A blueberry crumble pie recipe in a white ramekin

Blueberry Crumble Pie Recipe

Here she is, my traditional 4th of July Blueberry Crumble Pie Recipe. I think I’ve made this every year for the last 15 years. Best in July, when the blueberries are abundant and sweet. It doesn’t have a fancy lattice crust, but it’s faster, easier, and oh so … Read More

Stenciled American flag pillows from the blog post, "How to Paint Throw Pillows".

How to Paint Throw Pillows

Ready for a simple craft to celebrate the fourth of July? Allow me to show you how easy it is to paint throw pillows! This project is appropriate for all ages! It can be done with painterly precision or loosey-goosey fun, depending on how you roll. A custom … Read More

A strawberry basil gin smash in a highball glass, the best cocktail recipe for summer or the fourth of July

Strawberry Basil Gin Smash Recipe

Everybody needs a neighbor who delivers cocktails to your door. We are lucky enough to have those neighbors, and they’ve shared their drink recipe today! Here’s how to make Jenn and Rob’s Strawberry Basil Gin Smash Recipe. It’s bound to put a summer smile on your face and … Read More

4th of July Gnomes DIY. Red, white and blue.

4th of July Gnomes DIY

It’s almost Independence Day in the United States, so you know what that means? Yes, of course. My girlfriend Ruth is back at her gnome endeavors! I just wanted to drop in quickly today and share her colorful and creative 4th of July Gnomes DIY. NEW HALLOWEEN Gnome Ebooks! … Read More

A summer placesetting from the blog post, July 4th Table Decor Ideas.

July 4th Table Decor Ideas

There are so many reasons to celebrate this season! I’ve pulled together these July 4th Table Decor Ideas as inspiration for your summer soirees. Enjoy! If you are entertaining this summer, there are so many options for your table! You do not have to go overboard though. Remember … Read More

How to Make a Rustic American Wood Flag DIY

Rustic American Wood Flag DIY

Here’s a craft project that’s fun for all ages, kids and adults alike. Show your patriotism; learn how to make your own flag or this Rustic American Wood Flag DIY with these easy instructions.  You really have to hand it to Betsy Ross. She knew what she was doing. … Read More

Cobb salad recipe with table decor, and table setting for lunch party

How to Host the Perfect Lunch Party for your Girlfriends

Last week we had the privilege of being spoiled guests of our friend, Midge. Today I am sharing her winning formula for how to host the perfect lunch party for your girlfriends. An invitation to Midge’s home is like a great big hug; warm, welcoming, leaving you feeling … Read More

Delicious Keto homemade whipped cream recipe in a bowl of berries

Homemade Keto Whipped Cream

With only 3 ingredients, a decadent taste, and appearance, this recipe for homemade keto whipped cream is over the top. Quite literally. We all know whipped cream is a delicious addition to any dessert, but when you understand how very fast and easy it is to make, it … Read More

Golden retriever with a DIY dog bandana on for the 4th of July

DIY Dog Bandana

If you love your pet as much as we love ours, hopefully, this project doesn’t seem quite as silly. Raise your pet’s fashion quota with this DIY dog bandana. I would do just about anything for my puppy even dress her up a little. Works equally well for … Read More

flat lay of DIY wrap skirt

Make a DIY Wrap Skirt

Have you ever wanted to sew your own clothes? Today’s creative challenge is to make a DIY wrap skirt for yourself!     Skirts are an awesome way to learn to sew. They have minimal detail, and they don’t take a lot of fabric. If you are a … Read More