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Hello friends and welcome to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! I love seeing your blog links each week! If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, […]

Want to create a gorgeous spring table that is dressy enough for Easter dinner yet simple enough for a casual gathering with friends? Follow these easy tips and ideas to create a gorgeous spring table! If you’ve visited Home Stories A to Z over the years, then you know how much I LOVE to create […]

We made it to March my friends! Goodbye winter and hello beautiful spring! With a new season comes fresh inspiration! I’m excited to see more of your beautiful spring-inspired projects this week. 💐💐💐 If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our […]

7 Gorgeous Ideas for Painting a Brick Home!    Are you thinking of painting your brick home? Here are some gorgeous examples and tutorials for how to paint your brick home. Some of these homes have tutorials included if you are wanting to DIY, and some of these homes are great for inspiration and pinning! […]

I love buying affordable fashion from Amazon Prime! Here are some dresses, coverups, and casual items I own and love that are perfect for the beach or your upcoming tropical vacation! **To shop just click on the item titles! For sizing reference, I am 5’5″ and 125 lbs.  Want to skip the talk? Click here […]

If you enjoy deviled eggs, then this recipe is one to try! The capers add a salty and delicious touch to an already comforting favorite! Keto friendly and non-keto friendly approved so perfect for your next party or picnic. Some of you have never been served deviled eggs with capers and it shows!😂 At a […]

Hi everyone and happy almost March! Spring is right around the corner now and I’m looking forward to seeing all of your beautiful spring-inspired projects. If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, […]

Tips on how to hang a television on a wall when the studs aren’t where you want them! Learn how to hide the television cords and what mounting hardware we used.  I recently revealed our long-time-in-the-making media room makeover! You can find the source list for the products used in the room here, a tutorial […]

This sausage, egg, and pimento cheese breakfast casserole with green onions is delicious for everyone and also keto-friendly! If you’re on a ketogenic diet, this breakfast casserole is a yummy one to try! Breakfast casseroles are the ultimate morning comfort food, and in the south all comfort food is better when served with pimento cheese! […]

Welcome to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Each week, I feature and pin my favorites. Please read […]

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat with a cute card for Valentine’s Day? Here are twelve Valentine treat and card ideas for your kids’ Valentine’s Day Party!  My boys are currently 14 and 12 and sadly class Valentines are now officially a thing of the past! I started this blog back in 2008 and over […]

Valentine’s Day Treat Recipes! Looking for a sweet treat to make for your Valentine this year? Check out these 12 recipes for inspiration! These red and pink treats will be perfect for Valentine’s Day! Please click on the blue/gray link titles to be taken to the original source where you’ll find the recipe. If you’re […]

Hi everyone, welcome back to a new Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If you missed this week’s round-up of our projects, find it here: 10+ BRILLIANT IKEA HACKS. If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best […]

10+ Creative IKEA Hacks! Turn basic IKEA pieces into customized decor and furniture using these tutorials. Making low-end furniture and decor look high-end is a passion of mine! Who doesn’t love a good IKEA hack?! Read these great ideas to gather inspiration for your own projects. Please click on the blue/gray links in the titles […]

Get inspired to create your own built-in bookcase and cabinets utilizing these tips! Watch the video to see how we used prefab cabinets, wood, and trim to create our own custom media center! Watch this Short Video to See How We Did It! How We Built Our Bookcases: The Disclaimer and Before Pictures Before I dive […]

Welcome to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! We are a month into a new calendar year and so far many seem inspired to get organized, get healthy, and get creative! I look forward to seeing what has inspired you this week. If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & […]

Our media room makeover is finally complete! We covered the popcorn ceiling, added DIY built-in bookshelves, and freshened the walls with wallpaper to transform this small space into one of our favorite rooms in the house! All room sources are linked at the bottom of the post. When we moved into our home a year and […]

Hello party people! Welcome to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party!  If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Each week, I feature and pin […]

Looking to update your outdated floors with paint? Check out these 25 DIY stenciled and painted floor tiles ideas and tutorials! The resurgence of patterned tiles in home decor has been trending for several years now and remains strong in 2019! Incorporating classic tile patterns into your home is a gorgeous way to instantly elevate […]

Welcome back to another week of Tutorials & Tips! I don’t know about you, but I’m still having trouble finding my mojo in 2019. I’m hoping you’ll inspire me this week to find some motivation for myself! If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place […]

Happy New Year friends and welcome to the first Tutorials & Tips Link Party of 2019! If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Each week, […]

It has been an entire year since I made the commitment to eat a ketogenic diet! Today I wanted to share some insights on what I have experienced after 12 months on a keto diet.  Left: Sitting on my husband’s lap for a family pic Christmas 2017, weighing 157 lbs Right: On a cruise October […]

10+ Boozy Holiday Cocktail Recipes that you’ll love to try!  These cocktail recipes are especially great to try around the holidays! Be sure to tell me which one is your favorite! Thank you to the bloggers who linked up their recipes in the weekly linkup post that is held here each Monday evening. Please stop […]

Hi party people! Only one week before Christmas, are you excited?! I am looking forward to resting a little this week before the festivities begin and am looking forward to seeing what creative things you are up to. Welcome back to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If you’re new here, a special welcome to […]

20 Festive Christmas Cookie Recipes!  Shop for Cookie Supplies 1. TURTLE COOKIES BY THE KITCHEN IS MY PLAYGROUND  The classic flavors of turtle candy: chocolate, pecans, and caramel. So yummy, and what a gorgeous cookie! 2. SHORTBREAD COOKIE BITES BY CINCY SHOPPER  These bite sized cookies are sure to be a hit! And shortbread is […]

Beautiful black and white farmhouse kitchen with white cabinetry decorated for Christmas using mixed greens. Welcome to this year’s Christmas kitchen! I’m so glad you stopped by! I’m going to keep my words to a minimum and just let you enjoy the pics. I hope you enjoy the tour.                     […]

Welcome to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! If you’re new here, a special welcome to you! The Tutorials & Tips Link Party is a place for bloggers in our niche to link up their best tutorials, tips, crafts, room reveals, furniture makeovers, recipes, etc. Each week, I feature and pin my favorites. Please read […]

Implement these quick tips on how to affordably decorate your Christmas porch using products from Walmart. Create a beautiful farmhouse Christmas look that doesn’t break the bank! This post is sponsored by Walmart.com. All opinions on the cute and affordable products are my own. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience and to help […]

The Ultimate Guide to Homemade Gift Ideas! 93 Gift Ideas!  The holidays are just around the corner, and now is a great time to get a head start on gifts! Homemade gifts can be so unique, and special!  Be sure to click the blue/gray links to be taken to the original source where you’ll find […]

If you’re on a ketogenic diet, watching your calories and carbs, or just looking for a sweet treat without the sugar, then this recipe for Keto Cinnamon Sugar (free) Pecans is for you! Tastes so good your family won’t even know it’s sugar free. I have been eating a keto diet for almost one year […]

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