Make Meaning Party

Make Meaning Party

When I asked my daughter what she wanted to do for her 12th birthday this year she replied, “make candles”.   That was an unexpected reply, but one that sounded like fun, so it was time to put together a candle making party. Before my oldest daughter was born, I made both soap and candles as […]

Confetti Conversation Heart Valentine


Sarah from Weekend Pursuits has a darling Valentine’s Day craft for us today.  If you love hearts and confetti and all things pretty, you’ll love these! Valentine’s Day will be here before we know it! As the holiday approaches you may be searching for an alternative to candy, but want something that will be received […]

Meet Sarah of Weekend Pursuits

Weekend Pursuits

I’m excited to introduce another Love From The Oven Contributor to you today, Sarah from Weekend Pursuits.  Sarah is going to bring some confetti, crafts and fun to Love From The Oven.  Let’s meet her, shall we? Hello Everyone! My name is Sarah K. Adiutori and I am the DIY Maven responsible for the shenanigans […]

Decorating Your Home With Pictures

Decorating Your Home With Pictures

Hi friends! It’s Kristen from Capturing Joy, and I’m here to share some tips about how YOU can capture a little joy and bring it into your homes. In this digital age, I think we need to be careful that we don’t let family memories sit on the computer, and not print them to enjoy. […]

DIY Denim Shorts With Sauza Tequila

Margaritas and DIY Denim

As a blogger, I get quite a few fun, creative and interesting assignments for posts from the brands that I work with.  It’s always fun to have a creative challenge, an idea to take and somehow make my own.  But when the folks at Mode Media and Sauza Tequila suggested I write a post and […]

Free Valentine’s Day Printables

Free Valentines Day Printables

I love decorating with free printables, so I whipped up a few free Valentine’s Day printables to use in my house, and I figured I would share them with you. I’ve been a huge fan of using seasonal printables to decorate ever since I first discovered the free Subway Art signs from the girls over […]

Fun New Year’s Eve Ideas

New Years Eve Ideas

Wow, another year is coming to a close.   It’s crazy how fast time flies and that 2013 is on it’s way out and 2014 is knocking on the door.  It’s time to find some fun New Year’s Eve ideas to celebrate the end of one year and the start of another. We haven’t gone out […]

Free Halloween Printable Sign

Free Printable

Here’s a fun free printable sign for your Halloween decorating.   The file is sized to fit a 16×20 frame and I get my prints at Costco, great prices.   I have a white frame (purchased for half off at Hobby Lobby) that I switch out signs in seasonally, such a fun and affordable way to decorate.  […]

Creating A Happy And Colorful Kitchen

Happy Chic Inspired Kitchen at Love From The Oven

The past few months we’ve been working on updating our kitchen.  Not a major remodel by any means, no tearing out walls, moving plumbing or fancy new cabinets.   The fact is we live in a run of the mill 70’s tract home, and hand scraped wood floors, Carrera marble and a Viking range are not in […]

2012 & 2013 – Looking Back and Looking Forward

My Girls

This is more of a personal post than a baking post, one of my “behind the blog” type of posts.  And a long one!  2012 has been an extremely busy year here in the Love From The Oven house.  In addition to baking up sweets and treats and sharing recipes, tips, my favorite links and […]