Have you all been to your local Dollar General lately? If you haven’t, you might want to pop in. If you’re a fan of the Pioneer Woman line at Walmart, you will love their spring stock. They have some of the cutest kitchen items I’ve seen in a long time…and it’s not expensive at all!
And those are just the things I bought. I wanted waaaaay more! I thought I’d share the cuteness that I loved, but left behind (and might still go back and get).
My kids are not allowed to use glass drinking glasses for obvious reasons. They sometimes get offended that they can’t have a pretty glass like the adults. With these, they could feel like they have a fancy glass…and at $1.50 a pop, if they drop it and break it, it’s no big deal.
Any hobnail fans in the house? I love that these glasses are hobnail and I love the color.
If you like glass bottles, grab a few of these to stash on top of your cabinets. Or you could even fill one with mini Christmas lights.
These small canister jars would be great to buy and fill with candy for a small gift, or even to store small goods in your own kitchen.
This flowered butter dish is a cutie. I have a cow creamer that I’d like to put this beside.
You all know how much I love lettered signs! Here’s a pretty one for $10!
This tag frame could look cute in any room.
This bucket reminds me of enamelware.
Which item was your favorite? My favorite would definitely have to be the drinking glasses. Comment down below and tell me which item you liked best!
Spring is fast approaching and each day, our trees bloom a little more. I’m also noticing our birds becoming more active. I love watching the birds each spring, and I even love incorporating birds into my decor.
As much as we love our little fine feathered friends, decorating with a real bird’s nest would be a bad-and unsanitary- idea. You can DIY a super cute faux birds nest that looks like the real deal.
First, get some grapevine twig moss or dried Spanish moss.
Then, take some aluminum foil and shape it into a little bowl. Now, make a little Spanish moss bowl and glue it to the aluminum foil bowl. I use hot glue but craft glue will work too.
Then, pop some faux eggs into your cute little nest. I found these at Walmart.
And best of all? These things cost less than $5 to make. What cute spring craft have you made recently?
Spring will soon be upon us. The gray and dreary winter days will give way to sunshine and green landscapes. I thought it would be nice to share some spring quotes today. I did not make these but found them on Canva.
I think these would be great additions to your lock screen wallpaper, your computer desktop, or you can print them out on sticker paper and put them in your calendar.
1. “Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush.” -Doug Larson
2. “Despite the forecast, live like its spring.” -Lily Pulitzer
3. “Springtime is the land awakening.” -Lewis Grizzard
4. “Bloom where you are planted.”
5. “The promise of spring’s arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter!” — Jen Selinsky
I hope you all enjoy these quotes! See us later this week for a spring craft and a cute project.
Have you ever undecorated after Christmas and immediately felt that your house looked naked or empty? I have.
Did you know you can leave some of your Christmas decor out to serve as winter decor? You definitely can- don’t pack away all of your Christmas pretties. Today I’d like to share how some of your Christmas decor can transition to winter decor.
Do you love the look of soft Christmas lights and candles? There is no reason you can’t use white Christmas lights and candles for a soft, cozy winter look.
2. Do you want to display a snowman?
You know you just sang that like Anna from Frozen. Snowmen are perfect for winter or Christmas and you can leave them out from November to March if you want.
3. Pine branches and pine cones
You know what I love? Decorating with natural elements. Pine cones can be used to decorate for fall, winter or spring, and they can be used as vase fillers too. Plus, they’re pretty easy to find.
4. Red berries
Red berries are great for fall, Christmas and winter. I love how these things look mixed with the soft glow of candles or white lights. Pair them with some fake snow and they’ll look amazing.
5. Bottlebrush trees
I love bottle brush trees but I especially love how versatile they are. They work well for Christmas or winter and they look great with almost anything.
I hope this gives you some great ideas for filling in those after Christmas bare spots.
Tomorrow is Christmas Eve and we are excited! We wanted to share some of our favorite traditions with you all, as we prepare for Christmas Day.
1. We read The Night Before Christmas every Christmas Eve night.
This has been a tradition since the oldest Lumber was a tiny tot. We make it a point to make popcorn or hot chocolate and read this classic story together. If you’d like to own a copy of this beautiful book, you can get one here.
2. Ride around and look at Christmas decorations and lights
Get some hot chocolate and ride around your town looking at the Christmas decorations. This cute set up was spotted while we were headed to see The Nutcracker.
And you never know, you just might find a cute photo op (if your kids will cooperate, that is).
3. Get your elf on
We have a blast with our elves on the shelf. You could always read the Elf on the Shelf book or watch the movie. If you don’t have them, you can get them here.
4. Turn off all the lights and simply enjoy your Christmas tree
This is one of my favorite things to do, and it doesn’t have to be Christmas Eve. Just enjoy the peace and quiet and bask in the soft glow of the lights. This leads me to my next thing.
5. Read the Christmas story in Luke.
This is my favorite tradition. There is no Christmas without Jesus, and He is definitely the most important part of the Christmas season.
What are some of your family’s traditions?
We will resume regular schedule on December 26. Have a wonderful Christmas Day!