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  • Fall Into Our Homes

    Today I am so honored to be joining some fellow bloggers to show how we are decorating our homes for Fall!  They are all incredibly talented (and kind!) so be sure to click their links at the

  • August Favorites

    So long summer!  Time to recap how we wrapped this season up! Favorite Book:  Finally finished this book and study with the girls!  HIGHLY recommend!  I know I will be going back to parts of

  • Crisp Corral: Logan’s Barnyard Birthday Bash

    We recently celebrated this guy turning five with a barnyard birthday bash! For some reason five got me a little emotional...maybe because it feels like he's officially a boy and no longer a

  • DIY: Pool Noodle Stick Horses

    We recently celebrated my son turning five with a barnyard bash at the Crisp Corral! It was such a fun day celebrating with friends and family!  You can read about it here! As I was searching

  • Fall Tabletop Blog Hop

    Happy September!  I know many of you are not ready to bust out the pumpkins just yet, BUT some sweet friends and I have put together a Fall Tabletop Blog Hop (say that 5x fast) to provide ideas

  • 30 Galvanized Goodies Under $30

    I love the fun, industrial farmhouse touch that galvanized pieces add to your home!  I feel like I have been seeing galvanized goodies everywhere as Fall approaches, so I thought I'd round up a few,

  • 6 Easy Breakfast Ideas for Back to School

    Breakfast. The most important meal of the day, right?  My littles don't start preschool for another week, but as I see SO many of your babes already heading back, I thought I'd share 6 hearty,

  • Ranch Sausage Cups

    I first made these little ranch sausage cups for a baby shower brunch a few year ago, and they have been a favorite ever since! They make the perfect little bites for breakfast or an easy

  • Healthy Breakfast Ideas: Avocado Egg Bake

    The list of health benefits of avocados is long.....slows aging, nourishes skin, improves nutrient absorption, lowers cholesterol, high in fiber and potassium....just to name a few! So don't ever

  • Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cups

    The temps in Texas this time of year are near 100 degrees, so it makes it hard to remember those chilly fall and winter mornings, wrapped in a cozy blanket, when a bowl of piping hot oatmeal hits

  • Mini Quiche Cups

    My love for quiche, AKA egg pie at our house, runs DEEP! I shared my go to recipe for traditional quiche here.  It was part of a Christmas morning post which also makes me excited for all things

  • July Favorites

    Yes, you read that right...July favorites....on August 15th!  Time (and summer) have just flown!  But July was so awesome, I couldn't miss recapping some of my favorites from the month! But

  • Summer Sips Roundup

    As summer is winding down and kids are heading back to school, I thought I would recap the nine Summer Sips from the last few months!   I hope this summer has been one FULL of fun in the

  • Summer Sips: Watermelon Mint Lemonade

    "A sweet friendship refreshes the soul." Proverbs 27:9 The other night a girlfriend that I don't get to see often enough came over for dinner.  We had fun catching up while my boys did everything

  • Beginner’s Guide to Painting Furniture

    Do you have furniture in your home or garage just begging for a makeover?  I have wanted to paint my dining room hutch for YEARS and finally bit the bullet! Here is this beauty before: Orangey

  • Peach Pulled Pork in the Slow Cooker or Instant Pot

    A few weeks ago a couple of girlfriends and I took our boys to a local peach orchard.  We had such a fun day catching up, letting the boys run off some energy and eating some delicious peach pulled

  • Easy Summer Stylin Home Tour

    Sweet Summertime!  We are back from a fun family vacation, and I am super excited to be joining some incredibly talented ladies today for a summer home tour!  Each of us will be sharing on

  • Summer Sips: Peach Rasberry Lemonade

    It's July in Texas and well, it's hot...shocking, I know.  Although I've lived in Texas all my life, the 100+ degree temps of our summers are still a jolt to my system every year as my sunglasses

  • June Favorites

    Where did June go?! I seriously feel like it flew!  Already time to recap my favorites for the month! Favorite Book:  I am reading "Uninvited" by Lysa TerKeurst as part of a summer Bible study

  • Fourth of July: Food, Fashion & a Free Printable

    Happy July! In just a few days we'll be cooking out, watching fireworks and partying like it's 1776, so I thought I'd share some food, fashion and a free printable to make your fourth just a

