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Stay Alabama Beaches!

And I'm not just saying that because I'm a native. I've seen Pacific beaches, New England beaches and Atlantic beaches. They're all beautiful, but there's truly nothing quite like an Alabama beach, and the sugar white sands of the Gulf Coast kind of spoil you for other beaches. You might enjoy and appreciate other beaches around the world, but once … [Read More...]

Make these Thanksgiving crafts and use them in lieu of place cards at the table. They double as cute fall decor until turkey day arrives!

Thanksgiving Place Card Holders DIY

It may still be 90 degrees outside, but you'll be in need of Thanksgiving place card holders before you know it. My Pinterest feed is already full pumpkins and caramel and Halloween, oh my! Maybe we're all just anxious for summer to end and fall to arrive. If that's the case, go ahead and get started on these Thanksgiving place card holders and … [Read More...]

Use these back to school planner stickers to make school organization a breeze.You don't have to have an Erin Condren Life Planner to enjoy these free printables because these free planner stickers look cute on a calendar too!

Free Back to School Planner Stickers

June, July, and August used to be summer vacation but here in our part of the South school started this week! Some schools started last week so I really shouldn't complain, but if your kids don't go back until sometime in September, I admit to being a little jealous.  Jealous or not, August calls for free planner stickers! Use these … [Read More...]


Another Year of Celebrations

The start of a new school year is one of the most bittersweet times of the year. Goodbye capture the flag, goodbye late nights and campfires and hello homework, hello bus rides and brown bag lunches. *sigh* But there is a silver lining! The kids are out of the house and it’s time for some major you time. And by "you time" I really mean time to … [Read More...]

Organizing kids clothes and school outfits just got easier. Save your sanity and add these tools to your morning routine.

This One Tip will Rescue Your Morning Routine!

Back-to-school clothes shopping is a breeze where we live. You can buy summer play clothes for dirt cheap in July and August and that's what both my kids wear to school until oh...October? At that point we put on fall clothing and just sweat to death in them because that graphic tee with a watermelon slice just seems wrong even if it's still 80 … [Read More...]

This quick and easy photo craft allows you to display pictures on your fridge in a fun, colorful way.

Freeze Family Time with Flower Photo Magnets

"The days are long but the years are short" has never been truer to me than this summer. Some days I wonder how I'm going to make it to bedtime with two small children, yet they are growing so fast I can watch it happening. School starts back this week and I wish I could freeze some of the memories we made this summer. Like Gus enjoying a … [Read More...]

The Huntsville, Alabama restaurants scene is bustling! Check out these places to eat in Huntsville, AL that are not to be missed.

Huntsville Restaurant Week is Coming!

Last weekend I enjoyed being a tourist in my own backyard and experiencing much of what Huntsville has to offer. Hubs and I stayed at the Westin Huntsville, enjoyed Bridge Street, and even stopped by the Space and Rocket Center for the first time in years. But with Huntsville Restaurant Week coming up on August 12th, this little trip was all about … [Read More...]

Cork crafts are a great way to upcycle used wine corks. You can make this cork board DIY in about an hour! Don't have an hour? You can make the pushpin DIY in 5 minutes or less.

Make Your Own Cork Board from Wine Corks

Cork crafts are a great way to upcycle used wine corks. You can make your own cork board in about an hour! Don't have an hour? You can make the pushpin DIY in 5 minutes or less. Make Your Own Cork Board from Wine Corks You will need An old picture frame with cardboard back (I used 11 x 14 size) Wine corks (I love that these particular … [Read More...]

Yay for free planner printables! Enjoy these free ECLP stickers and stay hydrated this summer with these hydrate planner stickers.

More Free Hydrate Planner Stickers!

My mason jar hydrate planner stickers were so popular I decided to make another set with a "twist." See what I mean? *nyuk nyuk nyuk* Click here or the image below to print a set of your own! Use these free printable hydrate stickers to keep track of your water intake each day of the week. These hydrate planner stickers are perfect … [Read More...]

Upcycle aluminum cans into butterflies and dragonflies for your garden or potted plants with these easy soda can crafts.

Upcycle Tin Cans into Butterflies

Upcycle tin cans into butterflies and dragonflies with this easy soda can craft. They make cute additions to your garden or potted plants. Upcycle Tin Cans You will need Aluminum soda, beer, or energy drink cans Printable template in this post Fine tip Sharpie marker Kitchen shears Paper clip (optional) Start by printing … [Read More...]

Whether you call them funnel cake fries or funnel cake sticks, this copycat recipe of the beloved fair food is served red velvet style with cream cheese frosting for dipping. It's a dessert to die for!

Red Velvet Funnel Cake Sticks

Last time we were at Captain D's, I noticed red velvet funnel cake sticks on the menu and thought, "What fun! I could copycat those!" So I did. Here's how. First of all, let me mention three tools that will help immensely when you're making these red velvet funnel cake sticks. Wilton 610-906 Icing Gel, 1-Ounce, Red-RedNorpro 199 Sugar and … [Read More...]

This free printable coupled with sweet treats make perfect DIY thank you gifts for coworkers, teachers, and more.

DIY Thank You Gifts for Coworkers {free printable!}

Whether you need thank you gifts for coworkers, teachers, or the staff at your doctor's office, it can be a challenge to find gifts that are both thoughtful and affordable. Handmade or DIY gifts are a great way to show you truly care without breaking the back, but creating them in bulk for an entire office can be too time-consuming. Use this free … [Read More...]

Looking for vacation ideas or unique travel destinations? Check out this guide to the Carolinas that will take you to some places off the beaten path.

Seize the Carolinas This Summer!

When you hear the Tar Heel state, or the Palmetto state, you don’t automatically think “Wow, I should visit!” Well, I’ve got some news for you: North and South Carolina are actually some of the prettiest states to vacation in, and I’m here to tell you why. Nobody knows how to have fun the way the South can, and with its incredibly beautiful … [Read More...]

DIY a set of these funny free printable luggage tags for happy travels!

Funny Free Printable Luggage Tags

My Disney luggage for adults is pretty hard to miss on the airport turn-style. It's just one of the reasons I love it! If you have more nondescript bags and need a way to spot them, try these funny free printable luggage tags. You might just make a fellow traveler smile, and let's face it; who couldn't use a smile at the airport these days? This … [Read More...]