3 Simple Christmas Crafts

3 Simple Christmas Crafts

This is one of the best times of the year for me as well as my children. Even though it is something we look forward to with great anticipation, the fact is that I can get pretty overwhelmed in the preparations and busy-ness of the season. Since details are what make the holidays that much …Continue Reading

Black Friday Shopping Tips

Black Friday Shopping Tips

Do you love a good bargain? I know I do. I’m going to share my top 5 Black Friday shopping tips to take Black Friday (or Cyber Monday!) by storm. 1. Decide which stores you MUST go to. We can’t be everywhere at once (although if you figure it out, please do share with the rest …Continue Reading

20 Beautiful Christmas Mantels

20 Beautiful Christmas Mantles - Ask Anna

This year is going to be our first real Christmas in our house. Last year we were here for Christmas but our house was under construction and our decorations were mixed in with a big mess of tools, wood flooring scraps and more. Since we knocked out the wall between our living room and kitchen, …Continue Reading

Kalaty Rugs Room Designs and a Giveaway!!!

Kalaty Rug, Gramercy mood board - Ask Anna

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kalaty Rug. All opinions are 100% mine. Something I love about having a house with hardwood floors are rugs. I’ve always had houses with lots of carpet so when I’d see pictures of rugs covering up beautiful hardwood floors, I always thought it was …Continue Reading

24 {Easy} Elf on the Shelf Ideas

24 {easy} Elf on the Shelf ideas - Ask Anna

I have resisted the Elf on the Shelf trend as long as possible but last week my mom took Malea to the bookstore, where Malea noticed them and just “had to have one”. Personally I think the idea of an elf watching you for 24 days is a little creepy, but she loves the idea …Continue Reading

4 Keurig Machine Hacks – Protect Your Investment

Keurig hacks, simple solutions to common Keurig problems

Hi it’s Leah again from Simple.Home.Blessings. I think I have shared this here before: I LOVE coffee!  It is a must have for me each morning.  And I enjoy making it at home for convenience and price.  We have had a traditional coffee maker for our entire marriage, but recently we took the plunge and …Continue Reading

DIY Rustic Christmas Tree Tealight Holder

DIY rustic Christmas tree tealight holder {tutorial} - Ask Anna

Thank you HomeRight for sponsoring this DIY tutorial and giveaway. Have you ever used a heat gun? I never had but when I got one from HomeRight I was really intrigued by it. I started thinking about different projects I could use it for but I also wanted to do something super cool with it, …Continue Reading

Tips for Organizing Holiday Meal Ingredients

Organizing Holiday Meal Ingredients

Hi, Susan here from Organized 31.  Can you believe that Thanksgiving is almost here?!  I’m not sure where the time has gone, but I do know that it’s time to get organized for the holidays.  Today I’m sharing one of my favorite tips for organizing holiday meal ingredients. I took a quick trip to my favorite warehouse store …Continue Reading

How to Keep Soft Blankets, and other Fuzzy things, Soft

How to keep soft & fuzzy things, soft - Ask Anna

I’ve been thinking about writing this post for a long time but it’s such a random topic that I wasn’t sure if I should. But I finally decided that because I like to keep my clothes, blankets, socks, etc. soft, that I’m sure there are others out there that might want to know how to …Continue Reading

Not your Momma’s Bleach

Brighter, cleaner whites with My Ultimate Care Clorox Bleach

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clorox. All opinions are 100% mine. Let me be honest, I like to use bleach. (Gasp!) I know a lot of people are against using bleach, for lots of reasons, but I’m a little old fashioned and I like to use it for certain …Continue Reading

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

Delicious fudgy brownies topped with a moist layer of pumpkin cheesecake swirls. Chocolate meets pumpkin in this amazing fall dessert, just in time for Thanksgiving. Hi again! I’m Andrea from Cooking with a Wallflower. This month I’m soo excited to share with you one of my favorite dessert recipes, Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirled Brownies. I’ve been …Continue Reading

How to Set a Beautiful Holiday Table

How to create a beautiful holiday tablescape - Ask Anna

Everyone loves a beautifully set holiday table, and I’ve had a lot of fun creating them this year, so I thought I’d share with you my tips for how to set a beautiful holiday table. The first thing you need is inspiration. I always go to Pinterest for inspiration but there are lots of other …Continue Reading