  • Summer Sips: Wine Slushies

    Summer....slow your roll sister!  How is June almost gone? I hope you are enjoying time in the sun with family and friends!  Today's round of Summer Sips is a super easy, refreshing recipe that

  • 5 Summer Essentials

    Last week marked the "official' start of summer on the calendar, but at our house, we've been in full summer mode for about 6 weeks now!  We are loving lots of time outdoors, in the pool,

  • Tasty Tuesday: Salads

    Today I'm linking up with my sweet, hilarious friend Heather, aka Blonde Twin Mom, for another round of Tasty Tuesday!  Since we are in the thick of swimsuit season, Heather and I are making a

  • 5 Reasons I Love My Dad

    Happy Father's Day!  As we celebrate all the special Dads out there, I wanted to take a minute to share just how special my sweet Dad is to me!  This post could be a mile long, but I have

  • Manly Moscow Mule

    It's Father's Day weekend and time to applaud all those amazing Dads in our lives!  We will celebrate with my family on Sunday, so I wanted to put together a little cocktail with my hubby, an

  • Lemon Love

    I'm about to drop some decorating gold on you.  Are you ready for it?? Go buy some lemons.  Boom. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that for the last few months I have been sprinkling

  • Father’s Day Gift Guide

    With Father's Day quickly approaching, I wanted to share some practical, fun ideas for your husbands and fathers.  I find shopping for myself, my girlfriends and my kids to be pretty effortless

  • May Favorites

    I thought it would be fun to start recapping some favorites at the end of each month!  May seems to be jam-packed every year, and this May was no exception! Favorite Book:  I FINALLY finished,

  • Summer Sips: Peach Green Tea

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!  Sickness hit me hard Saturday...probably the sickest I have been in YEARS... but thankfully by Monday I was feeling better and ready to

  • Free Teacher Gift Card Printables

      If the end of the school year has snuck up on you and you are scrambling to get gifts for all those special teachers in your life, have no fear...I've got you covered!  I understand the

  • Summer Sips: All-American Sangria

    It's round four of my Summer Sips series and today we're making a super festive red. white and blue sangria in honor of Memorial Day weekend! My hubby and I are kicking off the holiday weekend

  • Watermelon Lemonade Slush

    The next recipe in my Summer Sips series is this watermelon lemonade slush that only requires 3 ingredients! My Logan finished preschool this week, so we are out for summer!  I have to admit I

  • April Showers Bring May Flowers

    April showers bring May flowers!  As I sat down to write this post I could not help but think of this scene from, "The Devil Wears Prada" and giggle. So maybe not groundbreaking, but flowers

  • Mom-osa Bar

    Happy Friday! It's time for another round of Summer Sips and since we are headed into Mother's Day weekend I thought I would share this Mom-osa bar along with some free printables! I have done

  • 5 Things My Mama Taught Me

    As we celebrate Mother's Day this weekend, I've thought about my mom and the type of mother I hope to be!  I truly feel like I hit the parental jackpot! This post could list hundreds of ways my

  • Summer Sips: Strawberry Jalepeno Margarita

    Happy Cinco de Mayo!  I plan to celebrate with queso...more queso...and THIS margarita! I am kicking off a new blog series today called Summer Sips.  Each Friday I'll be sharing a summer drink

  • Caprese Salad Skewers

    Caprese salad is a favorite of mine!  On one of my first dates with my now hubby we had this salad as an appetizer, and it was almost as memorable as his jokes...and I think he is

  • Fun Welcome Mats for Spring and Summer

    As the temps are warming up, can you feel it?!? Summer is on the way!  I love the new life and pretty blooms that come with Spring, but I am also definitely looking forward to long sunny days with

  • Tasty Tuesday: Desserts

    It's the third Tuesday of the month, which means I'm teaming up with my sweet friend Heather over at Blonde Twin Mom for Tasty Tuesday!  This month's theme is desserts...because with swimsuit

  • Bunny Breakfast

    Easter weekend is here, and we are SO excited to get time with friends and family, yummy food and most importantly, to celebrate that HE is risen!!  To kick off the weekend we had a little bunny

  • Easter Tiered Tray and Table Setting

    The bunnies will be put away for another year after Sunday, so I thought I would hop on and share my Easter tiered tray and table setting! If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I LOVE this

  • Easter Basket Ideas

    Do you give Easter baskets?   While we try to keep the focus on the real meaning of Easter at our house, we also enjoy giving my boys, niece and nephew Easter baskets each year!  It is less

  • Apple Nutella Crescent Rolls

    An apple a day keeps the Dr. away....even if it's smothered in Nutella and wrapped in a crescent roll, yes?  I am part of an awesome moms' group that meets a couple of times a month, and

  • You’ve Been Egged!!

