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A red and white place setting for Valentines table decoration.

Valentines Table Decoration

Set the mood for a unique and memorable evening with a bit of Valentines table decoration. Your true love, family, or friends will certainly notice and appreciate the pampering and attention you give them. I had so much fun putting this table together with thrift and dollar store … Read More

Three gnomes from a blog post about DIY Irish Gnomes.

Irish Gnomes

Top of the morning to you, matey! I have heaps of enchanting Irish Gnomes for your DIY inspiration today. So, let’s get on with it; it’s no use boiling your cabbage twice. 😂 See ALL gnome posts here. Where to Buy Gnomes Gnome artist Ruth Johnson made all … Read More

3 Valentine's Day Gnomes from the Be Brave and Bloom blog.

Valentine’s Day Gnomes

This pink and red post is full of DIY Valentine’s Day Gnomes ideas. Happy Heart Day to you! ❤️ Make one for yourself, or what a wonderful gift for the favorite gnome lover in your life. See ALL gnome posts here. The greatest happiness of life is the … Read More

A tutorial for a handmade DIY personalized applique pillowcase

Monogram Pillow

I actually started this monogram pillow case years ago for a sweet young family member. But life was super busy, working full time, taking care of family, and raising a teenager. Can you relate? I ended up tucking it away. Now, this girl is a middle-schooler and not … Read More

Valentine's Day decoupage craft project - handmade frame

Make this easy DIY photo frame

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I want to share an easy handmade gift idea for a special person in your life. Learn how to make this easy DIY photo frame! I’ve seen variations of this frame for sale in the past and I always thought it would be … Read More

A closeup shot of a colorful enchilada, from the blog post, easy chicken enchilada recipe.

Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Hello friends! Today, I’m sharing my family’s all-time favorite, fast and easy chicken enchilada recipe. I have made this delicious recipe countless times for our friends & family. It’s always well received and quickly devoured. It’s especially perfect for a weeknight dinner when you are short on time. … Read More

Child's chef hat and apron from a tutorial for how to make a DIY Child Apron.

Make a DIY Child Apron

Today’s project is the perfect Valentine gift for your favorite kiddo(s)! Learn how to make a DIY Child Apron with a free pattern guide. Aprons encourage all kids to enjoy the kitchen. I learned this when my son was young. He didn’t have a big interest in cooking, … Read More

Five Valentine's Day chef gnomes from a Be Brave and Bloom blog post.

Chef Gnomes

Here’s an adorable do-it-yourself gift idea for the culinarian or baker in your life. DIY Chef Gnomes! See ALL gnome posts here. Valentine’s Day Gnomes To make one for Feb 14th, add valentine-theme pattern fabric, plus red, pink, or white trims, and you have a valentine’s version. Chef … Read More

Le Creuset Dutch Oven full of an authentic Chinese Chicken & Potato Stew recipe.

Chinese Chicken and Potato Stew

Greetings, fellow food fans! Today, I bring you Dave’s (Zhengzheng) delicious Chinese Chicken and Potato Stew recipe. **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Chinese Chicken Stew Recipe This dish is hugely popular in our … Read More

Closeup photo of Bee Kind DIY gnomes.

Bee Kind Gnome Ideas

Here is a day brightener, Bee Kind Gnome Ideas! These gnomes celebrate the sentiment behind the be kind movement in the cutest and most cheerful way. See ALL gnome posts here. Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with … Read More