Monthly Archives: April 2016

bed making fi

How To Introduce Bed Making

I love a made bed. Making your bed first thing in the morning is a quick way to make you feel like you are starting the day productive. Plus, it is so relaxing at night to pull back the blankets on a made bed and crawl in. In our home everyone makes their bed every morning. I […]

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Tour Of My War Room

In my upstairs game room I had a strange closet that lead to another closet. When we first bought this home I was baffled as to what to use this space for. I knew I wanted to use the inner closet for craft storage but, what about the outer closet? I finally decided to make it […]

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My Favorite Shop Of The Month – April 2016

Living on the outskirts of Houston, door to door salesmen and businesses leaving flyers on doors is a huge problem. I regularly had 6 solicitations per week at my home. I also have a hard time saying no and may have spent $50 on books, $200 on cleaners, $160 on meat and $10,000 on windows […]

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DIY Craft Paint Storage

Y’all know I’m a craftin’ Queen! Well with that comes a ton of craft supplies. I recently cleaned out my craft closet for the thousandth time and couldn’t decide what to do with all my craft paints. I have just a few bottles. I’ve tried totes and buckets in the past. I really wanted something out […]

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Houston 2016 Flood – Lesson Of Gratitude

***UPDATE*** I wrote this post early Monday morning but, due to the flooding have not had an internet connection until today, Thursday. As I write this post I sit warm and dry in my home at my desk. I’m exhausted after going thru a rough night of storms dumping nearly 20 inches of rain. I […]

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photography fi

Top 4 Photography Essentials For Bloggers & Etsy Shops

*This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on a product link I may receive compensation.* I have been blogging and had an Esty shop for a few years now and I can tell you I have definitely seen a progression in my photography skills. I still have a lot to learn and […]

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How To Replace Glass Door Panels With Wood

Continuing on with our renovations on the ugly house it was time to tackle the front door. The current front door was solid mahogany but, it was weathered and the leaded glass panels were all busted. The previous occupants had made some lovely glass repairs with duct tape. I originally planned on replacing the door […]

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The Simplest Way to Save At Target

Today I’m sharing with y’all the simplest way to save at Target, or as I prefer to call it Tar-jay. (Don’t that sound fancier?) That is by using the REDcard. I know, your thinking the last thing you need is another credit card BUT, Target has a great option. They have a debit REDcard. That […]

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Shark Navigator Powered Lift-Away Review

It’s spring cleaning time and I have heard lots of you guys asking about vacuum cleaners. Well considering how quickly I can burn thru vacuums I think I am a bit of an expert in this field. About 5 months ago I killed another Hoover vacuum and replaced it with the Shark Navigator Powered Lift-Away. Immediately […]

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