    I wanted to share with you an Easter tradition that we started last year with the boys in hopes that your family will join in the fun!  Sometimes all the Easter baskets, egg hunts, chicks and

  • Tomato Basil Chicken Spinach Chickpea Spaghetti

    Tomato Basil Chicken Spinach Chickpea Spaghetti....say that 5 times fast!  I promise you can almost have it made by the time you finish.  I tried to shorten the title, but well, all those flavors

  • Dirty Jobs: Motherhood Edition

    Did you ever watch that Discovery Channel show, "Dirty Jobs" with Mike Rowe? If you never watched, the premise was that Mike would apprentice people in the workplace that had extremely

  • Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

    I have been loving lemons lately!  I have them in different places throughout my house, and I seem to pick up a few more every time I hit up the grocery store....I may need an

  • Spring Mantel

    Spring has sprung!  We are officially a week into Spring and in Dallas the weather has swung from 90 to 5o, sunny to pouring rain to golf ball sized hail last night!  Lots of broken windows and

  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

    Top 'o the morning to you!  Happy St. Patrick's Day!  I am not even a wee bit Irish, but I have such fun memories of this holiday!  In college my dance team traveled to Ireland, performed in a

  • Lemon Chicken Picatta

    My hubby and his brother waited tables in high school at an Italian Restaurant.  He has referenced it many times throughout our marriage because apparently working there made him an expert on

  • 40 Fab Finds from World Market

    Here are just a few reasons I LOVE World Market: 1. They always have free coffee while you shop. 2. On weekends they have free wine tastings while you shop. 3. I forget....oh, AND they have fun,

  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore Before and Afters

    The weather and a busy schedule have kept me from completing too many makeover projects lately.....it somehow never stops me from STARTING them, but actually finishing them....well, that's another

  • Mirror Roundup

    Happy March!  Spring is on it's way and with that comes warmer temps, beautiful blooms and new beginnings!  If you're looking for a way to refresh some areas of your home this season, a new mirror

  • Tasty Tuesday: Crockpot Chipotle Chicken Tacos

    It's the third Tuesday of the month, which means today I'm teaming up with my beautiful friend Heather, AKA Blonde Twin Mom, for another round of Tasty Tuesday!  This month's theme might just be

  • Budget-Friendly Porch Makeover

    Spring is right around the corner, which means temps are rising, and we can finally enjoy more time outdoors!  It is also a great time to refresh some of those outdoor spaces that could use a

  • Dining Room Makeover

    I recently finished my very FIRST decorating gig, and am still pinching myself that someone allowed me to bring my ideas into their home!  My sweet clients recently knocked out a wall in their home

  • Valentine’s Day Printables

    Valentine's Day is just around the corner, so it's time to spread a little love!  My Logan requested that I make Star Wars Valentines this year, so I am sharing his as a free printable along with

  • Superbowl Snacks

    Are you ready for some football?  The Superbowl is this Sunday, and if I'm totally honest, all I care about is food, creative commercials and watching Lady GaGa kill it at halftime!  Love her or

  • Lumberjack Bash

    This past weekend we celebrated my squishy nugget, Will, turning the big 2!  This boy has the biggest heart...and stomach....he eats non-stop!  He is fearless, a total ham and keeps us

  • Farmhouse Charm

    The word "farmhouse" takes me back to fun memories of my Nanny and Papa's farm growing up.  Chasing goats, gathering eggs from the chicken coop, going fishing, and picking veggies from the garden

  • Tasty Tuesday: Crockpot Meals

    It's the third Tuesday of the month, which means today I'm teaming up with my dear friend Heather for Tasty Tuesday!  This month's theme is crockpot meals!  This time of year when the temps are low

