Dare to decorate features and an upcycled tree

framed ornamnets

Happy Friday, friends! Can you believe that Christmas is next week? My momma and dad (lovingly referred to as Arizona Lainey and Papa Bear) have arrived from Arizona and Christmas celebrations start this weekend with Ryan’s family. So, we’re doing a lot of fa-la-la-ing (and a TON of gift wrapping) over here. I want to […]

A wish for water

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS. All opinions are 100% mine. A few weeks ago, I shared an awesome cause - Water Party. I am truly inspired by the work of this group of women. The work that led to some serious impact – over $24,000 was raised. I mean, can you even […]

An obsession with bright colored Christmas lights

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I have always wanted to put up Christmas lights outside. But I’ve never done it. Because I just didn’t think I could do it myself. Which brings me to something you may not know – Ryan really doesn’t like Christmas. (Gasp.) He says he doesn’t like Christmas, but that’s really not true. He love the […]

A merry little Christmas (in the barn)

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So, this year, I thought I may be a little bummed about the lack of Christmas decor. If you know me at all, you know I luuuuuuurve decorating for Christmas. I have dozens and dozens and dozens of totes of Christmas decorations. I have at least 8 or 10 trees of all sizes (including several […]

Mini chocolate cheesecakes and oatmeal cookies (with peanut butter filled DelightFulls)

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Baking season is in full swing. Which means I’m pretty much wearing elastic waistbands from here on out. Thank goodness for comfy pants. And these mini chocolate cheesecakes with peanut butter filled DelightFulls are going to make me go up a size in pants. I. Cannot. Stop. Eating. Them. It starts with these new DelightFulls by […]

Dare to deck the halls|My (untraditional) tree for our (untraditional) space

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It’s the last week of Dare to DIY – which means it’s time to share our DIY holiday decor projects. This is my favorite week, which is why I’m thrilled to be hosting. Make sure to link up all your DIY holiday decor projects at the bottom of this post. Before I get to my project […]