Freshening up the outside with a little spray paint!

diy spray paint light fixtures

I seem to be on a roll when it comes to spray paint and light fixtures, and honestly I don’t see it stopping anytime soon.  The outside fixtures were not even on my radar.  I swear!!!!  It just happened, and … Continue reading 

The decision on hardwood flooring!

Hardwood Flooring

The hardwood flooring is installed, but I am so not ready to show you the finished product! Yes, I still have crap everywhere! Totally not like it used to be…. The bedrooms have been put back together …..  except for … Continue reading 

New Foyer Light Fixture

ReStore Habitat Store

Almost 2 months after finding this beauty it has finally been installed in our foyer!!   LOL….that is the text that my Mom received at the end of August! I was pumped after making my first trip to the ReStore in … Continue reading 

Hearty Italian Sausage and Potato Bake

Italian Sausage Bake

I know that this Hearty Italian Sausage and Potato Bake will be added into your menu rotation.  It is quick and simple…… AND can be prepped in under 10 minutes. Did I tell you how amazing it smells while baking? … Continue reading 

Spicy Black Bean and Turkey Chili

Turkey and Black Bean Chili

I hope you all had a great weekend!  We had a welcome visit from B, but I am positive he couldn’t wait to get back to Toledo as our house has been hit by a tornado called “installing hardwood flooring”. … Continue reading 

Tips for a Smart Home {Energy Efficiency = Lower Bills}

#DEsmarthome

I am always looking for ways to save money on our utility bills. On one hand I have my parents constantly whispering in my ear, “We are not heating/cooling the outside”, and “Why didn’t you turn off the light when … Continue reading 

Country Living Fair

Country Living Fair

I hope you all had a great weekend! I did a lot of house cleaning on Saturday …… sneaking in a little Notre Dame/Purdue football …..BOO on the outcome!….. knowing that Sunday would find me MIA! What did I do? … Continue reading 

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Franks Hot Sauce Buffalo Chicken Dip

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL??? It doesn’t matter whether you are ready or not, we can’t escape the fact that it surrounds us this time of year! Bantam league ….. still don’t understand why we have kindergartener’s playing this … Continue reading 

The low down on our kitchen cabinet hardware…

Cabinet Hardware

I hope you all had a great weekend! We took a quick trip up to South Bend to visit my Mom.   Okay, I visited with her……PT and K went tailgating and then watched the bloodbath called ND/MI football!  One … Continue reading 

Updating even more brass light fixtures using Spray Paint!

Spray painting ceiling lights

Happy Labor Day weekend!!!  I hope you all have some wonderful plans.  Anyone taking any last-minute vacations? I love long weekends, as they give me a chance to start a new project, hopefully finish it, AND even get a chance … Continue reading 

{No Sew} Burlap Shower Curtain

Burlap Shower Curtain

This one is for my Mom, who thinks I am nuts for combining 2 different fabrics to make a shower curtain, AND suspending the whole thing from the ceiling.  Phewww!  That was a mouthful!! Well, we all know that I … Continue reading