Is it just me? Or are store-bought cards ridiculously expensive anymore?? Honestly, at this point, the card is pricey enough to be an actual GIFT, rather than something that tells who the gift is from. I love cards, and usually spend a lot of time finding the perfect one. However, in the interest of saving money, I decided to get a bit crafty this year and make my cards by hand. I’ve included a few examples here to get your creative juices flowing, as well as some supplies that will help you get the job done.
I’ve never been a huge Halloween fan. Having kids does help to make the day a bit more fun, however. For the past 3 years, our church has hosted a Halloween Trunk-or-Treat which has attracted crazy hoards of people- I seriously don’t know where they all come from. This excitement and build-up of Trunk-or-Treat has definitely spurred some enthusiasm and competition in our family and friends that makes us think long and hard about what our family will be for Halloween.
Pregnancy has possibly led me to an obsession-level love of organization.
There’s nothing that makes me happier than when my home is organized. As an interior decorator, I can go on and on about the emotional side of your home and what this place means to me and my family. But functionally speaking, I want this place to run like a factory, as cold and heartless as that sounds.
As we begin transitioning into the cooler months of the year (I know some of you have already put up all your fall decorations and busted out the pumpkin-spiced everything), I start to think about blankets, boots, and hot delicious beverages. While going out to coffee shops is fun, it can certainly turn into an expensive habit. This expense, as well as America’s addiction and love of coffee, has led to a huge trend in at-home coffee bars over the last few years. Not only are they practical, they’re fun, cute, and great for when company comes over allowing your guests to easily help themselves to your coffee supplies. Today, I’m sharing with you 5 themed coffee stations that you can easily replicate at home. Weekend project!