Alyssa Cole

Spooky Halloween Treats (Part 2)

Halloween is a great time to get a little creepy and funky with your desserts. Creativity works at its finest during this holiday — whether you’re planning your costume, a haunted house or party, or simply a cupcake, Halloween is time to go all out! Can you tell it’s one of my favorite days of …

Antique Finds and Where to Get Them Online

As much as I love sleek, modern home décor, there is nothing like a classic antique piece to bring a room to life and give it some character. In my home, you’ll find showcased timeless pieces like my grandmother’s crystal vase or our newly acquired kitchen cupboard from the 1800s. I am always on the …

Natural, DIY Scents

Regardless of the season, having a fresh and vibrant smelling home is important to me. It changes up the feel of any room, don’t you agree? Scented candles are great, but I tend to go for less fabricated smells; and by using items already around the house, I can save a few $$. Here are …

Back-to-School Rugs!

It’s the start of a brand new school year and that only means one thing: It’s time to recreate your classroom with a splash of bright and vibrant colors! Although there are many things you can do to redesign your classroom, the addition of a new rug can be a centerpiece that can change the …

Easy Dorm Room Decor: Memory Board

Starting your first semester of college and still not sure how to decorate your room? Dorm rooms are never fancy, and the walls definitely seem like they’re caving in. On top of that, you’re already feeling nostalgic about leaving home, friends and fam behind. No worries, we’re here to help with some easy decor ideas …

Weekend Project: Raised Bed Veggie Garden

Growing up in the south, it was always given that we would have a garden each year. I remember these gardens being massive. Massive in size and massive in the amount of work that went into planting, maintaining and harvesting! This year I choose to go with a raised bed garden. Raised beds make gardening …

Toxin-free Scents for the Home

I love for my home to smell good! Toxins are a growing concern for me. The more research and more information that becomes available the more aware of this problem. The owner for Calhoun’s Mother Nature’s Eden has proven to be a great insight for me. She really opened my eyes to a lot of toxin …

Children’s Play Room Overhaul with Mohawk Home

We are in the process of doing some updates at our church, which was originally established in 1835 but destroyed by a fire in 1955. The church was rebuilt and held services within a year of the fire. Fast forward to today, and we are in need of some dire decor updates. We have added air …

DIY Simple Spring Wreath

Spring is here! After the snow and ice of this winter we welcome spring with open arms. Do you struggle with door decor between Valentine’s Day and Easter? The pink and red hearts must come down… but still a little early for bunnies and Easter Eggs. I’ve found a simple, frugal, spring solution for you! …

Blueberry Breakfast Bread

Hate tossing that last little bit of cereal in the bottom of the bags? You know …when there isn’t enough left for a bowl but too much to trash without feeling slightly guilty? I have a recipe to solve that guilt and use use up of the last of the cereal from the bottom of …

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