House & Home

Home decor tips, corners of my home and seasonal decorations.

Tips For Hosting A Valentines Party On A Budget

It doesn’t take a lot of money to throw a successful party. By shopping smart and utilizing the things in your home, you’ll have everything you need to decorate, entertain, and feed your party guests on a budget! Keep reading for how to host a Valentines party on a budget. Valentines Party On A Budget Skip the paper invitations Don’t waste money and time with traditional paper invites. There are many sites online where you can find gorgeous free e-cards. Many of these sites have an invitation feature – so you’ll be able to send great looking invitations completely free […] Read more »

10 Kid Friendly New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

For your convenience, some of the supplies are linked to Amazon where you can buy them from home. As an affiliate and customer, there’s no site like Amazon for variety and low prices.   New Year’s Eve parties aren’t just for adults! Whether you’re entertaining your family this year or your kids will be present at a grown-up party, it’s good to keep the kids in mind when planning your New Year’s festivities. If you’re getting ready for an end of the year party with kids, you need to check out these 10 Kid Friendly New Year’s Eve Party Ideas! […] Read more »

Enjoying Simple Holiday Moments

The holiday season is a beautiful time of the year! Festive decorations light up your neighborhood, children anticipate getting gifts on their Christmas list and there’s a feeling of magic in the air. But, it can also be a stressful and hectic time. Between running around trying to find the perfect gifts, battling for parking spots and getting stuck in holiday traffic, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season. When you finally return home, it doesn’t end there. Decorating for the holidays, wrapping gifts and cleaning can take time away from the things […] Read more »

Amazing Dubstep Christmas Light Show

There’s Christmas lights, and then there’s Christmas lights! Since 2013, Matt Johnson from Texas has put on a Christmas light show like no other. The Johnson family were also contestants on season 2 of ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight”! Read more »

Fall Table Setting

I buy most of my table setting pieces at thrift stores and flea markets. Everything for this fall table setting {besides the silverware} was purchased second hand or on clearance. One of the things I miss since moving to Florida is the change of seasons, so I like to bring those beautiful autumn colors in my home however I can. Fall Table Setting The green Pier One dinner plates were only a buck a piece at a thrift store! They only had four of them, but a few months later a friend said she had two of the same ones […] Read more »

12 Days Of Fall DIY Home Decor Projects

Fall is one of the prettiest times of the year for decorating. No matter where you live, you can bring the warmth and beauty of the season into your home. Instead of buying items to decorate with, try making your own one-of-a-kind fall DIY home decor creations. It’s easier than you think! Fall DIY Home Decor Here’s 12 fall DIY home decor projects to get you started. Do one each day, or pick and choose your favorites. Some of these projects use common items in new ways and others are easy enough to finish in one afternoon. Pictured above: 1. […] Read more »

Autumn DIY Home Decor Projects

Autumn is a beautiful time of the year with all it’s brilliant colors. You can bring the coziness of the season into your home with these ten autumn DIY home decor projects. Autumn DIY Home Decor For your convenience, some supplies are linked directly to amazon using my affiliate link. 1. Transform a wooden Fall letter set with twine and leaves. 2. This paper table runner starts with a roll of brown craft paper 3. Make these place cards using glitter and burlap to add a fall touch to your Thanksgiving table. 4. Gold painted acorns add detail to these […] Read more »

How To Spring Clean In A Weekend When You Have Cats (hint: you can’t)

Thank you Pledge®, SCJ and Walmart for sponsoring this post.   In our pre-cat days, spring cleaning went something like this ; All the windows were opened and the screens were hosed off. Closets and cabinets were emptied and items we no longer used were tossed, donated or sold. The house itself got an extra good cleaning and we would move some furniture to reach those out-of-sight places. It took a weekend to finish, and usually involved one or more of my kids getting soaked with the hose by my husband. Fun times! Fast forward to now  and trying to […] Read more »