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A pink floral placesetting from Garden party ideas blog post.

Garden Party Ideas

It’s party season, and the warmer weather is a great time to gather friends for delicious food, conversation, and great times. Here are garden party ideas and tips for your gathering! No need to be intimidated by fancy table settings or elaborate party themes; throwing a Pinterest-perfect garden party … Read More

All the ingredients for a homemade, mild taco seasoning recipe in a white bowl wiith a whisk.

Mild Taco Seasoning Recipe

With this mild taco seasoning recipe, you’ll never need to buy taco seasoning at the grocery store again. Lets taco bout it Full of flavor and totally customizable, it only takes a few spices you probably already have in your pantry to make a taco seasoning blend that … Read More

An artificial green plant arrangement in an iron plant stand

DIY Fake Plant Decor

Our own Crazy Aunt Patty showed me a creative and inexpensive way to make a custom, artificial plant arrangement. So let me share what I learned; how to DIY fake plant decor. Faux Indoor Plants I do love healthy green plant decor, but maintaining it all? Not as … Read More

Red, white and blue American flag pillows and a DIY cushion cover on a church pew

DIY Bench Cushions

Nothing pulls together a space like fabrics; from upholstery to pillows, drapes, or cushions. Today I will show you how to make DIY bench cushions with custom piping. If you can’t find exactly what you are looking for or you don’t want the high cost of custom, you … Read More

A title for a summer skirt pattern roundup post.

Sewing Patterns for Skirts

Woot Woot! Our beautiful weather is here. Here’s some inspiration for you; a summer roundup of sewing patterns for skirts! There’s a little bit of everything, from short to long, plus zippers, drawstrings, wraps, and elastic. Try something new! I also share many other sewing pattern ideas in … 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

This Strawberry Basil Gin Smash Recipe is as tasty as it is beautiful. Perfect for summer sipping! 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 with us today! It’s bound to put … Read More

Pizza work area from a blog post about Forno Bravo Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe.

Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe

Calling all pizza lovers! Today I am sharing our go-to Authentic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe from the folks at Forno Bravo. Neapolitan Style Pizza Neapolitan pizza, or pizza Napoletana, is a variety of pizza that originated in Naples, Italy.  It is made with simple and fresh ingredients: a … Read More

A title slide for red, white & blue desserts.

Red White and Blue Desserts

You guys, there is so much delicious goodness in this post. Red, white & blue desserts are perfect for all of your summer festivities! Patriotic Desserts Any of these desserts would provide the perfect patriotic color scheme for your 4th of July celebration. Or, if you are throwing … Read More

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

Easy DIY Painted Pillows

Learn how to paint pillows! Easy DIY painted pillows are a fun craft for kids, grandkids, & adults too. Great gift ideas & budget-friendly! Read More