Archives for April 2018

Repurposed Photo Frame Bird Nest Helper

Repurposed Photo Frame Bird Nest Helper Did you know 2018 was designated the Year of the Bird by The National Geographic Society and several other prominent organizations? Now you do!  SO what can you do to help our feathered friends? you may ask.  I’ll show you!

Robot Vacuum: bObsweep Robot Vacuum My Personal Review

bObsweep Robot Vacuum – My Personal Review My daughter gave me a bObsweep Robot Vacuum for Christmas and after four months of using it, I thought I would write an honest review of my experience. *Disclosure – I was not paid to write this review.  All opinions are solely my own. Affiliate link is included. This robot vacuum is supposed to vacuum bare floors, carpets, and other surfaces.  It also includes two reusable microfiber cleaning pads.  It’s designed to recharge itself {Read More}

Talk of the Town #120

I’ve been a busy bee the last several days.  I made a yummy dessert before my husband was sent out of town for work again yesterday – this time for the whole week.  He helped me pick out new glasses before he left.  I’ve been needing a new pair ever since the almost tragic kayaking incident, so I’m happy to stop wearing my old backup pair of glasses. Well, enough about my personal life because now it’s time to show you the {Read More}

A Fun Anniversary Antique Store, Target and Ikea Shopping Trip

Last weekend, my husband and I celebrated our 29th wedding anniversary.   It’s so hard to imagine that that many years have passed by!  It was my turn to decide what we would do for our anniversary and the only thing I wanted was to do some Ikea shopping, hit some antique stores along the way, and go out to dinner.   We don’t have an Ikea in our town, so going there is a special treat.

DIY Bathtub Tray Table: Bathroom Remodel Project

Bathtub Tray Table This tutorial has step-by-step photos with a supply list to make your own bathtub tray table easily! If you’ve followed my blog for awhile, you know how much I love soaking in the bathtub.  It’s a nightly ritual for me, especially during cold months.

Talk of the Town #119

My husband keeps getting sent out of town for work, so I’ve been plugging away on projects for the bathroom remodel.  I’m bummed that some of the bigger projects are getting delayed longer than I would like, but what can you do?  No point in whining about it!  Let’s move on to something more inspiring …

Farmhouse Mason Jar Bathroom Set: Week 2 Bathroom Remodel

Mason Jar Bathroom Set Today’s project isn’t anything new.  There are tons of mason jar bathroom sets on Pinterest, but I needed a new set and worked on it while my husband was out of town last week .  So I thought I’d show how I made a toothbrush holder, a cotton swab container, and a soap dispenser, along with a few tips that I think are important. What I used: (Affiliate links provided for your convenience) Pint Mason jars {Read More}

Talk of the Town #118

My husband was sent out of town for work this week, so the bigger projects in the farmhouse bathroom have to wait until he gets back.  But I’m in love with how the wood planked walls turned out and am trying to decide what decor I want to hang.  I’m working on a few smaller bathroom projects in the meantime, though.  I’ll be sharing them with you soon, but right now it’s time to check out the wonderful features from {Read More}

How to Install Farmhouse Bathroom Wood Plank Walls

Farmhouse Bathroom Wood Plank Walls & Ceiling Tips, tricks, and a supplies list to install wood plank walls the easy way! The first project we worked on in the master bathroom remodel was planking the walls. Because the bathroom is near the living room and kitchen, I wanted to have a cohesive look.  So we decided to use the same wood planking that we have in the other two rooms (seen here and here). I’ll show how we did it! {Read More}

Lavender Rosemary Essential Oil Soap

Lavender Rosemary Essential Oil Soap  This Lavender Rosemary Essential Oil Soap recipe is quick and easy to make, can be made with kids, and can be used right away.  It smells Springtime fresh too! If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time you know how much I love lavender.  Sadly, my attempts to grow it have failed several times.  But my motto is “never give up,” so I’ll try again this year. In the past, I’ve always bought lavender soap at the {Read More}