Random thoughts on New Year’s Eve:

1. Thank you, thank you, thank you for all the advice on the cruise. We are having the TIME OF OUR LIVES. The best tips that people gave me:

  • magnetic hooks for the walls
  • packing cubes for the closet
  • portable fan for the room
  • clips for the beach chairs

2. Yesterday was our anniversary. One of the best days of my life was the day I married that twinkling-eyed cutie.

You can read where it all started here.

3. One of my goals for the cruise is to read all the books. I brought five with me including Winter Garden by Kristen Hannah which is AMAZING.

You can see it here.

4. It was an amazing look back on the blog. We talked about the

5. Happy New Year. How are you celebrating? Anything fun?

6. I hope we can watch football on the ship. Football for New Year’s is one of my favorite things.

And now?

Let’s start the year off right with a little organization and decorating inspiration.

Doesn’t this look amazing?

It’s confetti popcorn with white chocolate and it’s such an easy recipe (perfect for New Year’s Eve).

You can see how to make it here.

These creative organizing ideas.

You’ll never guess where her television is.

See all the ideas here.

This is the time of year when my heart is hungry for projects.

Like making over thrift store finds. Here are four techniques to make those finds even cuter.

You can see all the tips here.

And I loved this beaded bowl.

It’s such a fun project.

You can see the DIY here.


And in random news:

These January menu ideas

This house that used to be a bank

This cranberry mocktail recipe

This home tour is amazing

These fun ideas for winter break

I’m going to do this next year

These morning routines of successful people

These pecan pancakes with maple butter

This English cottage home tour

How to DIY your own ripped jeans

This Southern Living Idea house tour

Four benefits of walking a mile a day

And I just saw that these amazing dusk to dawn lightbulbs are on sale

You can see them here

And one more for the road

If you are looking for an easy DIY to give your home personality after the Christmas lights are put away?

Here’s how to make a DIY topiary from ivy.

See the entire project here.

Happy New Year

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