THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS: Quotable Chalkboards

Painted Chalkboard Teacher Gift

Another school year has come to a close.  The Littlest One is again moving up a grade and it’s time to say thanks to those who have kept her on the road to success. Let’s face it.  Teacher gifts can be … Continue reading

MY THUMB IS NOT GREEN: Container Gardening Ideas

Container Gardening

If you remember my post from a few weeks back, I used my cheatin’ ways to do some faux flowering arranging.  Well, when it comes to real flowers – I can’t even cheat.  I am TERRIBLE with real live plants. That’s … Continue reading

MY FOUR DOLLAR FIND: The little filing cabinet

Desk and window tween room

Ok, so maybe it was $4.50 but still – you get the idea.  I found this at a thrift shop during the planning stages of the Littlest One’s Tween Bedroom Makeover.  She wanted a locker but I couldn’t find an … Continue reading

THE LITTLEST ONE: Bedroom Makeover Revealed

Tween bedroom makeover

This has to be my favorite room makeover of all time!  OF ALL TIME.  When I walk into the Littlest One’s new room I think “Wow, this is really pretty, I want to hang out in here.”  Tween years here … Continue reading

THE LITTLEST ONE: Bedroom Makeover Part 1

Logo Idea BW the lil' one room makeover

She did it!  The Littlest One let me move her into a “big girl room.”  My secret weapon to getting her moving?  Pinterest.  I created a secret board just for her so I could help her pin things she liked.  She had … Continue reading

FUN TWISTS ON FOUR ORIGINALS: DIY Holiday Party Games for the Whole Family

Holiday Games final

I’ll never forget the day my great aunt showed up with a cooler of champagne on Christmas Eve and announced that we were going to play a game she called “Crazy Christmas.”  We had a blast, nothing too over the … Continue reading