What I Learned About Blogging in 2011


via Hil's Blog This post is for you, fellow bloggers or bloggers-to-be. It is going to be kind of long and rambling, but basically my blogging sensors are telling me this: Blogging is changing. And we need to learn how to deal with it … ** Read more **

Inspiration: 12 Creative Rooms for Organization

creative office organzation

Getting Organized Thought you might enjoy a little round up of some creative spaces for organization. {Yes, I can read your mind.} A few of them I've shared before and some are new ones I just came across. I thought you might like them … ** Read more **

Gift Wrap, Tags & Ribbon Ideas for All Occasions {Use What You Have}


Creative Ways to Wrap a Gift My girls came up with some creative ways to wrap presents this year using things we had around the house. They found a way to re-purpose everything from Trader Joe's paper bags to flower hair clips! I thought I'd show … ** Read more **

Random Snapshots {And Video}


Here are a few little cell phone snapshots of the past couple of weeks... We finally got to make our Christmas cookies. My youngest daughter made homemade granola from her sister's recipe. YUMMY! We've been sitting by the fire (these … ** Read more **

Use What You Have to Make 3 Quick & Simple Winter Tablescapes


Epsom Salt Candles - via BHG Winter Decorating I know I've showed similar Epsom Salt Candles before, but these are too cute not to share again! Epsom Salt Candles are a timely and fun project even the kids will enjoy! You could leave them out all … ** Read more **

All is calm. All is bright.

Jack the Goldendoodle

Because I know you are all wondering how I fared over the weekend (thank you all so much for your support and hysterical comments on this post!), I successfully dug the table out from under the avalanche. Go me! Ironically, as I was taking the top … ** Read more **