ScentFill Universal Plugin Refill Review & Giveaway

Thank you Scentfill.com for providing products to facilitate this post and giveaway. All opinions are my own. As excited as I am for a chance of snow this weekend, I have really enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather lately. As the weather and seasons begin to change, so do my scent preferences. I would love to open my windows and breathe in the fragrance of flowers blooming (already!), but the stench of my nemesis, the Bradford Pear, is already overtaking my wonderful floral perfume. My solution is to shut the windows and pop in a universal plugin refill until Ben chops that horrid tree to … [Read more...]

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4 Kid Friendly Christmas Decor Ideas

Christmas is my favorite holiday of the year. Honestly, if I could decorate for Christmas all year long I totally would! I love the holiday season that much. My girls must have inherited the Christmas obsession gene because they love decorating for Christmas just as much as I do. We really enjoy spending quality family time creating Kid Friendly Christmas Decor together. Kid friendly is a must in our house. My little "Aubs the Destroyer" will break things you thought were indestructible. I have put together a list of 4 Kid Friendly DIY Christmas Decor Ideas we are using to decorate our … [Read more...]

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How I Staged an Autumn Theme with Oriental Trading

I love exploring yard sales, but we don't see very many near my house in such a rural area, at least not community type yard sales. I jumped at the chance to participate in a community yard sale with some of my family this weekend. I find they are great ways to get some of the clutter out of my house while also doing a little networking for our vinyl designs and woodworking business. This particular community sale is setup more like a craft fair. There is a theme, and everyone decorates their yard. This year's theme was super easy, Autumn. I want to show you how I incorporated my handmade … [Read more...]

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How to Protect Your Family from Mosquitoes with Thermacell Products

Mosquitoes are a major nuisance for us during the Summer months. In the "Golden Corner" of Upstate, SC, we are surrounded by lakes, rivers, and creeks, so mosquito breeding grounds are plentiful. I live in a really beautiful rural area on an old family farm with acres of pasture, woods, and a creek running through the property. When the mosquitoes come out to play, they often become so unbearable they chase us back indoors in the evenings. We work hard to keep the little pests from ruining our fun. On a typical Summer evening you will usually find us surrounded by citronella candles and … [Read more...]

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How Downy Fabric Conditioner Changed My Laundry Routine #ProtectClothesYouLove

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks on behalf of @Downy and @Walmart.   A few months ago I shared my laundry routine, and I may have surprised a few readers when I announced that I dry my clothes the old fashioned way on the line. I have been dryer free for 7 months, and I'm still very happy with my decision to ditch my dryer. However, I have changed my washing routine up a bit with the addition of Downy fabric conditioner. I have never really used a fabric conditioner like Downy on my clothes before. When I was a kid my mom never used any type of fabric softener or conditioner … [Read more...]

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