5 Ways to Engage your Kids on Summer Vacation

Most kids look forward to summertime for most of the year. However, it usually isn’t far into the season before you start hearing those three dreaded words. You know the ones… “Mom, I’m bored.” Most kids need a little prompting to help them enjoy their summer experience. Here are five ways to get your kids focused {…Read More…}

Barn Wood Frames {with no special tools!}

Years ago my neighbor was replacing their fence.  They had all these awesome weathered gray slats sitting in their trash.  Seeing the beautiful weather beaten patina made me rush over and ask my neighbor if I could have them.  My neighbors were used to my trash picking by then.  So I took some of those slats {…Read More…}

Faux Stainless Steel Backsplash in 30 minutes!

The big project I did this past year was converting an 11’ x 11’ oversized guest bathroom into a smaller bathroom and a third floor laundry room.  I can’t tell you how completely heavenly having the laundry facilities on the third floor has been.  It was about 95% done but I felt like it wasn’t {…Read More…}

5 Ways To Incorporate Color Into Your House

Are you tired of staring at plain white or eggshell walls in your home?  Sometimes the plain and boring walls in our home can make us long for just the slightest bit of color. Are you ready for a change? Here are five ways to incorporate color into your home. The Rooms Purpose Leslie from Lovely Life {…Read More…}