Making something old and loved, new again My father recently gave me a footstool he had as a child. It had definitely seen better days, but it was still solid and sturdy. I wanted to give it a new life after all the years of service it had put in for his family - it was definitely not ready to be . . .
Have you ever thought about how to clean the air you breathe in your home, not just cover up the stink? The Febreze Air Purifier does just that. We've basically got a small zoo here at our house - 4 dogs, 4 cats and a parrot - not to mention we have four kids too. Two of our dogs are senior . . .
Thrift Store Art - I love spending time flipping through the artwork at my favorite thrift store. There is so much art in this world, something for everyone to love - and art at thrift stores makes it affordable. After filling my art gallery bathroom with thrift store art, I didn't expect to buy . . .
What We Did to Keep Woodpeckers from Destroying Our House If you've ever had woodpeckers decide that they like to make holes on some part of your house, you know how hard it is to stop them. This is what we did to get rid of the woodpeckers damaging our house. We have two columns in the . . .
It's Official: We are a family of six! As of the end of February, the adoption of the girls is official! We are now the proud parents of two beautiful, charming, high-energy, amazing little girls. Adoption through the foster care system has been a great experience - for us- but that doesn't . . .
Painting the Front Door Painting the front door is one of the easiest DIY projects you can do to give your curb appeal a boost. As you know, I've done this a few times here and here. What I want to tell you is that I've always made the right color choices, but that's not true. At all. What I am . . .
Why You Shouldn't Pick a Paint Color from Pinterest Pinterest is a fabulous place to get ideas, recipes, beautiful pictures of far off places... But Pinterest can be a dangerous place to hang out when you are bored with the color of your bathroom. You start looking at all the pretty, photoshopped . . .
DIY MERMAID SEQUIN PILLOW I'm pretty sure everyone has seen the Mermaid Sequin pillow video all over the internet - you know, the sequin pillow that changes color with a swipe of your hand. If you haven't seen what I'm talking about, here's a link. Since going viral, prices for these . . .
I Need My Space Dog Bandana My daughter's dog, Django, has a little bit of anxiety when he meets new people. When she takes him to the dog park, he loves playing with the other dogs, but all the new people there freak him out. Dog park people are the kind that love to pet other people's dogs, . . .
We've Been Matched! If you come around here much, you know that we are in the process of adopting through the foster care system. Since we have some exciting news to share, I thought I'd give you an update on where we are in the process. It's going to be a little long, so maybe get . . .