Pink, Teal, Macaron, & Heart Themed Girls Room Ideas

Aubrey's Room for Sleepover

 This year for my daughters birthday I bent the rules a bit. I have always said that Aubrey would be allowed sleepovers when she was ten…but when her best friend (named Aubrey too!) was moving across the country shortly after her 6th birthday, I wanted something special that they could always remember together. Neither of them had ever had a sleepover before, and they were absolutely giddy over … [Read more...]



Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Roasted Mexican Chicken Stuffed Peppers

i'm a total food network junkie and one of my favorite shows is CHOPPED - i love it! its one show that my husband and i agree on and get a kick out of seeing what the mystery ingredients will be! so i was over the moon when Sargento® asked me to participate in their 'Chopped at home' challenge!! luckily, i didn't end up with a mystery basket of cow tongue and pickled beets or anything - its … [Read more...]



6 Projects that Reuse Broken Crayons– Crayon Crafts!

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  Hey there, Emma here again from Defined Designs with some great ideas on using up all those broken crayons you have lying around the house. The Easter Holiday is over, Spring Break vacations are wrapping up and I'm sure some of you are either getting ready to overhaul your house from the mess of toys that is now all over your floors - or you're just waiting for a fairy godmother to come … [Read more...]



‘Feather Her Nest’ Bird Baby Shower

Birds Nest Cupcakes with sugar cookie birds and jelly bean eggs - chocolate and coconut

this little bird baby shower is so adorable! you will love all the rustic and vintage elements, the bird's nest cupcakes, and speckled egg favors with free printable favor tags. this post is sponsored by Jelly Belly, but all opinions are my own!  last spring, my amazing little sister had a 'feather her nest' bird baby shower back east in maryland to celebrate her soon-to-be little boy - my … [Read more...]



DIY Easter Crafts, Games, & More!

Easter DIY

Spring is here and that means the Easter bunny is on his way! The weather is also getting warmer and I'm sure everyone is excited to be able to go outside again after one of the worst winters (especially if you're reading this from New England...) And after all, 'tis the holiday for an Easter Egg Hunt. Am I right?? It's also time to start planning your easter brunch with the family and I've … [Read more...]



Baby Shower Gift Ideas for the Modern Mom

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today's new moms are more concerned than ever with reliable, responsible, and safe products for their new little ones. the best baby shower gift ideas for the modern mom are those that represent these important ideals. it seems that i am attending baby showers at least once a month in this phase of my life, so i have a few go-to items that are perfect for a modern expecting momma. for lots of … [Read more...]



Nugget-vention

KFC new popcorn nuggets

have you tried the new KFC Popcorn Nuggets?! once you try it you will never go back to anything else! This post was sponsored by KFC through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about KFC Popcorn Nuggets, all opinions are my own. the world is changing people. the standard for chicken nuggets have been raised. children everywhere are discovering … [Read more...]



Bring Your Coloring To Life With Crayola Color Alive

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Crayola for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Coloring will never be the same! My kids and I were so excited to try out the new Crayola Color Alive books & app – it is so cool! This creative first-of-its-kind app is not just coloring – it’s an experience! You kids can interact with the characters they color and Bring Your Coloring … [Read more...]



Stitch Fix HUGE Announcement & Giveaway!

Stitch Fix Giveaway

YOU GUYS!!!! did you hear the HUGE announcement from Stitch Fix today?! they now offer maternity and petites! that is so awesome! as a girl who is 5.2 i truly appreciate when a company recognizes that we have special needs!! #shortgirlproblems don't know what Stitch Fix is? you need to! it's an amazing online personal, affordable, and accessible styling service that delivers goodies to your … [Read more...]



7 Must Have Ikea Products For Your Home

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Hello there, Emma here from Defined Designs. If I had to admit to one guilty pleasure (besides my Netflix addiction) I'd have to say I LOVE nothing more than shopping for home decor. I live for online shopping, browsing local stores, and knowing the target home decor inventory by heart. I have zero shame when it comes to my love for home decor. The best part... Today, I'm sharing some of it with … [Read more...]



Best Bread Recipes on Pinterest

Best Bread Recipes On Pinterest

My family absolutely LOVES these bread recipes! From rolls to pizza dough - these are my FOUR favorite recipes inspired by the HP x360 computer that has FOUR modes. This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. for me, bread is right up there with chocolate and macarons. totally craveable. i mentioned this earlier (in this post), but i have been on a quest for the best bread recipes for … [Read more...]



How to clean hardwood floors

How to clean hardwood floors

are you a clean-as-you-go type person? or a do-it-all-later cleaner? turns out i'm a PERFECTIONIST. no really. that is what the quiz said!!  what type of cleaner are you? i must say i was a bit surprised by my result, but my husband was probably more surprised... i think HE is the perfectionist in our family! the hardest part to keep clean in my home is the floors! most of my downstairs is … [Read more...]


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