#DIY Creating Custom Pillows With Chalk Paint

Last month, we purchased new furniture. The couch and loveseat came with two beautiful bright yellow throw pillows. I like yellow but, it just doesn't go with my home decor color palette. I spent  A LOT of time on Pinterest searching for fun ideas on how to cover these pillows. End the end, I decided to chalk paint pillowcases for them!I took a painters drop cloth that I had been using prior as a tablecloth. I gave the drop cloth a good wash with hot water with mild soap. Once it Read more [...]

Encouraging The Arrival Of Spring With Footprint Butterflies

Being from Minnesota, you'd think I'd finally get used to the long winters.  Yet sadly, I don't think I ever will.  In the fall, once it starts dropping to 60 degrees, I'm freezing and quick to dig out my winter coat.  It just seems to take me a few months to get my "winter legs" back.  But at least by this time of year, 40 degrees now feels warm and you'll see people walking around without coats.  (It's even common to spot short sleeves being worn!)  At the end of January, we even had a few Read more [...]

BlindSpotz Cold Sensors {Test For Energy Efficiency}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Review Wire Media for BlindSpotz. All opinions are my own. There is an affiliate link in this post.My very first apartment had heat included in the cost of rent. When we went to move to a new place, we were worried about estimating how much we should budget for utilities. I talked to my dad about it. His advice was to look for a place that had a nice roof, and newer windows. He said some of his worst renting mistakes were renting places that Read more [...]

Get Inspired With Mixbook ~ Custom Photo Books, Cards, Stationary, Calendars & More!

By Asha

February 9th, 2018
Thank you to Mixbook for sending product for review in exchange for my honest opinion.As most of you already know, I love taking pictures! I have used a few different companies for printing photos online, making photo books and photo cards. I had never heard of Mixbook until a few weeks ago, when I got a chance to try out some of their stationary, a letter writing calendar and make a Mixbook photo book for our daughter. To stay I am pleased with their products is an understatement! I used Read more [...]

Fun craft project to do with kids – Valentine’s Day Edition

We do a lot of craft projects in our home. I love to use our projects to decorate the house around certain themes or Holidays. With Valentine's Day coming up, I wanted to do something cute and colorful with the kids. Salt dough decorations are always fun to design and decorate with but when you have little ones, the waiting game while the pieces dry in the oven is no fun at all.While looking for inspiration, I found a blog post from Rainy Day Mum that said you can actually dry the pieces in the Read more [...]