September in Review

It’s hard to believe that this is the last weekend in September. Where has the time gone?  Well, I guess in case you missed it, here’s some of my favorite projects from past month. Enjoy the rewind!

Fall Fireplace Mantel Makeover

Yay, September welcomed my favorite time of the year! I was so excited to start decorating. First project: my fireplace mantel.


Back to School Inspirational Posters (free printable)

Plain black and white free inspirational posters to motivate your kids. Place these near their homework station to get them through the day! Oh, did I mention the printables were free? Go grab them!


Stenciled Washer & Dryer

I originally got a stencil from Royal Design Studio to decorate my laundry room walls, but out of the blue decided to paint my old washer and dryer instead. Crazy? Maybe. But I’m in love.


Embellished Quote Wood Sign

I got to try out a new product called Scrapbook Attitude where you can take this special paper directly from your inkjet printer and glue it on wood, fabric, cardboard… pretty much anything. Pretty cool stuff and I’m lovin’ the outcome.


Laundry Room Makeover

Well, you saw my stenciled washer and dryer but here’s the complete laundry room makeover. Oh, did I mention it was done on a super strict budget?


Laundry Room Sign Tutorial

A couple of weeks ago I had my Facebook fans vote on a sign quote for my laundry room. This project puts the winning words to good use!


Halloween Subway Art (free printable)

Halloween is right around the corner. Come get my free subway art printable!


Mod Podge Canvas Photo Prints

And here’s one last little project from my laundry room makeover. I printed out some photos of my daughter on normal laser paper and Mod Podged them to some canvas boards. Pretty cute, right?


And did you notice that I added a new section to my website? Now you can find all of my favorite Inspiration Files under one place. Love this new addition for my readers.

So, what are you looking forward to in October?

Can you believe it’s here already?! I’ve totally slacked on any Halloween decorations and crafts this year. Oh well, I guess there’s still a little time, right?

Pinterest Picks: New Ideas for Family Dinners

I found some fabulous dinner ideas online with the help of Pinterest and thought I’d share them with YOU. Ready. Set. Cook!

I’m a sucker for anything Mexican. If you love it too, check out these Creamy Chicken Taquitos from Chef In Training.

Does your family like fish but looking for something new? Check out this recipe for Honey Dijon Crunchy Fish from Mom, It’s a Keeper.

I’m always looking for a new spin on chicken. This Garlic and Brown Sugar Chicken recipe sounds absolutely delicious. Gonna make this over the weekend!

The weather is getting cooler outside. What a better dish to serve than soup! Check out this homemade Mushroom Soup recipe from Season with Spice. Looks delightful!

OK, this next recipe has everything I love… chicken, bacon, mushrooms. What more could a girl want? You’ll love the rest of the ingredients too in this Country Club Chicken recipe from Kayotic Kitchen.

These Spicy Asian Meatballs from Gimme Some Oven are great for an appetizer or family dinner. I’ve made similar ones and served them up to a bunch of guys at work. Let’s just say I was the hit of the office that day.

In case you missed it last year, here’s my recipe for Mexican Taco Stuffed Shells. Just seeing this photo makes me want to make this again! Super easy to make and the kids will love it!

And of course I have to share my recipe for Ranch & Dijon Chicken. Super yummy and my husband’s favorite! Just a few simple ingredients and you’re good to go for a last minute dinner.

That’s it for this time! If you guys try any of these recipes, please let me know how they turned out!