DIY Party Decorations–10 Inspiring Ideas!

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DIY Party Decorations – 10 Inspiring Ideas! Party decorations can get expensive, so why not make them yourself?  These fabulous DIY party decorations are out-of-this-world beautiful and can be created at a fraction of the cost.  Oh, and of course they end up being totally custom for your party and don’t look store bought…just sayin’!…

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Southern Beer Battered Fried Shrimp Recipe

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Southern Beer Battered Shrimp Recipe One of my favorite foods in the whole entire world…shrimp.  Shrimp are amazing no matter which way they are cooked, but it’s really hard to beat fried shrimp.  Living in the south you learn a bit about shrimp and which ones are the sweetest, biggest, or best for your shrimp…

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Handmade Gift–Mini Notebooks

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Handmade Mini Notebooks Do you have a ton of pretty scrapbook paper you’ve been saving?  Well, here’s a simple and sweet idea to quickly create handmade mini notebooks!  They make fabulous gifts bundled up in a set, or throw one in your purse to keep track of those awesome ideas of yours. Cut the scrapbook…

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Flower Hair Pins {DIY Gift}

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Scrapbook flowers make easy hair accessories…and awesome little handmade gifts!  I found these pretty flower embellishments in a sale section.  I browse sale sections first to see if there’s something there that inspires a project…and I’m kinda cheap like that!  This is one of the fastest handmade gift ideas ever, so you really need to…

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7 Refreshing Watermelon Recipes for Summer

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Summer is here and watermelon recipes are at the top of my list for picnics and afternoons by the pool.  How can you go wrong when you start your recipe with sweet watermelon?  You can’t, I’m sure of it! Try Watermelon Pops or Watermelon Margaritas!   You’ll be able to create refreshing recipes to entertain all…

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Homemade Strawberry Jam Recipe

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Strawberry Jam is one of life’s little pleasures.  We always have fresh strawberries around when they’re in season.  This is one of the best things in the world to do with strawberries…for real!  You won’t believe just how easy it is tom make your own Strawberry Jam.   Strawberry Jam 2 quarts fully ripe strawberries…

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DIY Flavored Salt

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Flavored salt is an excellent way to kick up you next recipe.  You can cook with it or leave it for the finishing touch.  Oh, and doesn’t the little tin look amazing?!  Well, you can download the printables to create these at home.  What a great gift! Choose from Chipotle-Orange, Mesquite-Porcini and Chile-Lime!  Yum!   You…

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Vintage Brooch Escort Cards {DIY Wedding}

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I love handmade wedding and this is one of those DIY wedding projects that makes escort cards something for the guests to talk around the punch bowl.  You can gather vintage brooches from family members, flea markets, garage sales and fun little thrift shops.  The beauty is in the simple style and variety. Intimate Weddings…

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10 DIY Wedding Bouquets

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Creating a simple DIY wedding bouquet can make your special day even more beautiful!  Use vintage fabrics, antique brooches, love notes, paper and so much more…get creative with your supplies and think outside the box {or bridal magazine} for your unique wedding bouquet. You’ll love these inspiring DIY wedding bouquets complete with tutorials… {Fake Flower…

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