Small Toy Organization- The Perfect Jar

There are a few things I really love.  I love baskets and jars.  I am not sure why, I think it must be a gene of some sort because I am inherently attracted to both of these things in any store I am…

Garden Room Redesign

3 years ago, my daughter and husband were out of town for a week visiting family and I decided to surprise them both with a much needed room makeover for my little girl.  I had 4 days to do it,…

How to Paint Laminate Countertop

How to Paint Your Laminate Countertop

  Um… Can you paint a kitchen counter top?  Yup, you sure can! I was amazed to find so many great products that you can use to revive your old counter top.   Did you know you could do this? Here is…

Office Makeover- Part 1

I am thrilled to be making over our office.  And nervous.  And living in a huge mess right now.  It started out innocent enough, just a little paint, some wainscoting, simple right?  Now, we have a quarter inch of sheet…

A Flooding Mess and New Wood Floors

I think I have project ADD.  I can. not. stop. myself.  We currently have the kids bathroom 3/4 the way done, the office completely out of commission, and the dining area under construction.  It is a good thing that “funds”…

My 10 Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas

As I’m anxiously awaiting my new floors in the hallway, I have been cleaning up sheet rock dust from our last project.  I tend to clean in an “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” style.  Somehow it evolved from…

Top 5 DIY Laundry Detergent Recipes

5 of the BEST DIY Laundry Detergents

5 Best Homemade Laundry Detergents I have seen so many different cleaners on Pinterest and other places that claim to work.  I have been semi- skeptical since I bought some “organic, non-chemical” laundry detergent at a farmer’s market last summer.  It…