Making Wreaths for the Shed

Summer Wreath

I hope all of you had a wonderful, relaxing weekend!  Much to PT’s dismay I keep trying to make our backyard shed “cute”.   If you follow along on Facebook, you will remember that I asked you to help me decide … Continue reading 

S’more Cheesecake Dip

Smores Dip

Before I tell you all about the S’more Cheesecake Dip that you will be adding to your menu this weekend, I want to tell you about the past few days. Remember on Wednesday I posted about staining our pine stair … Continue reading 

Staining Pine Stair Treads

How to stain pine stairs

We had gorgeous weather this weekend, temperatures reaching into the 70′s ….. YEAH!  But yesterday brought us snow and cold temperatures.  Boo!  I wish Mother Nature would stop being so moody!  She is either throwing one last temper tantrum or … Continue reading 

Monday Motivation: The Key to Success

The Key to Success Quote

If you haven’t noticed…..I love quotes! I surround myself with them, just another piece of clothing that is vital to my day.  They lift me up, challenge me and occasionally they even make me cry.  Inspiration that all of our … Continue reading 

Master Bathroom: Dang Shower!

Drywall behind shower tile

Our master bathroom was no where on our radar this year!  Didn’t want to even think about it as there were so many other projects on the list for 2014, and even though I have said PT has mucho patience……with … Continue reading 

Stair Project Begins: Removing the Carpet and Prepping the Wood

DIY Interior Stairs

After much internal debate, I couldn’t take it anymore and started ripping up the carpet on our stairs!  If anyone tries to tell you that this is an easy DIY project they are LYING!  This has been one of the … Continue reading 

Fudgy Chocolate Chip Oreo Butterfinger Brownies

Chocolate Cookie Butterfinger Brownies

Do you all remember the Slutty Brownies that were an internet sensation a few years back?  A few weeks ago I kicked them up a notch by adding in crushed Butterfingers, and all I can say is WOW!  They were … Continue reading 

Backyard Shed

Shed Door Inspiration

After over 14 months of dreaming about it, I cannot tell you how happy I am to finally start using our backyard shed!  It has been a long haul….. but only time will tell whether it was a worthwhile project. … Continue reading 

Black Front Door {Foyer}

Black Front Door

Do you ever feel like you are trying to open a door (front door), but the handle keeps on spinning, trapping you inside? This is how I feel with our foyer project!  Things are definitely spinning, but nothing much is … Continue reading 

Blackened Chicken Alfredo Casserole

Chicken Alfredo

As we are back to the cold, dreary weather {Mother Nature was such a tease yesterday} I thought it appropriate to share one of the best comfort foods around….. Blackened Chicken Alfredo Casserole!  Blackened Chicken …. Creamy Alfredo …… YUM!!  … Continue reading 

Your Child Still Has a Birthday Even if My Kid Has Allergies!

Allergies and cupcakes

I was totally flabbergasted over a recent headline on the Huffington Post: “Why do your kids allergies mean my kid can’t have a birthday?”   Seriously…… do people really believe this crap?  I was a little late joining the party on … Continue reading