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Tablescape Features

Earlier this week I shared my summer table with you and then invited you to link up yours. There were some lovely ideas linked up and today I am featuring four of those. A beautiful Fourth of July Tablescape from Frugal Homemaker. A DIY Buffet Caddy from Create Craft Love. A Beach Inspired Tablescape from […]


Talking Chalkboard Paint

Good morning friends. I am over at Honeybear Lane talking chalkboard paint today, stop by! It is kind of a thing for us. What y’all up to this morning?


Egg Carton Caterpillar

Hi friends! I am guest posting over at Poofy Cheeks . Stop by and you can read about the bad boys above and whatever other randomness I threw in there. Notice a new blog look? Yup, it is a work in progress. I’ll update you when I have my head on straight. Happy Saturday friends! […]

Pinterest Proud

Pinterest Proud: Ikatbag

I saw this on Pinterest and thought it was such a fabulous idea I had to share. This was done by Ikatbag. How fun is that? It is so brilliant because it cleans up nicely and even when it is “out” it takes up hardly any square footage. I just love it. I might even […]

Lets Connect

Hello friends! As many of you know Google Friends Connect is going away. That means the 248 of you who follow me this way will no longer be in the loop. Womp, womp, womp! I love your smiling faces! You can subscribe via email or RSS feed and now I have another lovely option that […]

Valentine Idea

10 Awesome Valentine Ideas

“The best kind of Valentine’s Crush is the kind you drink” from Design Aglow Paint Chip bookmarks from Old Town Home Superhero Valentine from Zakka Life (with printable) Quinn actually received one of these from his acting class buddy and he loved it. Download coupons from Creating Keepsakes Package them perfectly in an Altoids tin […]

Giveaway Prize Necklace

Statement Necklace Giveaway

I am so excited about this giveaway! I wish I could enter and win!! I am head-over-heels in love with Jewelry by Jessica Theresa. She makes the most amazing statement necklaces and thinks about every detail. Her necklaces come complete with her signature fabric flower for an added punch. Today’s giveaway will go with any […]

Wallpapered Kitchen Cabinet

Updated Kitchen Cabinet: Reader Submission

You know how when you have cute underwear on you feel cute even though nobody is seeing it? (How is that for a lead in?) Seriously, it is true. Sometimes it is the little details, the ones no one else sees that put a smile on your face. It is the cute pedicure hidden in […]

Guest Post Yard Stick Mirror

Blog Swap: Quick, Thrifty Mirror Makeover

Hello! My name is Holly, and I blog over at Life as a Thrifter. I am thrilled to be guest posting today! Although I used to teach kindergarten, I now stay at home with a very busy toddler. Along the way, I developed an obsession with thrifting. These days nap time is most often spend […]

Letter To Santa Party: Blog Swap

Today is an exciting day for us here at Balancing Home. We are doing our very first blog swap! Today I am over at Uncommon and Bonnie and Trish are posting their amazing Letter to Santa Party here. I love all the little details that went into this party. Hope you are inspired! _________________________________________________ We […]