Monthly Archives: June 2017

June 29

How to Decorate for the 4th of July

The 4th of July is such a fun holiday. Not only do we get to celebrate the freedoms that we have as a country, but we get to celebrate it with family and friends. So how do you decorate for an Independence Day party without spend a ton of money on cheap decor from the […]

June 26

Video! Meet Sarah!

It’s Tuesday! And why not try to embarrass myself introduce myself to you all out there with a video! One thing I love about blogs/ websites I follow is when the ¬†hosts (is that what you call them?) do videos! I love seeing their processes, seeing their personalities, and learning about them. So today, I […]

June 23

Today is National PINK DAY!

If you asked me 5 years ago what my favorite color was, I’d probably have several, but pink was not one of them. Now? Pink is the top. Pink because of the softness of the color, but somewhat because no one else in my home can confuse pink with being theirs. Living with 5 men, […]

June 20

4 Things to Try Tomorrow on the Longest Day of the Year

So tomorrow, June 21st, is the longest day of the year. Not that there is any more time in a day to get things done, but there kind of is…. Tomorrow is the one day of the year with the most daylight! So why waste those beautiful hours? Get out and enjoy them! First thing […]

June 15

Favorite Things- June 2017

After a busy week so far, I wanted to make sure I get this post out this week, as promised! I have several things in the making right now, including possible videos (eeek!) and some special things for people who Subscribe to This Nest via email! So without further adieu! First thing I wanted to […]

June 10

How to Make Some Great Iced Tea (Recipes)!

Happy National Iced Tea Day!!! In honor of this infamous holiday, I thought I’d post a few recipes for Iced Tea. You know, to shake things up a bit… Go HERE to find a recipe for Strawberry Iced Tea…  it sounds wonderful and looks super refreshing!  This Peach Iced Tea HERE takes a little more […]

June 09

Fav Finds- How to Make a Unique Outside Entrance Rug

Time for some more Fav Finds! Where I come across great ideas and share them with you- my people! Watch next week for Favorite Things for June, where I will pick several things that I  happen to absolutely love this month!  Today though I came across this little idea that can EASILY add some personality […]

June 07

Official Pinterest Page!

Yes!! I have a personal page that has every subject and Hobby of mine for the past several years. So I decided to open one for This Nest! Go HERE– Pinterest.com/thisnest  Please make sure you follow! And share! Like I said, my This Nest page is brand new!!!  I get so much inspiration from Pinterest. […]

June 05

How to Keep an Eye on Chemicals in Your Home and on Your Body with Essential Oils

I’ve been pretty conscious of chemicals in my home for a while now. Probably since my second son was born (15 years ago) I have tried to make sure I and my boys ate healthier and that I really kept an eye on chemicals that I was bringing into my home (via cleaners, etc). I […]

June 03

How to Figure Out Your Design Style

People get hung up on design style. If you watch any design shows on TV, you realize quickly that they are ALWAYS asked what their design style is. So, what is YOURS? Well, there are technical ways of finding out. Like you can take this quiz HERE from HGTV, and with choosing from different room/style […]