Favorite Posts {First Year}

If you didn’t know, I am celebrating this week. I’ve been blogging for a year now. I’ve learned a lot (read about it here) and had a lot of fun (see here & here).  Make sure you hop on over to enter the HUGE birthday giveaway here.  Today I want to share with you some of my favorite posts from the past year.

10 Awesome Projects from thebensonstreet.com

If you are new around here or haven’t been following along closely here are some of my favorite projects.

1. Summer Fun Activity CalendarSummer Activites Calendar at www.thebensonstreet.com


Summer might be almost over, but these activities will keep kids busy any time of the year. Or print it off now and save it for next summer. 

2. Spring Cleaning Tips

Photo Courtesy of Alan Cleaver https://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/4386718885/
Photo Courtesy of Alan Cleaver https://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/4386718885/

These are great tips to help get your house deep cleaned any time of the year. I’ll probably use them again here in the next couple of months.

3. 12 Healthy Recipes

12 Healthy Yummy Recipes at www.thebensonstreet.com


These are great recipes I’ve rounded up that are easy, yummy and delicious.

4. Easy Lemon Sugar Scrub


Easy Lemon Sugar Scrub at www.thebensonstreet.com

This is the perfect gift! It has a great smell and perfect to get skin feeling nice and smooth.

5. 52 Activities for Kids


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It’s all about keeping kids busy. These activities focus on getting kids outside or away from video games.

6. DIY Photo Booth

DIY Photo Booth Tutorial at www.thebensonstreet.com

This is one of my favorites. It is so easy and so fun for all types of parties.

7. Washi Tea Lights

Washi Tea Lights t www.thebensonstreet.com

If you know me, you know I love washi. I couldn’t resist decorating these funky colored tea lights. I love the effect.

8. Peach Lemonade

Peach Lemonade at www.thebensonstreet.com

This refreshing lemonade combines fresh lemons and peaches. It is to die for!

9. Downton Abbey Inspired Headband

Downton Abbey Inspired Headband at www.thebensonstreet.com 7

I am loving this Downton Abbey headband. I have finally found a great way to use it with a simple updo.

10. Hair Growing Tips

Tips to Grow out your Hair at www.thebensonstreet.com


Lastly, I’ve been growing out my hair for a while and I’ve shared my tips that got me past the phase where it seems that is as long as it will get.

These are just a few of my favorite posts. Poke around and let me know what your favorite posts are. Thank you for celebrating my 1st Blog Birthday with me! Don’t forget to enter the giveaway!







Hi there!

I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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  1. Congratulations on reaching one year! It’s such a big deal personally! 🙂 And I can’t believe you’re that “new.” Your site is so professional! Headed over to enter in the giveaway now 😉