Author: DIY, Lifestyle and Decor Team

perfect set up for a backyard patio deck inflatable hot tub! These Lazy Spa hot tubs are so wonderful to have! perfect set up for a backyard patio deck inflatable hot tub! These Lazy Spa hot tubs are so wonderful to have!

&  A Lazy Spa (also called a portable hot tub or inflatable hot tub or soft tubs or blow up hot tub) is a wonderful and affordable option for those that want a hot tub, but don’t want an expensive hot tub option. Let’s learn more about the Lay-Z Spa Hot Tub in this Lazy…

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DIY Yarn Letters DIY Yarn Letters

Decorating letters by wrapping yarn (or twine) around them is a super easy yarn craft idea that are not only fun to make, but the decorative lettering looks amazing on the wall in your house (and as wall decor in a baby nursery). Below are some of our favorite DIY yarn letters that we’ve found…

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Healthy meals in a microwave? you bet! There are lots of microwavable healthy meals and recipes you can try for quick and easy HEALTHY food. These microwave mug meals are fast, easy AND delicious. And we also love these “Not Your Mother’s Microwave Recipes full of healthy meals, snacks, desserts and more you can cook…

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Rustic farmhouse DIY mudroom designs and mud rooms ideas we love… mudroom cubbies, cabinets, baskets, mudroom organization ideas and of course, mudroom benches, too. What great ideas for a mud room in your home. Rustic farmhouse DIY mudroom designs and mud rooms ideas we love… mudroom cubbies, cabinets, baskets, mudroom organization ideas and of course, mudroom benches, too. What great ideas for a mud room in your home.

Rustic farmhouse DIY mudroom designs and mud rooms ideas we love… mudroom cubbies, cabinets, baskets, mudroom organization ideas and of course, mudroom benches, too. What great ideas for a mud room in your home. Where To Buy Mudroom Furniture? If you’re looking to buy mudroom furniture, cabinets, storage baskets and bins and/or beautiful mudroom benches……

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Infused Water:Recipes and Benefits – How to make infused water, health benefits of drinking infused water, common questions about homemade infused water, and some easy fruit infused water recipes. “Drink more water!”, they always tell me… but water is BORING! Not anymore though. Now that I have discovered fruit-infused water that I can make at…

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healthy snacks for kids & toddlers - creative, fun and easy healthy snacks (fruit snacks too) healthy snacks for kids & toddlers - creative, fun and easy healthy snacks (fruit snacks too)

Need some healthy snack ideas your kids WILL eat? Even if they’re picky eaters? Toddlers, preschoolers and kids of all ages LOVE these healthy snack ideas below. &  Children love to snack and they usually turn up their noses when it comes to healthy snacks and food that is good for them. After they have…

Read More 19+ Healthy Snack Ideas Kids WILL Eat – Healthy Snacks for Toddlers, Preschoolers & Kids of all Ages

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Our favorite Skillet Cookie Recipes! Nothing tastes better than a deep dish cookie cooked in an iron skillet. Whether you’re using a mini skillet or a full size skillet, you can’t go wrong! You can even make these skillet cookies with premade dough – yes, the refrigerated cookie dough you can buy at the grocery…

Read More Skillet Cookie Recipes – Deep Dish Cookies Made In a Cast Iron Skillet

Best BBQ grill cooking tool sets... these are the ones we like the best. Best BBQ grill cooking tool sets... these are the ones we like the best.

After evaluating the best grill tools by price, reviews, and over-all quality, we have picked the following grill tools and grilling tool sets to be the best in 2017. We based these grilling tools sets that rank here on our Best Of list by various consumer reports, reviews from people who own these sets, affordability…

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Space saving loft bed idea for a little girl's bedroom - great idea for a small bedroom Space saving loft bed idea for a little girl's bedroom - great idea for a small bedroom

Super cute little girl rooms ideas – I love each of these little girls bedrooms – it’s so hard to choose ONE! Which is YOUR favorite? If you’re redecorating your little girl’s bedroom… =>> There are a LOT of little girl’s bedding sets on sale here Be sure to check out that page above –…

