Decorating, Family, Humor

My Dad & “I” Built a Picket Fence

  I say "I" because in all reality, my dad did most of the building and I like to think we know each other well enough here that you would already realize that even before clicking on the link to this post. When Mike and I were driving home from dropping Anna off at college, I… Continue reading My Dad & “I” Built a Picket Fence

Decorating, Halloween, Holidays, Link Party

Fall Home Tour 2018-The Same as Summer, Only More Orange

To be honest, I was a little sad about putting up the fall decorations this year.     Look how summery it is in hereeeeee. Sigh. But fall is upon us and I only had one day to put it up and out, so I decided to light a pumpkin candle and get it over… Continue reading Fall Home Tour 2018-The Same as Summer, Only More Orange

Decorating, Halloween, Holidays, Link Party

My Favorite Budget-Friendly Fall DIY Ideas Because We’re Broke

  And by "we", I mean "all of us". Until I get discovered, or my screenplay gets made, I don't have excess money to spend on things like decorating for holidays. I want to spend money on it but I need to pay for things like food, water, and light. So I have relied on… Continue reading My Favorite Budget-Friendly Fall DIY Ideas Because We’re Broke

family cave, baby in crib, painting, diy
Decorating, Humor, Neat Freak

Family Cave Makeover

  When Ella was born, my mom came from central Illinois to spend two weeks helping me adjust to baby-hood again. At the time, it was a survival technique. It was January, really cold in these here parts. It was dreary, and dark at four in the afternoon in these here parts. Mike was working… Continue reading Family Cave Makeover

home, tour, decorating
Amazon, Decorating, Link Party

Home Tour 2017-2018

This page includes affiliate links as I am a part of the Amazon affiliate program.   When people come into my home for the first time, I usually hear "your home is adorable!" or "I love how you decorate!". To which I reply, "thank you! It's what I like to call garage sale chic." Because… Continue reading Home Tour 2017-2018

Amazon, Decorating, Humor

Holy Shiplap

This page includes affiliate links as I am a part of the Amazon affiliate program. So there's this trend called "Farmhouse Chic" or just "Farmhouse" that is going around. Have you caught it yet? No? You're one of the lucky ones then. Probably got one of them shiplap vaccines. I have to admit, I love… Continue reading Holy Shiplap

Decorating, Humor, Life

I Hate Painting Furniture

I do. I really, REALLY do. I have read my share of DIY blogs to know that everything that I crank out is sub-par at best. In fact, one could argue that my once DIY blog no longer has anything to do with DIY. That is unless DIY stood for Dammit! Ick! Yikes! which is… Continue reading I Hate Painting Furniture