10 Ways To Recycle your TOMS Flag

10 Ways to Recycle Your TOMS Flag, diy TOMS projects, Upcycled TOMS Flags, TOMS Bags, Recycled TOMS Bags

So how many of you have a pair of TOMS out there? Either you love ’em or hate ’em but no one can deny how comfortable they are. I personally have a pair of black canvas ones and I love them. Great shoe to slip on with a pair of skinnies or boyfriend jeans and […]

5 Steps to A Budget Friendly Room Makeover

5 Steps to a Budget-Friendly Makeover by Design, Dining + Diapers

I know I haven’t shared a lot of room reveals up to this point, but that’s probably because my whole house is constantly ‘in-progress’.  I have shared Baby E’s Nursery and our Guest Bathroom Makeover (which is now 4 years old) and hopefully there will be more soon! I feel like every room is getting […]

10 Must Try Pancake Recipes

10 Must Try Pancake Recipes, unique pancakes, gluten-free

Did you know National Pancake Day is on September 26? That’s next week! I LOVE pancakes. Being gluten-free, pancakes are an easy breakfast solution so I make them pretty frequently around here. Pamela’s Gluten-Free Pancake Mix and King Arthur’s GF Pancake Mix are current favorites and I love to eat them with peanut butter and maple syrup or mixed […]

Top 10 Fall Bunting and Garland Ideas

Top 10 Fall Bunting Ideas at Design, Dining + Diapers

Bunting. Garland. Banners. Tomato. Tomatoe.  Regardless of what you call each of these, they are beautiful and can add so much to your fall decor. Sometimes just a little bunting or garland can really polish off a space.  Most of these are fairly easy and can be done in an afternoon and are an easy […]

Top 10 Pumpkin Recipes

Top 10 Pumpkin Recipes

It’s officially past Labor Day which means I’m getting into the fall spirit! I can’t wait to start making pumpkin desserts so the smell of fall can fill my house. Today, I’m sharing Top 10 Pumpkin Recipes. Some of them I have tried and others I have yet to enjoy, but I can’t wait to dive […]

10 Visually Appealing Dog Beds

DIY Dog Beds

Did you know last Friday was National Dog Day? The special day was created in 2004 to honor those furry friends in our lives and bring recognition to all of the dogs that need to be rescued. I am a dog owner and like many families with dogs, she is more like a K9 Kid […]

Top 10 Blogging Tips

Top 10 Blogging Tips From Design, Dining + Diapers

Before I dive into today’s post, I just have to say what a ‘Blogging High’ I have been on over the past week. I can’t even believe I’m typing this but THE Apartment Therapy featured my Side Table Makeover on Friday. WOW. What a huge honor. I also have to thank all of the other […]

Top 10 DDD Projects From The Past Year

bird nursery, orange nursery, tree decals

Are you having fun yet? So far we have two great giveaways going on right now, Bob’s Red Mill and $50 Old Navy Gift Card from CouponChief! I also shared my blogging story with you. There is more to come this week so keep checking back! I’m continuing my 1st Blogiversary Celebration Week and wanted […]

Top 10 Tuesday: Festive Fourth of July Food


Fireworks, Food and Friends! That’s how I like to spend my Fourth of July! I have always loved July 4 and all of the festivities that go along with it. Did I mention that I owned a firework stand for almost 10 years? So random, right? Now you know I’m not kidding when I say […]

Top 10 Tuesday: Summer Activities For Kids

Summer Activities For Kids

I wish it felt like summer around here, but we will have to wait until July. That’s when our real summer weather starts here in Seattle. But from what it sounds like many of you are already enjoying the blissful sunshine and summer vacation! I know many moms out there are always searching for new […]