How-to-Craft Lessons – Lava Bottle

How-to-Craft Lessons – Lava Bottle

Well folks, I’m sad to report that we are officially nearing the end of summer.  The sun is beginning to set a little earlier, the temperatures are slightly dropping and the peak of summer is behind us.  For those of you who have young children around and are looking for some indoor activities for the cool days and nights ahead, I have just the craft for you.  Lava bottles used to be one of my …

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Easy Transition Jackets and Vests

Easy Transition Jackets and Vests

Pretty soon the temperatures are going to drop and we won’t be able to roam about it just a t-shirt.  Today we’re talking about some great pieces of transitional outerwear that will get you through the cool but not cold period that we’re about to enter! A must have for me is a cute and easy denim jacket like this one. This classic piece will look fabulous paired over summer sundresses and also back to …

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Fall must haves

Fall must haves

I’m sure that many of you haven’t created a fall shopping list since binders and notebooks were one of the items, so why not start that helpful guide again.  At the end of summer I always like to take a day to sort through my closet and weed out any of the clothes that I dislike/never wear.  This way you can create open closet space for your new must have fall items. While sifting through …

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End of Summer Knitting Ideas

End of Summer Knitting Ideas

When I was a little girl my grandmother insisted on teaching me how to knit. Let’s be honest, what little girl wants to sit inside and learn how to knit when they can be playing outside with their friends?  But, now that I am older, I am so thankful that my Granny taught me the simple skills of knitting because it is a lot of fun and allows me to make some wonderful homemade gifts …

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2014 Fall TV Premieres

2014 Fall TV Premieres

Temperatures are dropping, the sun is setting earlier, leaves are changing colors – it can only mean one thing: it’s time for Fall TV premieres! We are in a golden age of television right now and while a lot of great shows are coming from cable and online broadcasters, the networks are also producing some of the best shows on TV. On September 25, ABC is getting ready to take over Thursdays with their “TGIT” …

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Top Picks of The Month

Top Picks of The Month

What’s the upside to Summer coming to an unofficial close?  New season means new trends and new trends means a reason to shop!  Today we’re talking about some of my favorite trends for the season and some of my favorite items for the month of September! Plaid: This Fall, plaid is back with a bang!  I love the classic, two tone buffalo plaid because it offers an authentic take on the trend.  The key to …

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August Favorites

August Favorites

As August comes to a close, I wanted to share some of my favorite things for the month! 1)      Picnics- Sure the weather hasn’t been as beach friendly as I’d hoped it would this year, but we have had some wonderful breezy days that were made for picnics in the park.  Grab a couple of friends and have everyone bring a dish that’s easy to transport and serve.  It will be the best afternoon you’ve …

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The Last Splash of Summer

The Last Splash of Summer

It’s true, Summer is winding down.  Soon, the days will start getting shorter, the nights cooler, and the beautiful smell of summer air will leave us for months to come.  But guess what?  It’s not over yet! I’m such a summer lover that I cherish and savor every last drop of this magical season and aim to extend it for as long as possible.  Since color is a known mood enhancer I like to enrich …

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Creative Crock Pot Recipes

Creative Crock Pot Recipes

Whether you’re a gal on the go who prefers food to cook itself or a gourmet looking for the next great meal, “crock pot” or slow cooker recipes are just what you’re looking for. With a modest investment and a little bit of planning, all you need to do is mix your ingredients, head to work (or bed), come back a few hours later and dinner (or breakfast) is served! I just love hot cereal for breakfast. …

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