DIY "Book" Shelves

When Jeremy first moved in to our condo, we searched Pinterest and the internet for decor inspiration.  Honestly, it was mostly just me searching and getting his input after I found things I really loved.  One of those was some easy to make "book" shelves that we could use to house our wine glasses.  Now, I am sharing with you the super easy way we made it happen. ...more

DIY Wrinkle Smoothing Serum

As part of my essential oil obsession, I have been trying out different beauty concoctions to cut out chemical laden beauty products. In addition, the cost of making these products is much less than purchasing them once you have a few essential oils in your home. After researching the effects of a few oils, I came up with a blend that I have been using as an eye serum, and I have to say, the skin around my eyes looks much more supple and moisturized, and the wrinkle lines are reducing....more

How to Cover the Buttons on a Button Tufted Headboard

Who says a tan linen button tufted headboard is boring and tame?  Not me.  When I bought this headboard at Tuesday Morning I knew exactly what I was going to do with it.  Inspired by a headboard I had seen at World Market I knew all I needed was some glue, fabric and a few dozen button covering kits....more

8 DIY Valentines Day Crafts – Cards

This is a curation of Valentine Card Crafts I found around the web. Valentine’s Day homemade cards are meaningful and unique.  I just think these are some of the cutest ones out there! I hope you find some you want to make!  ...more

Recovering an Old Desktop

When we moved over to Wichita my mom gathered up all my belongings that she didn’t want/need in her house anymore. One of those things was a desk. It was my childhood desk that my mom brilliantly put together. It’s two cabinets from Walmart with their original tops taken off and replaced by a large peace of plywood covered in fabric....more

Cat question: Catproof upholstery for an office chair?

We’ve recently moved my desk and the office chair into our bedroom as I’ve found it makes me more productive. The cats have taken a strong liking to the chair and sleep on it any chance they get.We don’t mind this, but the chair fabric is taking a beating. Our cats aren’t bad with scratching in general. They have figured out that scratching the back of the chair is a great way to get our attention fast. And because they still have their claws, material snags on it by accident once in a while as well.Hence, catproofing the office chair....more
I have several cats and they all live indoors.  I trim their claws about two times a month which ...more

Outfit and DIY Bag inspired by Burberry Prorsum!

Be Thrifty.

In a major attempt to de-clutter my house and hence my life, I have started to sift through one room a week.  More on this later....With this comes lots of little piles of stuff that I either want to sell or give away. So once a week I drop off the "give away" pile at the local Goodwill on Parkway Drive.This may sound incredibly counterproductive but I just had to scoot into the Goodwill Shop just to see if there were any diamonds in the rough....more

Future Fodder

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Reducing food waste, one vegetable scrap at a time

 "I WAS SAVING THOSE!""They were GROSS!""I WAS SAVING THOSE FOR A REASON!"Huff. Puff. Door slam. Cold shoulder.We don't fight about much, but oh did Mr. T and I exchange words over the vast pile of egg shells he threw away without my permission.Yes, I said egg shells....more