DIY

How to Make Your House Feel Bigger (and Brighter!)

House hunting is hard. And I mean, really hard. Trying to find the house that's in the perfect location, with the perfect amount of square footage, and in your price range. Did I mention house hunting is really, really hard? If you've done it, you know what I'm...

10 Fall-tastic Mantels

Fall: that special time of year where everything becomes "pumpkin-flavored" and smells like apple-cinnamon. I'm not sure why so many people (including myself) get so hyped up over autumn. Maybe it's because fall is the first real drastic change in season since spring?...

5 Ways to Makeover Your Look (On a Budget)

Do you enjoy looking at magazines, watching TV shows, and surfing Pinterest to get inspiration for your look? There are countless sources of fashion and it can easily become overwhelming. Pinterest alone can make you wish for that perfect hair and flawless makeup. But...

One Year in the New House

Well, it has been about a year since we moved into our house. So much has happened, including a lot of DIY projects and renovations. I thought I would put together a post to recap some of our greatest achievements and look at some before and after moments. So let’s...

Mailbox Makeover

When is the last time you noticed somebody's mailbox? Have you ever? If you haven't, you probably haven't missed much. Up until a few weeks ago, I didn't really look at mailboxes either. That is, until I decided to give mine a makeover. Now I look at mailboxes all the...

My 3 Day Weekend

Memorial Day: what a great time to remember our Nation's history and the men and women who have sacrificed over the years. It's also a great time to get together with friends and family, to eat way more than you should, and to enjoy a day outside around the grill....

Painting Our Vinyl Shutters

Spending time on Pinterest is not a good idea, or at least, not a good idea for anyone trying to save money! Those cute little home decorations? Must buy! That nifty little kitchen gadget? How have I lived my life without it? I will admit, there are too many things...

Planning Your Wedding (On a Budget)

Weddings—this one word excites people across the world. Some people dream about what their wedding will be like and who they will be marrying. However, some people cringe at the very thought. Today’s wedding industry has exploded with a variety of “necessities” and...

Updating Your Home

As spring slowly makes its way to my house, I can’t help but get a little excited. This winter has been nothing short of unusual and I am more than ready for consistent warm weather. But I have one problem: the outside of my house is...interesting, to say the least....

5 Things You Should Have Done This Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day--very few other holidays are so loved (and hated). Even when I was little, Valentine's Day has often times been one of my favorite holidays. My parents would often times get me some candy, a card, and sometimes a little stuffed animal. They were always...

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