Easy Spooky Halloween Dinner Ideas for kids!

Looking for fun & easy halloween dinner ideas? Try this spider or mummy macaroni and cheese for an organic healthy dinner before you head out the door and gather all those sweets! It is quick and easy with minimal ingredients with just a touch of spooky to make it perfect for the holiday! This post is sponsored by Horizon Organic but all opinions are my own. let's be honest. halloween night … [Read more...]

Heart Shaped Raspberry Hand Pies

These heart shaped raspberry hand pies will be a favorite in your family - just like ours! This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Wayfair but all opinions, recipes, and photos are my own. it's the battle of the pies! i'm going a little 'out of the box' with my entry to Wayfair's pie contest - but it's a family favorite that is sure to win! you will love this adorable individual pie … [Read more...]

5 Ingredient Butterscotch Pecan Monkey Bread Recipe

This monkey bread recipe is sticky, chewy, soft, and totalllllly delicious - AND only takes 5 ingredients! I made this amazing recipe using SPLENDA® Sweetener Products as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps  this monkey bread recipe is a family favorite that has been passed down from friends many years ago. it has been a staple in our house at every holiday and … [Read more...]

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Bites

These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pastry Bites are just the right amount of sweet! Perfect for brunch or dessert and great for entertaining a crowd. This post is in conduction with my partnership with J.M. Smucker Company but all photos, recipes, and opinions are my own. #FruitandHoney #WalMart was there ever a greater flavor combination that lemon and blueberry?! this recipe is a winner for a … [Read more...]

Easy White Sandwich Bread Recipe

This recipe is the most perfect, moist, slice-able, and EASY sandwich bread recipe you will ever try! I make 2 loaves of this every Sunday for my family and it is all gone around Thursday... maybe I should start making 3! bread lovers beware: once you go homemade, you don't go back! the good news is that this recipe for white homemade sandwich bread is easy & you can totally make it … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes – Low Carb, Quick, & Easy!

I’m not really sure when it happened exactly, but one fateful day not that long ago I discovered a difficult truth: That fit body I used to have for free thanks to a metabolism that ran at light speed, now required some maintanance. All of a sudden my favorite jeans weren’t my favorites anymore. I decided I needed to do something … fast. So I threw caution to the wind, started an intense … [Read more...]

Homemade Shrub

Ok, I know what you are thinking. I thought the same thing when I heard the name of this recipe. Here's the story behind it: For those of you who don't know, I am a professional food stylist and photographer (check out my portfolio if you are interested). I recently took on a pretty big project for a client who had lost about 40 recipe images during a website overhaul. I was hired to remake the … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Add Color to your Home this Summer

Hey there, Emma here from Defined Designs again! I'm so happy to be sharing this post with you today because even though it's simple it's probably one of my favorites. Adding color to your home is one of the easiest ways to brighten up your space for a new season. The summer season comes with lots of things; the kids are out of school, you've got play dates, parties, and every other occasion you … [Read more...]

15 Creative Bookshelf Ideas

It doesn't matter if you live on your own or have a house full of kids, everyone always seems to find themselves with loads of books and no where to store them. You could always go grab your average bookshelf from your local Home store and stack them all together but I've always thought that was the easy way out. Why not think outside of the box and find a creative way to store those piles and … [Read more...]

4th of July Recipes – Red White and Blue Jello

  while i originally made this Jell-O for our Avengers Party - i quickly realized how totally perfect it would as one of my 4th of july recipes! using red and blue Jell-O with coconut jello (homemade) you can make this adorable red white and blue jello dessert! your guests will LOVE it! it probably feels like a lot of steps, and a lot of time,  but if you plan to make it on a day you are home, … [Read more...]

One-Pot, 5 Ingredient Bacon Cheddar Soup Recipe

Sometimes, trying to figure out what to make for dinner can leave us wide-eyed and fearful. Like a deer in the head-lights, we cautiously peak into the refrigerator or pantry hoping for a miracle...or maybe a jeanie. After making a lot of decisions all day long, the last thing I want to do when I get home is trying to "figure out what the make for dinner".  Here is one of the solutions I have … [Read more...]

How to make a Gold Foil Art Print – DIY Tutorial

Ever wonder how to make a gold foil art print? They are super trendy right now in home & office decor! This gold foil art print 'Blog like a Boss' was made with a free printable design I created and my new Anna Griffin Minc machine. This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own. i used my new anna griffin minc machine to create this adorable gold foil desk art print! i have wanted to … [Read more...]

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