Christmas Tutu

Christmas Tutu

I normally wait until New Year’s Day to take down our Christmas decor, but our poor tree hardly made it through Christmas this year so we decided to put it out of its misery. And now that the holiday decor is packed away, I’m feeling completely over the holidays and it’s not even January yet! […]

6 Month Blog Anniversary Celebration and Shabby Apple Giveaway! And Winner

Happy Talk

Woah this was by far the most popular giveaway I’ve held to date, thank you to everyone who entered and thanks Shabby Apple! Now, can you give a big congratulations to Sarah from Yes, Teacher on winning the super classy Tiber dress. She won with the comment: If you or someone you know is interested […]

Top 10 Tuesday {15}: Top DDD Projects of 2011

bird nursery, orange nursery, tree decals

I hope everyone had a fabulous holiday weekend! I’m a little sad Christmas has come and gone already but I couldn’t have asked for a better 1st Christmas for Baby E. It was perfect and we had so much fun watching her attempt to open gifts and play with all of her new toys. Christmas […]

PartyLite Candles Save the Day!

PartyLite candles and décor are a great way to redecorate and refresh your look for each season without breaking into your decorating budget. I love these clear glass candle holders from the Clearly Creative Collection because you can personalize the display for every season, party or just because!

Burlap Christmas Stockings

burlap stalkings

If you’ve been around for a while, you’ll know that I decided to go with a ‘rustic-glam’ look this year for the holidays. I’ve been all about the burlap and jute combined with silver and sparkle. I’m really happy with how the whole looked turned out and I think I’ll keep it around for next […]

Top 10 Tuesday {14}: Brown Paper Packages…


Can you believe Christmas is ONLY 5 days away?!?!? What’s left on YOUR to-do list this year? I’m about 99% done with Christmas shopping and wrapping, my husband and I just have to buy Baby E some fun new toys and haven’t had the chance to sneak out to do that yet. But other than […]

Giveaway with Lafayette & Rushford Home Decor and Accessories!


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED I’m so excited to introduce you to a new DDD sponsor, Lafayette & Rushford! The first time I visited their site I was blown away by all of the beautiful home accessories and gift ideas. They have everything from holiday decor, home accessories, personal care and adorable baby gifts. A […]

Dancin’ Around the Christmas Tree…

Christmas tree

There are a few great benefits to living out in hicks, 1) we are minutes away from a great pumpkin patch and 2) we are minutes away from several u-cut Christmas tree farms! Every year my husband and I get bundled up and head out to the tree farm to pick out the perfect Christmas […]

Gluten Free Frosted Ginger Cookies

gluten-free gingerbread cookies

I’m back again with another festive gluten-free goodie! I shared this recipe earlier in the week over at This HeArt of Mine’s 25 Days of Cookies Event and I thought I would share it here too! I’ve always had a sweet tooth, I blame it on my mom who always had homemade cookies around the house […]

Top 10 Tuesday {13}: DIY Decorative Trees

thumbtack trees final

Is your house all decorated for Christmas this year or are you still working on some last minutes crafts like me?! In case you are still looking for some cheap yet chic crafts for the holidays, here are some fabulous DIY Decorative Trees to spark some inspiration. Enjoy! 1. Kate from Centsational Girl never disappoints, just […]