Blog Posts - Seasonal/holiday



DIY Merry Sign + Holiday Porch with Lowe’s & Habitat for Humanity

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas! That’s what I got to say two weeks ago when Lowe’s asked me to cheer up a porch for a family that’s benefited from a new house through their partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Decent and affordable house is a chal...
by Centsational Girl on Dec 6, 2016

DIY Merry Sign + Holiday Porch with Lowes & Habitat for Humanity

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas! That’s what I got to say two weeks ago when Lowe’s asked me to cheer up a porch for a family that’s benefited from a new house through their partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Decent and affordable house is a chal...
by Centsational Girl on Dec 6, 2016

Minimalist Greenery

I spent Friday tiling a backsplash for a kitchen at a transitional housing project for my local Committee on the Shelterless (COTS). Long time readers know I offer my services to that organization every year. Friday I had an assistant to help me. We...
by Centsational Girl on Dec 5, 2016

Fall Foliage

In autumn we invite richer, earthier colors into our homes and with September around the corner, I’ll be setting that tone in my home too. I follow several wedding blogs, I love the dresses and venues and vignettes, but I especially love to look...
by Centsational Girl on Aug 24, 2016

Top 20 Holiday Roundup from Instagram

I scrolled down Holiday Memory Lane via my Instagram account last night, and realized something significant. It's really all about the dog. That, or my kids just don't let me catch them with the camera anymore (teen/tween thing). Here are my top 20 p...
by Your home, only better. on Dec 7, 2015

Holiday Decorating Down Under

There is so much that inspires me but I must say travel is certainly at the top of the list. Having spent the past two weeks in the southern hemisphere and nine of them in Australia, I was so charmed by the architecture, the people, and the lifestyle...
by Centsational Girl on Dec 1, 2015

Fresh Wreath & Garland Giveaway

Hello everyone! No doubt you’re all in full preparation mode for Thanksgiving, shopping in anticipation of the big feast. Once the meal is done, there’s one thing every home needs, the scent of fresh greenery! It’s so amazing to have a...
by Centsational Girl on Nov 25, 2015

Christmas Tree Giveaway

This week the family is in Fiji, enjoying the food, climate, and wonderful people! Today we’re off to a boat trip to a remote island where we will be snorkeling and soaking up the sun. In two days we depart for New Zealand (South Island) and I&...
by Centsational Girl on Nov 9, 2015

Something GOOD – the Great Pumpkin Challenge

Because Life is Good, and together, we can each #GROWtheGood! I live in an amazing town. And it’s not that I’m biased, I’ve only lived here three years. There is a Halloween tradition here in Newtown – Main Street Trick or Tre...
by Your home, only better. on Oct 31, 2015

Transitional Holiday Decorating Ideas

It’s awkward, isn’t it?  Halloween is over, Thanksgiving decor is typically traditional, and it seems too early to bring out our Christmas bling. We feel a little lost, unsure of what our next holiday decorating idea should be. No worri...
by Your home, only better. on Nov 11, 2014

Seven Insanely Easy Fall Decor Ideas

I love all fall holidays, but like you…I am pretty busy this time of year. While I adore intricate displays of autumnal hues painfully and artistically created for that inevitable {sigh} moment, it just doesn’t work out in reality for me.
by Your home, only better. on Sep 28, 2014

Holiday Lights: Red or Green?

We know the power of color. But what about the power of colored lights? Mood-Lites from The Mood factory is a fun way to spread some hue and improve your mood without pulling out a paint brush. Great for outdoor holiday decor as well! I’m (fin...
by Your home, only better. on Dec 9, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide | Moms

I often get asked all kinds of questions when it comes to managing my life. Sometimes it has to do with photography, other times it’s about how I manage to keep my life in order. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite things I use that make...
by Craft Crazy Mom on Dec 6, 2013

Easy DIY Flowerpot Lantern for Halloween

I have a confession to make. I’m a cheap and lazy crafter. If it can’t be done for under 20 bucks and/or 30 minutes, it’s not much fun for me. A project can’t get much easier than these easy DIY flowerpot lanterns made with s...
by Your home, only better. on Oct 2, 2013

2013 Holiday Gift Guide

2013 Holiday Gift Guide Below you will find our best gift suggestions for Christmas and holiday gifts that we recommend for kids, women, men and family! Be sure to click on each image to learn more and see the product review on each of these great pr...
by Giveaway Bandit on Sep 6, 2013

Easter Recipes Easter Crafts and Easter Treats Link Party

Time for a new holiday party! Share any of your Easter Recipes, Easter Crafts and Easter Treats to the below Link Party. Share anything related to Easter! I can't wait to see your treats, crafts and other ideas. I will randomly add them pins t...
by Scraps of Life on Mar 4, 2013


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