25 DIY Mountain Crafts and Decor Tutorials

It's been way too long since I created and shared with you, my lovies! The reason for that is a move across the country from Indiana to the Colorado Rocky Mountains. I've wanted to take this leap for years, and now that I have, my only regret is that I waited as long as I did! In honor of the … [Read more...]

101 Tasty Freezer Meals Plus Great Tips

Today I am thrilled to share with you this yummy collection of 101 Freezer Meals from Julia at Rock it Like a Mom! Whether you are flying solo, or cooking for a large family, make ahead meals save you loads of time. Especially if you tackle a ton of meals in one day. Julia gives you great tips for … [Read more...]

DIY Recycled T Shirt Rug Tutorial

  Last week I shared with you How to Make T-Shirt Yarn along with over 30 projects to make with it. I showed you the pile of yarn I whipped up in various shades of blue: Today I am sharing the pattern I used to create my round t-shirt rug from my handmade yarn! My rug is worked in the … [Read more...]

Found Object to Upcycled Lighting

I say "found object" because I am 98.9% unsure what it is. I went through a phase where I scooped up anything that I could picture as a light fixture or hanging pendant lamp and that was cheap. This one I was particularly excited about since I got it for $5 and it was just waiting to house a … [Read more...]

DIY Mudroom Storage Bench and Coat Rack

Our laundry room is the high traffic area of the house. We go through it every time we come or go from the house. It had been crying out for a place to hang coats and to drop off “stuff” rather than haul it in and lay it on the kitchen table. One Saturday my husband decided that he was going to … [Read more...]

How Use Google Plus to Make Free International Calls

Our recent trip to Europe forced us to seek out the best options for keeping in touch with our loved ones back home. We added international to our cell phones, but that wasn't cheap, and wasn't unlimited, so it was time to get innovative. After all, I talk to my dear grandmother at least once a day. … [Read more...]

Laduree Hot Chocolate Recipe Knock Off

If you read anything about traveling to Paris, Ladurée hot chocolate and macarons are bound to be mentioned. We heard about the place first on Rick Steve's audio Paris app, in one of his many interviews with Parisians.  Then pretty much everyone we talked to about "must see places" in Paris … [Read more...]

Best French Onion Soup Recipe

  We had the awesome opportunity to travel to Paris, France over the holiday season. So. Freaking. Amazing. The history, the art, the architecture, the food, the food and the food awakened my senses like I could never have predicted! The first night in our hotel, we went for room service … [Read more...]

60 Plus Christmas Cookie Recipes to Make

We have moved things around a bit, and are now sharing with you our 60+ Christmas Cookies to Make from Taste Every Season. These will be great neighbor gifts and party treats this holiday season! Enjoy. … [Read more...]

DIY Custom Built-ins from Bookshelves

Today I finally get to show you my completed DIY custom built-ins we made using the 5 Shelf Bookcases from the Sauder website Four of the bookshelves cost less than $250, so we ended up getting four more to fill our space! These are perfect for the built-in project we had in mind, and we love the … [Read more...]