My Giant Starfish Wreath

starfish wreath

  I was in T. J. Maxx this weekend and spotted a lot of nautical themed stuff, including bags and bags of starfish! So I thought I’d share with you my giant starfish wreath, which is one of my more “crafty” projects this year. With the last bit of Winter.. Read More

Who Makes Homemade Laundry Soap?!?!

Homemade Laundry Detergent

  I do!   I just made a batch of Mom’s Super Laundry Sauce. It’s a simple and easy DIY laundry detergent that’s budget friendly. And I’m in love.   Anyone can do it.   This was my first time trying DIY laundry soap; something that was hardly on my radar even a few weeks.. Read More

Holiday Sync & Too Many Tights

How to clean bath toys

Happy Monday before Thanksgiving! It’s four days before Family, Food & Football with my family and I’m (as usual) feeling out of sync with all the other mothers in Suburbia. Which means I cooked and baked like a mad woman last week (I even tried to copy someone else’s fabulous Pinterest worthy Elsa fondant cake) and.. Read More

Coach House Garage Doors for Less than $50

Here’s an earth-friendly and budget-lite solution for having trendy coach house garage doors for less than $50.   After your garage door makeover, sit back and enjoy as friends and neighbors stop by and congratulate you on your “new” doors. The best part is the reactions that come when you say, “Oh, they’re not new!”.. Read More

Monday’s Project: Repaint Kitchen Table

Painting Kitchen Table

No, we’re not dining al fresco next to a Jackson Pollock tonight. Just taking advantage of beautiful fall weather…for some kitchen table re-painting. And the reasons are: 1) “We’re selling the house.” (I put that in parenthesis because we’ve been “moving” for a long time now.) 2) I had a couple of.. Read More

Granite Countertops

The End Result - New Granite Countertops!

We finally got granite countertops! I feel glamorous about having granite like everyone else on the planet in our very spoiled suburbs. (It’s the little things, right?)   To keep things in perspective I know we’re probably six months ahead of the next best thing coming out. What is it? Foam? Crushed sea shells? Asphalt?  .. Read More