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Love Bug Popcorn

We’ve been talking a LOT about Valentine’s Day around here.  I’m sure you’ve seen on SnapChat {melrosefamily} that our mantle for Valentine’s Day has been up since the new year.  What?!  I don’t mess around when it comes to Valentine’s Day.  We started our Random Acts of Kindness February 1st and it’s made the month so much more fun and meaningful.  This Love Bug Popcorn was the perfect treat to …continue reading


Summer Spotlight

Today I’m being featured on the Summer Spotlight hosted by Dwelling in Happiness, Kenarry: Ideas for the Home, Crafts by Courtney, 3 Little Greenwoods, Making It In the Mountains, and View from the Fridge. The Summer Spotlight showcases creative ideas from a different talented blogger each Friday throughout the summer months. I encourage you to swing by and check out the feature about The Melrose Family as well as the …continue reading

Huggies Twitter Party

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Huggies Little Movers for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We try our absolute best to celebrate both of our girls’ #movingmoments.  Whether it’s Avery {16 months} moving the step stool in front of the bathroom sink to brush her teeth or Riley {4.5 years} learning a new “trick” at tumbling class.  For us it’s all about the #movingmoments …continue reading


Great Craft Giveaway

I am so excited that you stopped by today because I’ve teamed up with a bunch of other crafty ladies to bring you the Great Craft Giveaway.  You’ll have the chance to win 15 different prizes by hopping to each site.  Be sure to follow the instructions on how to win my $25 Michaels Gift Card below and then hop over to visit the rest of the ladies! Great Craft Giveaway …continue reading


Silohouette Giveaway

I am so excited to bring you an opportunity to win a huge gift package of over $550 from Silhouette!  I’ve teamed up with some of my favorite craft bloggers to host this giveaway for all of you on each of ours sites.  I have my fingers crossed that you all win! The Ultimate Silhouette Giveaway Hosted by: Silhouette America & The Pinning Mama   The Prize: 1 Silhouette CAMEO …continue reading


Shabby Chic Furniture Makeover

It’s garage sale season which means that this is an amazing time to find furniture that has good bones but just needs a face lift.  Now, how would you like it if I told you that it’s possible to transform that ugly chair (with an upholstered seat) into beautiful Shabby Chic Furniture in 2 hours or less?  Really!  Look what I did while I was doing a load of laundry!  My washer …continue reading


Summer Vacation Giveaway

It’s officially summer, ladies and gentlemen!  The time of year when people head out of town to explore and create memories with the family.  Are you planning on going on summer vacation?  Strapped for money this year?  No worries, we have you covered!  I’ve teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers for this Summer Vacation Giveaway! Summer Vacation Giveaway These fabulous ladies and myself are giving one lucky reader the …continue reading


Whimsy Wednesdays 118

I’m so glad you dropped over to share your latest and greatest at Whimsy Wednesdays.  I can’t wait to get to share your amazing projects.  Make sure to check out my newest way that I’m looking to promote all of you.   It’s going to be a fun Summer!! My absolute favorite link from last week saved me so much time and kept me cleaning!  I was busy baking this …continue reading

Whimsy Wednesdays 117

I hope you all enjoyed your Memorial Day weekend.  We had a wonderful weekend and are so thankful to the men and women that serve and have served our country in order to give us the freedom to do so.  I am so excited about my top pick from last week’s party.   Food, Faith & Fitness created this absolutely gorgeous Spring Roll Zucchini Noodle Bowl that is also low carb, …continue reading

Whimsy Wednesdays 116

The sun is shining and I’m in full Summer time mode.  The only problem is that there’s still a month of school left here in NY.  Boo!  That’s okay though because I can live vicariously through all of you.  My absolute favorite link from last week’s party was this Low-Calorie Minted Mango Refresher from Persia Lou.  It’s just so perfect and I don’t have to feel guilty about extra calories. …continue reading

Whimsy Wednesdays 115

It’s May!  Are you as excited as I am?  I ended up with that horrid stomach virus last week so I’m approaching May with a different attitude.  I’m looking to create and share all things that get me excited about being in good health.  So, whether it’s for my kids or me show me your stuff so I can share it!  I was also thrilled that so many of you …continue reading

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