Easy Summertime Entertainment

Sometimes it's easy to skip over the simple things with your kids in the summertime. Turn the simplest thing into some of their favorite memories!

Every summer the kids get out of school and there is a week of bliss. Everyone is sleeping in, staying up late having movie nights, and laughing non stop. Then reality sets in. The adorable laughter and squealing kids suddenly transforms into screaming and the infamous “I’m bored”. Yes…. every mother’s dream, to listen to her kids say “I’m bored” more times than there are

DIY Drink Dispenser Stand

DIY Drink Dispenser Stand. Get the tutorial at cherishedbliss.com

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Elmer’s. I am being compensated for my time and effort but all opinions are my own!  Spring is officially here! Guys! SPRING is here! I am so unbelievably giddy! When it’s warm outside my kids get to run around like crazy and wear themselves down, it’s great!! Every year when this fabulous weather

Rustic Industrial Easter Egg Tutorial

Wooden Rustic Industrial Easter Egg Tutorial

I admit, I’m not huge on decorating for many Holidays other than the Fall season and Christmas. Everything else feels like it sneaks up on me before I get a chance to make a trip to Hobby Lobby :)! But I do enjoy making just a little something for Easter, and this year I made these Rustic Industrial Easter Eggs that will sit somewhere on my

I do it all for Love

Love this Valentines Day Mantel! Get the tutorial for that adorable Love Sign too!

Valentine’s day is not something I typically decorate for. It’s one of those holidays that sneaks up on me, and before I know it it’s over with. This year especially, since it seems we’ve all been sick since  ohhh….the beginning of December. We have had colds, stomach bugs, sore throats, giant splinters that keep people from walking, I mean really… this year has been ridiculous.

Santa Cookie Tray Tutorial

Make this easy Santa Cookie Tray to keep Santa's cookies and milk safe and sound!

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Staples. But no worries, all opinions are my own! : ) #handmadeholidays We have had so much fun this year for Christmas baking tons of cookies and of course a little elf on the shelf action. I realized this recently when my kids asked me what kind of cookies Santa eats that we have

Rustic Gift Wrap Ideas

Get creative with your Christmas Presents with these Rustic Gift Wrap Ideas via cherishedbliss.com

Have you started wrapping presents? I’ve wrapped two and that’s what I’m posting about today : ) I should probably get busy and wrap the rest before Christmas ; ) It’s not that I don’t love wrapping presents… it might actually be one of my favorite parts about Christmas, but seriously… I’m running pretty low on time without the kids where I’m not so exhausted

Christmas Gift Ideas Under $20

Simple Christmas Gift Ideas Under $20. Cute.Easy.Affordable at Cherishedbliss.com

This is a sponsored post written by me for Better Homes and Gardens at Walmart. All opinions are my own :) Over the last few weeks I have been sharing my Christmas Decor with you. Now it’s time to start thinking presents. Maybe you’ve already finished your shopping and wrapped them all.. or if you are like me you are just getting started. Either way

Christmas Home Tour 2014

Take a Stroll through this Cottage Farmhouse Christmas Home Tour via Cherishedbliss.com

I am linking my home tour up to the Holiday House Walk Link Party with Jennifer Rizzo Good Morning all! I hope you are having a fantastic December morning! I had these intentions of showing you my full house tour, but I have been defeated by the little people in my house. Here is the reality. I have a weeks worth of dirty clothes piled

Old Fashioned Rustic Christmas Tree

Adorned with Popcorn Garland and Rustic touches, this Old Fashioned Rustic Christmas Tree will bring your family together this Christmas Season!

I’m almost done with my Christmas decorations this year and I’m so ready to check it off my list. I always try to finish everything up at the very first of December so I can sit back and enjoy my family. We did have fun with this tree though. I set my mama fears aside and let my kids use a needle to make this homemade

100 Christmas Projects & Recipes

Get ready for Christmas with over 100 Christmas Projects and Recipes!!

I hope everyone is recovering quickly from Thanksgiving! I can’t believe it has already come and gone. Does it feel like it flies by tos fast for anyone else? ….especially after all that cooking. At least it got me out of cooking all weekend, I can live with that! But it has definitely come and it has gone, so you know what that means right?

DIY Christmas Joy Sign Tutorial

Build this DIY Christmas Joy Sign for UNDER $15! A great addition to your Christmas Decor

When I shared my Christmas Mantel with you a few weeks ago I was most excited about this Joy Sign. It was SO much fun to build and I can’t wait to share this tutorial with you. It was by far the thing I was asked about the most! So let’s get building! Hopefully it’s not as cold outside for you as it is for

Star Pine Cone Ornament & a Link Party

Create this Star Pine Cone Ornament from pine cones found in your very own yard! via cherishedbliss.com

Today is day 12. The last day of the 12 Days of Christmas Ornaments. I’d like to say that I saved my best for last, but to be honest, I completely changed my ornament at the last minute. Linda, from It All Started With Paint is the lovely lady who put all this together and I emailed her and asked if I could give her

3D Deer Head Ornament

3D Deer Head Christmas Ornament via Cherishedbliss.com

Disclosure: Michael’s provided me with a gift card to purchase some of the supplies for the ornaments used in this series.  It’s Day 11. This one was so fun to make! I’ll admit, I wasn’t very in to the whole deer head thing. Maybe because I grew up in the south and everyone wants a deer head hanging on their wall… the real kind. Some

DIY Centerpiece Tray Tutorial

This beautiful Centerpiece Tray Tutorial is made from scrap wood and a thrift store frame. Come see this thrift store makeover!

Decorating for Christmas is one of my favorite times of year, but let’s be honest…. it can get expensive! I am always looking to pick things up at thrift stores or garage sales. It’s a pretty bitter subject with my husband to talk about all the things we have dragged across the country because I’m “going to use that one day”. On the bright side of