Read More Precious and Perfect Little Girls Bedroom Ideas

Tiffany Blue Kitchen Accessories That She Wants for her Wedding Shower / Bridal Shower Tiffany Blue Kitchen Accessories That She Wants for her Wedding Shower / Bridal Shower

&  These are the Tiffany Blue kitchen accessories she wants for her wedding shower from me – and I found them ALL! Aren’t they pretty!?! If you love a Tiffany Blue kitchen too… I found LOTS of Tiffany Blue Kitchen Accessories Here. Be sure to bookmark that page above – big selection, good prices, and…

Read More Tiffany Blue Kitchen Accessories – Where I Found Them All

Unique baby boy nursery wall decor idea - baby boy nurseries and decorating ideas Unique baby boy nursery wall decor idea - baby boy nurseries and decorating ideas

&  Adorable and UNIQUE baby boy nursery themes and decorating ideas – bright colors, teddy bears, farm theme, easy nursery wall decor ideas and much more. Planning out the nursery for your new baby boy is an exciting time in every new mother or father’s life. There are quite a few ways to save money…

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Easy Cheesy Cheese Dip Recipes - Great Appetizer Ideas! Easy Cheesy Cheese Dip Recipes - Great Appetizer Ideas!

&  Unique, easy and DELICIOUS cheese dip recipes that are going viral on Pinterest… MUST TRY THEM ALL! Bacon cheese dips, chicken cheese dip recipe and more. &  Feel free to pin and recipe image to your Pinterest board so you’ll have it for later. I don’t know about you, but I love to keep…

Read More Cheesy Party Cheese Dip Recipes You MUST Try At Home

Babywearings benefits - pros and cons of babywearing - is babywearing right for YOU? Babywearings benefits - pros and cons of babywearing - is babywearing right for YOU?

What IS babywearing? Is babywearing right for you? Which babywearing slings and wraps are best? All that and more in our babywearing benefits, pros and cons, and equipment post below. The first days after your baby is born are often filled with the most joyful moments that you will ever experience. However, no matter how…

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Paper St patrick's Day Craft Ideas for Kids to Make (toddlers crafts too) Paper St patrick's Day Craft Ideas for Kids to Make (toddlers crafts too)

Fun and easy St Patrick’s Day crafts for kids to make at school, church, pre-school, daycare, or at home. Fun crafts ideas for St Paddy’s Day that toddlers, preschoolers, grade school and big kids will love to make. Crafting is a great way for parents and kids to spend time together while creating some fun…

Read More St Patrick’s Day Crafts For Kids – Easy St Paddy’s Day Crafts

Slow Cooker Apple Cake Recipe - Bake Cake in Slow Cooker (slow cooker bread and cake recipes) Slow Cooker Apple Cake Recipe - Bake Cake in Slow Cooker (slow cooker bread and cake recipes)

Delicious and easy slow cooker breads and slow cooker cake recipes – learn how to make bread in a slow cooker and bake cakes, too. Do you know that you can actually bake in your slow cooker? A lot of people are not aware of this because they assume that only the oven can be…

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Easy Ranch Dip Recipes - Bacon ranch dip, homemade ranch dip, jalapeno ranch dip, fiesta ranch dip, buffalo chicken ranch dip, spicy ranch dip recipe and more. Easy Ranch Dip Recipes - Bacon ranch dip, homemade ranch dip, jalapeno ranch dip, fiesta ranch dip, buffalo chicken ranch dip, spicy ranch dip recipe and more.

