DIY Wooden Reindeer

Turn your old wood scraps into modern reindeer! via @tarynatddd

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I am really enjoying decorating for Christmas, it takes me forever but I’m making tons of progress, hopefully I’ll show you all soon. In the mean time, I have a new project to share with you, my DIY Wooden Reindeer! One of my favorite things to work […]

Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes

Gluten-Free Chocolate Peppermint Pancakes via @Tarynatddd

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian Grapeseed Oil Spray. It’s that wonderful time of the year when peppermint and chocolate seem to be trending flavors… and I LOVE IT! Such a great combo and so festive during the holidays. Miss E and I love making pancakes together and it’s […]

Cream Sweater Wreath

Sweather Wreath Tutorial via @tarynatddd

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I broke my rule of waiting to decorate for Christmas until after Thanksgiving. I normally never, ever, EVER decorate until after Turkey Day, but the holiday is a whole week later this year and I was getting antsy. And what really fueled the fire was that […]

Joy Scrabble Tile Decorations

Easy tutorial on ow to make these DIY Scrabble Tile Decorations via @tarynatddd

I have officially started Christmas crafts for this year and I’m on a roll! Last week, I had a really huge honor of being part of Tatertots and Jello’s Happy Holidays Series. It’s actually still going on so you should probably go check it out and take a peek at all of the other fun […]

Red And White Christmas Decorations

Red and White Christmas Decorations via @tarynatddd

All of the sudden November is here and all I want to think about is Christmas and the holidays! Who is with me?!  I haven’t taken the dive into holiday crafting yet but I thought I’d gather some inspiration by going through some of my past projects. Last year I stuck to Red and White […]

Winter White Porch


Many of your are already decorating for Valentine’s Day but I’m still embracing winter in my neck of the woods. Around here winter lasts for a while and often includes some snow up until March,  so I thought I’d put together a Winter White Porch to last me until spring time. I just couldn’t stand […]

Last Minute Christmas Favors for under $1.00

DIY Christmas Favors by Design, Dining + Diapers

I often use the phrase, “If it wasn’t for the last minute, I wouldn’t get anything done”. Do matter how hard I try, I am ALWAYS working up until the very last second. I think it’s because I just keep adding more things to my to-do list, or may be I just try and justify […]

Last Minute Christmas Inspiration from Happy Hour

Merry Christmas Banner by Number Fifty-Three

Can you believe Christmas is in just a few days?! I feel like no matter how hard I try, I am always finishing things up at the last minute. I’ve been up the last few nights making last minute gifts and trying to get everything pulled together. And I secretly love it. So since this […]

Rustic Red & Gray Christmas Tree

Rustic Red Christmas Tree by Design, Dining + Diapers

Decorating our Christmas tree is one of my favorite Christmas activities. It all starts with a family trip out to the tree farm where we cut down our own tree. We get all bundled up, pick up coffee along the way and hike through the fields of trees. We always go with a Noble Fir […]

3D NOEL Sign Made From Scrap Wood and Faux Cranberries

3D Noel Sign by Design, Dining + Diapers

 I can’t believe Christmas is only 10 days away. Are you ready? I am getting there… slowly. I have a few more gifts to buy and a few more projects I would like to complete in the next few days. But if the projects don’t happen, I’ll save them for next year :) Last week, […]