DIY: Wall Mount Bottle Opener Board


Do you ever find yourself asking the question? You know the one… “Seriously, just how hard is it to walk it to the garbage can?” If you have children (or even a husband) I bet you ask it often.  Daily. Hourly. But, I guess I am the one to blame.  My brilliance, resourcefulness and … [Read more...]

DIY: 2 Simple Summer Presentations With 2 Basic Paper Plates


Oh my gosh, I am finally starting to take advantage of the slow-pace-of-summer and have to say, I have welcomed it with open arms.  I’ve let myself sleep until 6:30 or 7:00 on some days and haven’t rushed myself to get out the door.  I have spent a few days here and there with Joey, out and about, doing a lot of nothing.  But it … [Read more...]

A Bowl Full Of…Towels. Say what?


Good morning, Today is going to be short and sweet.  I have been very busy with work and getting ready for Easter weekend.  We are running another race and it takes a lot of planning and preparation – which I’m up to my neck in right now.  It is all good though. Because I have been so busy with work, I have not been … [Read more...]

How To Use Miss Mustard Seed’s Brush Soap


Good morning! I know there are many of you out there that have started using Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint for all of your DIY projects and furniture makeovers.  Unless you have been to your retailer recently, you may not be aware that they have now added a brush soap to the line.   I have been using this … [Read more...]

How To Style Your Coffee Table Tray The EASY Way


Good morning! Somebody commented to me the other day that my coffee table display looked “so put together” and that they could never get theirs to look good. Good news:  that is so not true. Do you ever stare at your ottoman, coffee table, bookshelves, or other space wishing you could figure out how to style it a … [Read more...]

How To Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick!

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Good morning everybody!  Welcome to 2014! So a new year begins which for almost everyone, means some type of “new” start.  Whether it be personal or professional goals, the lists are made and the planning begins. As we all know, it can be difficult to maintain the momentum of change as the year goes on.  Sometimes we … [Read more...]

My New Favorite Stainless Steel Cleaner & Some New Product Peeks


Good morning everyone!  How was your weekend?  Saturday, we worked up at the barn to get ready for the holiday barn sale.  Yesterday, a big storm hit us and forced us to work inside - which is a good thing.  There is just something about the first real storm of the season. We love watching it through the windows.  But…it is … [Read more...]

Furniture Debut: The Throwback

Good morning!  Are you ready to start another week?  My furniture debut for you today is a major makeover with a fun result. The Throwback This piece started out as part of a kitchen and ended up out on its own at some point in time.  As you can see, it was in need of a lot of … [Read more...]

A Cool, Hip Shaving Mirror– Free Standing & Vintage Style


Happy Friday everybody!  I hope it is off to a good start. Today I’m showing you a great accent décor piece that can be used in many ways, in different places in your home. A Shaving Mirror. This particular piece is a reproduction of something from the past. The concept is just what it sounds like - it would be used … [Read more...]

Summer Beverage Center Transition..& A “Bugged” Beagle

Hey there - Do you remember long ago when I showed you the little beverage station I designed into our kitchen when building our house?    At the time, it was our winter beverage station where you could brew a cup of java, froth yourself some hot chocolate, sip some chai tea, and enjoy it all at home, or get it to go. … [Read more...]