Looking for simple summer entertaining ideas? Look no further! My girl, Ashley is not only sharing her favorite summer cocktail recipe, but she is a bar cart styling genius and she's here to give us all of her tips on how to style a summer bar cart! Ash and I connected on Instagram awhile back and it didn't take us long to realize we had more in common than just our first name! She's also a … [Read more...] about The Prettiest Summer Bar Cart + a Sangria Recipe You Have to Try!
From the moment we moved into our house, I’ve been dreaming of the day we would be able to give our kitchen a little makeover. And I’m overjoyed to say that some of the plans to make that happen are already underway! (Update: our budget remodel is finished! Checkout the full reveal here!) All along we have been planning on this being a budget kitchen makeover. Since we don’t plan to be in this … [Read more...] about Planning A Budget Kitchen Makeover
If you're planning on upgrading your kitchen and looking for ways to save, a quick search on Amazon can make a big difference! Our good friends recently finished up a stunning kitchen remodel and we were shocked when we found out how many of the upgrades were actually from Amazon. Since we're planning to upgrade our kitchen on a budget (checkout the full makeover reveal here!), this was music … [Read more...] about 10 Surprisingly Awesome Amazon Finds for People Who Want to Upgrade Their Kitchen (on a budget!)
A couple of weeks ago I shared a DIY tutorial for building custom wooden open shelving, so today I thought I would share some of my best tips for shelf styling! Styling shelves is sort of an art form, but there are a few tips you can apply to get perfectly styled shelves, every time. So, if you're looking to perfect your shelf styling skills, you're in the right my place my friend! (Pin … [Read more...] about 5 Proven Tips for Perfectly Styled Shelves
We booked this trip to Mexico in December and I've pretty much been counting down the days ever since. I'm the kind of person that is immediately ready for summer as soon as Christmas is over, and seeing how this is the winter-that-never-ends, this vacation couldn't come fast enough! Mike and I have been to Mexico before, but this was the first time we vacationed with friends! It was SO much … [Read more...] about Cancun, Mexico Travel Diary
Hi friends! As you read this, we are enjoying our last full day in Mexico celebrating my 1 Year Blogiversary with good friends (and lots of tacos!). We'll be back soon with some killer tans and lots of photos that I'll be sharing in an upcoming post along with the highlights from our trip. :) But today, I'm thrilled to have my friends Haylie and Amber from House Two House here to share their … [Read more...] about How To Install Custom Wooden Open Shelving
Its absolutely crazy to me that it’s been a whole year since launching Joyfully Growing Blog! When I first started, I had no idea where this thing would go, or if it would even be something I enjoyed doing. But one year later I am still blogging and loving EVERY MINUTE of it. To celebrate my 1 year blogiversary, I thought it would be fun to share the 10 biggest lessons I learned in my first … [Read more...] about 10 Lessons I Learned in My First Year of Blogging
Thank you to the Chinet® brand for sponsoring this post. Now that spring has officially sprung (even though it's still not quite reached us here in Montana...), what better way to welcome in the new season than to invite some friends over to celebrate! Throw a spring get together without the headache using a self-serve beverage station! (I'm all for things that make my job as hostess easier … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Tips for Spring Entertaining