Decorating, Humor, Pinterest

Big Blue Wall

  In the spirit of winter homesteading or home tending, I have been nesting into our home this winter like no winter before. In fact, I haven't really nested in my home this much since my little birdies were much younger. I have to say that homeschooling Ella has made me appreciate our home more… Continue reading Big Blue Wall

Decorating, Humor, Neat Freak

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Refinishing a Table

  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

home, tour, decorating
Amazon, Decorating, Link Party

Home Tour 2017-2018

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 that is the best name for my home's decor. I am not trying to be trendy,… Continue reading Home Tour 2017-2018

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

Decorating, Humor, Link Party

The Desk That Wouldn’t Die

Seven years ago, we became owners of a desk.     My friend Rebecca gave it to us since her youngest daughter wasn't using it anymore. Look at how pristine it came to me? I don't have children like that. I wish I did but I don't. So in 2012, I decided that I was going… Continue reading The Desk That Wouldn’t Die

Crafts, Humor, Life

The Tale of the Rusty Milk Can

  The summer we moved into this house in 2005, I was at a garage sale in my old neighborhood with Anna. I found this amazing old milk can sitting on the end of the driveway. I needed the milk can because who in the hell doesn't need a milk can? I felt it would… Continue reading The Tale of the Rusty Milk Can

Decorating, Humor, Link Party

I Cheated on Peanut Butter with Joanna Gaines

  We have lived in our home for over 11 years now, moving into it in July 2005. When we first moved in, our walls were builder grade white walls, never painted.       The walls were chalky, rough and just white.     So the following spring after moving in, we decided to… Continue reading I Cheated on Peanut Butter with Joanna Gaines