5 Ways to Engage your Kids on Summer Vacation

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…}

Fresh Air, Sun Flare, Beach Chair, I’m There! Pillow

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I saw this amazing watercolor pillow at a West Elm and decided to try and replicate the look.  I don’t know about you but the sun and beach constantly scream my name. “Fresh Air, Sun Flare, Beach Chair, I’m There.”  I mean seriously?  That is dreamy.  Since we have been under a cloud for the {…Read More…}

Why You Need a Paint Sprayer {and how to clean it!}

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I love painting furniture.  For the most part, when I paint a piece of furniture I use a paint sprayer.  Unless I am going for a super chippy old look (in that case I usually opt for a chalk paint) I will usually use my Home Right Paint Sprayer.  I always recommend this particular paint {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Fake a Fireplace Mantel

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Viewing all the beautifully decorated mantels is enough to give anyone some serious fireplace envy if you don’t have one of your own.   Don’t worry–you are not alone! While I have a tiny mantel with my TV above it, it isn’t much to decorate.  Quite a few homes are built without fireplaces these days, {…Read More…}