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

 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

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!

  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

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!

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...]

7 Must Have Ikea Products For Your Home

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...]

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...]

25+ Spring Cleaning Hacks for your Home

  What type of cleaner are you? Take the Quiz to find out!  It's that time of year again! Spring is right around the corner and even though all of this cold weather might not be reassuring, we've got spring cleaning to think about and keep us busy! Each year when this time of year comes around, there are so many items check off the list. Should you donate the kids old clothes, scrub the … [Read more...]

Laundry Room Organization and Storage Ideas

Ideas and inspiration to get your laundry room organization going - and make it adorable with a yellow and teal color palette! This is a sponsored post brought to you by Birch Lane - one of my absolute favorite home decor, accessories, and furnishing stores! the new year is all about getting organized right?! i have been working through my house room by room organizing, cleaning, and updating. … [Read more...]

8 Punny Valentine Ideas {FREE printables}

Everyone loves a good pun right? These free 'PUNNY' printables will have your Valentine smiling all day long! Great ideas for all ages! Hey There! Emma here from Defined Designs! Valentines day is right around the corner and if you have little ones in school, I'm sure they want nothing more than the best box of 'frozen' valentines to give to their friends. And while I, as a confident twenty … [Read more...]

DIY Yarn Ball Number Sign Tutorial

I love doing things myself for the parties I throw.  It is so much fun, especially when you can get the kids involved.  Amy of A Dazzle Day put together the cutest little Kitty party and I fell in love with her yarn ball number 3 and knew I had to see if I could do that myself!  It is so easy to do, and you can variate the colors to match your decor or party.  It doesn't have to be a number, it … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Super Bowl Party Ideas!

DECOR: So, you're hosting a Super Bowl party this Sunday with all of your friends & family. Whether it's a pot luck style or you are going to take on the challenge of making everything for yourself (I commend you for that one) You've still got to think about the decorations. Here are my favorite DIY ideas for pulling off that winning look! These are super bowl party ideas you have to try! 1. … [Read more...]

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