A Gift for My Child

Ultimate Graduation Gift Idea

How many of you saw this amazing graduation gift from a dad to his daughter last year for her high school graduation? I saw the story on Facebook, and the idea has been spinning around in my head ever since. Basically, he started 13 years ago when his daughter was in kindergarten and every year he had…

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5 Tips for Painting Cabinets


Just over a year ago, my husband and I purchased our first home. We've been married 9 years and lived in small apartments for most of that time, so needless to say we are thrilled to have more space and a place that's really our own. We have been slowly chipping away at getting things done around here (there's so much painting that needs to be done it's crazy!) and our little guest ...

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Summer Hand Soap Gift Tags


Can you feel it? Summer is SO close! One of my favorite things about summer is all the yummy fresh fruit that is in season - watermelon especially. Here is an easy teacher gift idea that would also be fun for moms, neighbors, and friends this summer! When the heavenly-scented soaps go on sale at Bath & Body, I always stock up for our home and for gifts. The new summer scents ...

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DIY Pom Pom Wall Hanging

Making a pom pom wall hanging

Hey guys! You know I'm obsessed with pom poms, and today I'm sharing an easy DIY project I made for our family room. Using just a few supplies from my craft stash, I created this heart-shaped pom pom wall hanging for our bonus space: I've had a slight obsession with yarn crafts this past year, including my yarn tassel bed skirt, pom pom necklace, and Spring pom pom wreath. I ...

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There’s No Place Like Home

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CleanWithMrsMeyers #CollectiveBias The next few days will be the last we spend in our home. As I’ve been packing boxes and emptying rooms, I’ve felt waves of nostalgia wash over me. We've only lived here for two and a half years, but in that time we've made many memories, and our ...

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Easter Carrot Treat Bags


Here's a simple way to make those fun carrot-shaped treat bags you see this time of year - for much less than it costs to buy the cone shaped plastic bags! Supplies: plastic treat bags Carrot Cake Hershey's Kisses (or other orange candy) Fringe Scissors green cardstock ribbon or twine clear tape To make your treat bags the right shape, all you need to do is fold ...

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