Mason Jar Crafts for Kids ~ Book Giveaway!

Do you like mason jars? You know ... for crafting, canning, arranging flowers in? I'm guessing that if you read my blog regularly, you're a mason jar lover like me!  Today I'm super excited to give away a copy of the Mason Jar Crafts for Kids book on my blog because it's authored by friend and fellow blogger, Linda Braden from It All Started with Paint!!This book is chock-full of colorful mason jar crafts you can make with kids or on your … [Read more...]

New Home Office for My Daughter

This home office post is sponsored by World Market, but all thoughts and opinions are my own.Do you ever find you have a space in your home that you're not quite sure how to use it or decorate it? My daughter had a wall in her living room that we thought could serve a better purpose. We talked about creating a new home office where she could do computer work. As Stephanie got more excited about the space's potential, I thought about what … [Read more...]

Antique Farm House Gift Card Giveaway!

Right around this time last year I gave away a $50 gift card to Antique Farm House. I like to do these giveaways as a way of thanking my readers. I truly do appreciate each and every one of you who stop by for a visit!! At Antique Farm House you'll find plenty of vintage style goodies for your home. I love their website and my house is slowly becoming riddled with items from their collections. When you see something you like however, you need to … [Read more...]

How I Rejuvenate with a Little “Me Time”

Recently, I returned from a huge social media conference in San Diego that I attended for work. It was my first trip to America's Finest City and it's gorgeous! I took walks at the end of the day to unwind and process everything I learned that day. Social media is always changing and it's sometimes a lot to keep up with, but it's a big part of my job and I need to stay on top of it. When I got back home I was feeling a little overwhelmed … [Read more...]

How to Paint a Pillow and a Giveaway!

Promise me you won't laugh but ... one of the toughest decorating decisions for me is selecting pillows!  You would think it'd be easy. Pick a color in a pattern that you like and you're done, right? That's exactly my problem though. I love so many colors and my rooms are pretty neutral that I can add any color and be okay. And then when I do finally decide on a color, I can't find a pattern that I like in that color. Sigh. So when I found out … [Read more...]

Handcrafted Wooden Spoons and a Giveaway

Several weeks ago an email arrived in my inbox that would inspire me in a very special way. It's one of the things I love about blogging ... those unexpected surprises from a new connection that bring you joy. I received one of those surprises a few weeks ago when Loran from Polder's Old World Market introduced me to her family's beautiful handcrafted wooden spoons. (Polder's Old World Market provided the handcrafted utensils, but the opinions … [Read more...]

Hugs and Hearts $550 Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

What are some of your favorite Valentine's Day memories? I have to be honest and say that I most enjoyed the parties we had at grade school. I loved decorating my Valentine's box to hold all the cards that you'd get from your classmates. There was no favoritism ... every kid gave every other kid in the class a Valentine's card. Image courtesy of Karen Horton on Flickr It was so much fun opening each Valentine while eating cupcakes that some of … [Read more...]

New Farmhouse Style and Giveaway

Last week I shared decorating ideas for achieving the farmhouse look in your home, and today I have even more farmhouse style to share with you. But this time, it comes in the form of a book that I'm giving away! One of my goals in 2015 is to host more giveaways. It's my way of thanking all of you for reading my blog ... because I truly appreciate your visits, comments and encouragement! Have you seen New Farmhouse Style yet? It's a beautiful … [Read more...]

$200 Holiday Giveaway and a Winner!

In the spirit of the holidays, I'm joining with a group of bloggers to offer a $200 holiday giveaway to one lucky winner! If you win, you have your choice of a $200 Target gift card, or $200 in PayPal cash. The entry form is at the bottom of this post. I'm also announcing the winner of Creatively Christmas! I truly hope one of my regular readers wins!!   Wanna know who won a copy of Creatively Christmas by Jennifer … [Read more...]

My Home in Creatively Christmas Book and Giveaway!

For some of you, the news that my home appears in Jennifer Rizzo's new Creatively Christmas book isn't new news. I wrote about it a few weeks ago ... but that was before I had a copy of its beautifully adorned pages in my hands. Last weekend I went to Jennifer's book launch party and came home with several copies ... one of which I'm giving away here on my blog! For her first book, Jennifer Rizzo did an amazing job. I can't believe all the work … [Read more...]

Autumn Abounds Link Party and $260 Cash Giveaway

Are you ready to link up your Fall decor, craft, or recipe to the Autumn Abounds Link Party? Or simply visit some of the Fall inspiration shown in the links at the end of this post! Your link will show up on 13 blogs. Not only that but there's also a giveaway for $260! Yesterday was the Autumn Abounds hop and I shared this Fall Centerpiece.  Enter below for the $260 Giveaway! The Link Party is after the entry form. a Rafflecopter … [Read more...]

Enjoying Coffee with Nestle® Coffee-mate® Creamers

Today I'm sharing a special experience with you, along with a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card (instructions on how to enter are given at the end of this post).When I was younger I swore I'd never drink coffee. I hated the taste. Even in college my friends would encourage me to drink coffee to stay awake at night to study. I tried to join in, really I did, dumping loads of sugar and cream into the cup to make it palatable. Ugh … I just … [Read more...]

Fun in the Sun $250 Giveaway and Linky Party

Yes, you read that right! As part of our Fun in the Sun blog hop we're giving away a chance to win $250 cash!! The entry form is at the end of this post. Yesterday a group of bloggers shared summer inspiration ... a variety of DIY projects, home decor, and more. Here's the line-up of participating bloggers - if you haven't visited them yet, there's still time! Domestically Speaking Debbie Doo's My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia Setting for … [Read more...]

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