Another DIY Adirondack Set on the Cheap

We are so excited building things for our new abode! Directly across the street is a lovely, wildflower, rabbit, squirrel and bird abundant park. We've decided to rid our lives of cable t.v., which affords us way more extra time than I realized, or care to admit. Instead of vegging out to the news … [Read more...]

How to Maintain Your Home for a Happy 2017

For many of us, the New Year is a perfect time for a reevaluating and refreshing our homes. A huge part of that is aesthetically changing our environments to maintain a feeling of peaceful rejuvenation - maybe painting the walls a new color and adding new accents to change the ambiance. Other ways … [Read more...]

Over 50 Pumpkin Recipes to Make

It is one of the best things about fall and the holiday season, a great source of potassium and Vitamin A, and is over 90% water. What is it, you ask? We are talking about pumpkin! Today we are sharing over 50 tasty pumpkin recipes for you to enjoy. You will see pumpkin soup, scones and everything … [Read more...]

Best Zucchini Bread Recipe in the Galaxy

Oh, hi! I’m Dondi, and you can usually find me and my work over at I Heart Intelligence and Unified Soul Theory. I live and work as a freelance writer and for an awesome community non-profit in gorgeous Fort Collins, Colorado, and I’m a cyclist, rock climber and general outdoor enthusiast. I’m … [Read more...]

Your Perfect Coffee While Camping

I am so excited to share with you my new favorite camping companion, Bustelo Cool® Café Con Leche Coffee Drink! Don't be stuck in the outdoors without this tasty new coffee drink, available at Walmart. We have been enjoying some backcountry camping since moving to Colorado. The mountains and … [Read more...]

How to Build a Dog Feeding Station

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DAP Products Inc. for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Today you get free woodworking plans and distressed painting instructions to build this custom dog feeding station. All of the wood in this project was scored in the Craigslist free … [Read more...]

Easy Game Night Salsa Recipe

  Johnnie and I met about two months ago, both having recently moved to Fort Collins, CO from out of state. We both work from home, have a beagle(s, in her case), love outdoor adventures, and are positive and active people. Needless to say we hit it off well. Our first meeting was at the dog … [Read more...]

Easy Bubble Gum and Cotton Candy Fudge Recipes

  I recently had the craving for some bubble gum fudge and decided to give making some a go! The seven year old inside was coming out. Bubblegum and cotton candy have always been favorite flavors of mine. While I was hunting down the I used, I was pleasantly surprised to find cotton candy as … [Read more...]

Budget Decor for the Holidays With At Home

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of At Home for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I know it seems early, but let's face it friends, Christmas is rapidly approaching. With ever growing Christmas gift lists, nobody wants to spend a ton on decorating for the holidays That is why I am … [Read more...]

Make Easy Earrings From Upcycled Fabric

Not only are these earrings easy to make and cute, they are upcycled from some super meaningful fabric.  I created them from one of my beloved grandpa's many handkerchiefs, soon after his passing. Whipping the cloth out of his pocket, he gently wiped away the tears from his loved ones eyes, and … [Read more...]