The History of Fleur-de-Lis + Free Fleur-de-Lis Clipart/Images

Free Fleur de Lis Images

Fleur-de-Lis is an iconic symbol that most people recognize. From home decor to family crests to sports jerseys, the symbol can be found everywhere. If you are a fan of vintage French decor, you are no doubt a fan of this symbol like I am. But do you know the history behind the fleur-de-lis? It's actually quite interesting. Translated from French to English, fleur-de-lis means flower of lily or … [Read more...]

Home Decor: French and Shabby Chic


Source Home Decor:  French and Shabby Chic Will I ever get tired of looking at french/shabby chic/vintage/country styled home decor? I sure hope not. It's just so darn beautiful and appealing to me. The typography, paint colors, worn patina, and natural elements draw me in like a bee to honey. When you love this style of home decor like I do, there's a benefit to be had. Know what it is? … [Read more...]

Cleaning Tips For The Holidays and Beyond @swiffer #steamboost #ad

Swiffer Bissell Steamboost Mop @swiffer #steamboost #ad

This holiday cleaning tips post is brought to you by Swiffer® as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post.   Cleaning Tips For The Holidays and Beyond @swiffer #steamboost #ad Do the holidays make you feel like all you do is clean? I know that I feel like a cleaning tornado before, during, and after the holidays. In addition to everyday cleaning, there's the additional cleaning … [Read more...]

Typography Inspired Home Decor #home

Highland chest #typography

  Typography is defined as: the art or process of printing with type. the work of setting and arranging types and of printing from them. the general character or appearance of printed matter. If you've seen an advertisement, you've seen typography. In the last few years, typography-inspired home decor has gained popularity...and I love it.   source The "at" symbol … [Read more...]

Save Money On The Glade® Winter Collection and Ziploc® Holiday Collection at @Kmart #ad

Glade Candle (Apple Cinnamon Cheer) Winter Collection #sponsored

Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post in partnership with Niche Parent Network. I am a Kmart SC Johnson Blogger but all opinions are my own. Would the holidays be the same without all of the glorious scents that accompany it? I know I couldn't imagine the holidays without the aroma of pumpkin pie, freshly cut pine trees, crisp red apples, spicy cinnamon, or steaming hot chocolate.  When … [Read more...] Mails Out Holiday Cards For Me So I Don’t Look Like The Grinch! #TopoftheMantel #MC #sponsored promo #sponsored #mc

“I am participating in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Cardstore. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” Mails Out Holiday Cards For Me So I Don't Look Like The Grinch! #TopoftheMantel #MC #sponsored I love sending greeting cards to friends and family almost as much as I love receiving them. It's such a … [Read more...]

Silverfish Make Me #BugOut

Say hello to Mr. Silverfish {aaaccckkk!}
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  This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Orkin Ecologist for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Fair warning y'all....this post is about bugs. Not cute bugs but nasty--freak you out--give you the creepy crawlies--bugs. Want to keep reading? Don't say I didn't warn you ;) I will be the first to tell you that I am a science nerd. I love learning about anatomy, … [Read more...]

Buy Select KitchenAid® Appliances From Sears + Get Up To $1000 Back #ad

Buy Select @KitchenAidUSA Appliances From @Sears + Get Up To $1000 Back {Prepaid Card} #ad

This post contains sponsored content in partnership with KitchenAidUSA and Niche Parent Network & Conference. All opinions are my own and are accurately reflected in this post.  Buy Select KitchenAid Appliances From Sears and Get Up To $1000 Back The picture makes my heart sing. I have wanted  longed for a KitchenAid® mixer ever since I used one at a friend's house. … [Read more...]

A Touch Of Burlap Furniture and Home Decor #burlap


  A Touch Of Burlap Furniture and Home Decor Joss & Main is currently showcasing a shop event titled A Touch Of Burlap.  The event features home decor items inspired by---you guessed it----------->burlap! I found some absolutely gorgeous items that I just have to share with you all! Two things to keep in mind as you read through this post: All photos are from the Joss … [Read more...]