10 Thanksgiving Table Setting Ideas on a Budget

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My favorite holiday is right around the corner… Thanksgiving! I love gathering friends and family around the table and reflecting on what we’ve been thankful for during the past year. Well I know just how expensive […]

Organized Coat Closet Makeover

coat closet makeover

So with winter fast approaching, I thought it would be fitting to get our coat closet organized. This little one between the garage door and our kitchen needed a little love and a lot more organization. I first tried just having two laundry baskets at the bottom for shoes, but it was really annoying to dig through to […]

October in Review

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It simply amazes me how fast the Fall months roll by. Soon enough we’ll be pulling out the Christmas decorations… crazy! Well it’s been a busy month in my house. Lots of projects crossed off my to-do list. Let’s take a look back at October in Review! First up was my only Halloween project this […]

Gooey Butter Cookie Recipe

gooey butter cookie recipe

I’m a St. Louis girl, born and raised. This means I know all about Gooey Butter Cakes, a St. Louis baking tradition, right? Well the old story goes that gooey butter cake was created in the 1930s by a baker who was trying to make cake batter and accidentally reversed the proportions of sugar and flour. Well now […]

Pumpkin Time


While I’m putting some finishing touches on my new craft room, I thought I’d share some photos of our trip to the local pumpkin patch from last weekend. Every year we head to the same spot, Rombach’s Farm just west of St. Louis. And let me tell you, picking out the right pumpkin is very important stuff. […]

Sun Room TV Armoire

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This is basically the best bartering story you will ever hear. Remember a couple weeks ago when I showed you my updated sun room with the new charcoal gray walls? My only gripe was the electric fireplace with the TV that stuck out like a sore thumb. Well, I’m happy to announce: PROBLEM SOLVED. So what’s the […]