DIY Fancy Bulletin Board


Is it just me or does summer feel like the perfect time to do all the DIY projects? I have been DIY-ing like crazy over the past couple months! This is an oldie, but a goodie for me. I am in the mood to make a few more of these for our new house, so I decided I should share this simple DIY with you!! The possibilities are endless with fabrics and color combinations. The end result is a bulletin board that is customized completely for you! Necessities: Frame Spray Paint (If you are painting your frame) Fabric (I used burlap) Hot Glue Gun Hot Glue Sticks Foam … [Continue reading...]

Garlic Roasted Cauliflower & Potatoes

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I love this combination of cauliflower & potatoes. Some people don't like cauliflower, but I think this can give it a very different taste. It's also a great summer side-dish and works well for outside lunches and dinners!   Garlic Roasted Cauliflower & Potatoes   Print Ingredients 1 head garlic cloves, separate cloves but do not peel 1 large head cauliflower, washed,trimmed and cut into large florets 4½ tbsp olive oil 2½ tsp kosher salt 1 tsp ground black pepper ¼ cup finely chopped fresh parsley 3 tbsp pine nuts, lightly toasted 2 tbsp … [Continue reading...]

Sugar Scrub Recipe with Free Printable Label

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I recently made a batch of sugar scrub to take to a favorite things party.  Today, I wanted to share the recipe as well as a free printable label to pair with it.   Sugar Scrub Ingredients: - 8 oz wide mouth mason jars - Sugar - Oil of Olay Hand Renewal Dishwashing Liquid - Label Paper I put 3/4 cup of sugar into the mason jar. Then topped with 1/4 cup of the dishwashing liquid. I stirred the two together to make a paste.  If yours is too runny simply add more … [Continue reading...]

Crunchy Coleslaw


I'm not a traditional coleslaw fan. Which is a little odd since I live in the deep south and it's a staple at just about every backyard barbeque we attend. When I was first introduced to this recipe I sort of shrugged it off thinking it would be like the other coleslaws I've tried over the years. Wrong. It's completely different. I've been known to make a big batch and keep it in the refrigerator during the summer and eat it for lunch and dinner. It's perfectly crunchy and refreshing and it's … [Continue reading...]

Summer Hair Favorites

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My hair is kind of high maintenance. It's thick. It's wavy. It's coarse. It holds water and takes forever to dry. But I also love styling it and finding products to make it do exactly what I want it to do. My "every day" look requires blowing it dry with a round brush and then curling it with a 1.5 inch curling iron for big waves. This keeps me from having to flat iron it and I feel better about not putting as much heat on it all the time to smooth it out. But in the summer, with the heat … [Continue reading...]

Happy 4th of July

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Happy Independence Day from all of us here at Every Day Cheer. Whether you are celebrating with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions... We hope you are enjoying this historical day with family, friends, and those you hold dear. If you still need to make a dessert for today, check out Jennifer's Berry Cheesecake Trifle and it's not too late to print out Lauren's adorable 4th of July Printable Set! Happy 4th of July! … [Continue reading...]


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When my sister first mentioned she wanted to do an Art Camp this summer, the art teacher in me did a little happy dance. I taught elementary art for a few years before staying home with my kids and I absolutely loved it. I shared a few of my favorite projects with her and she pulled together some great lessons for the week. And I can never turn down a chance to incorporate a few printables. :) So here it is… a FREE PRINTABLE collection for a Summer Art Camp. This is a great way to round … [Continue reading...]

How to photograph writing with sparklers

How to photograph writing with sparklers

I had always been curious about how to write messages with sparklers.  Then, years ago, after a bride wanted to use them in their wedding photos....I was forced to learn.  I thought I would share my tips & tricks with you in case you wanted to create some sparkler art of your own this 4th of July.   You'll Need: - Sparklers - Matches or a Lighter - A tripod - A friend Instructions: Place your digital SLR camera on the tripod. Turn your mode dial to "M" for … [Continue reading...]

Berry Cheesecake Trifle for the Fourth


I love seeing all of the patriotic decor and desserts come out for the Fourth. There's nothing like seeing red, white, and blue to make me feel proud to be an American. The Fourth is one of those fantastic holidays that we celebrate by grilling and spending time on the water. What better way to end a day on the lake than a cool and refreshing trifle with fresh fruit. Don't let the fresh fruit fool you, this dessert isn't guilt free. But, you can always make an exception during the … [Continue reading...]

Summer Playlist

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We always seem to have music playing around our house. My favorites, my kids' favorites, anything goes. And when we're at the beach or on a road trip, we love passing the time by listening to and singing our favorite songs. I love that with our phones, we can bring our music with us where ever we go and creating a fun summer playlist is the new "mix tape." And in the summer time, on the beach, we love listening to classic songs that everyone around us will probably enjoy, too. 1. "Good … [Continue reading...]