Our Favorite Things Giveaway!

Our Favorite Things Giveaway!

Today is an exciting day! Why, you ask? I’ve teamed up with some of my creative blogger friends to bring you a fabulous giveaway of some of our favorite things! From sweet treats to handmade decor to crafting supplies, we have ideas for your holiday gift shopping covered. If you’re stopping by from one of […]

Gifts for the Holiday Hostess

Holiday Hostess Gifts- Printed Ikat Bowls

Happy Friday! It’s less than a month to Christmas, and that means party season! Everyone knows throwing a holiday party or get-together isn’t an easy task. Show your gratitude and surprise your hostess with a gift that goes way beyond the usual! I’ve gathered up a few of my favorites. Take advantage of today’s Black […]

Natural Laundry Solutions & a Giveaway

Natural Laundry Solutions from Simple is Pretty Shop

Being sensitive to many chemicals, I’m always on the lookout for natural alternatives for cleaning and doing laundry. So, when Sandra from Simple is Pretty asked if I’d like to try out a few products from her Etsy Shop, I definitely was on board. (Stay tuned for a giveaway and exclusive reader discount code!) Years ago, […]

Taking a Moment to Say “Thanks”

Audrey Would! Fox Hunting & Pheasant Barware

With Canadian Thanksgiving next weekend, I can’t help but think about everything I’m grateful for. For starters, I have the most supportive husband and son I could ever ask for! They both put up with project messes all over the house, weigh in on fabric and paint color choices (even after I’ve asked them 2 […]

Summer Entertaining- Outdoor Oasis Party + Giveaway!

Outdoor Oasis Party

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Pier 1 Imports. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. As soon as the weather turns warm, we spend as much time outside as possible. I like to think of our backyard as […]

Spring Front Porch- Adding Cottage Charm + Giveaway!

Spring Front Porch- Adding Cottage Charm

Thank you to Balsam Hill for sponsoring today’s post in the spirit of Mother’s Day. As always, opinions are 100% my own. Until last week, I wasn’t sure if I was ever going to pull out my flip flops again. Winter had been hanging on ever so tightly, and the opportunity to do any outdoor […]

DIY Roman Shade Using Spoonflower Fabric

DIY Roman Shade (sew + no sew technique)

When we first moved into our current house more than 10 years ago, I had lofty ambitions to create custom window treatments for every room. I managed to sew drapery for our living room, kitchen, and dining room, and even sewed a roman shade for our bathroom. Then, the busyness of life got in the […]

Saying “Thank You!”

Simple is Pretty Shop Collage

Although blogging is a labor of love for me, I still consider it my job. Anyone who has managed a blog for any length of time knows it requires careful planning, perseverance, and a high level of commitment to create interesting content week after week. Today, I want to take a moment to thank the […]

Lemon Poppyseed Biscotti + Microplane Giveaway!

Lemon Poppyseed Biscotti Recipe

Thank you to Microplane for sponsoring today’s post and helping me share one of our favorite cookie recipes.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. Do you like baking? Now that my son is away at college, I don’t do near as much as I used to. A treat for me is eating dates and […]