Effortless Holiday Decorating Ideas You’ll Love for the Family Room

Welcome friends to my family room as I share effortless holiday decorating ideas with you! After many months of hard work creating our basement family room, we are so excited to actually celebrate the holidays in this space. So much so, that my eight year old placed a note for Santa upstairs to let him know that Christmas would be in the basement this year. Isn't that the cutest thing ever! As you can see we are excited to celebrate Christmas in our new family room! Certainly with all of the hustle and bustle it can be hard to find time…

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How to Easily Make a DIY Round Coffee Table

Have you ever searched and searched for a piece of furniture and just can't find what you're looking for? That's clearly the case when I was looking for a round coffee table for our basement family room. Today, we'll be sharing how to easily make a DIY round coffee table from an old dining table. Because of the size of my sectional, I needed a 54" diameter round coffee table. And not only are they hard to come by, but when I found a few, they were terribly expensive or not the right style for my room. So that meant we…

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How to Make a Simple Upcycled DIY Sofa Table

The finishing pieces are being added to the ultimate family hangout room. And one of those pieces is a simple upcycled DIY sofa table. Steph had in mind a large sofa table running along the back of her sectional. One where the kids could sit on a stool and have snacks while watching a movie. Because of the size and versatility of the sofa table, we knew this would be a DIY project. And as we were brainstorming about our ideas, I remembered that I had the benches and table base in my basement leftover from my laundry room fold table.…

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Read more about the article How to Make the Best Mexican Crockpot Pork Loin Recipe
Quick and Easy Dinner Idea!

How to Make the Best Mexican Crockpot Pork Loin Recipe

With our hectic schedules we  absolutely love crockpot meals. Especially ones that are an easy dump and cook. And who doesn't need a quick and easy meal in their recipe book? This Mexican salsa verde crockpot pork loin recipe is one of my families favorites! In addition, I love that I usually have all the ingredients on hand and with a few minutes of preparation in the morning, we can have a delicious hot meal in the evening. We are definitely a Mexican-food loving family. Generally, I never tire of it and usually have some sort Latin inspired meal a couple…

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Read more about the article Simple Inexpensive Self Adhesive Floor Tiles | One Year Later
My budget friendly bathroom self adhesive floor tiles one year later.

Simple Inexpensive Self Adhesive Floor Tiles | One Year Later

Are you curious how a peel and stick vinyl floor will hold up? It’s the most asked question from my budget bathroom makeover. These self adhesive vinyl floor tiles are placed directly over the ceramic tiles and create a realistic modern update to any tile surface. In fact, they can be placed directly over linoleum, vinyl or even a wall. Let's recap what I've done in this inexpensive master bathroom makeover. First of all, from the moment we purchased our home 6 years ago, I've planned on a major renovation for this bathroom. I'd like to rearrange the fixtures and make…

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Read more about the article The Best Cheesecake Recipe That’s Quick and Easy
Grandma's Best Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

The Best Cheesecake Recipe That’s Quick and Easy

I think cheesecake has to be one of the best desserts. Wouldn't you agree? The rich creamy flavor is so delectable. Of course in my opinion the best cheesecake recipe comes from my grandma. Her Cherry Cheesecake recipe is like no other. Grandma's cheesecake recipe has a shortbread crust, lemon juice and a hint of almond. Without a doubt, the filling is to die for! Grandma always served this cheesecake recipe in February. We have 4 February birthdays, and it was often served on these occasions. But it also makes a great dessert for Valentine's Day. The first time I remember when grandma served…

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Read more about the article Simple Organizing Ideas in Just 15 Minutes
Simple organization ideas for your home that you can do in just 15 minutes.

Simple Organizing Ideas in Just 15 Minutes

Without a doubt, one of the most challenging things in our homes is keeping order. Clearly, we all want an organized home, which affects the entire feel of a home. However, often it leaves us feeling overwhelmed and anxious. I'll admit it, I'm an organizational nerd, always searching for and thinking about simple organizing ideas that will make our home more functional and that don't take a lot of time.Obviously, we want to have an organized home, but who's got the time! Clearly, we are all busy and organizing an entire home can be mind-boggling.As this has been pressing on my…

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3 Mouthwatering Smoothie Recipes that are Quick and Easy

QUICK & EASY SMOOTHIE RECIPES With the beginning of each New Year we're given an opportunity for reflection and resolution. In particular, gratitude for blessings are expressed as we reflect on the concluding year and resolve with plans to better ourselves in the coming year. In fact, it's likely no secret that the top New Year resolutions revolve around health and fitness. With this in mind we thought it would be fitting to share my 3 favorite smoothie recipes that have sustained me through a recent tonsillectomy recovery. Each are loaded with healthy ingredients and can be made in just a…

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Read more about the article Easy Cookie Recipe That Everyone Will Love
Easy Cookie Recipe That Everyone Will Love.

Easy Cookie Recipe That Everyone Will Love

Do you have special recipes that you love to make for Christmas? Without a doubt, I have a long list of recipes that I love to make during the holidays. In fact, it just wouldn’t be Christmas for me without making them. One of these is an easy cookie recipe from my grandma. Her Nugget cookies recipe has been loved in our family for more than 60 years. Not only is it so delicious, but it's super easy to make.For the most part, the recipes I love to make at Christmas originate from my grandma. She was an amazing cook and…

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How To Make Eggnog without Eggs | Homemade Eggnog Recipe

Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on facebook Facebook Share on email Email HOW TO MAKE EGGNOG WITHOUT EGGS | Homemade Eggnog RecipeThere's no doubt the Christmas season is full of traditions and family gatherings. Perhaps your family has a favorite dish you look forward to having just once a year. No matter what your family traditions are, or what dishes you look forward to having, it's safe to say we all know Eggnog as a seasonal drink.This seasonal favorite will start to line the shelves in the dairy section from Fall till the end of the year. But have you ever wondered,…

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