10 Mother’s Day Crafts

Have you started to think about Mother's day yet?  It seems to be creeping up on us this year since Easter was so close.  I absolutely love Mother's Day.  It has always been one of my favorite holidays to celebrate, even before I was a momma.  I love showering my mom with extra love and gifts!  Are you looking for the perfect homemade gift or craft idea for your mom?  (Or grandma!)  I've found 10 Mother's Day Crafts that will fit the bill for both gifts and fun crafts!1. / Salt Dough Flower Thumbprints // These would be perfect as a gift from your little ones!  Grandma would love them too.  And they are so simple!2. /DIY Sewing Kit // Any mom would love this sewing kit in a jar!  Perfect for crafting or for everyday fixes.3./ Stroller Cell Phone Carrier // This would be such an … [Read more...]

Easter Entertaining and Decor Ideas

Hop In, it's going to be fun.Get your home ready for Easter with these simple and charming decorations that will bring joy and festivity to your home.Are you getting ready for the Easter Holiday?  We've found a few decorative details that will create a festive mood and add the finishing touches to a wonderful day of memories.  Entertain your guests with this selection of decorative accents and springtime treasures. Greet your guests and neighbors daily with this festive Easter wreath on you front door. // Easter Wreaths 14” Tissue Paper Pom Poms: Add a DIY touch of whimsy to your celebration with these tissue paper pom poms.  The scale and bright color choices offered make this a party essential. Consider hanging them from branches and ceilings, or … [Read more...]

Quick Valentine’s Day Dinner Pizza Recipe

Valentine's Day is fast approaching!This year Valentine's Day is on a weekday.How about making a heartfelt, homemade dinner that is also quick to make?!?Pizza is the answer.Making a batch of dough isn't hard at all, either. It just requires some waiting time while it rises. If you don't have time for that, you can always buy pre-made dough!Easy-peasy!For this Valentine's Day dinner, you have the option of two pizzas:I Love You PizzaHeart shaped pepperoni pizzaWill You Be My Heart-ichoke PizzaWhite artichoke pizzaThis year for Valentine's Day, go the simple route and fill your Valentine full of love and Heart-ichokes!Whole Wheat Pizza Dough adapted from Eating Well Ingredients3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm water … [Read more...]

How To Choose the Best Size Chandelier for your Dining Room.

Picking the right light fixture for your dining room, foyer or entry hall can be confusing and difficult.  Then, once you have figured out the right size, then you have to decide the perfect height.  There are universal rules for you to consider to make the process easier. (PC: HGTV) Follow these easy tips to ensure your room is well lit and comfortable for your guests to enjoy.If you've just moved into a new home and haven't picked out dining room furniture, but want to start with a lighting fixture, simply add the length and width measurements of the room together. The number you get is the right size diameter a chandelier should be. For example, if your dining room is 12′ x 12′, a 24″ diameter chandelier would look great.But If you already have a table, it is … [Read more...]

20 Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece Ideas

Thanksgiving is right around the corner so it's time to start deciding what your table will look like. Whimsical?  Traditional? Natural colors? Themed colors? We have 20 of the best ideas from out and about to share with you today so take a look and pin your favorites for inspiration! Twine Light Bulb Pears by Sweet SocietyChalky Paint Pumpkin Centerpiece by The Casual CraftletePumpkin Candle Holders by Domestically BlissfulThanksgiving Succulent by It's All About the PrettyPaper Leaves by Confetti SunshineRustic Wooden Box with cute decorations by Boxy ColonialIndian Corn in Fall by BHGRustic Log Taper Candle Centerpiece by Farm Fresh TherapyMini Pumpkin by The Sweetest OccasionAutumn Leaf, Mason Jar Candle Holder by Spark and ChemistryShabby Chic … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Successful Family Photos

Many families are getting ready to have their annual holiday photos taken. Family photos can be a lot to handle - you have to get the kids ready, make sure they look neat and tidy, get your husband ready and make sure he has a smile on his face, oh! And don't forget to get yourself ready too! On top of that you probably aren't used to have a big, professional camera in your face. If you are getting nervous about your upcoming family photo session, we are here to help. Here are five tips for successful family photos!1. Plan aheadThe number one question most photographers get asked after a client books a session is, "What should we wear?!" Start planning your families outfits at least a couple of weeks before your photo session. That will give you time to pick up additional … [Read more...]