12 Gorgeous Makeovers You Have to See

12 DIY Projects to Tackle This Weekend

There were so many lovely projects and recipes shared with us for the July Inspiration Exchange. I have just been itching to share my favorites with you. Here are twelve beautiful makeover projects, taking drab to fab!   Rustic Wooden Clock from Cherished Bliss Master Bedroom Wall Art from Cozy Cottage Cute Retro Dresser Makeover from Restoration Redoux Cottage Green Dresser from DD's Cottage and Design Metallic Vase Makeover from Life in … [Continue reading...]

First Day of School Photo Checklist & Printable Props

Fist Day of School Free Printable Photo Prop

If you take photos of your kids on the first day of school, you'll definitely want to download these FREE PRINTABLE First Day of School photo props! These printables are perfect for capturing that all important first day of school photo and they coordinate with the other back to school free printables I've been sharing over the past week. You can download any grade you need, from preschool and pre-k to high school...if they'll let you. To download … [Continue reading...]

Creative Photo Ideas for Back to School

Creative Photo Ideas for Back to School - Tips from a Mom and Pro Photographer

Hello I am Chela, owner and photographer at Marisela Photography, and I can’t wait to share with you some fun ways to capture your child for back to school pictures! Are you bored with the same thing - snapping a shot of your child in front of the fireplace with their backpack before you rush of to the first day of school? I have some fun new ideas for you. They don’t take a lot of prep and you can even shoot these the day before school … [Continue reading...]

Back to School “All About Me” Free Printable

All About Me Free Printables

With the First Day of School rapidly approaching, I've been thinking a lot about how to preserve that day. It's an emotional day for a lot of parents, and children, but it's also so exciting. For me, it will be bittersweet as my youngest enters grade school, but I will also get some much needed time to focus on working on the blog and the house, and myself, daily. I'm looking forward to that. It's exciting to see them grow and transitional into "older" … [Continue reading...]

Italian Sausage and Tortellini Skillet

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Need a quick and easy meal to add to your weeknight dinner rotation? This delicious Italian meal cooks all in one pot using just five ingredients. Try my Italian Sausage and Tortellini Skillet! With back to school just around the corner (okay, five weeks away) I'm starting to think about planning some easy meals that are quick and delicious for our busy weeknights. It doesn't get any easier than throwing everything into one skillet for an easy one … [Continue reading...]

Cheesecake Ice Cream Sandwiches & $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

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Thanks to Finish Dishwashing Detergent for sponsoring today's post and giveaway. These drip free "ice cream" sandwiches taste like cheesecake, but they are much lower in calories. Kids love them and they are drip/mess free, making them a prefect cool treat for adults and kids alike. Be sure to follow the post to the end for your chance to win a $100 VISA Gift Card! This recipe is so easy to make, you'll want to make them every week! You probably … [Continue reading...]

How to Find the Perfect Recipe

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Raise your hand if you're not sure what you're making for dinner tonight. When 4:00 rolls around, that's usually me. I am horrible at meal planning and I usually end up making the same thing over and over again, much to my family's dismay. Wouldn't it be cool if you could just bring up a website and in minutes it would show you recipes that your family is practically guaranteed to LOVE? Enter McCormick's new FlavorPrint technology. It is based around … [Continue reading...]

How to Transform Dollar Store Buckets into Industrial Drink Coolers

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Hey again, remember me?  It's Kristen from Down Home Inspiration and I am so excited to be back and sharing this super cheap, super sly transformation with you all today! Let's be honest, how many of us here are looking for Pottery Barn design on dollar store budget?  Yep, that's me back there raising my hand.  That's why this tutorial for changing dollar store buckets into industrial drink coolers was perfect for me, and hopefully it will be for you as … [Continue reading...]

Summer Fruit Salad

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This refreshing fruit salad is perfect as a side dish or a dessert...and it has a surprise ingredient. Think you know what it is? Today I'm celebrating summer with a bunch of my friends! We are each sharing some great ideas for summer decor and recipes. Be sure to check them out - there are links at the bottom of this post. This summer fruit salad has fresh fruit and a secret ingredient - Vanilla Pudding Mix! The dry mix is sprinkled on top of … [Continue reading...]

Free Printable Back to School Checklist

Back to School Checklist

Avoid the crazy rush to get everything done the week before school starts with this free printable back to school checklist that will help you organize your tasks.   It's Back to School week at Yellow Bliss Road! I'm sharing a lots of free printables and ideas to help get you ready for the new school year. Be sure to check back each day for a new back to school post! As crazy as it sounds, it's time to start thinking about getting ready for … [Continue reading...]