Easy and delicious ranch dip recipes! Bacon ranch dip, homemade ranch dip, jalapeno ranch dip, fiesta ranch dip, buffalo chicken ranch dip, spicy ranch dip recipe and more. When it comes to homemade ranch dip recipes, these below are SO good! If you want the ULTIMATE ranch dip recipe for veggies, crackers, and/or chips, be…

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I am in love with old farmhouse kitchens and anything related to farmhouse kitchen decorating, aren’t you? While I don’t have the funds right now to TOTALLY remodel my kitchen, one of the best farmhouse kitchen ideas on a budget is to add some farmhouse kitchen decor items here and there – mainly: farmhouse kitchen…

Read More Farmhouse Kitchen Canister Sets and Farmhouse Decor Ideas

outdoor glass fire pit ideas outdoor glass fire pit ideas

Let’s take a look at some gorgeous backyard fire pit designs and backyard fire pit ideas. We’re planning on putting one of these fire pits in our backyard near our Lazy Spa hot tub! Building a backyard fire pit can seem like a huge task but with the right plans and the right design, your…

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Love bedroom decorating ideas with chandeliers? Me too! Especially when it’s a rustic/shabby chic master bedroom. Below are some of my favorite pictures of chandeliers in bedrooms. So you’re redoing your bedroom and you’ve got this idea that a chandelier is just what the room needs. But how do you sift through all those lighting…

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6 DIY Sensory Board (Busy Board/Activity Board) ideas for toddlers. Yep, you can make these yourself with "upcycled" things from around your house. 6 DIY Sensory Board (Busy Board/Activity Board) ideas for toddlers. Yep, you can make these yourself with "upcycled" things from around your house.

Ultimate Sensory Board Ideas – Let’s look at Busy board ideas! Lots of unique DIY sensory board pictures and ideas so YOU can make a homemade sensory board for your toddler or baby. Have you thought about making a sensory board for your toddler or preschooler? All kids LOVE homemade busy boards – hours of…

Read More 12+ Unique DIY Sensory Board Ideas for Toddlers

Very small bathroom storage idea - get more space in a tiny bathroom - baskets over toilet in small bathroom Very small bathroom storage idea - get more space in a tiny bathroom - baskets over toilet in small bathroom

It’s an on-going battle in this house – trying to come up with bathroom hacks to get more space in my bathroom AND keep it all more organized. Below are some great DIY bathroom hacks I’ve collected to try at home. Hopefully, the ideas and bathroom hacks below will help you also get more space…

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Nursery closet organization tips and ideas - great hacks, DIY ideas, and storage tips for organizaing the baby room closet. Great ideas for big and small closets. Nursery closet organization tips and ideas - great hacks, DIY ideas, and storage tips for organizaing the baby room closet. Great ideas for big and small closets.

Want to easily organize the nursery closet? Need some organization ideas, tips, hacks, and DIY inspiration to completely organize your baby’s closet? You’re in the right place! On this page you’ll find many of our favorite nursery closet organizing ideas, organization products for the nursery closet, (we LOVE this baby closet organizer set!), organization tips,…

Read More Brilliant and Easy Baby Closet Organization and Nursery Closet Design Ideas

YETI Cooler Hype? Or are these coolers REALLY worth the money? YETI Cooler Hype? Or are these coolers REALLY worth the money?

YETI ice chest coolers… worth it? Or over-priced hype? Here’s what I found out. Everywhere I look these days, someone has a YETI cooler or tumbler or coozie…. it’s crazy! ✅ See the YETI cooler in the picture here Naturally, I wanted one, too (hey, if it’s a status thing, I’m in…haha!). I ADORE my…

Read More YETI Coolers – Worth It? Or Just Hype? (YETI Reviews 2017)

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We’ve taken a long hard look at the best iPhone 7 cases on the market and have narrowed down the choices to our picks for the ten over-all best cases for an Apple iPhone 7 that provide not only outstanding protection for the entire iPhone, but also have excellent screen protection as well. If you’re…

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best snow blowers and snow throwers 2016 - 2017. Top Ten Snowblowers this year list. Post thumbnail

Consumer reports and reviews of snowblowers vary greatly due to the wide array of various snowblowers available on the market in 2017. There are gas snowblowers, electric snow blowers, single-stage snow blowers, dual-stage snow throwers, and large three-point-hitch snow blowers. Any of these snow blower brands or types can be the best types of snow…

Read More Best Rated Snow Blowers 2017 – Consumer Reports and Reviews on Snow Blowers, Throwers & Snow Shovels

