Stenciled Monogram- New Martha Stewart Decorative Paint Line!


Several weeks ago I came home to a HUGE box of supplies from the new Martha Stewart Crafts Decorative Paint Line , from Plaid Crafts. I've never been more excited to create something great! (I felt like Martha herself with all these fun supplies right at my fingertips!) I wanted my first attempt using these products to be on a simple project, (just in case Martha makes them look easier than they actually are) so I made a simple {but darling} stenciled monogram. Here is how... Among the … [Read more...]

Let’s Eat Workshop- Week 4 of 4

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When it comes to menu planning, the hardest part for me is come up with a variety of meals for the week. Because of this, I organize my nights into themes, as we discussed last week, but the actual organization and storage of my recipes goes even a step further to help ease this {often painful} process. Here is what I do: I have 2 3-ring notebooks- one is labeled “Recipes to Try” and the other notebook is labeled “Favorite Recipes.” Each notebook has tabbed dividers that are labeled with th … [Read more...]

Denim Corsage with Tea Rose Home


Hi everyone! I am Sachiko from Tea Rose Home and I have an easy tutorial for a Denim Corsage for you today! First of all, I would love to say thank you to Stephanie for having me here today! One of the things I love to do is re-purpose old clothes- those projects are fairly inexpensive because I usually use items that I already have or found cheap.  People say my style is feminine because of this ruffle shirt and some other projects I have done, but I love all sorts of styles! Today I'm … [Read more...]

Friendly Freezer Jam Service Idea

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Hi Everyone! I'm Kami from NoBiggie. I love this series of ideas on how we all can give service. I'm a big fan of freezer jam. It's pretty easy to make and it always tastes better than anything you can buy in the store. With fresh strawberries available almost year round, it makes strawberry freezer jam a great thing to have on hand at all times in your freezer when you want to have a quick neighbor gift or a hostess gift. It would also make a nice "welcome to the neighborhood" gift. I … [Read more...]

Growing bigger every day…

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"Babies make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, homes happier, clothes dirtier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for." I was super excited when Jacquilyn Avery (also known as Jax from Aly & Ash) offered to do a newborn photo session for Mason when he was only 10 days old. Weighing in at only 5 and a half pounds, he certainly was a teeny little thing. Now, at 6 weeks old he is already 8.7 lbs and changing every day! I am grateful for Jax in taking the time to … [Read more...]