5 Ways to Decorate with Fall Leaves

Fall foliage season is here! But those gorgeous autumnal colors don’t have to stay outdoors! Bring them inside – using real leaves or fakes – with these simple DIY projects.   1. Fall Leaves Mason Jar Candle Holder This is a great way to use some of those freshly raked leaves from your yard! Grab a {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Use Coffee Grounds

Raise your hand if you love coffee! (Um, yeah, our house is never without it with my coffee obsessed husband!) But what do you do with all those leftover grounds? Here are five fun ways to make great use of them! 1. DIY Coffee Grounds Garbage Disposal Cleaners These babies will help your sink smell {…Read More…}

How to Can Applesauce the Easiest Way in the World

*This post originally appeared on October 17, 2011.  I have taken new pictures to update the post. * I have made applesauce every year for the last 10 years. After living in the Pacific Northwest (Portland area) for 5 years I became spoiled by all the amazing apple splendor.  One particular house we lived in {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Get This Look: Bright Farmhouse Kitchen

I keep seeing this pretty kitchen from Midwest Living pop up on Pinterest.  What is it that makes this kitchen so popular?  The crisp, white cabinetry is right on trend and the open shelves displaying pretty dishes and jars are classic farmhouse.  Those orange stools are a fun pop of color that really takes what could be a run-of-the-mill country kitchen to a whole new level of fun design.  I challenged myself to find at least five tutorials for projects that might help me replicate the look of this room.

Midwest Living kitchen view

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