A welcoming front porch with spring flowering branches and vintage items

Simple changes to the front porch for spring.

red wagon with flowering branches and vintage sap buckets

Our front porch has been ready for spring for a couple of weeks now, although the calendar isn't quite there yet. With the mostly warmer temps we've had recently there have been plenty of flowering branches to cut and display here in my old red wagon. It's so fun and easy to decorate it for each season.

Crafter's Delight - craft supplies giveaway!

Craft supply giveaway including fabric, stencil, wall decal, ceramic knobs, and more!


You guys know that I have way too much stuff, right? Well if you didn't, now you do! These days I'm whittling down my stash and parting with some of my goodies. And you're in luck because my friend Kathy at Petticoat Junktion has organized a giveaway with some of my crafty blogging friends and we're all giving some goodies away!  You can see the list of generous bloggers at the bottom of the post, so be sure to visit all of them and enter to win their giveaway.

Blush and Bashful - spring accents in the living room

Simple spring decor ideas for the living room.

blush decor

It all started with a trip to Target. That sentence has gotten me into trouble so many times before! My youngest and I went there to find bathing suits because they were on sale. And I made the mistake of venturing over to the home decor department. They had the prettiest pillows and covers at the best prices! Needless to say, I came home with more than bathing suits that day.

How I gave our entry a 20 minute spring makeover

Our little entry gets a simple springtime refresh.

blue mason jar with yellow daffodils

It's not officially spring yet but don't tell that to all the flowers and bushes blooming in our yard. I've been cutting and clipping them and bringing them inside and added several of them to our entry and other places in the house. I also made a couple of other simple swaps in here to make it feel more like spring. Read on and let me know what you think!

9 Easy ways to make your home feel like spring

Simple tips for adding spring touches to your home.


Spring is such a glorious time. It's a new beginning, an awakening of sleepy flowers and trees, and the end of what's usually a long, cold few months. If you're ready to embrace the season and add some spring touches to your home, then here are some very simple ways to do it.

6 Proven Ways to Grow Your Blog's Pageviews

Simple, proven ways to get your blog noticed and increase your pageviews

ways to increase your blog pageviews

You've worked hard to set your blog up and it looks great. You've written wonderful posts with beautiful photography. Your content is amazing! But your audience? Crickets. You want readers to be able to find your awesome content, but how?

Increasing your blog pageviews and getting seen takes time but there are some proven ways to do it. These simple tips will work on any platform. And best of all, they're all free or very cheap to do!

Add Some Wow to Your Walls with Joanna Gaines' New Wallpaper


If you haven't considered using wallpaper in a while or ever before, you might change your mind after seeing these beautiful new designs from Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Home Wallpaper. Not only are they pretty in color and design, they're also completely removable (except the grasscloth) in large strips. They're perfect for an accent wall, powder bath, or any space you want to add some classic prints and colors. 
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