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Trader Joe's Veggie Side Dish in a saute pan

5-Minute Trader Joe’s Vegetable Side Dish Recipe

Hey friends! This 5-Minute Trader Joe’s vegetable side dish recipe is my favorite no recipe, recipe, using Trader Joe products. It pairs well with any protein, eggs or fish, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It only requires 4 items. All available at Trader Joe’s or most local grocery … Read More

Table from a blog post on How to make DIY Napkin Rings.

DIY Napkin Rings

Hi gang! Here’s a cute little super fast project. 😃 These DIY napkin rings are completely custom. Create them to match one of your tabletops or place settings. Today I was going for a masculine, casual look. This will work perfectly for this coming Father’s Day! It would … Read More

A Spinach Quiche with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and cottage cheese on a plate.

Spinach Quiche with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This Spinach Quiche with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is a powerhouse of flavor and nutrition! It’s comforting, savory, and creamy. You will love it! Change up the flavors easily, based on your tastes or the ingredients you already have in the fridge! Choose to go without a crust, or use … Read More

Chantilly Cake with Raspberry Mousse

This delicious Chantilly Cake with Raspberry Mousse recipe has three vanilla layers and a creamy mousse filling. It’s iced with a chantilly cream frosting, then layered and topped with fresh berries! Chantilly Cake Copycat Recipe Years ago, when we first were married, my husband’s family would purchase Chantilly … Read More

Tea Set Decorated, Royal Icing, Sugar Cookies by La Petite Celebrations Custom Sweets and Treats.

La Petite Celebrations Custom Sweets and Treats

Today I am excited to share the beautiful iced and embellished artwork of Tuyen Nguyen (pronounced Twin). Tuyen owns La Petite Celebrations in Minnesota and is known for her beautiful custom sweets and treats. After trying my hand at royal icing and decorating sugar cookies back in February … Read More

How to DIY your own ottoman or footstool slipcover

DIY Ottoman Slipcover Tutorial

Refresh your old favorite with this DIY ottoman slipcover tutorial. Have you ever heard of the term “house blind”? This is when you become so used to your home that you unconsciously overlook the clutter or the time-worn flaws of aging. Maybe you have experienced this phenomenon? It happens … Read More

4 Beautiful Bracelets

Bracelet Gift Ideas for Women

Today I’ve selected a collection of bracelet gift ideas for women, that are perfect for Mother’s Day! Warning, you may find something for yourself in the process.😁 If you would prefer to make your own personalized bracelets, check out this post, Personalized Bracelet Ideas HERE Monogram Bracelets All … Read More

A photo of Jennifer Paganelli, for the Colorful World of Artist blog post.

Jennifer Paganelli

Meet Jennifer Paganelli: artist, author, and magician of color. And those are only a few of the inspiring gifts she shares with the world. Jennifer’s body of work is saturated with vivid colors and hues of happiness. Her career spans decades and is filled with books, fabric lines, … Read More

Vintage Inspired Hand Made Decor by Laura Kennedy

Again, this month I am excited to showcase Vintage Inspired Hand Made Decor by Laura Kennedy; AKA Esther and Irene.  Laura and I first met when our sons were in kindergarten together some 15 years ago. Little did I know how many things we had in common! We … Read More