Wordless Wednesday: Painted Porch

Here's what my porch looked like except it didn't even look this good.  All the paint was flaking and it just looked, well, bad.  One of my summer projects was to paint the porch: Here's what it looks like now: … [Read more...]

Transform Your Bedroom with These Four Top Tips

This is a guest post. Clear The Clutter Bedrooms are magnets for clutter. Since most of us tend to spend very little time awake in the room, we think nothing of throwing clothes on the floor or leaving the bed unmade as we head out the door. Yet the old saying ‘tidy house, tidy mind’ really does ring true, and a cluttered room is actually able to impact … [Read more...]

Kitchen Changes

I'd love to remodel my kitchen.  However, Bill won't let do any big money changes until the kids are older (and can't wreck it.  Though I don't know why he doesn't think they can wreck it when they are older!).  Instead, I keep making cosmetic changes like adding an island kitchen cart (or was it a drop leaf kitchen cart), redoing the counters, buying new … [Read more...]

Art Gripper

I've always got things I want to be hanging on the kids's bedroom walls. However, it is very difficult to find something that doesn't take the paint off the walls or that doesn't leave a gooey mess. Art Gripper is exactly what I needed!  I have used it in Madison's room to hang a ginormous poster of a dog.  I've also used Art Gripper to hang poster board … [Read more...]

What are your #GameDayTraditions?

Are you ready for some football? I know I am! There are so many ways to get ready for football games. Now, in my house, we are a house divided. For those of you who don’t know, I am from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I currently live in the suburbs of Chicago here in Illinois. Now, […]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]