Outdoor Deck Lighting

Last year I spent so much time stripping and staining our deck, updating our outdoor furniture and creating a nice ambiance out there with our firepit table.  However, when the kids would go to bed and Tim and I would sit out there the outdoor patio light was harsh and bright.  So I decided to add some deck lighting with some rope lights from Lowes to create a relaxing environment in the evenings.

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5 Ways to Make Your Own Tiered Cake Stand

I came across dozens of terrific ideas anyone could use to DIY a tiered dessert stand. You can find a tutorial for any skill level, style, size, or shape! Along with entertaining, they can be used to display craft supplies, spices, makeup, and seasonal decor. I think I might have to make a few more…..I might try one of these 5 Ways to Make Your Own Tiered Cake Stand.

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching so let’s show Mom she’s appreciated. Choose a gift that matches her personality.   What type of mom are you buying for? Sporty mom? Mompreneur? Craftsy mom? Grandma??       Here are my top picks for the favorite Mom on your list. (Or if you’re Mom, perhaps you could {…Read More…}

West Elm Leather Sling Side Table Knock Off

I was needing a little table at the end of my sofa.  I had purchased a little garden stool that worked perfectly until I put a drink on it and realized the top wasn’t quite flat and level.  I also love perusing magazines and try and read them when I have some downtime.  A busy {…Read More…}