No-Sew DIY Magnetic Fabric Door Shade


Whew! That’s a mouthful of a title, hug?! Just callin’ it like it is, people. You see, once upon a time, I had these incredibly blah – oh, and UNmatched curtains in my kitchen. Yes, they’ve been up for oh, about 9 years. And I JUST noticed – scratch that – my HUSBAND just noticed […]

Because a Little Pink Ruffle is Always Fun


Soooo close to the end of my daughter’s room YOU GUYS!!! Here’s one of the final touches we worked on last week – turning these sad, void-of-any-and-all-character windows: …into these framed out, fun, girly ones! A litttttle bit better, wouldn’t you say? First, Mr. ND cut some molding and nailed it up. Slowly but surely, […]

The Terrible Wonderful Thing

Picture 123

I’ve been having a lot of those ‘it’s so nice to have older kids’ moments lately. You know, those times that hit you as you all spur-of-the-moment go out to eat, and don’t need to pack sippy cups or diapers ahead of time. When you go to a friend’s house, who also has bigger kids, […]

How I Jazzed Up a Plain Glass Lamp


If you’re sick and tired of hearing about my daughter’s room makeover, I will apologize in advance for this post. It’s thisclose to being finished, then I’ll be posting new projects, promise. Just taking care of little things now, as I wrap things up in there. Accessories, you know…the fun part:) One thing on the […]

The Magic of Spray Paint: Old Lamp and Brass Headboard Get New Life


Oh, spray paint. I could write a song about you, really I could. I mean, how else could I have this awesome “new” lamp and headboard for my daughter’s room and hardly spend a thing?! So let’s chat about that bed first, shall we? O. M. Geeeee. I was on Facebook one day, and lo […]

$5 Yard Sale Ladder To Fun Bookcase!


Seriously. My daughter’s room really is shaping up to be my favorite room in the house. I can’t WAIT to share this one with you guys. Facebook friends might remember that purple ladder my mom scored for me for a whopping $5 a while back? To be honest, when she brought this over I had […]

Happy Birthday, Dad


It is not lost on me that my dad is celebrating his 70th birthday today. Not sure if it’s due to hearing about it more, because of social media, or if life is just taking these difficult turns more frequently for more people, but too many I know do not have this gift. To have […]

Craft Night: Get Stuff Done/Fall Night!


The girls came over last week for our monthly craft night… Always a fun time. Wine, chocolate, and hot glue guns and Mod Podge abound! What could be better? We laugh a TON, and leave with a fun craft. Well, THEY leave. I don’t, being that it’s my house and all…but I digress… We went […]

DIY Butterfly Canvas Art


Are you sick of hearing about my daughter’s room yet? If so, might wanna skip this post. Or WAIT! This idea could lend itself to other ideas, so stay with me – it’s so thrifty, and so fun. Let’s get right down to it, shall we? I needed something to put above her bed. Didn’t […]

It’s My Birthday, Thank God


I always loved this day as a kid. Cake, presents, attention. What’s not to love?! As I grew up, I kinda stopped caring. Birthdays were a nice day and all. But I didn’t care about getting anything or big parties. The only birthdays I really cared about were those of my kids. But today, I’m […]