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Earlier today, Amazon announced new gadgets and gizmos for the 2016 Christmas holiday season. Amazon lists all these unique gizmos and showcases all their ultra cool and high tech gadgets on this web page here. We’d like to share some of the best new gadgets for Christmas that we think are ULTRA cool, clever and…

Read More New Gadgets and Gizmos Announced for Christmas 2016 (they’re cool, clever, and ON SALE)

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The competition in the coffee maker category was very tough this year, but after a lot of testing, reviews and research, we are ready to announce our 2017 Best Coffee Makers List. The coffee makers below are broken down into Best Overall Coffee Maker, Best K-Cup Coffee Maker, Best Cold Brew Coffee Maker, Best Single…

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What toys are popular for Christmas this 2016 Holiday season? How can I find popular toys for Christmas by age? We’ve got all those answers in today’s Christmas 2016 news update. Also, don’t ever forget to check this amazing toys on sale page on Amazon… There are GREAT deals on that page link above! Use…

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Great NO BAKE cookies for Christmas! Great NO BAKE cookies for Christmas!

I’ve been all over online today getting ideas for the holidays. I came across this super cute page that has lots of cute holiday projects for kids which got me wondering about having the kids help me make cookies – but not necessarily BAKE cookies. Here are some NO BAKE Christmas cookies I found that…

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I am in LOVE with this whole rustic Christmas living room. Everything is so bright and homey. Just simple, classic, and GORGEOUS! And that Christmas TREE – oh my! I bet I could do that with my new artificial Christmas tree! Perhaps it would be considered shabby-chic Christmas decor or vintage decorating? I dunno –…

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Easy DIY mason jar gift idea that is great as a homemade Christmast gift. Cookies in a jar with the recipe. Love this Easy DIY mason jar gift idea that is great as a homemade Christmast gift. Cookies in a jar with the recipe. Love this

Here are some cute and easy Mason Jar Christmas Gift ideas – Simple DIY ideas to make holiday gifts as thoughtful homemade gifts for teachers, neighbors, friends, co-workers, employees, or anyone you want to show your appreciation to this Christmas. I just love this first mason jar idea! 3 small mason jars filled with cocoa…

Read More DIY Mason Jar Craft Ideas for Christmas (great homemade holiday gift ideas!)

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I came across this brilliant personal DIY organizing hack today – and thought it was pure genius for anyone who has a small bathroom and needs more space to put their stuff. All you need are 2 towel bars, 4 baskets, and either some zip ties or strong ribbon. Isn’t this CLEVER? And sure makes…

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Just saw this BRILLIANT idea on Pinterest – perfect for anyone with a tiny kitchen. It’s a simple peg board wall to hang all your pots and pans and kitchen utensils. It’s from this post about decor and remodeling ideas for tiny kitchens. Tiny Kitchen Decor and Remodeling Ideas We Love See what’s new at…

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What your sleep position means about your relationship. Is your marriage / relationship in trouble? What your sleep position means about your relationship. Is your marriage / relationship in trouble?

The way couples sleep each night says a LOT about the state of their marriage / relationship as a whole. How do you and YOUR partner sleep together? Do you know what that body language really means? Are you the “big spoon” or the “little spoon”? Do you sleep back to back? Ever wondered what…

Read More What Your Sleep Position Says About Your Relationship (How Couples Sleep and What It MEANS)

SHE SHED IDEA! Love It! Shedqaurters are small backayrd offices in a shed like building. I want one! Lots more pictures of She Sheds (and HE sheds) on this page. SHE SHED IDEA! Love It! Shedqaurters are small backayrd offices in a shed like building. I want one! Lots more pictures of She Sheds (and HE sheds) on this page.

It’s a shed, no it’s a tiny office…. wait, it’s a SHEDQUARTER! A “Shedquarter” is a small shed or building in your backyard that is used as a home office, art studio, man cave, a woman cave cave or any other kind of space that is AWAY from the hustle and bustle of your home.…

Read More Shedquarters Backyard Office Ideas – Shed Office Ideas (She Sheds AND He Sheds)

Cute Thanksgiving cookies ideas kids love Cute Thanksgiving cookies ideas kids love

I’ve found so many cute Thanksgiving cookie ideas that your kids or classroom are sure to love. They are so stinkin’ adorable! If you’re looking for some Thanksgiving cookie recipes kids will love – take a look at all the adorable ideas on this page – and they’re easy to make! Turkey Nutter Butter Cookies…

Read More Cute Thanksgiving Cookies Kids Love To Make (and EAT!)

