Sweet Maple Lane

Holidays

Gift Guide for Farmhouse Lovers

Gift guide for farmhouse lovers!

It’s officially the Christmas season, friends! This is my favorite time of year, and I have all sorts of gift guides and Christmas decor coming your way. If you have someone on your list who loves farmhouse style, Fixer Upper, galvanized, rustic, and neutral decor, I hope this gift guide gives you some ideas. Or […] Read more…

Hostess Gift Ideas

Easy, affordable hostess gift ideas for all your holiday parties!

Tis the season for holiday parties! Whenever I’m invited to a party, formal or casual, I always like to bring a little something.  Sometimes it’s food or drink, sometimes just a little something to say thanks. Hosting a party can be a lot of work–planning, cleaning, cooking, decorating–it’s nice to bring a small token of […] Read more…

Easy, DIY, No-Sew Halloween Shirt

Easy no-sew DIY Halloween shirt

I don’t know about you guys, but October has been super busy around here! We’ve been packing our weekends with fall festivals, pumpkin festivals, apple picking, and all sorts of fall fun.  My kids have already had a couple opportunities to wear their costumes, but for those times when they want to be festive and […] Read more…

Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Non candy Easter basket ideas

Can you believe Easter is in two weeks? I feel like this school year has gone by in a flash. Easter weekend is also the beginning of April vacation for my husband and me, so I’m looking forward to it even more than usual. For me, Easter always stands as a symbol of Spring. It […] Read more…

Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Wreath

  Valentine’s Day is coming in just a week and a half, so I put together this cute little rag wreath to hang above my hutch. It’s so easy (and cheap!) you could put it together during nap time! Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Read my full disclosure here. Materials: Wreath form (I […] Read more…

New Year, New Word: My Word for 2017

Hi friends!  I can’t believe this is the last day of 2016!  My 2016 was filled with so much love, joy, family, and friends and I am oh so grateful for all of it. With the new year come new year’s resolutions.  I’ve never been one for new year’s resolutions.  I’ve never even really had […] Read more…

Merry Christmas!

I am so very blessed this Christmas!  Thank you for reading, for commenting, and for coming with me on this journey! I hope your Christmas is filled with love, laughter, and joy.  Embrace it with a joyful heart.  Remember how lucky you are. Kiss your kids and hug your friends. Merry Christmas, friends! Read more…

Simple Christmas Traditions

Oh the magic of Christmas!  I’ve always loved the Christmas season: the lights, the carols, the treats, the decorations! And then there’s the shopping, the planning, the cleaning, the wrapping, the money, the stress, the guilt.  It’s so easy to get overwhelmed this time of year.  I know I feel the pressure of having to […] Read more…