Peppermint-Cream Cheese Cookies

Peppermint-Cream Cheese Cookies

Growing up, my mom had her collection of Christmas treats she would bake each year–chocolate crackles, peanut brittle, sugar cookies, and my personal favorite, date-nut balls (yes, even as a kid they were my favorite!) Now that I am a mom myself, I have my own...
DIY Wood Slice Sign { How To }

DIY Wood Slice Sign { How To }

My neighbor has a pile of trimmed tree branches in his yard that have been there for, oh, like 2 years? Well, maybe not that long, but long enough that I really didn’t think he would mind (or notice!) if I took this branch.     I wanted to try my hand...
5 Stylish & Kid-Friendly Bathroom Updates

5 Stylish & Kid-Friendly Bathroom Updates

Meet my family, in our annual “Turn the Couch Around Easter Photo.”     Notice that I am the only female in the picture?  Yep, I am surrounded by boys. Even my dog and cat are males. This picture is a slightly more accurate representation of what...
Vintage Easter Postcard Door Sign [ How-To ]

Vintage Easter Postcard Door Sign [ How-To ]

Spring has for sure arrived here in Texas–has it made its way to where you are yet? To celebrate spring’s arrival, I’m joining in today with a host of other bloggers in the #DIYMySpring Blog Hop.  I have an Easter-themed project to share with you all...
Tips for Hand-Painting Designs on Furniture

Tips for Hand-Painting Designs on Furniture

Let me start out this post by saying very clearly that I am not a great artist. You may think that only someone with great artistic skills could ever hand-paint.  But trust me, that’s not true! If you ask me to draw any animal just from my memory, I will put...
2015 DIY Project Review & Update

2015 DIY Project Review & Update

This was the year that I finally started tackling some of the bigger DIY projects in our home. We’ve been there for 5 years now, and besides painting rooms, we haven’t made any other major updates. Blame it on lack of time, or money, or both . . . It was...

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