Cheap and Easy Patriotic Party Decorations

Are you hosting a party for the Fourth of July this year? I know that while I love a good party I don’t always enjoy all the preparation that goes into it. Food, decorations, favors, games… it’s enough to make your head spin! Today I am rounding up five simple ways to make it look {…Read More…}





Wood Projects Made Entirely From 2×4’s

A couple of weeks ago I shared the end table cart I made entirely from 2×4’s for my family room. I needed the extra depth to store all my media components and a couple of blankets that had no home. It only cost $20 in wood to build plus $15 for the casters and hardware. {…Read More…}





Repurposed Garden Art Projects

While it’s not officially summer yet, it sure does feel like it! Temperatures are heating up, the kids are home from school, and my garden is in full swing. I love getting outside in the cool of the morning and have been on the lookout for inexpensive ways to dress up my garden without spending {…Read More…}





Five Fun Outdoor Games to Make this Weekend

If you know me, you know I love a good game and have a pretty fierce competitive streak. I also love having friends over and spending time in our backyard swimming, eating, and just having fun. So it’s no wonder I am a fan of backyard games! What’s better than feeding your competitive streak outside {…Read More…}