April Stitch Fix (I kept it all!)

April Stitch Fix - Sweet Pea

I’ve enjoyed monthly Stich Fix shipments since August of 2013.  If you aren’t familiar with Stitch Fix, it’s a shopping service where five clothing and/or jewelry items are personally selected by a stylist for you each month.  A style profile is completed before your first shipment and items are personally selected for you that your stylist … [Read more...]

Snookie Snookerwitz – A Yummy Gift Idea! (+ A Giveaway)

Giveaway Prize from Snookie Snookerwitz

It’s my pleasure to share a local Lynchburg product, Snookie Snookerwitz.  Snookie Snookerwitz, owned my Juli and Kevin Peak, makes gourmet coffee, cocoa, tea, cider, and flavored popcorn.  The products are made from scratch, start to finish by the Peaks. I first learned about Snookie Snookerwitz at last spring’s Vintage Lynchburg … [Read more...]

April Showers $500 Cash Giveaway

$500 Cash Giveaway

  Welcome to the $500 April Showers Cash Giveaway! I have joined forces with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you this great giveaway. One lucky person will win $500 cash. It's spring and time to work in the yard.  Wouldn't you like to have $500 to spend on plants and mulch?  I know I would! If you aren't a gardener, perhaps you'd … [Read more...]

Glittered Easter Eggs

Glittered Easter Eggs

I’ve been busy decorating my home for Easter but lacked a centerpiece for my dining room table.  After glittering some faux eggs and nestling them in book page filler in a vintage ironstone vegetable dish, I had the perfect centerpiece for my table.   Glittered Easter eggs are a quick and easy to make craft.  To make them, I used … [Read more...]

Easy Cereal Box Pennant

Cereal Box Pennant for Easter

Pennants have been the rage on blogs and on the Internet for several years.  I’ve even made pennants for bulletin boards at school.  Crafting a pennant from cereal boxes is a great way to upcycle something that nearly every household has on-hand.  Making a cereal box pennant produces a pennant that’s strong and that will last from year to … [Read more...]

Easter Home Tour

Easter Home Tour at virginiasweetpea

Happy April!  I’m definitely glad to leave the March cold behind and welcome in April’s warm temperatures and beautiful blooming trees and flowers.  Easter is less three weeks away and my house is decked out in Easter décor.  Come on in for an Easter tour! The front door welcomes guests with a moss covered wreath adorned with Dogwood and … [Read more...]

No Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Energy Bites

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Post Pebbles, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #PostWalgreens http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Are you a cereal lover?  I am and I come by it honestly.  My mom and I both could eat cereal for every meal and be happy as clams.  Not only … [Read more...]

Thrifted Stool Makeover

Stool Makeover with Metallics

  Who doesn’t love a good before and after makeover project?  I recently gave a thrifted stool a new life with paint and a fun stenciled top. Let’s take a look at this stool’s before picture.  The stool had never been painted and had a slightly warped top, but since it was quite sturdy, I couldn’t pass it up for just a few … [Read more...]

Easy Easter Centerpiece (Southern Living Copycat)

Easy Easter Centerpiece

Last weekend I had so much fun pulling out my Easter boxes and decorating my home for the season.  My kitchen table was one spot that didn’t get a decoration over the weekend.  I knew I wanted to do a centerpiece for my table, but I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do.  While browsing the latest Southern Living on Sunday night, I spotted a … [Read more...]

PetBox Review and Giveaway

PetBox Review and Giveaway

I recently was the winner of a PetBox for Sherman at one of my favorite blogs, Serenity Now.  When I entered, I had my fingers crossed because I knew Sherman would love to receive a box like the one Amanda’s dogs enjoyed. What is PetBox?  It’s a monthly subscription service that delivers a box of goodies to your dog each month.  You can … [Read more...]