Recipes for Summer | 4 Tried and True Family Favorites

Are you looking for some easy recipes for summer? Wondering what to make for dinner when the weather is so hot? We know when it’s hot outside, we don’t want to cook! With this in mind, we’d like to share a few of our favorite family recipes for summer.Now we know we aren’t food bloggers, but with the holiday weekend and grilling season, we thought we’d share four of our family favorite recipes. Maybe they will even become prized recipes for summer in your family too.These are tried and true recipes that always get rave reviews. Perfect for an easy dinner…

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Ideas for Home Decor | On a Budget

Are you looking for some new home decor ideas to freshen up your space? Are you doing a remodel or just looking for some new accessories to freshen up your home? Whether your style is farmhouse, modern, traditional or eclectic this post is for you. I will show you ideas for home decor to create a stunning home. Ideas from an inviting entryway to creating a beautiful kitchen, dining and living room. And let’s not forget ideas for a cozy bedroom and a luxurious bathroom.Is your home feeling a little tired? Is it in need of a refresh? Today I would…

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Painting Furniture | Different Types of Paint & When to Use Them

A trip to your local hardware store to decide on paint can often be overwhelming. There are so many different types of paint out there and knowing which type of paint to choose for a project can get confusing. Use this guide to learn which paint would be best for painting all types of furniture.Not all furniture paint is created equal. The last thing you want to do is spend hours or even days refinishing a piece of furniture only to see the paint finish chip, peel, or be prone to dents and scratches. There are many different types of furniture…

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How to Refinish Furniture | With a Raw Wood Look

Are you looking to update vintage, antique or dated furniture? See how to refinish furniture with a raw wood look for a fresh modern feel. Learn how to get this rustic modern furniture makeover in just 3 easy steps! Not only will you learn how to quickly and easily strip off paint, but we will also share the best way to bleach wood. Then you can show off the natural beauty of the wood.For years now we have seen the trend to paint all wood surfaces. But now I'm loving the trend, getting back to the natural wood look. It's so refreshing!Have…

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How to Get Rid of Slugs | Eggshells in the Garden

There is nothing more frustrating than planting a garden and having it ravaged by pests. Several weeks ago, I noticed that my strawberries were beginning to ripen. I was so excited to pick my first strawberries of the season, until I examined them closely and noticed that the slugs had beat me to them. Have you ever wondered how to get rid of slugs? Several years ago the slugs were feasting on my tomatoes and I decided to put eggshells in my garden. It’s a simple but very effective way to control slugs.Slugs are night feeders, so you may never actually…

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Bedroom Ideas for Tweens | Girl Rooms

Do you have a tween that's looking for a more grown-up bedroom? Little Miss' has been begging for a year to have her bedroom updated with a more mature look. This week the makeover began! Which means we have been online searching for inspiration for Bedroom Ideas for Tweens, specifically for girls rooms.Little Miss has been very specific about what she wants in her space. She loves blue and wanted a dark navy blue wall with accents of blush and gold. We have included her in all of the ideas for this tween bedroom makeover. She is drawn to a couple of…

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Our Flea Market Flip Favorites

With the warming weather, we start to think about flea markets, yard sales, thrifting and vintage markets, one of our favorite summer pastimes. There is a thrill in the hunt, to take someone else’s trash and turn it into a treasure. Whether you’re looking for thrifted items to upcycle into something beautiful for your own home, or to sell and make some spare cash, you can’t beat a flea market. We are excited to share some of our flea market flip favorites with you today.In our opinion "One man's trash is another man's treasure" should be the slogan for every thrift store.…

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Simple 2×4 Bench with Plans | Farmhouse Bench

Are you looking for a little extra seating for your porch or outdoor space? We have been looking for a small bench or table to add to Steph’s front porch. Her porch is fairly narrow at a little over 4’ x 6’, so we needed something small to fit her space. While scrolling through Pinterest we came across this simple 2x4 bench with plans and knew it would be perfect for her porch. And this farmhouse bench was easy enough to build in an evening.We found the plans for this simple 2x4 bench from Amy at HerToolBench.com. Amy's original plans for…

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13 DIY Home Decor Projects You Can Complete in a Weekend

Do you feel like your home is in a bit of a rut? Would you like some quick and easy ideas that can refresh your home? Today we have a guest contributor to our blog, Lexi Klinkenberg. She has researched and put together an article with 13 DIY home decor projects you can complete in a weekend. There are some great ideas here, enjoy! 13 DIY Home Decor Projects June 2nd, 2020 by Lexi Klinkenberg Since we have been spending more time in our homes lately, now may be the perfect time to declutter, reorganize, or revamp your space. Though these tasks…

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4th of July Decorations | Ideas For the Front Porch

There is something special about a porch decorated for the 4th of July, that just speaks summer. Decorated with buntings, flags, and red geraniums, it just makes you want to sit down, sip some lemonade and relax. Are you looking for some creative ideas to add 4th of July decorations for your front porch? Even though our porch is small we’ve filled it with fun & creative ideas on a budget.Although we don’t have a beautiful, wrap-around front porch, we do have a door and a little space. Where with a little creativity, we can make festive with red, white and blue.…

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