Happy Holidays!!!

Well, here we are.  One week until Christmas… Isn’t that hard to believe?! I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for being here.  Thank you for reading my blog…which, as I’m sure you know, is very near and dear to me. I wish you lots of love this holiday season. I wish […]

Christmas Book Countdown

Christmas Book Countdown

As Miss L. gets older, the holidays are becoming more and more fun! I wanted to do a Christmas Book Countdown this year to make the holidays more exciting and special for her. You may, or may not, be familiar with a Christmas Book Countdown, but the idea is to open a Christmas book each […]

Holiday Home Tour via House by Hoff

Christmas Home Tour {Holiday Home Tour Part 2}

I’m so excited to be sharing my complete holiday home tour with you today! I don’t know about you, but for me decorating for the holidays is a process…a lengthy process. It starts with me dragging out all of the Holiday totes in our basement. Then I pick through the totes and decide what I’m […]

How to Make A Stenciled Reindeer Pillow

Stenciled Reindeer Pillow

Disclosure:  I received free product in exchange for this post.  All opinions and statements are 100% mine.  See my full disclosure policy, here. If it hasn’t been made clear already, if I haven’t  truly expressed my undying love, if I haven’t been completely transparent, then let me tell you something right now: I. Love. Throw […]

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Get Your DIY On: Hand-Made Holly Days

Happy Sunday, friends! It’s a Get Your DIY On day! Every month four of my fabulous bloggy buddies and I host a themed link up, and we are asking YOU to share your best posts, old and new. This month we want to see your HOLIDAY projects! And if you are not a blogger, no […]

Chalkboard Ornament via House by Hoff

Chalkboard Ornaments

What is it about the holidays that make us want to be extra crafty? It’s a fun time of year to make hand-made items, which is this month’s “Get Your DIY On” theme! I love the little chalkboard ornaments I made for our holiday centerpiece! I purchase these wooden Mason Jar tags by the boat-load. […]

How to Dress Up a Throw Pillow For the Holidays

How to Dress Up a Throw Pillow for the Holidays {$30 Thursday!}

It’s no secret that throw pillows are my favorite home accessory. I love them.  I love them so much. I wanted to add some new throw pillows into the mix for my holiday decor this year, but I only have so many dollars to spend on holiday decorating. So, I did what any girl on […]

Super-Sweet Penguin Feet

Super-Sweet Penguin Feet

The holidays are all about traditions, right? Around here we’re all about traditions:  we have the traditional squabble about who gets to put the Christmas tree lights on the tree, the yearly scramble to finish the holiday shopping ….etc, etc, etc. Yep.  We’re all about traditions. One very fun holiday project that is quickly becoming […]

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A Very Merry Christmas Holiday Home Tour {Holiday Home Tour Part 1}

Do you love getting to peek into the homes of fabulous bloggers as much as I do?  It’s totally not creepy to look into other people’s houses if they’re inviting you in, right? Today I’m sharing my holiday dining area and kitchen in Part 1 of my holiday home tour! A big thanks to Carrie, […]


100 Christmas Projects Blog Hop

Thanksgiving is OVER, people, and if your house isn’t fully decorated for Christmas, then you’re behind. {HA! hopefully you caught  the sarcasm there!} Well, if your house isn’t holiday ready, don’t fret because I’m joining 24 bloggers to  bring you 100 Christmas Project For a Beautiful Holiday Home! I’m sharing four of my favorite past […]

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Decorating A Little Girl’s Room for Christmas + A Tour of Miss L’s Room Right Now

It’s going to be a great Christmas season at the Hoff house! Miss L. is finally old enough to really “get” what’s going on, and I couldn’t be more excited to get her into the spirit of the season! For the past few years I have wanted Miss L to have her own Christmas tree, […]

Holiday Gift Guide The 20 Best Holiday Books for Kids

Holiday Gift Guide: The 20 Best Holiday Books for Children

I’m so excited to be sharing my first gift guide with you today! As a literacy teacher, former 5th grade teacher, and mom, I feel uniquely qualified to write a gift guide for the 20 best holiday books for children. I wanted this guide to be useful for people who would like to buy books […]

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A Cowgirl Birthday Party!

When your sweet baby girl turns 3 years old, you have a choice: You can choose to be weepy  and  emotional about how big she is getting…{which I totally was the entire week of her birthday.} Or you can choose to be happy and excited about the big girl that she’s becoming and throw an […]


20 Stunning Furniture Revivals

This month’s Get Your DIY On Challenge was Furniture Revivals, and I know this is one of our very favourite themes. Ever. Who doesn’t love an amazing furniture transformation?!? Thrifty. Fresh. Making something old and worn into something new and beautiful. And some amazing ones were shared this month… it makes me long for garage […]

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These Are A Few of My Favorite Things…13 Blogs. 13 Giveaways.

I’m very happy to be participating in a give-away with 12 bloggers where we’re each giving away some of our favorite things! It’s a fun way to gain followers and to say, “Hey, thanks for reading my blog, and therefore, being awesome!  I’m going to give you something.  Something I like!” So, when I think […]