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Exciting Backyard Entertaining Ideas on a Budget

As the weather has warmed, Steph and I  both have had ideas for backyard entertaining on our minds. Clearly after a year of isolation and quarantine, it feels so good to start to get back to normal and that means entertaining!This is a sponsored post, but the opinions are all my own. A few weeks ago the Cotier Brand reached out to us and asked us if we would style a beverage cart with their Convokins napkins and tell our readers a little bit about them. Once we saw the concept of the Convokins, we were very excited to share this with you.…


4th of July Decorations | Ideas For the Front Porch

There is something special about a porch decorated for the 4th of July, that just speaks summer. Decorated with buntings, flags, and red geraniums, it just makes you want to sit down, sip some lemonade and relax. Are you looking for some creative ideas to add 4th of July decorations for your front porch? Even though our porch is small we’ve filled it with fun & creative ideas on a budget.Although we don’t have a beautiful, wrap-around front porch, we do have a door and a little space. Where with a little creativity, we can make festive with red, white and blue.…

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The Best Inexpensive Activities to Do at Home This Summer

Are you looking for some fun ideas for your family this summer? Maybe you're looking at a staycation this year. Our plans have changed and we're not quite sure what we will do for our vacation this year. So, we’ve put together a list of Fun Things to Do at Home This Summer.There are ideas for couples, kids, teens and families. Activities that you can do right in your own backyard. Many of these ideas are cheap or cost nothing at all. Have fun at home on your own personal staycation!A lot of times a staycation means that you would tour…


Decorating a Pillow with Paint

New throw pillows can brighten and freshen up any room. Hand-painted throw pillows can provide an inexpensive and artistic focal point unique to your room. There are lots of different ways to create your own custom pillows with paint, but I went for the easiest way I could come up with and I’d like to share Decorating a Pillow with Paint, the easy way. These hand-painted throw pillow covers were created with a few simple items you may already have on hand. In fact, my pillow covers were actually FREE. Yes, you read right, I used a stained tablecloth for my…


Front Porch Decor Ideas for Summer

Are you looking for some simple ideas to welcome guests to your home?Adding a little front porch decor creates a warm and welcoming invitation to all who pass by.Whether your style is modern, farmhouse, rustic, southern, country or somewhere in between, we will share DIY Front Porch Decor Ideas that will help you stay on a budget and yet create that warm and welcoming atmosphere you desire.So let’s get started and make your porch more inviting! I have always longed for a large wrap around style front porch. One where we could sit back, relax and sip a glass of chilled…