100+ Valentine’s Day Ideas | All Things Creative

100 Valentines Ideas - All Things Creative

With a little help from Cupid, the All Things Creative team has put together an amazing list this month for our second annual Valentine's edition! 100+ Valentine's Day Ideas including crafts, recipes, DIY projects, chocolate and more. We can all use a little inspiration so grab a cup of coffee, … [Read more...]

Easy Strawberry Chocolate Cake Cookies | Valentine’s Treat Ideas

Strawberry Chocolate Cake Cookies - Easy To Make and a perfect Valentines Day treat - pm2

I don't know about you but I am really happy it's Friday!  January has been a crazy busy month so far and I am ready for the weekend and looking forward to enjoying a little fun time with my boys. I didn't really have much time to write or make anything this past week but these Strawberry … [Read more...]

Date Night Beauty Essentials | My Newest Addiction


Hi everyone!  It's me, Laura from My Newest Addiction back with another monthly Beauty post for you all. Since Valentine's Day is around the corner I wanted to bring you a Date Night Beauty Essentials round up.  Let's start with the lips. I feel like it is super … [Read more...]

Red Pepper, Bacon and Onion Tart | A Valentine’s Day Recipe Idea

Roasted Red Pepper and Bacon Tart - A Perfect Valentines Day Recipe

Looking for a little something special to make for someone you love?  I am bringing back this delicious Red Pepper, Bacon & Onion Tart from the archives - two year old pictures and all - since many of you might have missed it.   It is a perfect "breakfast in bed" idea for … [Read more...]

DIY Stress Away Bath Scrub | Healthy Living, Healthy Home Series

DIY Stress Away Bath Scrub - this is so easy to make and it take wellness and relaxation to a whole new level. 2

Hi everyone!  I am so excited to share this fabulous Stress Away Bath Scrub with you all and but I am even more excited to launch our new "Healthy Living, Healthy Home: Embracing Wellness"  series today along with seven other amazing ladies.   We also have a really … [Read more...]

Creating Tray Vignettes | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

Creating Tray Vignettes 1 - Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

    Hi everyone, it's Amy from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes, and I'm back here at Claire's for the first Home and Garden post of the new year. You know how you get it in your head sometimes that you just have to have something? This happens to me all the time. It can be a pair of shoes, a … [Read more...]

The End Is The Beginning | My One Word For 2015

One Word For 2015 - Beginning

"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us." - Hal Borland Happy New Year!  We have our traditional black eyed peas simmering away and we are just enjoying the day together.  Some people love "happy endings" and so … [Read more...]

All Things Healthy, Clean & Organized | 60+ Ideas To Kick Off The New Year

All Things Healthy Clean and Organized - 60+ Inspiring Ideas, Recipes and Tutorials for the New Year

It seems like no matter where I look online so many people are saying the same thing: " I cannot BELIEVE it's almost 2015".  And I can't either! What in the world just happened??  They DO say "time flies when you're having fun" but I've pretty much decided that the older we get, time … [Read more...]

The Year We Lost Everything | Secrets Of The Good Life

Secrets Of The Good Life - Exterior PM

"The good life".  I didn't know what it meant but I used to think we had it.  And then, for a long time, I felt like we had lost it all and that we'd never really have it again.   It's taken some years... some time to set some distance between what happened for me to … [Read more...]

Do It Yourself Lip Scrub | Holiday Gifts You Can Make

Do It Yourself Lip Scrub 2

Hi everyone!  It's me Laura - ALC Beauty Contributor and and the blogger behind My Newest Addiction. I am back again bringing you a fabulous Do It Yourself Lip Scrub today. Not only are lip scrubs simple to make, you probably already have everything in your pantry!  I love these … [Read more...]

Holiday Gifts For Boys – Red Ryder Rides Again

Holiday Gifts For Boys - Red Ryder Rides Again 5

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias and #ItsADaisy.  All opinions are 100% our own. Hi there it's me, Mr. Claire, again.  As you may know from Claire's posts, I am the proud father of three boys.  Since the oldest is away at college now, these days you can … [Read more...]

New Years Eve Tablescape Ideas | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

New Year's Eve Tablescape 14- Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

      Hello there! It's Amy from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes, back for another post at Claire's place. Can you believe that it is only 4 weeks until New Year's Eve? Just 28 days and it will be 2015!!! Ca-razy! Do you have your outfit already picked out? I have no clue as to what I'll be … [Read more...]

Candy Cane Chenille Reindeer | Little Miss Celebration

Candy Cane Chenille Reindeer Craft

 Hi everyone, it’s Cindy from Little Miss Celebration!  Tomorrow, it’s all about family, blessings, turkey & pumpkin pie and then - bam! Full-scale Christmas! I’m pretty crazy about all things Christmas and holiday crafting. Today, I’m sharing a super easy craft that the whole family … [Read more...]

All Things Creative | The Christmas Edition + A $250 Giveaway!

All Things Creative Giveaway

I can't believe we are in month ELEVEN of our amazing All Things Creative series.  It has been such a fun year for the ten of us as we have shared themed collections each month packed with inspiration and ideas just for YOU, our fabulous readers.  You are the reason we are … [Read more...]

My Top Five Holiday Technology Gift Picks | Gift Ideas For Hard To Buy People

Top Holiday Technology Picks - great ideas for those hard to buy for people on your list

Do you have any hard-to-buy-for people in your life? Let me tell you that I sure do, starting with my tech savvy teenager who is in college. You know the type - they love gadgets but... in a sea of choices you're unsure which thing to buy them. Thus - my Top Five Holiday Technology Gift … [Read more...]