DIY Holiday Table Runner

DIY Metallic Striped Table Runner Tutorial

Disclosure: I am a member of the True Value DIY Squad.  I am so excited for the holidays this year! This will be the first time spending Christmas in our new home and I can’t wait to decorate. While I don’t bust out the decor until later this month (although I’m tempted every day), I […]

DIY Wood Christmas Trees

DIY Wood Christmas Trees - made with plate joining biscuits!

Ok, today I’m sharing one of my favorite Christmas projects to date! Yes, that is a big statement but I just love how my little DIY Wood Christmas Trees turned out! I will be using a lot of trees in my decor this year and these are the first of  many you will be seeing […]

How To Create The Perfect Gift Basket + Free Printable

Great tips and tricks on how to create the perfect gift basket! Love this baking gift basket idea.

Disclosure: I am an ambassador for World Market. I assure you, all opinions are 100% my own.  It’s that special time of year! The season of gift giving. While we all love giving to our friends and family, it’s also the perfect time to honor special people in our community who make a difference like […]

DIY Wood Coasters

Fall Themed Wood Coasters via @tarynatddd !

We are about to enter the gift giving season! Have you thought about hostess gifts for fall parties or….. dare I say it? Christmas gifts? I often struggle with homemade gifts because I want to make sure the gift really fits the recipients personal style, but these DIY Wood Coasters are easy, inexpensive and can […]

Easy Fall Picnic Ideas

Easy Fall Picnic Ideas - Tips and Tricks from

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Aladdin. Fall is my absolute favorite time of year in the Pacific Northwest. Our beautiful weather tends to carry into September and October, resulting in absolutely gorgeous falls… until the rain comes in November. This year has been no exception, in fact it’s probably one of the best […]

Modern Camping Themed Birthday Party

Modern Camping Themed Birthday Party by

You hear every mom say it, but my goodness the first year just flies by! I honestly can’t get over how much one little human can grow and change in 12 short months. On August 31st we celebrated our Little Man turning the big 1 with a Modern Camping Themed Birthday Party!  Today, I’m going […]

Back To School Printable: Stay On The Ball With Homework

Back to school printable

I’m pretty sure all of your kid’s have started school by now. My little girl started her first year of pre-school last week and I’m still in denial.  Whether you are just starting to get into the groove of doing homework, or need a little encouragement, I’ve got just the thing for you! I am […]

My First Home Tour

A DIY Home Tour with

Well, it’s hard to believe that after 3 years of blogging I have yet to share my home tour with you! And considering we are already living in our new home, I thought it was about time I showed you My First Home Tour. I’ll admit, I have always been hesitant to share a house […]

Colored Pencil Shaving Art

Recycle Color Pencil Shavings and turn them into a fun piece of art! A project for the whole family. via @tarynatddd

It’s a miracle, I actually have a new project post for you! Hooray! I’m a firm believer that inspiration can happen anywhere. Even while coloring with your kiddos! I just bought my daughter a new pencil sharpener and while I was sharpening her entire collection I started to notice how beautiful all of the shavings […]

Free Printable: Fourth of July Word Search

Fourth of July Word Search - Free Download

Who is ready for the 4th of July?!?  Eeek! I’m so excited. We are spending the day with friends and I’m really looking forward to it. While most of the day is spent eating food and lighting off fireworks, I thought I’d put together a kid friendly activity and share this FREE Fourth of July […]