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  • DIY donut cake stand | little lessons by chelsea

    DIY donut birthday cake stand

    on your birthday, you should be loved by your favorite people + enjoy your favorite things. or at least, that’s my take on birthdays. as our toddler’s second birthday approached, I asked him on…

    October 14, 2019
  • a DIY shiplap fireplace makeover to inspire | little lessons by chelsea

    a DIY shiplap fireplace makeover to inspire

    even before we had the keys to our house, I nudged the husband: “there should be more to that fireplace,” as my mind wandered through the possibilities. I envisioned stone all the way to…

    September 18, 2019
  • how to assemble may day baskets

    how to assemble may day baskets.

    I’m certain I had the best neighbors as a kid. like clockwork, every may 1st a candy-filled basket would be dropped at our doorstep. someone would ring the doorbell, but would be gone before…

    April 28, 2016
  • thanksgiving mimosa bar.

    thanksgiving mimosa bar.

    thanksgiving at my parent’s house has always been a collaborative effort. we all get up early and head straight for the kitchen. we’re tasked with making the mashed potatoes, the corn casserole, the cucumber…

    November 19, 2015
  • 5 ways to make your guests feel at home.

    5 ways to make your guests feel at home.

    have you ever stayed at someone’s house, woke up in the middle of the night and desperately needed a glass of water? then, didn’t move. you don’t know how to get to the kitchen…

    September 16, 2015
  • BFF greeting card.

    there are many, many miles between me + some of my closest friends. it may be a “part of growing up,” but that doesn’t mean I have to like it. although, I do love…

    February 19, 2015
  • gingerbread house competition.

    the first night of our #12daysofLLinaBC countdown, kicked off with a gingerbread house competition. it’s annual + friendly[ish]. and always against the husband. in five years of this little holiday tradition, I’ve won once. seriously.…

    December 16, 2014
  • thaw your turkey.

    if you haven’t yet, it’s time to  thaw your turkey. thanksgiving week is officially upon us. if you missed out on the festivities of #LLinaBCvsTurkey, let me recap. and for those of us who…

    November 24, 2014
  • tree of thanks.

    the other day, I shared an genius easy way to eliminate the “musical chairs” at your thanksgiving feast with these natural place cards. I told you they held a second purpose. amidst the food…

    November 19, 2014