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Craigslist Search Secrets!

Craigslist Search Secrets! Learn how to shop faster and easier on Craigslist. || Yellow Rose Life ||

Those who know me have heard the phrase, “We’re out picking something up I found on Craigslist,” quite often. Needless to say, I shop on Craigslist A LOT. Why, might you ask? I can find almost ANYTHING I want at a killer price, and I can search vintage finds without the all-day, shop to shop antiquing. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I love stepping away from my loud crazy kids to go shopping by M Y S E L F,...

Florence B’s Mineola, Texas

Florence B's | Clothing- Home Decor- Gifts | Mineola, TX

Florence B’s Mineola, Texas About 80 miles east of Dallas is a storybook town called Mineola, Texas. As you drive in on Broad St., hang a left on N. Johnson, and second shop from the corner is a red painted brick building. Looking up, there’s a white sign with two birds sitting atop a floral branch with letters that read FLORENCE B’S. Look down and you’ll see a glass store front, full of gorgeous rustic farmhouse decor and clothing. OK,...

Everything You Need This 4th of July

Everything you need this 4th of July to celebrate, cook, and look HOT! ||| Yellow Rose Life ||

Everything You Need This 4th of July 4th of July and New Year’s Eve are my two favorite holidays. Maybe it’s the fireworks…. maybe it’s the fact you’re with family to just hang out and be together, no pressure of gifts, no pressure of massive amounts of decoration and allll day cooking. You throw something on the grill, grab a cold one, and just have fun.  Kids, adults, dogs, and all!  But, every holiday calls for fashion, novelties, food and...

How I Sold My House in 2 Weeks, and Got More than My Asking Price

I Sold my House in 2 Weeks, You can too! || Yellow Rose Life ||

 How I Sold My House in 2 Weeks, and Got More than My Asking Price: When we found out we were having our third baby, we both knew it was time for more space. We called a local realtor in Cypress, TX and got the process started. BUT before the sign went out front, I prepared the house. Remember I did have 2 kids, and toys were everywhere. We also had collected furniture over the years, and needed to get...

The Best Father’s Day Gift Guide for 2017

Get the perfect Father's day gift this year! I have compiled the best list of gift ideas: Gift's to Impress, Gift's Under $50, and Personalized Gifts. || Yellow Rose Life ||

 The Best Father’s Day Gift Guide for 2017: Men are so hard to buy for… well at least the men in my life. So, I put together several gift ideas to help you shop! I have made three lists below: Gifts to Impress, Gifts Under $50, and Personalized Gifts.  Many of the items I’ve listed my dad, father-in-law and husband own and LOVE. My husband is my second set of eyes to proof reading, and he’s already all, “Ohhh I like that, I...

Mexican Street Corn Dip

Mexican Street Corn Dip || Super Yummy Corn Dip, perfect for any party or just dinner at home! || Yellow Rose Life ||

Mexican Corn Dip is the perfect dip for any party. Serve as a side dish or top your favorite tacos! Super yummy, get your spoons ready!  Warning…. this is extremely addicting! I always have to ask my husband to take it away before I douse it in salt to make it inedible. Seriously though, it’s crazy delicious. If you’re taking Mexican Street Corn Dip to a party you need a double helping. Trust me. ...

Moving Tips: Stay Organized Between Homes

Moving Tips | Stay Organized When Moving, Stay Organized Between Homes | FREE MOVING GUIDE INSIDE || Yellow Rose Life ||

Moving Tips: Stay Organized Between Homes: Before packing even started, I knew it was a big possibility that we would be between homes for a week or more. Background: We sold our house and were in a lease-back (you lease your house from the people who bought it) for only 30 days, and didn’t have a closing date on our new house yet. I don’t get stressed easily, but this could be the pinnacle of stress, being homeless with 2...

DIY First Birthday Picture Display

Baby's First Birthday Picture Display || Baby's first birthday is so special. Display all those pictures over the first year at their first birthday, in this unique way || Yellow Rose Life ||

 First Birthday Picture Display: That First year seems to fly by, although at times it crept by slowly in a sleep-deprived slumber. Both my first and second babies seemed to turn one before I could blink, and I’m sure my third will follow suit. Planing that first birthday party is always so fun for me, because I get out my crafting DIY hat! In this post I will talk about the picture display I made for my son’s 1st birthday....

The Fireplace Mantel

 The Fireplace Mantel: I really want to tell everyone I meet about my fireplace mantel. I’m just THAT IN LOVE!  I knew in my head exactly what I wanted, turn of the century barn wood beam, all banged up, weathered, worn, and aged, light in color… pretty specific, and if you know how much original barn wood costs, a very large price tag. ...