Candlestick Makeover DIY Quick Tip

Faux Silver Candlesticks

I like shiny new things as much as the next girl, but my stay-at-home-mom paycheck is nonexistent and doesn’t allow for an extravagant decorating budget.  As a result, I have learned to get creative and put a new spin on things I already own for a fresh vibe.  One of my favorite things to revamp are my … Read more…

Patriotic Denim Banner Made From Upcycled Clothing

Patriotic Denim Banner

My husband purged his closet last week and dumped a stack of clothing on me the size of a Costco apparel display.  Normally, I would add this to my garage sale pile, but I am SOOOOO over garage sales.  All that work and time and all I walk away with is chump change.  Not worth it!   I could donate it, which … Read more…

Veggies In A Pot

Veggies In A Pot Cover Photo

Growing your own vegetables can be as complicated, or as easy as you want to make it.  Sure, you could go the traditional route, and till up half your backyard, truck in a load of steamy black gold, start seeds under grow lights, and transplant them into beautiful raised beds.  OR, you can take the super easy route, grab … Read more…

Hanging Herb Ball Tutorial

Hanging Herb Ball Tutorial Cover

If you have checked out Pinterest lately, you may have seen those gorgeous, drool worthy hanging succulent balls.  If not, log in, check them out, and wipe your chin like I did.  Ever since I saw that particular pin, I have been coveting a hanging ball of my own (not the hairy kind).  However, instead of … Read more…

Planting Up A Fresh Pot

Red, white, and blue container planting.

Spring plant sales to me, are like casinos to a gambler.  The colors, the textures, the ringing of the cash register, the little cardboard boxes ready to hold your new babies, and boy oh boy those hot deals!  It’s almost enough to make this self-proclaimed plant nerd cream her panties.  TMI?!   Get used to it. The first stop on my 2 week binge of … Read more…