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Things That Thrill Me

I would love nothing more than our garden to be filled with butterflies, so maybe this homemade feeder will help.

A large, beachy-type tote in on my wish list for this summer – this one that Julia features in her post is the epitome of style and function.

Few things taste better than a fresh batch of homemade ranch dressing, so I can’t wait to whip this up for all those summer salads I see in our future.

This summer-inspired outfit
is everything to me right now – from the white skinnies to the navy
chiffon cami with a lightweight scarf, it’s basically perfection.

How adorable would these DIY firecrackers look on the front porch for Independence Day?! They are relatively easy to make and add a pop of patriotic flair to any home.

S’mores crepes for breakfast? Yes, please!

I think it’s safe to say that we’re all on a bit of a lemonade kick now that summer has arrived, and this sparkling mango version is calling my name for a weekend spent on the patio in the sunshine.

It’s always fun to learn makeup tips from the pros – I had no idea that an eye shadow contour brush was supposed to be used in this specific way!

Styling the mantel can be both fun and challenging, so I love that this infographic lays out all the elements in an easy visual display.