How to Take Care of Fresh Evergreen Wreaths

Do you know how to take care of fresh evergreen wreaths? There was another frost this morning, and I’m starting to get in the holiday mood. This weekend, I put up a fresh evergreen wreath on our front door and the door to our garden shed. I love how festive it makes our home look. Like […]

5 Things You Need To Know Before Choosing Hanging Flowers

Each spring, choosing hanging flowers is one of the first things I do. It seems like I wait all winter for the warmer weather to arrive. In zone 4, our last frost date is generally right around Memorial Day. So, each spring, on Memorial Day weekend, I visit our local farmer’s market to buy hanging […]

How to See a Virtual Exterior Design of Your Home

Have you ever wondered how to see a virtual exterior design of your home? I’m horrible at visualizing. We’re remodeling our home and one of the challenges I’m facing is that I cannot picture what a change will look like in my head. I can look at all the tile, cabinets and siding available, but […]

How to Install a Showerhead with Hand Shower

One of the projects I tackled recently was learning how to install a showerhead with hand shower in our shower. Before installing this, we had a traditional showerhead that worked fine, but it didn’t have the water efficiency that we wanted. We are working on a few simple DIY projects this year to make our home […]

The Best Ways to Reduce Your Electric Bill Quickly

I’m sharing a few ways to reduce your electric bill that Marty and I have been looking into. We have a number of projects that we need to work on around the house this year and in order to do that, I’m trying to spend a bit less each month. We don’t have any debt […]

How to Choose New Custom Kitchen Cabinetry

This post about new custom kitchen cabinetry is sponsored by Wellborn Cabinet, Inc in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. Marty and I are remodeling the kitchen this year and have been looking into how to choose new custom kitchen cabinetry. Our home […]

How to Choose the Best Cedar Shingles

This post about the best cedar shingles is sponsored by The Tapco Group in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. Warmer weather means that it’s remodeling time for many people. If you’re considering an upgrade, you may be wondering how to choose the […]

15 Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas To Make In No Time

Today I’m sharing 15 easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas that are perfect for that last-minute Mother’s Day gift. It’s always a struggle when it comes to knowing what to give my Mother for Mother’s Day. She loves plants and flowers, but I also like to give her something personal that I’ve made. I’ve shared […]

How to Make an Old Home Look New Again

Now that spring has arrived, you may be wondering how to make an old home look new again. I know it’s something that my husband and I consider each spring. I love our home. It’s an 1865 farmhouse that was built by a many who owned the local saw mill at the time. I’ve lived here […]

How to Make Homemade Spa Treatments to Relax

Homemade spa treatments can be an affordable, safe way to pamper yourself at the end of a long week.   I love treating myself to a little pampering, but I do worry about some of the ingredients in products I purchase from the store.  I hear so much about parabens, phthalates, and sodium lauryl sulfate […]