6 Ways To Spice Up Your Canning

Oooh! I can hardly wait for canning season. The green is out, I see flowers on my tomato plants, herbs are a-growing, and word around town is that strawberries are getting ready to ripen. It is almost time. Now, last year I had quite the line-up of canned good and I don't plan on slowing down … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Hosting a Lemonade Stand – National Lemonade Days

Every year as soon as the weather gets nice, the kids beg to hold a lemonade stand. It starts as soon as the days get long and there is plenty of light after the kids getting off the bus. C will generally be the first to ask. Her mind moves fast. I imagine that she spends the whole bus ride home … [Read more...]

A DIY Natural Easter Centerpiece {Tutorial}

Today is a great day! I am participating in an #AllThingsEaster Grown-up Giveaway with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers (read on)! AND...I get to share a fun craft and simple yet gorgeous centerpiece with you all! A DIY Natural Easter Centerpiece to be exact. 26 recipes, ideas and more from 26 … [Read more...]

Easter – Reach Out to Family Far Away With Hallmark #EasterValue Cards And a Fun Game

  I was so excited to find out that my local Walmart carried Hallmark cards. Hallmark has been my go to brand for some time now. Sure, we do the homemade card quite frequently but there are many times that you need just the right words and for that I head to the card store. I can remember … [Read more...]

13 Reasons Every Family Should Plant At Least One Seed

  We aren't all gardeners. I realize that gardening isn't for everyone. I realize that getting dirty, the trial and error, the sometimes lack of produce, and hard work that gardening can take isn't for everyone. I get it. BUT, I also realize what planting a small something, how offering a pot … [Read more...]

DIY Personalized Easter Basket – The Perfect Place to Store Hershey’s #BunnyTrail Treats {Giveaway}

One of my very favorite Easter traditions began on the very first Easter that we had with a little one. C was just a few months old on her first Easter. I can remember it vividly. She was a first child. We even got Easter Pictures taken in her dress. Like, professional photos. That year I knew I … [Read more...]

Frozen – 9 Fun Ideas For Your At Home Screening

So this is not at all the typical post for The Vintage Mom BUT I gotta say, Frozen comes out today and I am SO darn excited!!! The UPS man just dropped off our little Disney package on our doorstep and C is going to be jumping up and down when she gets home. I already did my jumping up and down. … [Read more...]

Showing our #DisneySide With Friends!

There are those people in your life that you know just ADORE Disney. Come on, we all have them. They keep us smiling with their cheery, #DisneySide FB posts and their true, pure love for the movies, the park, and the adventure that Disney brings! I have some of those friends and so when I received a … [Read more...]

Mickey Dessert Nachos {Recipe}

The other day we did a bunch of preparing for our #DisneySide party. I enlisted the help of the kids and man did that work to my advantage. I got these awesome Mickey cookie cutters in my Home Celebrations Hostess Package, but I didn't want to just use them for the traditional sugar cookie. C of … [Read more...]

Flock of Cranes – A Simple DIY Piece of Art {Giveaway}

So, we are selling our house. We have been purging, decluttering, and organizing like crazy! Man it feels good. Now that we have completely cleaned house, we are getting ready to sell. One thing that everyone always tells you is that neutral, less personalized pieces are best, so I went on a … [Read more...]


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