Monday, September 1

Dust Free Chalkboard

Last week I showed you guys my Command Center Reveal.  I am totally loving how much more organized my life is right now.  As part of my command center I have what I like to call a Dust FREE Chalkboard.  What is that you ask..... it is really so simple.  

Sunday, August 31

Merry Monday #18

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #18!


Merry Monday Link Party #17 Announcements:
  • The International Bacon Day Recipe Roundup is posted! *See the link below* Thank you to everyone that contributed a recipe for the roundup :-)
  • Have you entered our Fall Dollar Tree/99¢ Store craft Contest? You still have time! It runs until September 10th and we'd love to see your fall crafts, recipes, home decor, party decor, and more! The winner will win a $25 Visa Gift Card or Paypal cash. We'll be running a separate inlinkz link up in conjunction with the Merry Monday party where you can link up your creations. *Open to the U.S. and Canada. The majority of your craft project must be made with Dollar Tree/99¢ Store items to be eligible to win. * See this post for the rules and link-up*
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On to the Merry Monday Link Party #18!

Meet the hosts of this party

New August Hosts

*We would appreciate a follow in at least one of our social media platforms. Let us know you followed via Merry Monday so we can follow back!*

On the Host's Blogs

My Pinterventures

Blogiversry Event Back to School Lunch Tips -Part 1
International Bacon Day Roundup

Happy House and Home

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The Lady Prefers 2 Save


The Kolb Corner


Meet the Guest Hosts

If you're interested in being a featured co-hosts for the party, please sign up! We have opened up party spots in the month of October.

B is For

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  • I stay busy tackling various creative projects while juggling my life as a mom, wife and friend. Some of my favorite things to do include writing, reading, traveling, photography, baking, cooking, DIY, arts, crafts and spending time with my family as we go on adventures. I am married to my best friend and together, we created two awesome kids, Brody and Brielle, who are the driving force behind this blog.

My Big Fat Happy Life

  • My name is Paris. I love to travel, take photos, drink coffee, scrapbook and make desserts. I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my 4 year old daughter while she learns through play. We are Disney addicts and spend our summer afternoons at the pool.

Hawthorne and Main

  • I am a girl who loves to craft and create. I enjoy paper crafts, wood projects, creating home decor, sewing, gardening, you name it, and if I haven't done it before I probably am interested in trying.When I get going on a project it takes up my whole life until it is finished. That can be a good thing and bad thing. I whip out my projects usually pretty quick but leave the disaster of a tornado behind me.

On The Co-host's Blogs

B is For


My Big Fat Happy Life


Hawthorne and Main


Feature Posts

Most Clicked

Garlic Ranch Pizza

My Feature Picks

Garlic Ranch Pizza with Bacon @Somebody's Dinner
  • This pizza is definitely on my "to try" list. This will be a nice change in flavor that I'm sure the kids will love! Not to mention, it has bacon and that's always a plus :-)

*Don't forget to visit the other hosts to view their feature picks too.*

 Hawthorne and Main's Picks

Mindi from My Love 2 Create made these super cute and useful magazine racks!!

MyLove2Create, DIY Magazine Rack

Kristi from Making it in the Mountains shows off her DIY Dining Chair Makeover- they turned out so great!

Dining Chair Makeover :: making it in the mountains

Features will be pinned to the Merry Monday Linky Party Board

If you were featured, grab the Merry Monday Linky Party feature button and display it on your blog, feature page, or sidebar

Hawthorne and Main

Party Guidelines

    • Link up to 3 family friendly posts that teach us crafts, DIY projects, recipes, a helpful tip/trick (gardening, cooking, crafting, beauty, party planning, travel tip, back to school, home, etc...). Giveaways are also welcome.
    • DO NOT link up posts you have linked to a previous Merry Monday party, personal shops (Etsy) or things you are selling. Posts that do not teach us one of the items in the first guidelines will be deleted.
    • Linking your posts gives us permission to share your link up on your host/co-host's various social media platforms.
    • By linking up, you give us permission to add your email to the Merry Monday Linky Party mailing list. You will receive an email once a week for this party only. If you do not wish to be added to the Merry Monday email list, leave your email blank when linking up.
    • DO NOT link up and run. Please visit at least two other fellow party link ups and comment/share.

Help Grow this party!

Grab our party button and place it on your sidebar, party page, or link post.

My Pinterventures

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If you're interested in being a featured co-hosts for the party, please sign up! We have opened up party spots in the month of October.

Sharing is caring! Tweet the party

tweet bird ***Your party hosts will be busy sharing your link ups on either Twitter, FB, Pinterest (some to several group boards), Stumbleupon, and Google+, so follow us and see how we're promoting your link ups. One or more of us will visit your blog and promote your link up on at least one of our social media platforms. Type in the hashtag #MerryMonday in the search boxes on Google+, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter to see what we're sharing. *** Not sure who to visit? Visit the two link-ups before you.

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Bewitchin' Projects Block Party (6)

Welcome back to another awesome link party.  We have joined forces with some really great bloggers to bring you an awesome link party.  From this week on you will be featured on 11 blogs! So many more people will see your awesomeness and this party is going to rock!


Before we get into the party, here is what has been going on over at Hawthorne and Main this week.
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Now on to the "Bewitchin' Projects Block Party"

So, What have YOU been up to last week?

Thursday, August 28

Guest Post

I am guest posting over at Princess Pinky Girl today!! Head over there to get all the details on this super cute reading nook.

Wednesday, August 27

Fall Subway Art- Free Printable

I guess I really have fall on the brain.  I have been loving all of the fun fall subway art  that has been showing up on Pinterest and other sites.