How to make horizontal striped curtains

horizontal stripe curtains

There's two patterns that I will never, ever tire of: stripes and polka dots. I've done everything under the sun polka dot, but very few things have I made that were striped - until now. My old living room drapes were horizontal stripe curtains, too, but the color wasn't what I wanted, nor was the size of the stripe. I made them from some material … [Read more...]

Learning to just say no (so you can say yes)

you are what you love not who loves you

Have you ever walked into a room full of people and realized that you just don't fit in? Like you felt like you did once upon a time, but you have changed to the point to where you aren't in the same headspace you once were? You've either gotten older or wiser, or maybe you've just realized that life is too short to spend it trying to impress … [Read more...]

No Bake Orange Dream Cake

dream cake

Happy Monday! I'm back after a whirlwind weekend of being in at Atlanta at the Haven Blogging Conference, plus a night of over the top fun with my own girls to see Fall Out Boy (because Pete Wentz = the hotness). Today's post is from my sweet contributor Emily - but don't sweat… I'll be back tomorrow with a big announcement!   Hey there … [Read more...]

Cookies and Cream Poke Cake

cookies and cream poke cake

I frequently get the question: How did you think of that? Well the post I'm sharing over on Tidy Mom today for Cookies & Cream Poke Cake wasn't really my idea at all - it's was my girl Jamie's. She comes up with some of the tastiest treats - so I snagged this idea from her (with permission, of course!)   So if you'd like the full … [Read more...]

Turkey Club Panzanella

Hey there Shabby Creek friends, it's Christine again, from First Home Love Life, and today I'm going to switch it up on you and share a super easy summer recipe! Did I ever tell you, I went to culinary school? No? Well I did... When I went to culinary school, I thought at the time I wanted to start up a catering business. Garde Manger (which … [Read more...]

how to dye slipcovers {without losing your mind}

rit dye slipcovers

As a girl who lives near one of the last remaining hippie communes in the country, you think I'd know a thing or two about tie dye. And you'd be dead wrong. Yeah, I've used it a time or two, but I'm pretty much a dyeing idiot. So I have these two reallllly comfortable chairs, with slipcovers that I made while I was still on a vintage vibe, and then … [Read more...]

Frozen Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail

strawberry lemonade cocktail

When you want something sweet and refreshing, nothing seems to do the trick like a good glass of strawberry lemonade. So, because my cocktail crazy brain likes to play with flavors, I played around with my favorite summertime drink and turned it into an adult version of the sweet and tangy drink. My Frozen Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail is everything … [Read more...]

Root Beer Float Popsicles

cheap and easy pantry

Hi my friends! It's Laura from Inspiration for Moms back to share with you another easy dessert recipe. Summer is officially here and I have the perfect treat to help you celebrate! If you love a good ole fashioned Root Beer Float,  check this out... My Root Beer Float Popsicles are a sweet twist on the famous float. It's just more fun to … [Read more...]