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Angels in Blogland: The Cottage Market


Hi Friends! I wanted to pass along this post by Keren from Free Pretty Things For You... it's about how we can help a wonderful blogger and friend to many of us... Andrea from The Cottage Market. The destruction left behind by Hurricane Sandy has touched one of our own. Many of you know Andrea from The Cottage Market. She is a wonderful woman who has been a great friend to many of us here in … [Read more...]

Sunny Side Up: Positive Reading for the Weekend

Happier at Home

Hello There! It's the weekend (Yay!) so I thought it would be fun to share few links to some uplifting articles 1.    7 Surprising Ways to Be Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin, author of Happier at Home. 2. Becky Higgins's Ideas for Cultivating a Good Life 3. Kindness in the Ebb and Flow, part of the Kind Kindred series on Kind Over Matter. By the way, I had the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Pretty Pretty Pretty


Pretty incredible Craft Organization... From Andrea at The Cottage Market. The most breathtaking collection of craft supplies/beautiful things ever! I just want to jump into the picture. Pretty amazing and {free!} Vintage Floral Print Banners...  Lovely! Created by Keren of FPTFY via The Shabby Blogs Blog. Pretty delicious Peanut-Butter-Pretzel-Chocolate-Chip Cookies...  whipped up by Mary … [Read more...]

Pinterest Party #20


Hi everyone! My name is Kara and I blog over at Mine for the Making.  I'm super excited to be here today! Thanks to Tammy, Michele, and Malia for having me. I am an avid pinner myself, so I feel I fit in well here with all of you! : ) You can find my boards HERE.   I'm excited to share this week's Feature!  Meet Amy from The Mombot! I love Pinterest not only for all of the … [Read more...]

Vintage YoT: Interview with Keren from FPTFY

Behind the Blog

Hi! I wanted to share a "vintage" edition of my  Behind the Blog series-- with a blogger who is as genuine and sweet as the vintage images she shares...  Keren from Free Pretty Things For You. She's even gifting us with a darling new image right here-- at the end of the post. How did “Free Pretty Things For You” come about?  I believe the Lord works something negative into something … [Read more...]

Malia’s Don’t Miss List #6


Here are some "don't misses" from a few of my absolutely favorite bloggers: Sybille over at her blog Funkytime is incredibly creative. I like her clean yet whimsical style. Look how the girl spiffed up a kitchen cart from Ikea. I consider Keren from Free Pretty Things For You a sweet friend of mine. I am head over heels about this blue and aqua frame freebie she created. Katrina at Pugly Pixel always … [Read more...]

For Steve


Friends, my heart is heavy as I write this post. It's been just four days since a wonderful friend and neighbor of mine, Steve Lacey was killed by a drunk driver. The family left to pick up the pieces: lovely wife Nabila and two young children ages 7 and 5, Steve's parents and sister, and Nabila's parents and sisters-- all innocent victims with their lives torn apart because someone chose to get drunk on a … [Read more...]

7 Delicious Decor and DIY E-zines


Adore Home: Beautiful homes from across the globe, tips and design advice from interior experts, founded by designer Lonny Parker. High Gloss: Inspiring interior design, fabulous fashion, fresh entertaining ideas and swoon-worthy travel destinations Amy Power's Inspired Ideas: Delectable DIY projects from amazing artists and crafters like Mary Englebreit and Koralee Teichroeb. A feast for the eyes. Current … [Read more...]

Guest Postage: Funky Polkadot Giraffe

Guest Postage

Woohoo!!!! I'm so excited to be here today as a guest of Yesterday on Tuesday!! I'm Kyla from Funky Polkadot Giraffe.   I've lived all over the country. Born in Las Vegas, jr. high and high school in Iowa, a summer in Kentucky, college years in Utah and now I'm settled in fabulous Orange County, California. I'm married to my college sweetheart and we have two crazy munchkins. I have an Etsy … [Read more...]

Crafty Soiree #40… And a Malia Binder G-Way


Hello and Welcome to the 40th Crafty Soiree, a weekly linky party with Katie's Nesting Spot. I'm so happy you're here. To celebrate our 40th party, the lovely and talented Katie Orse (another fab Katie!) is giving away one of my most favorite things EVER... The "Malia" 3-ring binder sleeve. I love the luscious colors. There's a perfect place to pop a pen in... And a very pretty flower on … [Read more...]