Happy Prime Day 2016 Today is Prime Day! Don't know what that is? Well, it's the day when Amazon Prime Members get great prices on all kinds of merchandise. Not a prime member? Sign up here - get a free 30 day membership! With all of the pool construction being done at our house, the only . . .
Switching out and powering up - Moen Garbage Disposal Moen got in touch with me a few weeks ago and asked if we wanted to try out one of their garbage disposals. Although we replaced our garbage disposal when we redid our kitchen, it was underpowered for what I throw down there. We drink lots of . . .
Want to watch TV in our house or buy a computer game? You have to earn it! Summertime - my favorite time of year. No school, long lazy days, a house that is always a mess and nine million requests to watch tv. Wait... that last part is my least favorite thing about summer. My girls would . . .
Take the Sting out of Toaster Burn Yes, you read that right, a burn - not a bun. Did you ever burn yourself taking toast out of the toaster? Or pick up a still hot pot and get a little burn? I call them hotspots. I have, too many times to count. It always smarts for a few days, nothing serious, . . .
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 . . .
The Garage Makeover - Clearing the Junk and Organizing the Garage After our last move, our house was a work site for months. At first, the garage was where all the supplies and materials were kept. Then when we finally moved into the new house, the stuff from the old house was piled right on top of . . .
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 . . .