A Grown up & Kid Friendly Living Room

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  Question:  I have a 2 year old little girl, and a one year old little boy and a house without an extra space for a playroom!!! These two tots have lot’s of toys they love and they destroy my living room by the end of the day!!!   Other than the mess, I like having …Continue Reading

How to Remove Paint from Windows

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  Question: I just bought a house and a previous owner/occupant painted some of the windows to look like stained glass. Which, they sorta do, but I am not a fan at all. Any suggestions on removing the paint from the glass?   Answer: When I got this question it was so hard to believe …Continue Reading

Finding Money in the Laundry Room

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We all want to save money, right?  And we all have laundry to do, right?  So what are the best ways to save on something we all have to do: the laundry.  Most of us can’t afford to go out and purchase High Efficiency (HE) washing machines, so what can we do to find extra …Continue Reading

Homemade Lemonade

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  A couple weeks ago some friends of ours had us over for dinner.  I knew that they were going to be BBQing so I kept that in mind while trying to figure out what to take for a hostess gift.  I found this great idea online so I decided to try and put together …Continue Reading

1 year Anniversary of “The Flood”

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Today marks the one year anniversary, of what I refer to as, “The Flood”.  September 29, 2010, exactly 4 months after we had moved into our current home, I came home to a flood that would forever change the way our home looked.  Malea and I had only been gone for about 1 hour and …Continue Reading

Coffee Stains are no match for Detergent

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  I love our local Dutch Bros. but sometimes drinking coffee in the car is not a good idea for me.  Have you ever been driving, sipping on your coffee {being really careful of course} when you look down and see this on your shirt?     Seriously?!  How did that happen, I was being …Continue Reading

Organizing Kids Clothes

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  I had so much fun making these tags for my daughter’s closet and I love how they just add a little unexpected bling, we all love a little bling right? :)Here is how I organize my daughter’s clothes for the upcoming seasons & sizes.  As you all know kids have a lot of clothes …Continue Reading

Fall Coffee Filter Wreath

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First of all, don’t you just love my newly made-over front door?  Every day I love it more! I have seen so many beautiful wreaths this fall and wanted to make something awesome to display on it!  There are two that I really want to make so I figured I’d make one for this end …Continue Reading

How to Clean a Fiberglass Shower Stall

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Source   I get asked all the time “how do you clean a fiberglass shower stall”? It’s a great question because so many of us have fiberglass showers in our homes!   Here’s what you need: Spray bottle filled with white vinegar Sponge Baking Soda   Step 1: Clear the shower of shampoos, conditioners, soap, …Continue Reading

Getting Harsh Odors out of the Laundry

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  There’s not really anything in our house that are as important as Teddy and Bee.  Teddy and Bee are my daughter’s teddy bear and blanket.  I’m sure you’re wondering why they are the most important things in our home but it’s an easy answer: without them my daughter cannot sleep and if Teddy is …Continue Reading

How to Clean the Kitchen Sink

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Source   Question: I always hear about how your kitchen sink is dirtier than the kitchen floor, your dog’s mouth, the toilet, and all kinds of gross places.  I don’t have a dishwasher, so I was wondering what the best way to disinfect my stainless steel sink is so when I move my dishes from …Continue Reading

How to get Oven Racks to Slide Easily

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Question After using the self cleaning cycle on my oven the racks never glide smooth and the finish inside the oven isn’t shiny any more, it’s kind of dull.  Mostly the racks sticking really bothers me.  Is there anything I can do to fix them and make the oven look new again? Answer It’s funny …Continue Reading