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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 […]

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 […]

Fun ways to display your Elf on the Shelf this Christmas season!  Our Elf on the Shelf is named Max and we’ve had him out and about making mischief for a week now! I thought those of you who celebrate this fun tradition (or are planning to) might appreciate seeing some of the things our […]

Welcome to my woodland Christmas bedroom decorated in soothing neutrals and winter whites! I’m so glad you stopped by today to tour our Christmas bedroom! At the end of the post you’ll find links to 15 other bedrooms all decorated for Christmas. Be sure to check them out and get ready to be inspired. If […]

Cinnamon stick candles are gorgeous! I quickly made a centerpiece for the dining room table. This is such an easy craft that you’ll be able to do this project in less than twenty minutes!   All you need are cinnamon sticks, candles, a rubber band, and some ribbon/twine. (Note: I found inexpensive cinnamon sticks at […]

Hi everyone and welcome back to another edition of 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 […]

Beautifully and affordably decorated Christmas family room decorated in a rustic glam farmhouse motif, using finds from the Christmas Tree Shops.  This post is created in partnership with Christmas Tree Shops and That!, a brand I love. All opinions on the cute and stylish decor are my own. I have been an avid fan and […]

Heading on a cruise this year? Check out the art auctions! Here is an inside look into what to expect at a Park West Gallery art auction. This post was sponsored by Park West Gallery. All opinions, observations, pictures, and words are my own. Over the years blogging has provided me with some incredibly unique […]

Every year I enjoy sharing with you products I am currently loving and gift ideas I adore! Today I’m teaming up with an A-list group of bloggers to bring you our top gift recommendations for 2018! You can find all of the links to the gift guides at the end of this post. Gift ideas […]

Beautiful silver and gold christmas tree inspiration, perfect for neutral Christmas decor.   I love to alternate my Christmas decorations each year between traditional reds and greens and soft neutrals. Last year I embraced red plaid, and this year I’m embracing silver and gold! I adore both looks and think it’s fun to mix it up […]

Implement these quick tips on how to affordably decorate Christmas shelves 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 support […]

Create a simple farmhouse Christmas table this holiday using these easy and affordable decorating and styling tips! Post includes a step by step video tutorial on how to fold Christmas tree napkins! Tablescapes are kind of my thing. I love them! I love the challenge of creating different looks that don’t cost a fortune and […]

Hi everyone and welcome to this week’s Tutorials & Tips Link Party! I always enjoy Monday nights because it means I get to see all of YOUR creativity! 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 […]

Come see for yourself the difference good light bulbs can make! Cree’s LED bulbs deliver light that make interior colors appear more vibrant, rich and natural. Decor looks richer, whites appear whiter, and skin tones appear more creamy and dreamy. Cree LED bulbs can be found in the lighting section at The Home Depot stores. This […]

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 […]

Sugared cranberries are delicious, easy to make, and look beautiful on top of cakes, breads, salads, and cocktails! Follow this recipe to whip up a quick batch of sugared cranberries for yourself or to use as gifts for the holidays. Something about cooler temperatures makes me want to eat allllllll of the carbohydrates! If you’ve […]

Yummy Holiday Dishes! Give a few of these great recipes a try this year!    Happy Holidays! Side dishes can be a really fun way to experiment with different types of food, and especially if you’re going to a gathering or party. Surprise your host with a fun dish! I’ve complied a list of traditional […]

Looking for some DIY storage cabinet inspiration? You’re going to love these brilliant 11 DIY cabinet storage ideas! Everyone seems to love cubby and storage ideas! Big cubbies, small cubbies, open cubbies, closed cubbies—the obsession is real! I think you’re going to love all of these clever cubby storage solutions. Please click the blue/gray link […]

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 […]

Utilize these vacuum cleaning tips and tricks to get the most out of your time vacuuming!  Sponsored by BLACK+DECKER and talent received free product from BLACK+DECKER. We all want our homes to be free of dirt, grime, dust, and pet hair and battle daily with the best ways to eliminate these things from our lives. […]

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 […]

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