• Thrift Store Spice Rack Makeover – Swap It Like It’s Hot 6
  • Living Room Furniture:  Get the High-Priced Look for Less!
  • 3 Year Blogiversary and a $300 RYOBI Power Tools Giveaway!!!
  • DIY Fall Decor:  Faux Galvanized Pumpkins
  • DIY Rustic Industrial Wheelbarrow

Thrift Store Spice Rack Makeover – Swap It Like It’s Hot 6

thrift store makeover

Hey there, everyone!  Guess what day it is!  No, it's not hump day.  It's time for Swap It Like It's Hot!  This is the sixth round of this crazy blog hop where a group of bloggers scour their local thrift stores looking for fun items that they send on to another willing participant who then turns it into something AWESOME!  This is a time when we all think outside the box ... [ Read More ]

Living Room Furniture: Get the High-Priced Look for Less!


Hey everyone!  I don't know about you, but I absolutely love reading the High/Low article in my HGTV magazine every month.  As someone who is ALWAYS on a budget, it's great to see that you can really get that high-priced look and still save some money!  There are a lot of times when I also like the lower-priced options better than the higher-priced, which is definitely a win in my ... [ Read More ]

3 Year Blogiversary and a $300 RYOBI Power Tools Giveaway!!!


Happy October, everyone!  I don't know about you, but I am so excited for fall!  I woke up this morning to find a chill in the air and almost grabbed a sweatshirt when I took my boys to school.  We've still got some 90 degree days in our forecast, but we're officially done with the triple digits!  Today I've got something pretty exciting to share with you all.  First, my ... [ Read More ]

DIY Fall Decor: Faux Galvanized Pumpkins

faux galvanized pumpkins

 Hey guys!  Have you started decorating for fall yet?  I just got started last week and I'm hoping Mother Nature somehow takes the hint and brings us some cooler weather soon.  If you saw my DIY Rustic Industrial Wheelbarrow project, you might have seen these pretty faux galvanized pumpkins in the photos.  I had never tried a faux galvanized technique until I took a ... [ Read More ]

DIY Rustic Industrial Wheelbarrow


*This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.  All opinions are 100% my own.  Please see my full disclosure statement for more information. Hey there, everyone!  Can you believe we're just days away from the official start to fall?  I cannot wait for the cooler weather.  We're still hitting the triple digits and I'm so over it.  If you remember, last week I ... [ Read More ]

My New Favorite Accessory

Jord Wood Watch Cora Collection

Hey guys! Today is my birthday! I'm officially at the halfway mark of my 30s and if the second half of my 30s are anything like my first half, it's going to be amazing! Today, I'm going to break away from DIY projects and share with you my new favorite accessory, my new Jord wooden watch! I've sort of drooled over these watches for a while now. They're so pretty and can be dressed up or dressed ... [ Read More ]

What To Know When Buying Laminate Flooring

What You Should Know When Buying Laminate Flooring

Hey everyone!  Today I'm going to share with you some hopefully helpful tips on what to know when buying laminate flooring.  I'm partnering with Floor & Decor to bring you this post and share what I learned when we purchased laminate for our home earlier this year.  If you remember, I began remodeling my office back in February.  We painted the walls, ripped out the carpet ... [ Read More ]

Fall 2016 DIH Workshop at The Home Depot: Rustic Wheelbarrow

The Home Depot September DIH Workshop

Hey there everyone!  It's September and that means that pumpkin spice is in the air and it's time to start decorating for fall.  I'm super excited to tell you all that I'm participating in another DIY virtual party with The Home Depot this month.  Some of the most talented bloggers out there are teaming up to build our own custom creations and this month we're putting our own spin ... [ Read More ]

DIY Outdoor Chalkboard

DIY Outdoor Chalkboard

Hey everyone!  Today I've got a quick and easy project to add a little more interest and fun to your outdoor space.  If you remember, back in April I shared the plans for an outdoor console table.  I love how it looks on our back patio, but the space above it was empty and just begging for something to be added.  I'm teaming up with HomeRight to bring you this step by step ... [ Read More ]

How To Install A Retractable Screen Door

Retractable Screen Door Closed

Hey everyone!  Cooler weather is going to be upon us soon and I can't wait to open up my doors and windows and let the breeze flow through the house.  One thing we love to do is open up our front door.  The problem is that the dogs sometimes wander outside of the courtyard or unwanted guests (mice) come inside.  That's really only happened once, but it scared the heck out of ... [ Read More ]