How to make a DIY Surprise in a Tin Ornament

DIY Surprise in a Tin Ornament

This DIY Surprise in a Tin Ornament tutorial and shopping trip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GladeHolidayCheer #CollectiveBias The winter holidays are my absolute favorite. It’s the time of year when I begin slowing down the pace of life and prepare to have family over. My tradition begins with making my home a holiday sanctuary for guests. I start my holiday decorating early in November, so that I can enjoy it longer. The primary tasks begin with switching out the decor and home fragrances. To kick off the holiday decor transformation, I mark a morning on my calendar to get the big stuff done. To set the mood, I start by lighting my favorite Glade® [Click here to continue reading]

DIY Time Out for Pain Self Care Kit

DIY ‘Time Out for Pain’ Self Care Kit

Today’s DIY ‘Time Out for Pain’ Self Care Kit tutorial and shopping trip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. It is important to always consult your doctor before using Advil if you are breastfeeding #AdvilRelief #CollectiveBias Hey loves, this DIY “time out for pain” Self Care Kit is super easy to make. It’s filled with fun things to stay busy while on bed rest and includes the perfect remedy for minor pain. Have y’all been formally introduced to my amazing oldest daughter? She’s my twenty-four year old “twin” and mother of my two adorable grandchildren. It’s been so exciting navigating this season of motherhood and family life with her. She’s learning how challenging life can be [Click here to continue reading]

DIY You Got This College Survival Kit

DIY ‘You Got This’ College Survival Kit

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #WhatMakesDove #CollectiveBias Hey loves this DIY ‘You Got This’ College Survival Kit is super easy to make, filled with inspiration and is a fun way to encourage a special women in your life. If you’ve been wanting to step in and be an inspiration to another woman, this may be the thing for you to do. I have been talking a lot about this online and sharing how important it is for us to know our purpose so that we can empower others in theirs. It is devastating for a woman to live her whole life discouraged and unsure of the value she adds to the world. [Click here to continue reading]

DIY Polaroid first day of school Photo Booth prop

DIY First Day of School Polaroid Photo Prop

This DIY First Day of School Polaroid Photo Prop tutorial and shopping trip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MomentsShineWithWindex #CollectiveBias If you have teens you know it can be a little challenging to get them to pose for first day of school pictures. I have three teens and I’ve been snapping first day of school pictures of them since they were little. Now that they are older, I want to make the tradition fun for them and memorable for them. To pull off a teen friendly first day of school photo session, I made a Polaroid photo prop. The prop gives my kids something to do with their hands as I stand there snapping photos [Click here to continue reading]

DIY Stencil Binder Cover

This simple DIY stenciled binder cover tutorial and shopping trip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyGo2Pen #CollectiveBias Can you believe school will be starting up again in a few weeks? I’m the type who likes to get my back-to-school shopping and planning out of the way as earlier as possible. I hate fighting the crowds and finding empty school supply aisles at the stores. Last week I shopped for the kid’s clothes and this week we started buying school supplies. We went to Walmart to buy some of the basics like binder and pens. I bought some view binders for the kids and one to create their school year binder. Every year, I create a [Click here to continue reading]

DIY Outdoor Entertaining Deck Update

DIY Outdoor Entertaining Deck Update

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Enbrighten Color Changing Café Lights. I’ve been wanting to do something with this deck for years, but never got around to it. I’d paint it then tell myself, I’d decorate it, but it never happened. For years it was used as my kids’ outdoor playroom or sorts, but they are teens now. No longer do I need to fill this deck with their kiddie pools and sand boxes. I can actually turn it into a space where me and my husband can relax or have game night with the kids. Now that my kids are all teens, I stopped making excuses and turned my deck into a useful outdoor entertaining space. Supplies Used: one gallon of deck [Click here to continue reading]