I really need to write about half-assing your way through home improvement and/or life in general. I am really good at making my home look like I spent a lot of time tending to my decor etc.. when in fact, I am a bit of a fraud. I am not good at painting, restoring,… Continue reading The Lazy Person’s Guide to Refinishing a Table
I have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. I love to read about other people, I hate to read about other people. Over the past several months, I have been slowly backing away from the big blue F for many reasons but the biggest is that I don't feel like Facebook interactions are as… Continue reading Facebook Marketplace- Okay, I Like Facebook Again
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
A few weeks ago, my husband Mike had spent half a Saturday helping our neighbors set up a wood play area in their backyard. In my day, they were called swing sets but now they are fancier and can do everything from babysitting your children to doing your taxes. They had acquired it for… Continue reading My New Green Cart
Before I share anything else, I want to share this picture with you: I got the honor of getting to volunteer for the Halloween party at Ellie's school on Thursday and it was so much fun. Really, it was! I think there is a dirty rumor going around how not fun these things can… Continue reading One Room, Two Ways
I mentioned before how I had a hate/hate relationship with my red couch. Before I go any further, let me offer up a piece of advice. Never, ever buy your everyday furniture from the section of a furniture store called the "bargain garage". Don't do it. RESIST THE URGE. We bought this gem… Continue reading A New Couch for Under 200 Dollars? You So Cray Cray!
I have this room in our home. It's called a family room. Ever heard of one? It is where we spend most of our time in this house. Besides the kitchen. And the bedroom. But most of our awake time is spent in this room. In fact, after we brought Ellie home from the… Continue reading Six Cans of Spray Paint + One Room = WINNING