Simple Beauty: DIY Seaweed Scrub

When I was in Ireland, I treated myself to a seaweed body scrub at one of the bath houses I visited. It was an invigorating and inspiring treatment - I felt so good after that scrub; like my skin was glowing. I think about it often....more

Summer Bucket List

To celebrate the start of summer, I wanted to share with you the literal summer"bucket" list I made formy husband and myself.  ...more

printable jewel case inserts for your photo storage

between my nikon DSLR and 4 iPhones and 2 little nikons we take a lot of photos in this family. storing them and keeping them organized can be a daunting task, if not full time job! i store my photos on an external hard drive and on CD or DVD. always have a backup right?...more

DIY: Jewel Statement Necklace

Dear Fashionistas,DIY (Do It Yourself) has been a popular trend for a few years now. As time goes on, more and more ways of creating your own personal masterpiece keep appearing. Making your clothes, jewelry or even decorations is a fab productive hobby that will leave you feeling proud and of course fashionable....more

DIY Ladder Shelf

Today, I am SOOOO excited to share with you our very last DIY project for the Outdoor Makeover Challenge!...more

DIY Penny and Epoxy Kitchen Countertop

Last September, we finished our butcher block countertops, but we didn't do our bar area. I mentioned in that post that I was open to suggestions and got the great idea to cover it in pennies and epoxy. Well, EIGHT months later, it is finally finished!...more
I had read about a penny countertop once before, but they just glued the pennies on, and didn't ...more

"Whenever I Get Sad I Stop Being Sad and Start Being Awesome Instead" Sign

I am so excited about this project! It's something I've been wanting to make for a very long time. "Whenever I get said, I stop being sad and start being awesome instead," is based on a line from How I Met Your Mother. It's been altered because I think it sounds better this way. :P ...more

Back to our Roots

Hi, Blogher! I recently started a new blog documenting our current home renovation. We sold our nice, new house and took on a monster of a fixer upper. I'd love for you to follow along as we try to remodel our new (old) house and raise a toddler! :)http://ourbluegrassroots.blogspot.com/...more

DIY Painted Wooden Charger Plates

Happy Monday!Brady and I are currently enjoying some EPIC mountain biking in Whistler,BC!!! Our little guy is, I’m sure, getting into all sorts of trouble with his Grandma back home as he spends his first days (and nights) away from Mommy and Daddy. We’ve been having a ton of fun barreling down the mountain on our bikes, but we are SO, SO eager to get back home to our favorite little man!...more
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