Sprucing up the outdoors for Spring with spray paint

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With the arrival of spring, out comes the gardening gloves and shovels, the rake and broom, the pressure washer, and yes… the spray paint! We finally had some days without rain last week and I pretty much emptied my whole front porch onto the driveway and got to refreshing it all with some spray paint.  […]

How to Build a Built-in Bookshelf: before & after

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Disclosure: Product received from Wallternatives for review, but all opinions are all my own. I have been busy at work on several big projects and the one I am going to share with you today I am just SOOO thrilled with how it turned out!  I keep going in the room to stare at it […]

Stenciled curtains in the Master Bedroom

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I finally have curtains in my master bedroom for the first time ever and I absolutely love them!  If you are new around here you can read about how our master bedroom was the most neglected room in our house (mainly do to some ugly furniture I had no desire or no idea how to […]

Friday Faves + Frugal Finds

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Welcome back to Frugal Fridays!!  Yay, I am so glad it is SPRING which means yard sale signs are popping up and this Friday feature can come back to the blog.  For those of you that are new around here, usually from April – September/October, I share my Frugal Finds of the previous week here on […]

“Everyone has a favorite movie” + $100 giveaway

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Disclosure: Post and giveaway sponsored by XFINITY, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. Everyone has a favorite movie… right?  What’s yours?  That’s a tough one for me – maybe Elf? But what if you were blind, deaf, or disabled?  How would that change the way you would view/watch/hear your […]

Paint colors in our home

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" What is that paint color?" is one of the most frequently asked questions I get via facebook, Pinterest, or on my blog.  So I thought I compile every paint color used in every room in our house with some before/after pictures too since the paint colors have changed .  After this post is published […]