travel

Saugatuck Family Vacation 2021

We just got home from a week of fun, sun, and little relaxation (because, kids) in Saugatuck, MI. If you have never heard of or been to Saugatuck, I promise you are not alone. It is a little slice of heaven along the coast of lake Michigan, just a few hours Northeast of Chicago (or… Continue reading Saugatuck Family Vacation 2021

Recipes

Mason Jar Ice Cream

Nothing says summer quite like enjoying a delicious ice cream cone outside. We are ice cream super fans at our house so when I heard National Ice Cream Day was coming up (July 18) I knew we had to celebrate somehow! After scrolling through Pinterest for homemade ice cream recipes, I can across one for… Continue reading Mason Jar Ice Cream

Holidays & Crafts

Peace Sign 4th of July Wreath

If you have been following along with me for awhile, you know I have a love for peace signs. I even have one tattooed on the back of my neck! So when it comes to crafts and home decor, if I can work in something with a peace sign you'd better believe I do! This… Continue reading Peace Sign 4th of July Wreath

Recipes

Red Summertime Sangria

What’s better than a cool glass of wine on a hot summer evening?! Wine mixed with fruit and vodka that’s what! I made this super easy and delicious summer sangria for our last weekend at the lake and it was a hit. Check out the full recipe in my Decocrated Blog guest post here!

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Home Decor

4th of July Rainbow DIY

Summer is in full swing at the Cranston house - we have busted out the inflatable pool, the fridge is stocked with watermelon and strawberries, the smell of sunscreen is in the air and I have stepped up my 4th of July decor game like never before! My latest and greatest DIY is this 4th… Continue reading 4th of July Rainbow DIY

diy · Product Reviews

Three Cheers for Bleach!

We have been talking about disinfecting and cleaning on repeat over the past 15 months. I’m guessing that you, like myself, immediately think of bleach when thinking of deep cleaning surfaces, door handles, and other high traffic areas. In fact, over the past year I’ve done some research (which I have since coined as “bleach-search)… Continue reading Three Cheers for Bleach!

diy · Holidays & Crafts · Home Decor

Patriotic Wood Bead & Yarn Garland

You all know how much I love a seasonal/holiday mantle. But what you may be surprised to learn is that until this year I had never decorated my mantle (or anywhere in my home for that matter) for the 4th of July! So when Decocrated me to write a guest post on am easy 4th… Continue reading Patriotic Wood Bead & Yarn Garland

Health & Lifestyle · Holidays & Crafts · Home Decor

DIY Trends to Try

I absolutely LOVE a good DIY. Not only do they normally save but they also allow me to freely customize the pieces for my home. Thanks to COVID-19, I’ve really stepped up my DIY game and like to think that I have become a Master Crafter; if there is such a thing. Checkout my latest… Continue reading DIY Trends to Try

diy · Home Decor

Styling the Decocrated Summer 2021 Box

Like I said in my Decocrated Summer 2021 Box post, Decocrated really nailed it with their Summer Box this year. I have found the perfect place for everything throughout my home and I love how everything came together. To see how I styled each piece from the Summer 2021 Box, check out my guest post… Continue reading Styling the Decocrated Summer 2021 Box