Soft and Chewy M&M Cookies


Hello, again! It's Alicia from The Baker Upstairs and I have another delicious sweet treat to share today. These soft and chewy M&M cookies are super delicious and easy to make! My seven year old Abby started second grade last week (I can't … [Read more...]

Re-Purposing Drawers


I've never been that great at refinishing or repurposing furniture. I haven't attempted many of these sorts of projects because I fear that I lack patience as well as the skills to do so. But these projects are amazing, and so are the creators behind … [Read more...]

Mickey & Minnie Cookies


Today I'm feeling all Disney inside and I decided that some Mickey and Minnie Cookies were in order.  My family and I are fresh off a Disneyland vacation and I do believe it is the happiest place on earth. (Though sometimes you do wonder when you … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza

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Hi Friends, happy Friday! Welcome to another week of Link Party Palooza- I can't wait to see what you've been working on! I will be on the hunt for fun ideas and yummy recipes to feature here on Somewhat Simple. Thanks for stopping by!! … [Read more...]

12 Lighting Updates


Lamps and other lighting fixtures are often one of the first decor items that become old and outdated. Here are some fun lighting updates that will help spark your creativity and build your confidence so you can make your own fixtures and lampshades … [Read more...]

Window Problems


When my husband and I built our house, our eat-in dining area right off the kitchen quickly became one of my most favorite spots in the house. I have a lot of memories of this space in the 9 years we've been here - family meal times, game nights, … [Read more...]

You, Me and BHG


You guys. I am so excited to tell you all about a new collaboration I am a part of with Better Homes and Gardens!!! Over the next several months, I get to show you some awesome decorating ideas and projects using the new BHG at Walmart product line. … [Read more...]

10 Easy Hairstyles

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This summer I've partnered with Target to inspire moms (and kids) to get excited about back-to-school. A new school year may be intense, but it's the little details or personal touches that make it awesome! One of the things I love most about … [Read more...]