Merry Monday Link Party #68


Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #68 Welcome back my loveies!! So glad to have you back partying with us! I've been busy- so much so that my only post this week was about my All About the Cricut. Time flies!   Announcements: Bacon day is August 31st! Plan on sharing your ... read this

All About the Cricut and Last Minute August Deals

Cricut Possibilities

Some weeks ago, I was honored to be a guest poster at Craft Junkies. When they asked me to guest post about the many ways you can use a Cricut machine, I was thrilled! I certainly use mine for pretty much everything already! **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you ... read this

Merry Monday Link Party #67


Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #67 It's been a very busy week here at CGC. If you missed it, stop by and check out my Marvel Birthday Display and my painted staircase reveal!   Now let's party!   Announcements: Summer is almost over and back-to-school season is ... read this

MARVEL Birthday Display & a DIY Banner #BdayOnBudget

birthday display

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BDayOnBudget #CollectiveBias Having two boys with birthdays almost exactly two months apart means one thing: I get stuck in crazy party madness for a while. I'm sure someday soon I'll stop ... read this

Painting Oak Stairs for a Fresh Update

Painting oak stairs

When we bought our house, we fell in love with the open concept of the kitchen and living room, the large bedroom sizes, and generally the overall size of the house itself. It has a huge unfinished basement that I know we want to finish, but for now the cozy playroom I created for J down there will ... read this

Merry Monday Link Party #66

Monday Link Party

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #66 Welcome back to another great party!! This week has been really hectic and crazy over here in the Crafty house. I haven't even been able to get my posts together for anything this week! In the midst of all the chaos of life, I definitely need to take some ... read this

Merry Monday Link Party #65


Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #65 Welcome back to our party! In case you missed it, here's what I've been up to this week:   You can check out my #15MinReno, and also pop over to see my "It's Never Too Late" post about living your dreams at any age. Now, let's ... read this

Master Bathroom #15MinReno with Mr. Clean & Jonathan Scott


“This review was made possible by iConnect  and Mr. Clean. I was provided the featured product and compensations to facilitate this post, but all opinions are 100% mine." I am almost sorry for all of you about to read this post. I'm going to share with you something utterly horrifying and gross, ... read this

Merry Monday Link Party #64

Monday Link Party

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #64 Good evening lovies! Hope you all got to enjoy a nice relaxing weekend - I was crazed and harried, hosting my son's first birthday party! That would be part of the reason why I scrambled to send out my new post on my mom's Gallery wall (published minutes ... read this

{5} Gallery Wall Ideas for a Narrow Hallway

Gallery Wall Ideas

  Are you enjoying your Sunday?  It has taken me forever to type up this post because I'm so exhausted. Yesterday we hosted our youngest's first birthday party, and it was a smashing success! I'll be working on pictures and posting soon - you'll definitely want to check back! I am ... read this

My Orange & Teal Nursery Reveal

Orange & Teal Nursery Reveal

You guys, I can't believe this - today, my baby boy H turned one!!  How quickly a year has flown! I have two beautiful boys, and I am so thankful for the joy they bring me! I'm currently going spectacularly overboard on his first birthday party plans, which is this Saturday. I can't wait to ... read this

Merry Monday Link Party #63

Merry Monday Link Party

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #63 Hey all! Whew, I am exhausted - I hope you guys are enjoying a relaxing evening before the start of a new week! Here's what I've been up to:   Well, this and final prep for the littlest's first birthday extravaganza! Don't forget to check back ... read this

Stenciled Side Table

Stenciled Side Table

For those of you who waited patiently for new posts, I thank you from the bottom of my heart!! I'm sorry to have taken an unexpected break in posting, but suddenly I found myself with a dozen projects and nothing finished that I could share! Crafty blogger nightmare. Anyway, I'm back up an running, ... read this

Coffee Table Turned Ottoman: Spotlight on Amy!

Coffee Table Turned Ottoman

Hello my lovelies, and welcome to another helpful blogger spotlight moment! I feel like a broken record, but I've got a lot of great posts coming your way and I'm happy to share the fine work of other bloggers with you in the meantime. Today I'm introducing you to Amy from High Style ... read this

Merry Monday Link Party #62

link party

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #62 Are you melting where you are?? We have been running around all day, and I'm about done with the heat. Of course in a few months I'll be complaining about the bitter Chicago cold. Se la vie! Let's get to the party!  Announcements: Welcome our new ... read this

Baking Soda Craft: Spotlight on Erlene!

baking soda craft

Happy Sunday everyone!  I'm still working my crafty fingers to the bone on a bunch of exciting projects! Here's a sneak peek at one of them: This baby is getting a much needed face-lift, so don't forget to check back to see the after! While I'm working on other things, I'm fortunate to know ... read this

8 Amazing Bathroom Makeovers

Bathroom Makeovers

Ugh, please forgive me for my lack of attention lately. I swear, I've just been insanely busy working up super awesome posts for you!! {here's hoping.} In the meantime, I would hate for you all to think I'd abandoned you. Lucky for me, I have a great network of other awesome bloggers I'd love to ... read this