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In my house, Thanksgiving is probably 90% about the food and 10% about the Thanksgiving decorations. I have to be honest, setting a fancy table has never been one of my strongest suits. “Plates? Yep. Silverware? Yep. Something to drink? Yep. OK, let’s eat.” But since I’ve entered the world of a homeowner, DIY’er and...

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I was at Dollar Tree a few a weeks ago and they had the best Halloween crafting supplies! They had deco mesh in all the Halloween colors, ribbon, and some spooky accessories that could be attached to the wreath. So of course, I was inspired to make another deco mesh Halloween wreath. Yes, another. I...

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You know you’re getting old when you pull out the line “they just don’t make X like they used to”. I’m at that point because I believe “they just don’t make movies like they did in the 80’s”. The 80’s produced some of the most iconic movies of all time (or at least iconic to...

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Hey guys! A funny thing happened a few weeks ago…I signed up to participate in a chili cook-off! It’s for a great cause – supporting breast cancer awareness and research. I’ve never been in any kind of cooking contest before so this should be fun. We have a family chili recipe that we’ve used for...

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All summer long, I’ve been giving my front porch the stinkeye. I had painted it a couple of years ago to freshen it up a bit.  It was just a plain old concrete porch with some paint splatters from the last time the ceiling was painted. At the time, I wasn’t sure if it was...

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I love desserts. Like a lot. I really think meals are just a way for us to not feel guilty about having dessert. In fact, my mom always thought it was OK to eat dessert first, just in case you were too full to eat it after dinner. I can get on board with thinking...

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If you read the post about my big old house project list last week, you may have noticed that one of the little projects on my list was a wooden tray for the dining room table. Welp, I can already mark that one off because I made a DIY rustic wooden tray and I’m in...

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When I bought my house, someone told me that you’re never really done working on it. After 7 years here, I’m realizing that’s very, very true. Although I’ve touched every single room in some way, whether it’s just painting or a complete overhaul, there’s still a lot I want to do. I was looking around...

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