Easy Dinner Recipes: 30-Minute Taco Cups

Easy Dinner - 30 Minute Taco Cups Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. The beginning of the week can be hurried and busy, but that doesn't mean that your dinnertime has to suffer! Manwich Mondays are a great way to kick-off the week with a tasty, easy-to-make, family meal around … Read More...

Heart Pencil Arrow Valentines + Printable Gift Tag

Valentine Heart Pencil Arrows

I love Valentine's Day, and I especially love creating sweet gifts for my boys and their friends. I wanted to focus on making a non-candy Valentine treat since our homeschool group does a sugar-free celebration, and I came up with these adorable heart arrow pencils + a printable "You've got the … Read More...

10 Ways to Squeeze in “Me Time” in 20 Minutes

Composition with notebook and pencils on wooden table close-up

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and PEOPLE®, PEOPLE StyleWatch®, & InStyle®, but all my opinions are my own. #PMedia #NewYearMeTime http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Making time for yourself is one of the most important things that a … Read More...

First Words Sliding Hat Activity

Ellison Education Sliding Hat First Words Match Game

Simon (age 4) is ALL about reading these days, and he never seems to get tired of educational activities. I made this fun first words sliding hat activity for him to practice his beginning reading words, and he LOVES it! Hop over to the Ellison Education blog to get all of the details on how to … Read More...

Printable: “Sprinkled with Love” Confetti Valentine

Confetti Valentine Printable

  Confetti is always a HUGE hit around here, so I thought it would be a fantastic idea to create a free printable confetti card for Valentine's Day. I paired my printable up with these super fun confetti straws, and my kids couldn't wait to get their hands on them!  The cards read "Wishing … Read More...

10-Minute Coffee & Milk Exfoliating Soap

DIY Invigorating Coffee Soap

Coffee has many beneficial uses in bath and body products including toning skin, reducing redness, eliminating cellulite, and fading stretch marks and acne scars. It's also packed full of antioxidants which improves circulation to firm and brighten skin. With all of these benefits, it's no wonder … Read More...

DIY Vintage Sheet Headboard

DIY Headboard with Vintage Sheets and Cut It Out Frames

When I first saw these awesome 14" square wall art pieces from Cut It Out, I couldn't wait to get my hands on them! I think they'd look incredible as a large mirror or art piece, but I had even bigger plans for them - a headboard! A DIY vintage sheet headboard, to be specific. The face of the cut … Read More...

No-Bake Berry Coconut Almond Protein Bars

Gluten Free Berry Coconut Almond Protein Bars

In true New Year's fashion, I've been trying hard to eat healthier foods lately, and one of the things that I have been experimenting with is protein powder. I've been drinking a lot of protein shakes for breakfast and lunch, so I wanted to try incorporating it into something non-liquid for an … Read More...

Free Printable: Donut Thank You Gift Tags

Free Printable Donut Thank You Note Tags

I love donuts. Every time someone has asked me what my favorite food is, for as long as I can remember, the answer has always been donuts. I should probably say something healthy like quinoa tabbouleh, but let's keep it real...it's donuts. Last week we wanted to celebrate Sawyer's last day of … Read More...

Meal Planning: 31 Days of Dinner Recipes & Ideas

31 Days of Dinners Meal Plan

With the new year just hours away, the odds are good that you’re thinking about organizing your life and eating healthier - I know that I am! For me, getting organized starts with meal planning because dinnertime is the most hectic part of our day. If I don’t have a menu guide or meal plan, our … Read More...

National Creativity Month Photo-a-Day Challenge

Monthly Photo Challenge January

  Did you know that January is National Creativity Month? To spark some creativity, I'm offering up this Photo-a-Day Challenge for January 2015 that is focused on showing off your creative side. To join in simply post a photo to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter using the daily word as your … Read More...

The Top Ten Most Popular Posts of 2014

DIY Bath and Body Products from Happiness is Homemade

2014 was a memorable year here at Happiness is Homemade! I spent today reminiscing while looking back at my readers' favorite posts of the year, and compiling a list of the Top Ten Most Popular Posts of 2014 to share with you all. I want to take a quick moment to say thank you to each and every … Read More...

Quick & Easy Zucchini Bites Appetizer

Zucchini Bites Easy Party Appetizer

I originally posted this easy zucchini bites appetizer on Eat Drink Eat a couple of years ago, and as I was preparing a batch the other day, I realized that I hadn't ever shared the recipe here. These zucchini bites are one of my favorite appetizers, but they're also one of my favorite lunches (and … Read More...