Crafts, DIY, Gift Ideas, Gifts

DIY Gift ~ For a friend who is struggling

I made this cute gift for a friend who was really struggling.  Sometimes just letting someone know that you are thinking about them is enough to keep them going! The first thing you have to make is the cover for the hanger.  You will crochet a 1-inch strip long enough to cover the whole hanger.… Continue reading DIY Gift ~ For a friend who is struggling

bridal shower, Bride, Crafts, DIY, Food & Drink, Organize, Party, Time Management, Zen

Pink & Black Bridal Shower

Awhile back I hosted a bridal shower for my sweet niece. It turned out great and I really think the guests had a wonderful time! The biggest thing I realized when planning and preparing is that you need to plan ahead. I made a lot of the food ahead of time so that the day… Continue reading Pink & Black Bridal Shower

Cleaning, DIY, Household, Organize, Time Management

The Working Women’s Plan to Keeping a Clean House

Recently the dynamics in my home have changed. My kids have grown into young adults and are hardly ever around anymore. This has meant a change in my cleaning patterns.  Before, when the kids were around, they had certain chores that they were responsible for and my husband and I picked up the slack. With… Continue reading The Working Women’s Plan to Keeping a Clean House

Crafts, DIY, Food & Drink

Valentines Day – Show some Love!

I am a very busy woman, but I love to decorate for each holiday and make fun, festive food!  This has often caused me to lose my ZEN because I am trying to make everything look perfect all the time!!  (Can anyone relate?)  So any time I can find an easy, non-expensive way to decorate… Continue reading Valentines Day – Show some Love!

DIY, Food & Drink

Girlfriends, Wine & Cake!

I've been wanting to learn how to decorate cakes and cupcakes for the longest time.  So I planned a girl's night for me and my girlfriends to learn some basic cake decorating techniques.  I mean, what's better than girlfriends, wine & cake? We baked our cakes and made our frosting ahead of time so that… Continue reading Girlfriends, Wine & Cake!

DIY, Yoga

Finally My Own Yoga Room!

Hi, my name is Holly.  Welcome to my first ever blog post!  Creating Zen isn't always easy in this crazy chaotic world we live in.  I am very busy being a wife, mom, full-time employee and women's leader in my church group. With all the different hats I wear, I am constantly looking for anything… Continue reading Finally My Own Yoga Room!