Fall Decorating on a Small Budget

fall decorating budget

This post was most recently updated on April 19th, 2018 I hope you are are having an amazing fall so far! Fall is my favorite season and I LOVE to decorate for it.  In the past, I’ve gone a little overboard with things, though.  So, I have set a self-imposed, super small fall decorating budget this year.  And today, I wanted to share a few of my favorite DIYs and seasonal decor ideas for this Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Pumpkin Garland

budget friendly pumpkin garland

This post was most recently updated on April 22nd, 2018 It’s fall! This is my favorite time of year and I would love to decorate every single thing around my home.  But I’m, like, really cheap. 😉 So this year, I challenged myself to spend less than $50 getting my home ready for fall. That’s right – $50! I have had so much fun being creative with decor. But my absolute favorite project of the Continue Reading

Easy Crochet Projects a Beginner Can Complete in a Weekend!

easy crochet projects

This post was most recently updated on April 24th, 2018 For the past few weeks I’ve been recovering from surgery. I haven’t been able to do anything remotely strenuous, and there’s only so many makeup tutorials you can watch on YouTube without getting bored, right? So to keep myself occupied, I have been working on some easy crochet projects I’ve been wanting to make but hadn’t had time.  These projects are simple enough, that even Continue Reading

The BEST (Super Cheap) Laundry Stain Remover

laundry stain remover

This post was most recently updated on April 21st, 2018 With a family of six, keeping up with laundry is a never-ending challenge.  Stains, tears, smells, weird color migrations – some days it’s like God Himself is testing my ability to care for my family’s clothing.  While I use a really effective natural laundry detergent, sometimes it needs just a little help with the really stubborn spots.  And I could not live without this particular Continue Reading

Summertime (& why I’ve been MIA)

Summertime

You GUYS!  I know I’ve been absent from the blog for a while, but I’ve been SO summertime busy.  And I know every single one of you Mamas out there know exactly what I mean by that:  I’ve been working in the yard, the garden, the house, catching up on all sorts of things … including school, and trying to get us all on an efficient-yet-fun summertime schedule. I haven’t accomplished as much as I wanted to so far, but Continue Reading

DIY Wasp Deterrent

DIY Wasp Deterrent

This post was most recently updated on May 1st, 2018 I love God’s creatures. Most of them anyway. I’m not a fan of the sting-y ones, though.  Mosquitoes, those grey flies that like to bite you right at the back of the knee … and wasps.  I hate wasps.  Today, I’m going to share with y’all the most effective, cheapest, easiest, and most clever diy wasp deterrent EVER! Let me begin by saying — my husband is deathly allergic Continue Reading

Farmhouse Style Furniture: Bunk Bed Makeover

farmhouse style furniture

This post was most recently updated on June 10th, 2018 Farmhouse Style Furniture is So Hot Right Now I don’t know about you, but I am really enjoying the popularity of farmhouse style furniture.  For me, it’s not really new, though – I’ve been decorating with old-looking stuff for years!  While it has been mostly out of necessity rather than choice doesn’t really matter, because now I’m right on trend.  lol But even so, I’m Continue Reading

Pinterest Project Review

If you follow me on Pinterest, you are familiar with my ‘Pins I’ve Tried‘ board.  This is where I normally put all the crafts, projects, recipes and ideas I’ve tried – hence the board title.  I always add a few notes about my experience for the next potential pinner.  But today, I’m stepping out a little and doing a full-on Pinterest project review, which I hope to start including regularly in the blog. Today, I’m talking about an Continue Reading