New Year’s Eve: My Resolution for 2013

So today I’m posting my New Year’s Resolution. It is… …to stop trying to please everyone and just live my life how I want to. Do you ever feel stressed out because you are worried that someone is going to … Continue reading

Taco Soup For The Soul

With all of the COLD and I mean COLD weather we are having lately, i thought it was a perfect time for a delish Taco Soup Recipe! The best part is that it’s LOW FAT! I don’t have any picture’s … Continue reading

Last minute gift wrapper? Merry Christmas to All!

Merry Christmas my friend! Its early… very early!  And if you are up right now, you are most likely cooking or wrapping presents! Nothing wrong with gift wrapping at the last minute…however, you might find you don’t have everything needed. … Continue reading

Christmas Eve: The Stockings are Hung…with Nifty Gift Ideas from Pinterest!

—Michael, our pup Colby and my stockings are hung by the chimney with care.— I’m posting this super early today so that you still have time to head over to your nearest shopping Mecca to finish checking people off your … Continue reading

Recipe: Red and Green Quinoa Salad

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This festive salad can either be a main course or side dish, and using red quinoa, green olives, red peppers, with a cilantro-lime dressing, this is a nutritious way to add a little color to your table this holiday season. … Continue reading

DIY Themed Mini Christmas Trees (This One’s for My Husband!)

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For this, “The Joyful Edition” of Collectively Creative, I wanted to share a super fun idea that is bringing me (and my husband) joy this Christmas. I surprised my hubby with his very own themed, mini Christmas tree this year. … Continue reading

DIY Mint Plate That’s Too Cute For Words!

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I LOVE easy and fast DIY Projects any time, but during the Holiday’s especially! I saw a few posts on Pinterest about DIY Mint Plates. I thought “what? How in the world would this ever work?!” Well, it worked and … Continue reading

A story of “True Love” in pictures.

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With the holidays coming up, most of you are trying new Christmas recipes, holiday DIY’s, or  recreating something you saved on one of your Pinterest boards. This post is not about any of those. It IS better. True Love, real … Continue reading

DIY Glitter Christmas Ornaments

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I gave these monogrammed ornaments as gifts, but you can also use them for your own decor. They only cost about $2 a piece and are so easy to make: All you need is glitter, glue, and plain ornaments. Draw monogram, initials, … Continue reading

Dinner worthy of cold weather: Stromboli

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Who doesn’t like Italian food? If you don’t like pasta, there is pizza. If you don’t like pizza, there is….Stromboli! And after ordering it the last time we were out, I decided…I can make it. It doesn’t take very much … Continue reading