Kitchen – Our Big Mess

July 28, 2014 by Leave a Comment

On Friday I shared a great house tour then rushed to care for a BIG Mess!  A little back history, the last few months have been heartbreaking and tough for me, so Stud wanted this week (with our Littles at Gigi and Pa camp) to be fun!  He …continue reading

Storing Mason Jars

May 22, 2014 by 5 Comments

If you didn’t see the house tour from last Friday, you don’t want to miss this lovely Lake House — check it out!!!  One of my favorite pieces in Melaine’s home was this Wire 3-Tier Glass Drying Rack from World Market.  The perfect solution for …continue reading

Switch to Recessed Lights

May 1, 2014 by 1 Comment

Yesterday I showed you how I changed out the ceiling fan in the kitchen and today — Easy Switch to Recessed Lights from Pendant Lights and Then Back (if you’d like)! I totally value simplicity in my decor.  Maybe a little too much — it’s …continue reading

Wisteria Shade Above the Kitchen Table

April 30, 2014 by 11 Comments

Every house I’ve moved into has had a ceiling fan in the kitchen.  I sorta get it, I live in Texas and summers are CRAZY HOT!  As much as it makes sense, it just doesn’t work for me.  I much prefer a Shade Above the …continue reading

Replacing My Kitchen Faucet

November 21, 2013 by 5 Comments

This post brought to you by Moen, Incorporated. All opinions are 100% mine. Remodeling a house takes time!  Everything can’t be updated overnight, so I’m learning that the best plan is to replace what I use most and go from there!  My kitchen faucet has …continue reading

How to Smooth Wall Texture

November 6, 2013 by 12 Comments

Ready for a little update on our new-to-us home?!?  If you’re new you can look back at our traditional home updates (here).  I almost walked away from this house because me and Spanish knife texture don’t get along!  I like clean lines and smooth wall …continue reading

Container Store in My Kitchen

October 16, 2013 by 12 Comments

Life is too busy to mess with what doesn’t work well.  These are some of my favorite kitchen storage solutions in an attempt to create a Container Store kitchen at my house – 1.  I have a small OXO Sink Mat on each side of …continue reading

Get Organized – Snack Foods

October 15, 2013 by 6 Comments

This first pic is totally embarrassing!  Stud built an amazing pantry in my Rancher kitchen.  I still haven’t shared the pics — #procrastinator.  I stored all of our sack lunch snacks in drawers.  Then I moved here and this was my pantry snack organization for …continue reading

Cutting Trim – Kitchen Cabinet Close Up

July 15, 2013 by 27 Comments

I still love our Kitchen Cabinet Update!  Cutting Trim allowed us to update our cabinets, pennies per door!   Over the past year I’ve emailed a lot of pictures to sweet readers that wanted to see a close up picture of the final reveal!   I …continue reading

Organizing Magazine Recipes

May 27, 2013 by 26 Comments

How do you organize your magazine recipes?  I have lots that I want to give a try and love the magazine recipe organization system that IO contributor Samantha from Simply Organized is sharing with us today!  In a society where life is constantly on the go, …continue reading

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