Craft Closet Renovation

Craft Closet Renovation

Have you seen those renovation pictures where people turn a double closet into an office space? I love this idea. However, I don't have a double closet! I have a tiny 2x4 closet in my guest bedroom that serves no purpose. I love to craft and often take up the entire dining room table when [...]

Organization Overhaul

Organization Overhaul

If you feel like you have too much clutter, or too many places where miscellaneous items hide, this is what you need! Below is the ULTIMATE guide to an organization overhaul of your home with tips and tricks to make it successful... and bearable! First of all, I am not recommending that certain rooms be [...]

Reading Nook Pillow Seat

Reading Nook Pillow Seat

Have that perfect reading nook in your home? Looking to create something comfortable to sit on for potentially $0? Keep reading! Step 1 Take a Full Size blanket and fold it in half. Sew along TWO of the open edges. Step 2 Sew! I am not a seamstress by any stretch of the imagination. This [...]

Interchangeable Wreath

Interchangeable Wreath

Two words: Interchangeable Wreath. Folks - I LOVE this wreath! There are always so many beautiful wreaths on display in the stores for each changing season. Yet, who has the room to store all of those? Even if you did have the space, wouldn't you rather use that space for something else? So, I knew [...]

DIY Shelves

DIY Shelves

Now that I have a beautiful new mirror, I needed new shelves! For the mirror project, my husband helped me a lot. This time, I wanted to do a project all by myself. I had him review machine operation & safety with me and then I said goodbye! Guys, these shelves are so easy! And, [...]

“No Spend” Month

“No Spend” Month

In February, I reread The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey and I read The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach for the first time. (The Automatic Millionaire was actually my book club read!) Reading these books in February gave me new energy to achieve my financial goals. And so, the idea for a "No Spend" [...]

Keeping Toddlers Busy

Keeping Toddlers Busy

What materials do you have laying around the house? Here are a few ways to keep your toddler busy with common household items. 1. Shoe Box Poke Materials: ShoeboxCotton Swabs Step One Take your pen or pencil and punch holes into the lid of your shoe box. (I spaced my holes evenly around and purposefully [...]

Mindful Money Practices

Mindful Money Practices

When was the last time you printed out your credit card statement and went through it to see how much you pay for groceries? Gas? Eating out? Have you ever done that? The last time I did this, I sat down with a pack of highlighters and spent forty-five minutes color coding each category and [...]

Simplifying Meal Planning

Simplifying Meal Planning

Affiliate links are used. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases. You can read my full disclaimer here. It's hard to feel present and enjoy the moment if your moments are filled with the stress of a long to do list! A few years ago, my husband and I each arrived home from [...]

DIY Mirror

DIY Mirror

My January mindset of "refresh and renew" is continuing into February with some DIY projects to change up your space. And, although I want to focus my year on strengthening the relationships with the people around me, solitude is also appreciated. Solitude with power tools is even better. As many of you saw on my [...]