Simple Spring Wreath Idea

Simple Spring Wreath Idea

Well, we’ve sprung forward and we’re all ready to say “see ya!” to winter. So I figured it’s about time to update my front door wreath and embrace the spring season. Since the weather isn’t exactly spring-like here in Illinois, I decided to create a wreath with cheery spring colors, but one that didn’t require any […]

Scrap Wood Project: Joy Sign

First a little business: The Give Thanks chalkboard frame Emily and I created is currently en route to our (randomly selected) winner, Suzanne F. Thanks to all of you who entered.   Now on to today’s post. This is not what I originally planned to share this week, but after hitting some frustrating roadblocks with […]

DIY Idea: Simple Wood Wall Art

I have a love/hate relationship with email coupons. It can be frustrating when I think about the amount of time I spend deleting emails from stores. On the other hand, there are those glorious moments when I decide to buy something and my brain goes “Ding! You probably have a coupon for that store.” Then I quickly […]

Cheap Fall Decorating Ideas

Cheap Fall Decorating Ideas

It’s officially here now, fall! If you haven’t finished dressing up your house for this wonderful, apple cinnamon flavored season (maybe because you’re short on funds) well you’ve come to the right place. Fill up your cup with some pumpkin flavored coffee, pull up a chair and enjoy these cheap fall decorating ideas. 1. Add […]

You Win Some, (you plant some), You Lose Some

You Win Some, (you plant some), You Lose Some

Because of my job working for a gardening magazine, I have a fairly large number of gardening books around the house. (And no, I do not have a magazine-worthy garden. I do however, grow weeds like a champion.)  Recently Jacob was perusing one of them and developed quite an interest in the cactus and succulents page. So, I decided […]