Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips collected by The NY Melrose Family

The Easter Bunny makes his appearance tonight and I am thrilled that I don’t have to field questions about how the Easter Bunny will find our house through three feet of snow.  That’s right!  The snow has finally melted and we can see the grass.  If it wasn’t Easter, I’d be having a party to […]

Entry Table with Fabric Inlay

Entry-Table-with-Fabric-Inlay

Hi NY Melrose Family readers! It’s Christy here from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer, back with a simple table update. I love a good makeover, and nothing makes me happier than finding a piece that needs a little TLC to work my magic on! Entry Table with Fabric Inlay   I was recently shopping estate […]

Chick Fruit Cups

Chick Fruit Cups

Have you noticed the trend around here for the holidays?  We have a thing for creating healthy snacks using fruit cups lately and what better way to celebrate the Spring with Chick Fruit Cups.  They are the perfect non-candy Easter basket idea.  Plus, they work perfectly for a school like Riley’s where there are a ton […]

No Sew Bunnies

Roly Poly No Sew Bunnies

Hi everyone, it’s Cindy from Little Miss Celebration and I’m very excited to be visiting with Jenny and all of you here at The NY Melrose Family. Let’s hope that the brutal winter weather is pretty much behind us so we can focus on spring and Easter! Today, with a little fabric, felt & Styrofoam, […]

Orange Creamsicle Sugar Scrub

Orange Creamsicle Sugar Scrub

Now that the holidays are over, I feel like I can focus more on myself.  If you’ve been watching my IG you’ve seen that I’m eating better and exercising.  I’m trying my best to take  care of myself for my girls.  I want them to see me at my best so that they can internalize […]

Easy Last Minute Gift Ideas

Easy Last Minute Gift Ideas

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you believe that Christmas is a week away?!  I’m seriously not ready.  I feel like I have about a million and one things left to do and I just keep adding more and more to […]

Unique Gifts for Kids

Unique Gifts for Kids

I absolutely love creating gifts from jars.  Last year I created Minty Snowmen filled with a gorgeous Milk & Honey Sugar Scrub for Riley’s teachers.  This year I wanted to make sure that I made a little something for all the children in her class.  Our Frankenstein Halloween Treats went over so well that I […]

Mason Jar Lid Snowman Ornaments

Mason Jar Lid Snowman Ornaments

Hello NY Melrose Family Readers! Christy here again from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer sharing easy and fun snowman ornaments made from mason jar lids! I bought two cases of mason jars to hold tea lights for our Halloween Display on Halloween night, and I just couldn’t bring myself to throw away the lids. I […]


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