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Round up of beautiful DIY faux flower tutorials

Amazing DIY Faux Flower Tutorials

If you haven’t discovered Hometalk yet, it’s a fabulous repository of all things DIY. Crafts, home improvement and gardening are the heart and soul of this site. All the Hometalkers are always eager to help as well–if you have a DIY question, there’s going to be someone on there with an expert answer for you. […]

Last Day of School free printable sign for photos

Last Day of School Sign Free Printable

It seems to have happened again. Another school year just zipped by! I myself kind of like the printed “First day of ____” signs I see all over the place (including with my own children) when school starts. It only takes a minute, so why not do a last day of school printable sign as […]


Sweet and Speedy DIY Graduation Gift

We’ve got more graduates in our lives this year than any other that I can remember. Most of them are our babysitters…which makes me a little more sad than I should be because, you know. Babysitters leave for college. And you have to find new ones, and it’s hard. Anyway, we do love our sitters […]


BBQ and Brews on BHG

Backyard BBQs with darling themes are so perfect for summer in so many ways. They’re a good excuse to gather family and friends and host a few fun group activities. My friend Natalie of Southern Belle’s Charm held one such BBQ recently as an event to appear on Better Homes & Garden’s web site. It […]


Circus School Party – The “Experience Party” Strikes

As kids start to get older, they seem to want at-home parties less and less and are drawn to experience-based parties. This year, there was no convincing my daughter into doing something at the house, we had to go seek some thrills. My little coastal city is not a panacea for exciting party venue–you’ve got […]