Front Door Makeover

Blue front door - Ask Anna

Everyone loves a red front door, even I love a red front door, so I was excited when we bought our house, that it had a red front door. However, as we’ve torn down walls and completely changed the inside of the house, over the last 2 years, I started to feel like the red …Continue Reading

Storage Dresser Organization with the DYMO Organizer Xpress

How to organize anything and everything with the DYMO Organizer Xpress Embosser - Ask Anna

You know I love my label maker, I’ve used it to organize countless things in my house and write about them for my blog. I was recently putting away a platter and turned it over to see a label my grandma put on it, probably over 20 years ago. Every time I see this it …Continue Reading

Fall Home Tour 2015

Fall home tour 2015 - Ask Anna

I love Fall, don’t you? I love Summer but by the time Fall rolls around I am SO ready to be done with the 100+ degree weather. I always welcome the cooler temperatures and the changing leaves are my absolute favorite! Today I thought I’d give you a little Fall home tour to show you …Continue Reading

The Best Fall and Winter Cocktails

A round-up of the best Fall and Winter cocktails - Ask Anna

There’s something about the cool evenings of Fall and Winter that make me want a delicious martini to warm up my insides. It’s about this time of year when I start craving the perfect blend of my White Cranberry Martini, Bailey’s and the sweet yumminess of hazelnut and almond liqueurs. So today I’ve rounded up …Continue Reading

5 Tools that will make Dusting Quick and Easy

5 Tools that will make dusting quick and easy - Ask Anna

I don’t know about you, but cleaning my house can sometimes be really enjoyable and sometimes it can really feel like a chore.  I think it is the repetition associated with the tasks that can get tedious.  It seems that every time I get a little bit ahead of the mess, I forget a task …Continue Reading

Living room switch-a-roo, what would YOU change?

My living room needs a makeover, what would YOU change

Okay, I’m just going to start by saying that this is a totally different post than I’ve ever written before because I normally have vision for the rooms in my house but on this one I’m stuck. I’ve been staring at my living room for months, feeling like something is missing, it’s too bland, or …Continue Reading

Creme Brulee Martini Recipe

Creme brulee martini recipe, it's like dessert but without all the calories - Ask Anna

I was doing some research for a post I have coming up about Fall and Winter’s best cocktails, when I stumbled across this delicious recipe on the Food Network. The last couple months I’ve been cutting back on a lot of food items, especially desserts, because I’m working out and getting ready for our trip …Continue Reading

10 Things you can Clean with a Lint Roller

10 things you can clean with a lint roller - Ask Anna

I am proud to be a 3M-sponsored blogger, and as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate 3M products. All my opinions are my own and all the results you see in the post are real. If I’m being honest I’d have to say that sometimes I can be a little lazy …Continue Reading

A No-Sew way to Make Short Drapes Floor Length

An inexpensive, no-sew solution to make short drapes floor length - Ask Anna

About a month ago I bought these drapes from Target for our Breakfast nook makeover. Did you see them in my reveal a couple weeks ago? They’re pretty, right. Well here’s what they looked like when I first hung them up. Not quite the look I was going for. I knew I wanted the drapes …Continue Reading

Today is the Day – Adoption Update

Adoption story update - Ask Anna

Today is the day that will forever be marked in history as the day that “Our Gabriella” really became our daughter, Gabriella Moseley. If you’ve been following my blog for awhile then you will know this has been a long time coming. It’s been over 3 years that we’ve been on this journey and even …Continue Reading

Tackling Back to School Germs with Bounty

How to tackle back to school germs with Bounty towels - Ask Anna

If I’m being honest with you, I’d have to admit that I’m a bit of a germaphobe. I’m not one of those people that’s applying hand sanitizer every few minutes but hotel rooms and shopping carts are at the top of my “scary” list. I know it’s crazy but everyone has their “thing” right? Now …Continue Reading

Breakfast Nook Table Makeover & a BIG Giveaway!!!

Breakfast nook table makeover - Ask Anna

When we first moved into this house I found this awesome (and old) table that my husband hates but I love. It’s the perfect shape for the space and it has 3 leaves so it can be really big or really small. The best part about this table is that we can comfortably seat 8-10 …Continue Reading