Incredible Bathroom Makeover

Incredible Bathroom Makeover

This bathroom makeover was the first thing that we tackled when we moved into our house 3 years ago for a few different reasons. The first, and probably the most obvious reason seen in the “Before” picture, was that it looked like we had our own personal basement prison cell. The second reason was, the … Read More

17 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Blog

17 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Blog

In your first days and months of blogging you are overwhelmed, you feel hopeless and you see everyone writing about their amazing “overnight” success while your site visit meter holds steady at “0”. I’ve been there and, if I’m being completely honest, I still have quite a few of those days that put me in … Read More

6 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money

6 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money

Extra money is something that any of us can use and being a stay-at-home mom, I have explored a lot of different options. I have read sooo many articles about making money from home and many suggest the same things: start a blog, do surveys or freelance writing. While there are a lot of people … Read More

DIY Patriotic Troll Hair

DIY Patriotic Troll Hair

Welcome back, my friends and Happy Weekend! Man, do I have a fun(and easy) project to share with you! At the request of my creative muse (AKA my adorable 6-year old daughter who was one of my baby models for this project), I put together this Patriotic Troll Hair project. I mean, what kid doesn’t … Read More

DIY Slab Wood Father’s Day Photo Gift

DIY Slab Wood Father’s Day Photo Gift

Alright guys! I am very excited to show you this DIY Slab Wood Father’s Day Photo Gift. I know we’re getting down to the wire but if you’re anything like me, as Father’s Day nears, then you’ve been known to be sent into a frantic fit wondering how you STILL haven’t figured out what to … Read More

Easy DIY Twine Flower

Easy DIY Twine Flower

Twine is one of the most versatile (and cheap) materials that I use around the house for not only functionality but for aesthetic purposes. Just to name a few, I used it for wrapping gifts, gardening (creating trellises for peas) and when doing projects like my lamp makeover (cord concealing). You can get a good … Read More

Easy Homemade Cherry Lemonade

Easy Homemade Cherry Lemonade

The kids are officially out of school and hot summer temperatures are just around the corner, or, already here if this week’s weather forecast is any indicator. What that means is that it is time for sunscreen, BBQs and lemonade! And I don’t mean just any kind of lemonade (even though you’d be hard-pressed to … Read More

The Best Chewy Monster Cookies

The Best Chewy Monster Cookies

So, this week, Montana officially decided that it can almost be summer and finally gave us the sweet kiss of 80 degree weather! This does mean, however, that my baking days are numbered so I thought, since it is raining today, I would try to fit in one last batch of cookies. That, and I’m … Read More

Asian Pork Dumplings in 30 Minutes

Asian Pork Dumplings in 30 Minutes

Ahhh, Asian Pork Dumplings, how I love them! They are the only other food in this world that rivals my love for chocolate while also not making me feel as guilty eating too many (as if there is such a thing!) because they can be a meal…right? These Asian Pork Dumplings are incredibly quick and … Read More