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Part 1: Frame & Bookshelf Makeover With Rust-Oleum Ultra Cover 2x

Part 1: Frame & Bookshelf Makeover With Rust-Oleum Ultra Cover 2x

I’m at it again. I’m doing doing another DIY project in Jayden’s room. This time, I’m spray painting some frames and bookshelves for his walls. Lately, I haven’t had as much time as I’d like to complete projects so it’s super important that the projects that I do start aren’t too complicated. Walmart just startedContinue Reading

Mother’s Day Gift: Homemade Foot Soak

Mother’s Day Gift: Homemade Foot Soak

Being a mom requires me to be on my feets nonstop. Both Jayden and Jaxon keep me on my toes! For Mother’s Day, I want nothing more than to rest my tootsies and I know many of you can relate! If you are scrambling to put something together for the special Mother’s in your lives,Continue Reading

Jayden’s Green Glow In The Dark Wall

Jayden’s Green Glow In The Dark Wall

Top: Pinterest Inspiration / Bottom: Jayden’s Room / More Photos Here I often joke about Jayden’s room being the best room in our home because of all the neat things I’ve done to it. It’s always a work in progress, though, since I can’t leave it be. Growing up, my room wasn’t half as coolContinue Reading

DIY Photo Snowglobe

DIY Photo Snowglobe

I have a few projects in the works specifically for Jayden to keep him feeling special during his newfound big brotherhood. To celebrate his and Jaxon’s brotherly relationship, I wanted to make him something that he can be excited and proud of. Since it is Winter, I thought it’d be nice to make a snowglobe.Continue Reading

Projects Made Simple: Jayden’s Chalkboard Wall

Projects Made Simple: Jayden’s Chalkboard Wall

As of late, I haven’t been too thrilled about home improvement projects, but I committed to one last project while I was still giddy. The reason for my lack of enthusiasm is that we are planning to move in the next few months, so all my purdying up will soon be undone… and I’m gonnaContinue Reading

Fabric Bookcase Backing Makeover

Fabric Bookcase Backing Makeover

We just bought a bookcase for the playroom designated for toys and learning supplies. Although not necessary, I wanted to spruce it up a little to add some contrast between the shelves and the backing. I decided to decorate the back of the bookcase with some fabric for an instant makeover. It turned out prettyContinue Reading

Nautical Inspired Hanging Basket Planters

Nautical Inspired Hanging Basket Planters

I’ve been wanting to grow some veggies in hanging baskets. I have quite a few coco baskets, but they dry out so fast, my crops will end up withering away in the heat we’ve been having. I decided to head to Walmart to pick up a few plastic hanging baskets. I’m looking to add moreContinue Reading

Painting The Living And Play Rooms

Painting The Living And Play Rooms

As you all can probably tell, I am really into DIY projects. There’s so many projects around the house I’ve been itching to tackle, painting being one of them. White walls are depressing and suck the life out of me, so I HAVE to paint walls to create happy zones. I had the opportunity toContinue Reading

Kid Craft: Mini Wooden Easter Basket Planters

There’s something about Spring that puts me in the mood to craft. I’d like to do more crafts with Jayden, but I am totally against creating things that will eventually end up in the garbage. You know how it is, so many crafts, so little house. So when Walmart asked me to make mini woodenContinue Reading

Mod Podge Chevron Frames for Valentine’s Day

Photo taken 12/4/11 during a date night at FunFusion in NY. I recently picked up my very first bottle of Mod Podge and I am hooked. For my very first project I decided to attempt to decorate some frames for Valentine’s Day. I honestly had no idea what I was doing, but I love howContinue ReadingContinue Reading

What Our Mini Halloween 50ft Party Looks Like

What Our Mini Halloween 50ft Party Looks Like

So Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. And I admit, I’m using Jayden as an excuse to relive my childhood, only like 10x’s better, lol. I really like decorating our home according to season. It just makes life at home more exciting! I had the opportunity to shop Kmart’s Totally Ghoul selection using Kmart’sContinue Reading

DIY HE Liquid Laundry Detergent #whirlpoolmoms

Lately, I’ve been brushing up on my domestic skills and I recently started making my own HE laundry detergent that works great in our Whirlpool Duet washer. Instead of talking about custom cycles as originally planned, I’d like to share my laundry detergent recipe instead. Before I get into the recipe, I’d like to updateContinue Reading

Diggin’ Our Bathroom Makeover

Diggin’ Our Bathroom Makeover

In the two years that we have lived in our home, I have resisted the temptation to paint. Oh, how these white walls continue to taunt me. See, I painted a few rooms in two of our previous places and both times that we moved, Greg was stuck doing most of the repainting. Those experiencesContinue Reading


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