Anniversary Gift Ideas


  Happy 30th Wedding Anniversary to my parents! Look at these two love birds!! They were 30 and 32 in this picture.  Thank you mom and dad for showing both grit and grace in your marriage and being in it for the long haul. Thank you for never giving up, being present, and putting family […]

The Perfect Card for Tough Times

encouraging curly girl card

It’s no secret I adore Curly Girl Design cards.  She knows how to say what I can’t put into words, so I especially love her cards for hard times.  This is an easy gift to send to a friend during tough times.  I’ve given this card a few times locally with a box of a […]

Put Your Best Foot Forward: Free Printable

back to school free printable

Looking for a quick and easy back to school gift for a friend or colleague?  I created these last night and gave them to my 2nd grade team, admin, and office staff today.  I used my favorite: Arbonne’s FC5 Cooling Foot Creme.  But you could use any kind of lotion (full size or mini) for this!  A […]

My 2014 Erin Condren Planner


You may have read my post in December about the best planner in the world, the Erin Condren Life Planner.  If you missed the post, catch it HERE.  But woopsie daisy I totally forgot to write a blog post about this year’s planner when it came in! Isn’t this the happiest packaging you ever did […]

Erin Condren life planners- best planners in the world!

erin condren life planner

As the new year quickly approaches, I HAVE to share my favorite new years purchase.  My Erin Condren life planner.  I adore this planner.  This will be the third straight year I’ve bought one and the third straight year that I gift one to my sister also! This was my first planner.  They accidentally sent […]

Christmas Chalkboard Prints {Free Printable}

Joy to the World with watermark

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  My etsy shop is now full of Christmas designs. Go check it out! Chalkboard signs are all the rage right now, but I love how this one is unique with a pop of color.  These prints are the perfect last minute gift because they are instant downloads.  […]

Welcome to another new sponsor- Simply Bracelets!


Welcome to a new sponsor!!  I am so excited to welcome Simply Bracelets to Decorate My Life. I have been drooling over several of the bracelets on Donna’s site.  LOVE these bracelets! You will see her ad rotate in and out of the sponsors on my sidebar.  Go on over and check out her site! […]

A few of my favorite things

favorite things

Here is a little of everything that I’m loving this summer!  The really cool thing is that you can check all these out and more out at my new Amazon store.  I just got that lifeproof case for my iphone and we love that it can take pictures underwater… find it at a fraction of the cost […]

Photo Coasters

gift coasters

Cheap, but thoughtful.   Photo coasters.  I made these for my mom to go with her birthday present last week and she LOVED them. You need: *ceramic tiles (I found these that were already painted black for .44 at Lowe’s) *Mod Podge (Hobby Lobby) *a clear seal or enamel spray (Wal-Mart) *an old paint brush *scissors […]