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How to Make a “Metallic” Orb for $3

DIY Orb out of Embriodery Hoops

  You know you’re a DIY blogger when your dog drags a giant stick into your house at 6am and your first coherent thought is, “Can I spray paint that?” I have full-on spray paint adoration, as you well know if you follow this blog. But, it has served me well on several occasions and […]

6 Facts & 7 Recipes that will make you a Breakfast Lover

New Reasons to Eat Breakfast

    For the good of humanity, I eat breakfast, and I think you should too.   Cranky pants over here without the breakfast. Cranky. Pants.  Yet SO MANY PEOPLE I talk to just don’t “do” breakfast.  I get it, I do. Mornings are busy.  But trust me when I say, I would be a […]

10 New Songs for a Great Date Night

Top 10 Date Night Songs

The next time you’re at the grocery store, I want you to play close attention. Studies have shown that more and more grocery stores find that piping “love songs” through their speakers boosts sales tremendously. And it’s no surprise. When we hear songs that remind us of the ones we love, our hearts warm, we […]

Give your dated TV Stand a Modern Makeover

How to Redo an old Entertainment Center

Guys, I did something crazy. Something out of character for me. It was against my better judgment and needed some serious persuasion from my Mr…are you ready for it? I DIDN’T use spray paint on something. WHAT. Is your mind blown? You all know I’m the self-proclaimed queen of spray paint.   (PS lately I’ve […]

3 Takeaways from the Movie War Room that Might just Change your Life

The Life-Changing Lessons from the Movie War Room

    I have an aversion to cheesy Christian Movies & I have it for a couple of reasons. First off, I’m a creative. I was a theater major in college and my sister was film and editing.  You put us together & we can spot cheese a mile away.  Our parents favorite genre of […]

Glasses, Top Knots & what God taught me over my Americano

Lessons on Millennials & Community from a Coffee Shop

                11:03. She sat there poised and ready; gift bag on the table, latte in her hand.  It was obvious by her anxious phone checking that this precious little brunette, whom we’ll affectionately call “Top Knot,” was anticipating someone’s arrival.                Now […]

Top 10 Posts of 2015

Best of No Small Life 2015

It’s hard to believe that we’re waving goodbye to 2015 and stepping into a brand new year isn’t it?     It literally seems like yesterday that I wrote this post about 2014 and totally confessed to you my then love/not-always-love relationship with the New Year.  BUT, that was last year and this year I […]

The Christmas “Un-Bucket” List: What I Won’t be Doing This Year.

What NOT to do at Christmastime

I left Bath and Body Works the other day a little miffed. I realize that statement should be an oxymoron. Usually, my nostrils are so filled with all the Cinnamon-Pecan-Vanilla wonderment that nothing can dampen my mood, but alas, their marketing got to me. Exhibit A.   The Perfect Christmas. Now understand, I am NOT […]

The Perfect Winter Coat for Under $100

The BEST Winter Coats on a Budget

I hate to break to it to you, but Winter is coming.  I know, trust me. I feel you.  Michigan is seriously such a lovely place to live.  Except. In. Winter.  Now, there are times mind you when Winter is absolutely gorgeous.  Snow capped trees, dangling icicles and that white frosty blanket that just glistens […]