Fall bathroom decorating ideas Fall bathroom decorating ideas

Looking for inspiration and fall bathroom decorating ideas for Thanksgiving or for a fall-themed guest bathroom? I found a LOT of great pictures and beautiful ideas for Fall bathroom decorating! Oranges, golds and other Fall colors are stunning, aren’t they? Plus, the leaves and the pumpkins…just love it! When it comes to decorating, the bathroom…

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Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

On this page are some of our favorite easy Thanksgiving side dishes – make ahead recipes, vegetable side dishes, casserole recipes, side dishes you can make in your slow cooker, traditional side dish ideas, and some healthy Thanksgiving dinner side dish ideas as well. Roasted Garlic and Lemon Potatoes Roasted Garlic and Lemon Duchess Potatoes…

Read More Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes Ideas – Simple Make Ahead Recipes and More

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Looking for some unique and inexpensive gift ideas for a wine lover? You are absolutely in the right place. In this 2017 wine lovers gift buying guide, we have collected some of the most creative, fun (and funny) affordable gift ideas the wine lover in your life will love. If you’re in a hurry… =>…

Read More Unique Wine Lover Gifts 2017 – Best Inexpensive Gifts for Wine Lovers

Unique and thoughtful hostess gift ideas Unique and thoughtful hostess gift ideas

Whether you’re going to a dinner party, a holiday get-together, a bridal shower, a baby shower, a holiday party or Christmas dinner, or for a weekend stay, you always want to take some sort of hostess gift to show your appreciation for being her guest. Sure, you could just take a bottle wine, but that’s…

Read More Inexpensive and Thoughtful Hostess Gifts – Affordable & Unique Hostess Gift Ideas

Awared Winning Educational Toys for Toddlers - the 2016 WINNER Awared Winning Educational Toys for Toddlers - the 2016 WINNER

We have six toddler toys that are the top award winners in the educational toys category for 2016. These toys are perfect for both boys and girls for all toddler ages: for 1 year olds, 2 year olds, 3 year olds, 4 year olds…and even 5 year olds. In a hurry? ==>> See the FULL…

Read More TOP TOYS! Award Winning Educational Toys for Toddlers – 2016 Winners

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Love clever DIY Ideas? Like pallet projects made from reclaimed wood? If so, this is for you! This is a beautiful DIY wall shelf for your TV that also hides all your wires. I found the picture here on indulgy…but it’s just the picture you see above. Pallet Projects Easy DIY Ideas for Old Pallet…

Read More {DIY} Pallet Wood Floating TV Shelf Idea That Hides Your Wires

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Would you spend over a million dollars to decorate YOUR Christmas tree? Probably not, right? But these wealthy owners spent a ton of money to decorate these Christmas trees below. The Christmas tree originated in 7th century Germany. A monk named St. Boniface used the triangular shape of the Fir tree to illustrate the Holy…

Read More 10 Most Expensive Real & Fake Christmas Trees (not cheap, but they are GORGEOUS!)

2 Easy Tricks To Make Your Artificial Christmas Tree Look Fuller, Brighter and More Real Post thumbnail

There’s a common problem with artificial Christmas trees – they tend to look fake, have thin/bare spots, and they are never bright enough. There are some simple ways to make your fake Christmas tree look much more realistic and look well…. much BETTER. Unless you have an awesome fake Christmas tree that looks real like…

Read More 2 Easy Tricks To Make Your Fake Christmas Tree Look Fuller, Brighter and More Real

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Christmas is almost here (already! again!) so that means it’s time to decorate our Christmas trees. I found some beautiful and creative ways to decorate your artificial Christmas tree this year. Take a look at these gorgeous pictures of Christmas trees. note: Need help finding a new artificial Christmas tree? ==> See our list of…

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