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
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
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
I went to Goodwill back in November and I never wrote about it. I know. I need to turn my blogging credentials in. I feel compelled to talk about it for a few reasons. 1- it gives me something to write about when I have nothing else to write about. 2- it lets me… Continue reading My Trip to Goodwill. Back in November.
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
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
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