5 Reasons to Hit Fall Garage Sales

Fall isn’t only the best time to go apple picking, gaze at colorful fall foliage and think about costumes for Halloween. Fall is also a good time to hit your local garage and tag sales. Unlike spring and summer sales, depending on where you live, fall garage and tag sales are often chock-full of items to get you and your family decked out for the holidays....more

3 Tips to (Almost Effortlessly!) Keep Your Home Organized

It happens in a flash—you start with a fairly organized system, but a few days later, laundry has piled up on the bedroom floor, and the week’s mail is still sitting on the kitchen counter. Odds and ends have seeped out of the places where they should be to spots around the house where they were used and left behind. ...more
I love the tip about doing it now if it only takes a few minutes.  I've started implementing ...more

Glue-Tinted Glass Jars

Corral your desk chaos in crafty style with these adorable tinted jars. All you need is glue, food coloring, and letter stickers. The message you write is completely up to you. Consider customizing with someone's name for a fun and unique gift. SUPPLIES ...more

Pinterest Boards for Easy Home Projects with Ikea Furniture

  Ikea makes it so easy to shop for and decorate with cleverly designed pieces that tend to look good anywhere. For some people, the Ikea catalog is more exciting than the Victoria’s Secret catalog because it is packed with decorating ideas and beautiful, simple photography. Since they’re so simple and often utilitarian, artsy folks have a blast refinishing Ikea decor, and there are a ton of easy home proejcts that start off with a piece of Ikea furniture....more

Brain potpourri

Played grease monkey with my father-in-law last month as he taught me...more

How to revive Someone who blacks out

Fainting, or “blacking out,” has numerous causes. Sometimes the person “comes to” quickly (e.g., the cause is prolonged standing in heat), or the person won’t respond (illness), and this kind of cause can be life threatening.Signs someone’s about to faint include frequent yawning, chest tightness, teetering, heart palpitations, nausea, a slow pulse, dizziness, lightheadedness, and sweaty, cool and/or pale skin....more

Denim Junkie: Fall Organizing

Denim Junkie-Fall Organizing Somehow the change of seasons always prompts closet organization. My jeans needed to be sorted through desperately. As much as I try to purge my jeans regularly, my denim collection just seems to get bigger and bigger and my closet smaller and smaller....more

Ideas to Redecorate Study Room

We often decide the colour schemes, layouts, and themes of our rooms according to the purpose they are meant to serve. Study rooms work in a similar manner. Most of us use a part of our bedroom or living room as our study area, but this is not a healthy thing to do because of distractions and other factors. A study room is meant entirely for the purpose of working, studying, reading, or doing anything that’s related to books or electronic tools that aid one’s studies, therefore the place should be as cosy and comfortable as possible....more

Scents of Fall- DIY

So, when Davie and I were registering things before we got married I told him we MUST have a Crockpot. I read all of these wonderful recipes and how easy it is, so I decided it was one of the necessary things.When I received my Crockpot at the bridal shower it was so excited! I dreamed of the wonderful things I could make in it....more

Shopping List: 9 Items For The Home

Over the past 10 years, I've lived in 7 apartments in 3 cities and 2 countries, and let me tell you – all of this moving around really forces you to assess the items that you have in your home....more

September is My New Year

A Fall preview Trip to World Market

Seven Reasons Why I Won’t Hold My Breath Waiting For HGTV To Call

There are many reasons why I won’t ever be seen on “House Hunters”.  The main reason, I suppose, is that I’m not looking for a new house at the moment.  I’m happy in my little cabin on the shore–the one with the outdated kitchen, wood paneling on the walls, and linoleum on the floors. There is no automatic dishwasher (I almost said there is no dishwasher until I remembered I live here) or automatic garbage disposal (That would be my husband)....more