Category Archives: DIY/Crafts

Kitchen Upgrades

When we moved, Jon and I knew we wanted to do some upgrades to the kitchen. It’s the heart of the home! We decided to add granite (Giallo Ornamental), farmhouse sink, stainless steel appliances, and have the cabinets “refaced.” For those of you unfamiliar with refacing, it’s a great option if the layout and structure […]

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New House Makeover [[exterior]]

So this was our new house “BEFORE” From what you can see on the outside, we’ve added concrete landscape edging, a real garden, a new mailbox, a RED DOOR, and a fence and fire pit. Phew! And that’s just the outside!And here is our red door up close. We went with POSH RED by Valspar. […]

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Tutorial: DIY Anniversary Gift for Less than $10

We said we weren’t doing gifts for our anniversary this year, but I still wanted to do something inexpensive, simple, yet meaningful. After looking around on Pinterest, I knew I wanted to do something with our “Importand Dates.” I stumbled upon this tutorial, which walked me through most of the process—BUT it seems that the […]

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Spring Fun

This past weekend was absolutely gorgeous outside! Jon was working, so I had no idea what to do—then one of my FB friends posted a link to this DIY Water Blob (it’s painter’s plastic melted together with an iron). I was already planning on running some errands, so I picked up all the supplies ($15). It took me […]

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Easter Egg Fun

We are lucky enough to have Aunt Jennie and Nina (my sister-in-law and mother-in-law) visiting this week! McKenzie in particular is over-the-moon, alternating nights cuddling and having lots of one-on-one time with them. Today, they decorated Easter eggs! McKenzie has always decorated eggs with Nina (every year!), so it’s great that they were able to […]

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