Sweet Maple Lane

Thank you, Mom

A tribute to my mother

Thank you, Mom. Thank you for teaching me to make mashed potatoes, homemade macaroni and cheese, roast chicken, banana bread, meatballs, and cheesecake. Thank you for teaching how to make spaghetti sauce the way your mother taught you. Thank you for teaching me that homemade, from scratch is worth it, but it’s ok to use […] Read more…

Farmhouse Gingham Roundup

Farmhouse gingham roundup

  Do you call it gingham or check? Checkered? Plaid? Whatever you call it, nothing says country farmhouse to me like gingham. Pillows, bedding, tablecloths, napkins, you name it. If you’re looking to add a little farmhouse charm to your space, a little gingham will do the trick! I put together this farmhouse gingham roundup for […] Read more…

Spring Printable and a New Look!

Free watercolor floral printable

Hi friends! You may have noticed that I’ve been a little MIA this month, but there’s been a LOT going on around here, both blog-wise and life-wise. On the blog front, you can see that Sweet Maple Lane has a new look! I’ve been working super hard behind the scenes to give the blog a […] 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…

Farmhouse Style Aqua Decor

Farmhouse style aqua decor roundup

Even though it’s snowing outside right now (I’m not even kidding. That’s New England weather for ya!) it is actually spring, so I’ve rounded up some super cute farmhouse style aqua decor pieces for you! Aqua is one of my favorite colors, and I love to use it to decorate my house in the spring […] Read more…

The Big List: Home Improvement Updates Wish List and FREE Printable

Home improvement wish list free printable

Every Spring, I get a burst of energy and optimism about home improvement. I’m going to fix this, paint that, finally replace this, and on and on. We’ve been living in this house for five years. In that time, I’ve planned out so many home improvement renovations, DIYs, and updates in my head, but haven’t actually […] Read more…

Free Easter Printables

Free Easter printables

Hello and happy Friday! If you’re new here, I recently started creating free printables to share with all my readers. And you guys, I am having so much fun making these! Home decor printables are great because they allow you to change up your decor super fast and super cheap. They’re especially nice if you like […] Read more…

Spring Farmhouse Pillow Covers

Spring farmhouse pillow covers

Spring is almost here, so today I’m sharing my top picks for Spring farmhouse pillow covers to brighten up your home. I am so done with winter at this time of year, but here in New Hampshire, it still lingers. In fact, we’re supposed to get a big snow storm tomorrow! Ugh. I’m so looking […] Read more…

Farmhouse Wreath Printables

Free farmhouse wreath printables

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing a new set of farmhouse wreath printables I made over our February vacation. There are four sayings, ‘be grateful’, ‘live simply’, ‘choose happy’, and ‘bless this home’ each in a simple farmhouse wreath. I kept them black and white so they could go with any decor, or you could use […] Read more…

7 Ways for Moms to Recharge

7 ways for moms to recharge

  Yay for February Vacation! My husband and I are both teachers, so we’re off from work for the next week. I’m breathing a sigh of relief because, man did I need this break. Between teaching, caring for my children, and taking care of my home, I. Am. Exhausted. Can you relate? Being a teacher, […] Read more…