DIY Decorating Inspiration

August 6, 2014 by 9 Comments

Summer is flying by so fast I can hardly hang on!  Can you believe we’re in August!?!  Although I’m totally bumming that my sweeties will be heading back to school soon, I’m also dreaming of all the projects I’ll get to during those six hours …continue reading

Painting a Chalkboard Wall

July 29, 2014 by 6 Comments

I’ve started the stripes, thanks so much for helping me pick a fun striped pattern for the hallway, it was hard to decide because I loved all five styles!!!  Little B has been begging me to add a Chalkboard Wall to her room.  She already …continue reading

A New Spin on Chalkboard Art

June 23, 2014 by 5 Comments

Today, we have another great craft in our series, A Craft Made By You.   Kelli + Kristi of Lolly Jane, an eclectic craft & DIY blog are sharing an inexpensive and simple tutorial with us today. They’ve seen embroidery hoop chalkboard art all over blog …continue reading

Ways to Update Your Home this Summer

June 2, 2014 by 10 Comments

What a great weekend!  A lot of swimming (I sat on the side and got splashed — I need warmer temps to get in), a fundraiser car wash for my little girl’s new middle school dance team, and some work in the yard with Stud.  …continue reading

Simple Tips for Backyard Entertaining

May 15, 2014 by 4 Comments

This post is brought to you by TIKI® brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you ready for summer!?!?  14 more days until school is out!  Hosting a party for friends can be stress-free with these simple tips for preparing your backyard for guests. 1. …continue reading

DIY Projects for Home

May 13, 2014 by 7 Comments

Yesterday — my dad, sis, and I biked several miles.  Today — rain, rain, and more rain.  I’ve grabbed my calendar and am jotting down some DIY Projects for Home that I totally want to try.  I loved looking through last week’s party and seeing …continue reading

IKEA Hack – Chalkboard Easel

April 23, 2014 by 3 Comments

We have had this IKEA chalkboard for years!  Just under $15, I’ve always been impressed by the quality.  My kids are using it less and less so I decided to put it to use this summer when entertaining in the backyard — to direct guests …continue reading

Before and After: Room Makeovers

March 6, 2014 by 16 Comments

Today is day number three, home with a sick baby (well he’s seven, but he’s my baby).  I’m so ready for him to feel better (a belated anniversary celebration is totally going to happen)!  Pretty sure I would have gone crazy if it weren’t for …continue reading

How to Sort Laundry – Kids

December 18, 2013 by 2 Comments

This post brought to you by FrogTape® provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC. All opinions are 100% mine. Am I the only mom who has epically failed at explaining how to sort laundry to their kids!?!  I’ve read tons of chore books and this is “supposed” …continue reading

Starting an Herb Garden

August 21, 2013 by 8 Comments

This post brought to you by FrogTape brand painter’s tape. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you see the fun package UPS brought me on instagram!?!  As promised, here’s a fun tutorial using one of my favorite DIY accessories!  Have you heard of FrogTape painter’s …continue reading

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