe better because you get to do it every…

Love this easy rustic hanging driftwood sign with leather!!

Rustic Hanging Leather and Driftwood Sign {Monthly DIY Challenge}

I was really excited about this month’s Monthly DIY Challenge material, reclaimed wood, since that is by far my preferred medium to play with for DIYs and crafts.  While I have a multitude of project ideas…

There Will Be Miracles

I’ve NEVER been one for having faith and usually “hmff” and roll my eyes to myself when people tell me to have it.  It’s just never really meant anything to me and you tend to loose any…

Six of my favorite finds from around the web this month

First Week Favorites

Well, I’m pretty proud that I got this month’s First Week Favorites up in time this month, compared to TWO weeks late last month, geez.  I’ve got some pretty good finds for it too, including a…

These easy fried fish tacos are full of tangy flavor and are quick to make!

Easy and Tangy Oven Fried Fish Tacos

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Seafood Nutrition Partnership for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. National Seafood Month is October so we’re celebrating again with another seafood recipe!  (catch my…

GREAT LIST! 24 of the most essential holiday cooking tools this season!

24 of the Most Essential Holiday Cooking Tools

‘Tis the season for feasting finally!!  Whether you’re hosting at your house this year or pot-lucking it somewhere else… or if you’re a traditional dish sort of group or like to experiment, holiday cooking and baking are…

A quick and easy pumpkin craft for fall! Update those faux pumpkins with a beautiful rust finish!

Simple Rusty Pumpkin Craft for Your Fall Decor

I’ve mentioned it before, but I’m not one for decorating our house for anything other than Christmas.  Aside from not having the room to store stuff from another season (Christmas’ stash is already pushing it), the…

Minted is hands-down THE best place to order holiday cards from, see all the amazing features they offer!

Early Bird Holiday Cards the Easy Way at Minted (and a Giveaway)!

Well, it’s almost that time of year you guys!!  The holiday season is only about a month away (HOW?!) which means it’s almost time to start shopping for the best stationary of the year, holiday cards!…

An easy DIY mantel update with crown molding! Perfect solution for that ugly boring mantel!

DIY Mantel Update with Crown Molding

This post was not only a welcome distraction from the horrendous “debate” on television last night, but it may just be one of my favorite DIYs of all time.  It was a perfect storm of a MUCH needed update,…

A few of my favorite finds this month

First Week Favorites

Happy Monday everyone!  Soooo, I know these are two pathetic weeks late but I finally remembered them, so here they are finally.  I’ve been in a little shopping state of mind lately thanks to our trip to…

A peek into our shopping trip to Magnolia Market this fall!

A Pre-Silobration Stop by Magnolia Market

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you may have seen that I headed back home to north Texas last week for my cousin’s wedding.  What’s right smack dab on the way from south Texas…

Sharpie metallic markers make this Copper and Yarn Textured Monogram super easy to make!

Easy Copper and Textured Yarn Monogram {Monthly DIY Challenge}

Holy cow, it’s already halfway through October?!  I’ve been out of town the last week but am going to be dusting off the ‘ol blog and getting back at it soon, sharing pics of my second…

EASY PESTO SHRIMP DIP - Just four ingredients to make this great seafood dip!

Quick and Easy Pesto Shrimp Dip

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Seafood Nutrition Partnership. All opinions are 100% mine. We love seafood and eat it about twice a week on average.  Fish, shrimp, crab, or oysters…we…

Who knew you could Mod Podge sand?! These beachy sand covered bottles are quick and easy to make with just some sand, Mod Podge, and empty bottles!

How to Make Sand-Covered Bottles {Monthly DIY Challenge}

Monthly DIY Challenge time again!!  This month we got to play with Mod Podge which somehow I have never used before, ever!  I know, I pretty much should be banned from DIY/craft blogland for that.  But…

Love this rustic fall door swag with burlap and beautiful coastal grasses!

Easy Burlap Fall Door Swag with Coastal Grass

While fall was my favorite time of year growing up in north Texas, we never get much of one where we’re at now in south Texas.  It doesn’t start to cool off until sometime in November…