Kitchen Table Centerpiece {Christmas Goodwill Challenge}

I've finally gotten the hang of thrifting! I can't wait to show you what I found for this year's Christmas Goodwill challenge! In case you're not familiar with this challenge, it is where you spend $5 or less on a secondhand item that you can use to decorate your home for the season. It's such… Continue reading Kitchen Table Centerpiece {Christmas Goodwill Challenge}

Friday Favorites · Holidays

Counting Every Blessing {November 2018 Highlights}

this post contains affiliate links "Counting every blessing, I'm counting every blessing. Surely every season You are good to me!" That has been my theme song this fall! All of the highlights from this month are blessings that have come in a different season of life. Sometimes the change of a season is hard -… Continue reading Counting Every Blessing {November 2018 Highlights}


Hostess Gift Idea | Food Gift | Homemade Granola

As I started planning for the holidays a month or so ago, I realized that I would need a lot of hostess gifts during November and December. From traveling to family's homes for Christmas, work parties, Christmas parties and a few other events, I need around 10 hostess gifts. I decided to do a big… Continue reading Hostess Gift Idea | Food Gift | Homemade Granola

Frugal Living · Holidays

5 Things I Buy On Black Friday and Cyber Monday

this post contains affiliate links Black Friday has evolved from the old one-day event (that you had to stand out in the cold for 12 hours to experience) to almost a month-long series of sales. I personally prefer the 2018 version of the Black Friday-Cyber Monday weekend - online shopping is so much easier! :)… Continue reading 5 Things I Buy On Black Friday and Cyber Monday


Dollar Tree Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Kids

Over the past couple years I've really come to love stocking stuffers! I always put a stocking together for my husband, and this year I added three more for our niece and nephews. Sticking with my set Christmas gift budget was easy because I shopped at the Dollar Tree! Here's my strategy - I chose… Continue reading Dollar Tree Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Kids

Holidays · hospitality

Colorful Thanksgiving Tablescape {2018}

this post contains affiliate links Every other year I host Thanksgiving at my house, and I eagerly anticipate every step of the process! I was really excited to put this tablescape together, and today I'll take you through my process. I saved pins and Instagram pictures that caught my attention, then decided what elements of… Continue reading Colorful Thanksgiving Tablescape {2018}