Take Five: Five Five Minute Spring Crafts!

Five Easy Spring Crafts

  One of our favorite things about blogging is getting to see all of the amazing talent out there in blogland!  Last week we hosted the fun Swing Into Spring Blog Hop and saw so many fabulous spring crafts linked up to our party!  Since today is Take Five Friday…. we thought we would share five features, from that party, that were … [Read more...]

Moss Covered Easter Eggs..and she sent me what?

Moss Covered Easter Eggs Collage

  After the holidays and winter, sometimes it's hard to get motivated to start new projects.  I think bloggers are just a little burned out after all of the hustle and bustle of blogging during the holidays and we all get the winter blues. So when our friend, Jennifer Rizzo, invited me to participate in a crazy, fun party to get our … [Read more...]

Spring Projects and a DecoArt Giveaway!

Painting Spring with chalky finish paint

It's the first official day of Spring! Here in Atlanta we woke up to the birds chirping and the sun shining. Is it feeling like spring where you are? If not, than today's project and giveaway will hopefully get you in the mood for flowers, spring colors and warmer days!   A few months ago, I shared this fabulous new Chalky Finish … [Read more...]

Flower Easter Egg Tree & a Spring Party

flower easter egg tree

Isn't it interesting how every Spring feels like the very FIRST Spring? On our way to church last weekend we were all marveling at the blossoms on the cherry trees, the tiny leaves sprouting on the lining the road and all of the daffodils popping up in on every corner. We were so excited, pointing at this tree and that group of flowers. You would … [Read more...]

Ten Inspiring Spring Ideas and a winner!

ten inspiring spring ideas

  We were so inspired by all of your amazing spring projects, decor, crafts and recipes from the It's a Spring Thing Party, we thought it would be fun to share a few of our favorites! Here's ten fabulous spring ideas to inspire you! … [Read more...]

It’s a Spring Thing Linky Party and Giveaway!

Its a spring thing party

Well folks! There may still be snow on the ground in the north and the temperatures may still be dipping below freezing here in the south but spring was definitely in the air this week!  All week some of our favorite bloggers were sharing their spring decor, crafts and recipes and they were amazing! Here's a recap for you! … [Read more...]

A Mom Fail and a Button Shamrock Shirt

button applique shamrock shirt from atthepicketfence.com

  Last Friday was like every other day. We raced around getting ready for school, packing lunches and guzzling coffee (me), being completely silly and taking forever to get dressed (them) and just going about our normal routine. But as soon as we pulled into the school parking lot I realized something was wrong. I saw these kids getting out … [Read more...]

Date Night and a Chalkboard Word Search Puzzle

Valentine's Day date night at home atthepicketfence.com

It was the summer of 2003. My husband and I were sitting outside at a restaurant enjoying the warmth of the evening and sipping on our glasses of wine. Our newborn son slept soundly in his carrier at our feet and we smiled smugly at each other across the table as if to say, "Why do people always make it sound like life has to stop when you have … [Read more...]

5 Minute Valentine Craft and Free Printable

Valentine-card-crafts-for-kids from atthepicketfence.com

We're so excited to be welcoming back our fabulous contributor Julie who's sharing an easy-peasy craft with us today as part of our ongoing Take 5: 5 Minute Crafts series! … [Read more...]

Nutella Hand Pies for Valentine’s Day!

Nutella and Blackberry Valentine's Day Hand Pies

  Did you know there is a National Pie Day? Did you know it was TOMORROW! A WHOLE day to celebrate the goodness of PIE! What is it about pie that conjures up images of home and warmth and grandma’s kitchen table? … [Read more...]