Wall Planters as Fruit Baskets

My fruit bowl just did not do its job. Bananas would turn brown. Small fruits would die at the bottom. I did lots of brainstorming. I thought about getting one of those hanging fruit baskets, but our ceilings are really tall in our kitchen. So baskets hanging from the wall was where I landed. ...more

DIY Roman Shades!

Over the weekend I made curtains for Mike and I's room. We have been wanting curtains in here for awhile now - mainly because the cheap vinyl mini blinds aren't necessarily easy on the eyes and also they let the sun shine in like a boss at 6:15 am. We also have a street light that sits outside of our bedroom window that at night makes Mike declare "It's brighter than the sun in here!" so I knew that blackout curtains were in our future....more

Add a Pop of Color to your House {Front Door Update}

I have been itching to bring some color into this house for awhile now. We have been working with Ultra Bright White the entirety of our time here. So when I went to Home Depot last weekend I was ready to make an impulsive purchase.Meet Seafoam Pearl...more

5 Ingredient Homemade Icecream

Last weekend – okay a couple weekends ago – we had a potluck dinner with our bible study group. Mike and I were in charge of bringing a dessert and the meal was Mexican themed. Don’t get too excited, I didn’t make Mexican ice cream (if that’s a thing) but I did consider making fried ice cream. It’s one of Mike’s favorites.Anyways – I made good ol’ fashioned homemade ice cream. It was delicious....more

How to Prep Trim for Paint

Phase two took over our home last week. Phase two and a few other projects (insert sneaky side glances here). I’ll get to the projects later....more
Thanks for the tip! I think I need to invest in nicer tape. Every time I would press down into ...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

Project: Paint Trim White {Phase One}

I don’t think you can necessarily tell from this photo… But we have started a project in the new house! A very large and long project…...more
We need to refresh our baseboards, especially in the downstairs hallway. I'm going to add that ...more

Chalkboard Mason Jar Lids for your Storage Needs

Since Mike and I have been juicing I've been in need of a labeling system. We like to make juice without recipes and just try as we go so when the juice is done and we throw it in the fridge to enjoy later we usually forget exactly what's inside. Enter Chalkboard Mason Jar Lids......more
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Orange Juice from Juicing

Want to enjoy a refreshing orange drink? We really love our Juicer - and we have embraced the challenge of trying new things. This orange drink is not made from oranges. ...more

Peanut Butter Protein Balls for Healthy Snacking

This snack is one of the best. It's healthy and has protein so it's perfect after a hard workout. It takes about 10 minutes to prepare and then 30 minutes to set in the fridge. ...more