How to Get Rid of Slugs in the Garden with Eggshells

Are slugs or snails taking over your garden? Then you need to see how to get rid of slugs 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. While it can be frustrating to deal with these pests, you don't have to resort to chemical sprays or other methods. Several years ago the…

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How to Use Rit Dye in Washing Machine: Top or Front Load

Did you know that you can use Rit Dye in a washing machine? If you've tried your hand at dyeing fabric on the stove top, you know it can be quite messy, but we have a better solution, your washing machine! As you know we are on a tight budget to transform this bedroom for Aiden into a Star Wars themed room. And so that means reimagining many pieces in this room. The drapery panels were in great condition, but they were just the wrong color. With just $25 we were able to update the drapery panels and now they're perfect…

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How to Make a Simple Planter Box on Wheels

Spring has finally arrived and it's time to spruce up the patio! Whether you’re looking to add style, mobility or shade, this DIY tutorial on how to make a mobile planter box with an umbrella stand is perfect for any outdoor space. This project has been on my mind for more than a year. I've been mulling over ideas for a wooden planter box for months... my patio needed shade, but I wanted to be able to easily move the umbrella around. In my opinion, this cedar planter checks off all the boxes. Constructed with simple tools and red cedar, this…

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The Best Homemade Pico Recipe

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, today we are sharing our best homemade pico recipe. If you've been following for a while now, you know we LOVE Mexican food. We are constantly experimenting with our favorite Mexican recipes, tweaking them until they are just perfect, like our Salsa Verde Pork and simple 5 Ingredient Southwest Soup. Are you looking for the perfect recipe to make your own homemade pico de gallo or salsa fresca? Look no further! Our Homemade Pico Recipe is simple, fast, and oh so delicious. With only five ingredients this recipe can't be beat. We'll share our best…

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How to Stain Pine Wood with Pro Results

Have you tried staining pine wood and were disappointed with the results?! Then you're in luck, because today we're sharing how to stain pine wood with pro results. Staining pine wood can be a tricky business. If you don’t know the right techniques, it can be hard to achieve an even and consistent finish. But with the right steps and the help of a good quality wood conditioner, you can make sure your stained pine project looks professional and beautiful. Read on to find out how to stain pine wood with the help of a wood conditioner. Welcome to Week 4…

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Growing Tomatoes: Simple Tips You Need to Know for Success

With the warming weather, I’ve been able to get out and do a little digging in my garden. In fact, last Saturday I began planting my tomatoes in my vegetable garden. As I was out digging in the dirt, I thought I’d like to share my simple tips for successfully growing tomatoes. Growing tomatoes is one of the most popular and rewarding activities for any gardener. Do you garden or have a veggie garden? Or are you new to gardening and are looking for some helpful tips? In my opinion, digging in the dirt is good for my soul, gardening is…

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How to Paint a Ceiling: A Beginners Guide

Are you ready to update a room in your home, but don't know where to start? Painting your ceiling can be an easy and cost-effective way to transform any room in your home. With the right tools and helpful tips, you can easily achieve professional-looking results, even if you're a beginner. So if you're looking for a simple way to upgrade your home, follow this guide to learn how to paint a ceiling like a pro! Welcome to week 2 of the One Room Challenge! I believe every room makeover begins with a fresh coat of paint. It's clearly the most…

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Simple Small Front Porch Ideas on a Budget

Around here after a long winter, my front porch clearly needs a little sprucing up. It's finally spring and it's time to freshen up small front porches everywhere! Are you in need of some budget-friendly ideas for your front porch? A welcoming front porch doesn’t mean that you have to spend a fortune. With the right accessories, DIY upcycled items, plants and thoughtful decorating choices it's easy to create an inviting and stylish porch on even the tightest of budgets. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with some clever ideas to help you make the most of your front porch…

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The Secret Ingredient for the Best Deviled Eggs

Time to get your best deviled eggs recipe ready! Deviled eggs are a classic dish, that we love to serve at our Easter dinner. How about you, are deviled eggs one of the sides you serve on Easter? Certainly deviled eggs are a favorite year round and they make a great healthy snack. Whenever I make them, there's definitely a lot of excitement, especially from the grandkids. They LOVE them! They’re easy to make, only require a handful of ingredients plus my favorite secret ingredient! Are you curious?! Where Did Deviled Eggs Get It's Name Are you curious how deviled eggs…

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How to Paint a Vase with an Aged Look

Create your own beautiful aged and textured vase for a fraction of the price. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to paint a vase with an aged look using paint and Saltwash. Follow along to create an amazing home decor piece with an aged and rustic feel. With our step-by-step instructions, you can give a thrift store vase an amazing makeover that looks high-end. Gather your supplies and follow along to paint a vase with an aged look for your home. Try out different paint colors to create the perfect piece customized for your home. https://youtu.be/yrBB5f8_MDA How Do I…

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