  • Adventures in Motherhood: Eating Crow

    Being a mom is the most rewarding, challenging, humbling and amazing experience in the world!  My oldest, Logan, is 4 1/2 and my Will is almost 2, and my world revolves around them.  I often share

  • Creating Cozy Spaces

    Happy New Year!  The Christmas décor is stored away...mostly...and we're in full winter mode!  I say that, but I live in North Texas...it snowed here on Friday and today the high is

  • Workout Wear

    Hello 2017...I see you creeping in here!  This time of year is perfect for reflection and goal setting as a fresh, new year is upon us!  I always make some resolutions to live healthier....exercise

  • Cranberry Moscow Mule

    I hope your holiday was FULL of happy!  My four year old is to the age where everything about Christmas is exciting and magical, and that made this year SO fun!  As we head into a New Year this

  • Merry Christmas from the Crisps

    Christmas cards are probably my very favorite happy mail! I LOVE seeing the faces of families I love so much, but don't you sometimes wish they came with a disclaimer? This pic on the card is

  • The Birthday Party Project

    As we head into the biggest birthday party of the year this weekend, it seems like the perfect time to talk about The Birthday Party Project.  I want to introduce you to my dear friend

  • Tasty Tuesday: Christmas Morning

    It's less than a week until Christmas and my girlfriend Heather and I are kicking off a brand new blog series called Tasty Tuesday!  I pretty much feel like this: So, every third Tuesday of the

  • 25 Elf On The Shelf Ideas

    One week until Christmas!! Can you believe it?  I know there are many seasoned "Elfers" out there, but this was the first year we did Elf on the Shelf at our house.  To be honest, I have always

  • Breakfast Bake: 2 ways

    Saturday morning breakfast is one of my favorite times all week!  My hubby is home with us and we can eat, giggle and make messes with the boys.  This blueberry bake is one that I have made

  • Holiday Home

    Come on in!  Let me grab you a cup of coffee...I'm on my second (ok, ok third)!  "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is probably playing in the background because my boys ask to watch it on repeat. 

  • Making Spirits Bright

    "Maybe Christmas perhaps, means a little bit more." -The Grinch The Christmas season is in FULL swing....Christmas music in every store, twinkling lights, busy shoppers and a calendar that is

  • Tuesday Transformations: Kitchen

    Today's Tuesday Transformation is about my kitchen!  8 years ago when we decided to get out of the rent race my husband was traveling a lot for work.   We decided not to renew our lease on our

  • Gift Ideas for Kids

    Happy December!  The Christmas season is officially upon us, and it truly is the most wonderful time of the year!  At this point you overachievers are done with your Christmas shopping, your gifts

  • Almond Coffee Cake & Kitchen Gift Ideas

    We got to spend the week of Thanksgiving spoiled by my mother-in-law's amazing cooking!  She is the type of person that when we find something we love at a restaurant a week later she has figured

  • Tuesday Transformations: Staircase

    It's time for another Tuesday Transformation, and this time I'm inviting you into my own home....try not to step on a Lego!  My hubby and I bought this home when we first got married to be close to

  • Thankful Fall Roundup

      Happy Thanksgiving!  Thanksgiving is one of my FAVORITE holidays because 1. I love anytime that it is socially acceptable to stuff your face 2. I love watching the Macy's Thanksgiving

  • Taking a Time Out

    My hubby and I spent this past weekend in one of my very favorite places, New York City.  My hubby surprised me with this trip for our anniversary which scores him MAJOR points because he has often

  • Tuesday Transformations: ReStore DIYs

    I have learned so much partnering with Habitat for Humanity and LOVE the work that they do!  One of the ways they raise money is through their ReStore locations.  ReStores are home improvement and

  • Holiday Decor Deals: H&M

    We just started decking the halls over at the Crisp Casa, and I have to say that it makes me SO very happy!  There is just something about the twinkling lights of the tree that immediately gets me

  • Ways to Give Back this Holiday

    Part of the mission of Crisp Collective is giving back, so today I want to share a few easy ideas of ways you and your family can give back this holiday season!  If you are like me, I always have

  • Join The Crew!

    Welcome to Crisp Collective, community for a cause!  My name is Bethany Crisp, and I cannot wait for you to join the crew!  I call Dallas home with my engineer hubby, who is my rock, keeps me