Marble Counters: What Everyone Needs to Know {Part 3}

If you’re just reading this series for the first time you can get caught up by clicking the links below: Part One Part Two ...more

Marble Counters: What Everyone Needs to Know {Part 2}

I left you hanging a little bit when I began Part One of our marble counter tops story. I didn’t mean to leave you with such a cliff hanger! If you missed it, you can read it here ....more

Easy Strawberry Jam

If I could only name one thing to love about summer it would have to be all of the fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season. We got lucky this summer when we visited my parents in Minnesota. We happened to be up at their summer cabin on the first day of strawberry picking at the local strawberry farm ....more

Herb Bouquets

It rained again yesterday and the week before that it rained, too. That might not sound like a big deal to many of you, but rain during the summer in Texas is usually a little out of the ordinary. But this year has been anything but ordinary! ...more

The Best Way to Touch up Paint

Why is it that some of the simplest chores are often the ones that are the biggest hassle?...more

Marble Counters: What Everyone Needs to Know {Part 1}

About a year ago, we began what would become a long process of renovating our kitchen. The actual renovation from the first day of demolition to the day the kitchen became functional and put back together was about 6 weeks — a little longer than projected and definitely came with it’s share of stresses. I’m not going to go through all of the details of the ups and downs of kitchen renovation in this post, but I do want to...more

DIY American Flag Pillow

It’s time to start getting our porches and patios all ready for Independence Day celebrations. If you’re like me, you’ve seen so many of the cute little American flag pillows at pricey retailers. I’m always tempted by them but I just can’t justify the cost ....more

Simple Front Door Decor

This year I am all about easy. I’m also all about not adding to my storage/attic clutter or busting my budget. That’s why I’m pretty excited that I decided to fill my little front door bucket with faux boxwood as a base layer and then just add and subtract for the seasons ....more

Summer Decorating Inspiration

We all refer to the “lazy days of summer” but I often find they can be just as busy as the rest of the year....more

Summer Dining Room Decor {bHome Summer Open House}

My husband and I like to look at homes that are for sale. We explore new neighborhoods, new builders and we even take in some open houses for existing homes. Sometimes we fancy moving to a smaller home and want to see what’s out there ....more