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Holiday Gift Guide: The Happy Homemaker

Holiday Gift Guide: The Happy Homemaker

Right about now, most of us are in a holiday countdown gift-buying frenzy. Yes, I know some of you organized we heartsters, have every purchase purchased and gift wrapped. But for those of us still searching, here's a few things for the home, suitable for all sorts of people on your list. From the first time renter to the hostess…
Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $25 for All

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $25 for All

Fabulous Gifts That Won't Break Your Budget! I like to think that I shop well with a budget. I try to get gifts that show some thought went into it without breaking the bank. I recently had a friend lament that her family decided to do a gift exchange where they only shopped for one family member and the price…
Holiday DIY: Christmas Fabric Garland

Holiday DIY: Christmas Fabric Garland

This easy DIY can add a festive touch to your holiday decor Happy Holidays we heart this readers! Today, I have an easy DIY project to brighten your home. Even better, you can create two projects with this one DIY. Make a long garland strand to decorate the home, or go shorter and craft a Christmas countdown chain. When my…
DIY Embellished Candle Holders

DIY Embellished Candle Holders

DIY Hostess Gifts are the Mostest Appreciated! Editors Note: It IS the most wonderful time of the year! We heart this is thrilled to welcome back the DIY queen, Kirsten Nunez! Readers of the site will remember Kirsten's amazing and fashionable how to's on the site. She took some time away while she was hard at work on her amazing…
Target Holiday 2014 Shopping: 10 Must Haves

Target Holiday 2014 Shopping: 10 Must Haves

Our Top 10 Gift Picks To Give or Receive from Target Confession: the holidays are not always my favorite time of year. I mean, I’m not quite at the point where I’m ready to install the Festivus pole or anything, but huge crowds and relentless loops of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” wears on a girl…
2 Easy DIY Projects for Thanksgiving

2 Easy DIY Projects for Thanksgiving

Give Thanks for these oh so simple holiday home decor projects The holidays are upon us. That means it's the time of year I go a bit overboard on home DIY projects! So pull out your crafting supplies because today I’m serving up not one, but TWO simple, inexpensive tutorials for your Thanksgiving celebration. First, I’ll teach you how to…
It can be easy being green

It can be easy being green

Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant Review As many we heart this readers may know, I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. With its lush vegetation it is aesthetically green, but many here live green as well. As a resident, I can say living green is not always easy. And there are some products that can be a challenge to locate in eco-friendly,…
Having It All: 5 Glamping Tips

Having It All: 5 Glamping Tips

It's hard to believe our time as Skinny Cow Glamp Counselors is coming to an end. It seems like just yesterday we were embarking on the adventure of a lifetime; a weekend at The Resort at Paws Up in Montana. It was then that it was solidified for us that you really can have it all. The great outdoors? Absolutely!…
Best of: Summer DIY Projects

Best of: Summer DIY Projects

You'll heat things up with these Summer DIYs Welcome to "Best of Week" here at we heart this! We’re celebrating our independence and Independence Day - the ultimate summer holiday - by bringing you some of our favorite and most popular summertime posts. You may have some time on your hands with the upcoming holiday weekend. So get crafty (and…
3 Tips To Organize Your Accessories

3 Tips To Organize Your Accessories

Bottled Starbucks® Iced Coffee Helps Us Power Through A Summer Closet Refresher The beginning of summer is the perfect time to freshen up your accessories. So pull out those bright necklaces, break out the sandals and trade in that black purse for a white or neon one. But, if you can't find your summer accessories in your collection (and by…