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DIY Outdoor Chalkboard

diy outdoor chalkboard

DIY Outdoor Chalkboard by: Amy Hi guys!  I've been spending a little time reworking my front porch this summer.  It's one of those areas of our fixer-upper home that has needed a little TLC.  It's still a work in progress, but I wanted to share one of the biggest improvements we have made so far.  Our front door has a long, narrow side light window that I have always hated.  When my kids were little, the neighbor kids used to peek in to see if we were home so the kids could play {and our dog … READ MORE

Silhouette Designer Edition Sale + Giveaway

silhouette cameo giveaway

Silhouette Designer Edition One of the big things that sets Silhouette cutting tools apart from other tools, is the awesome software Silhouette has developed. Silhouette's Designer Edition software beats any other digital cutter tool software out there hands down! {trust me, I know. I've tried others and they just don't even compare!} Silhouette has taken years to develop this software, whereas other companies have tried to throw together editing software in months that is bug ridden and has … READ MORE

Burlap Beach Wreath

Summer burlap wreath

Burlap Beach Wreath If you've read this blog, you probably have realized that I love making wreaths! We are headed to a beach cottage in North Carolina in a few weeks for our family vacation, so I'm craving everything beach-y right now! So this little blue burlap wreath with white starfish helped satisfy those cravings. For now. Beach week can't come quick enough though!! I used some giant white starfish that we got at the Outer Banks last year. {no, we did not find them ourselves. we bought … READ MORE

2014 Summer Handmade Gift Exchange Gifts

Summer 2014 Handmade Gift Exchange

Remember the Handmade Gift Exchange I host twice a year? Well, we are highlighting some of the awesome handmade gifts from the most recent exchange, the Summer 2014 Handmade Gift Exchange! {want to join in the fun next time? Click here to sign up for an email reminder when it starts this fall!} I always love seeing the lovely handmade gifts that participants make for each other. Its my favorite part of the Handmade Gift Exchange! If you participated in the Summer 2014 exchange and want to show … READ MORE

Delicious Watermelon Salsa Recipe

watermelon salsa

Watermelon Salsa If your family is anything like mine, we make it through about oh, half of a watermelon….and then magically, nobody wants to eat watermelon anymore. Magically. Or is it just MY family?! Well, here is my solution to this summertime happy problem, dilemma, whatever you want to call it…. Turn it into Watermelon Salsa! This salsa is sweet and spicy and simply AMAZING! Its seriously addicting. It tickles your tongue with a pleasant sweetness with a little tart from the onions. Then … READ MORE