Happy Independence Day 2015!

4th July Collage

Happy Birthday, America!     "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it along   to our children in the bloodstream.   It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."   - Ronald Reagan     … [Read more...]

July 4th Mason Jars

Patriotic July 4th Jars  The Everyday Home  www.everydayhomeblog.com

I needed a last minute centerpiece. But my problem with last-minute centerpieces is usually - they look just that. Last minute. Thrown together. Desperate. Sad.  LOL I think you get the picture. I needed a cute centerpiece for the breakfast room table which is where we will gather our July 4th Celebration desserts. So bring … [Read more...]

July 4th Porch

A Red, White and Blue July 4th Front Porch at The Everyday Home |  Guest Post by Cain Creative Cabin | www.everydayhomeblog.com

Happy July, my Everyday Friends! Please.  Someone tell me. Where has this year gone? Half a year already gone in the blink of an eye. But, I do love July. It's my birth month, but, it's also the birth of our Country and boy - I sure do love America. I also love a porch decorated for July 4th. Check out the beautiful porch … [Read more...]

Easy Outdoor Pillows


Hi, my dearest Everyday Friends! Over the next few weeks, I will be taking some time away from blogging to deal with my declining health, and possibly even have some major surgery. But, I have lined up some very gracious friends who have offered to Guest Post here at The Everyday Home. You will love each one I am sure! I look forward to … [Read more...]

DIY Cutting Board

How to Make a Cutting Board by The Everyday Home  www.everydayhomeblog.com

Can one have too many cutting boards? I think not. I grew up on a farm and my mama, to this day,  still has many of the same cutting boards she used when I was a little girl. You could pull out any number of her boards, and she would be able  to immediately tell you what she used each cutting board  for. Meats, … [Read more...]

Five Easy Laundry Tips


Laundry. It's not a four letter word, but some days I really think it should be. There are few things I hate to do worse when it comes to household choirs. Sort. Wash. Dry. Fold. Put Away. Repeat. And, repeat again. And again. But, I have found a few secrets that help make the task easier, and helps me achieve better results. Here … [Read more...]

Easy Cheesecake Bites

Cheesecake Bites by The Everyday Home  www.everydayhomeblog.com

I am no baker . Never have been, never will be. And at the risk of y'all throwing empty boxes of Little Debbie cakes at me, I am not much of a  "sweet tooth" person.  Not even chocolate. { ducking } But, I do realize when we entertain and have guests over, there is a need for desserts. I have a small repertoire of simple and … [Read more...]

PB-Inspired Flag Pillow

Stenciled Flag Pillow by The Everyday Home  www.everydayhomeblog.com

I love a good copy cat project ! I love to take a product that inspires me and try my hardest to make one just like it or at least very similar to it. Plus, I love the challenge of making it more budget-friendly. I was perusing Pottery Barn several days ago, and saw one of their pillows, and knew I just had to give it The Everyday Home … [Read more...]

Americana No Sew Burlap Banner

July 4th Americana No Sew Burlap Banner by The Everyday Home

  Happy Flag Day, America!   I love America with every breath of my being. I often wonder if I bleed red, white and blue! :-D I try to live each day being appreciative and feeling blessed to live in such a great Country.  So, when Flag Day and Independence Day rolls around - let's just say I get a little giddy and love to … [Read more...]

Grocery Store Flowers

A Simple Farmhouse Arrangement  The Everyday Home   www.everydayhomeblog.com

Grocery  Store Flowers. They either make you cringe with cliche-ness, or you feel compelled to buy two or three bundles and haul them home along with your overly priced anjou pears and pickled pig's feet. What?  You don't buy pickled pig's feet? :-D Okay, me neither - but you get the picture. I adore flowers of all … [Read more...]

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