Archives for June 2015

Should You Build Your Family Home From Scratch?

Most women are more than happy with the idea of buying a home for their family and moving in as quickly as possible. However, I think that sometimes there are better options available. If you have a large family or a lot of money, designing and building a property from scratch could be a wise […]

How To Make Your Living Room luxurious

Link To Pic   If you are thinking about ways to add a little luxury to your home, we suggest starting in the living room. If you think about it, this is the place where you will spend most of your time. It is also the room that is most important to your family as […]

Free 4th of July Printable

Happy 4th of July! Here is a free printable to celebrate in style! Make a poster, shrink into place cards, or cut into a cute bunting. You can even just frame it! Possibilities are endless with this beautiful printable! Get full size here!

A Beginners Guide To Growing Fruit & Veg

source   There are a lot of reasons people love to garden. It is a great hobby for one thing, but it is also incredibly soothing and relaxing. But, the best reason to start cultivating your garden has to be to grow your fruit and veg. There is a certain amount of pride when you […]

How To Get Started Making Your New House Into Your New Home

If you’ve recently bought your first home, you may still be pretty excited about the freedom it offers you. No longer are stuck with the drab, plain, and boring decor style of your landlord. You are now in your own place, and you’re free to put your own stamp on it. Whatever your taste and […]

How to Create a Family Friendly Garden The Easy Way

Now that the summer is here, it’s so nice having a garden for the kids to play in. Unfortunately, not all our gardens are safe enough to leave the children unattended. Or, there’s nothing there to inspire them to go outside and play. You need to create yourself a family friendly backyard! It doesn’t have […]

Free Know Your Coffee Printable + Giveaway of 1 Year of Graphic Stock {$588 value}

Wouldn’t this printable be adorable, framed over your home coffee station? Or for an easy reference, you can put it on the fridge, or even inside the cabinet door to your coffee mugs! What is GraphicStock? GraphicStock has over 250,000 graphics and images, and just scrolling through the images will give you so many different […]

The Essential DIY Tools

If you like to get jobs done around the house, you need to be prepared. Most jobs are solved with just a few bits and pieces. Others jobs can be a little more tricky. If you’re new to DIY, you might not have any idea where to start. Well, the first step is tools. Even […]

Create A Rustic Theme In Your Home With These Simple Ideas

Out of all the trends circulating within interior design circles at the current time, “going rustic” if by far one of the most popular. Thankfully, you won’t have to spend a lot of money on designer items to get the aesthetic you desire. You just need to think outside of the box and look for […]

Making Over Your Bedroom On A Budget: Five Simple Steps

image source   It isn’t hard to argue that the bedroom is the most important room in the house. Okay, the kitchen is a hive of activity and the living room is a great place to bond, but the bedroom is where the magic happens. No, not like that! The bedroom is one of the […]

Bread & Butter Gluten Free Cookbook – Book Review & All-Purpose Puff Pastry Dough Recipe

Gluten sensitivity sucks. Especially if you’re a bread-loving half Italian like myself! Instead of picking up dry rice bread (sounds appealing, doesn’t it? NOT!) if you can still make awesome substitutes so you don’t lose all of the foods you love, you are set. We’ve got gluten sensitive family members, and we’ve recently given in […]

Fight the Summer Heat With These Top Tips

When it’s hot and sunny, there’s nothing better than spending time outside. Of course, this depends a lot on where you live. The weather may not be pleasant for very long, so you need to make the most of it. Get outside and sunbathe, have picnics and host barbeques for your friends. If you’re going […]

DIY Coffee Bookmarks and Giveaway of 1 Year of Graphic Stock {$588 value}

Supplies: Graphic image (mine was already perfect to turn into 3 bookmarks) Printer Card stock Scissors or paper cutter Mod Podge (optional) I found my image on GraphicStock (more info about discounts AND a giveaway for a one year membership below!). I didn’t even feel it needed anything, but you could open it with Photoshop […]

How to Beat the Credit Crunch and Still Own Your Own Home!

These days many people’s dreams of owning their own home are dashed by how expensive it is. A lot of us are still recovering from the recession and money is tight. The trouble is, buying a property is very expensive, so it’s not viable for a lot of people. You need to be sure you’re […]

Improve Your Curb Appeal 10 Times Over With These Tips

Is your curb appeal lacking in something? Do you look at your house from the outside and feel that there are improvements to be made? You’re in the right place! Whether you want to sell your home or simply make it look more impressive, this guide will help you. Use these tips to improve your […]

Essential Tactics for Staying Safe in Your Apartment Building

Staying safe in your home shouldn’t be difficult. It should be simple for you to shut your front door and feel safe from anything from break-ins to fires. But it can be harder to achieve if you live in an apartment building, especially if you rent your home. You aren’t entirely in control of your […]

Save Space in Your Home With These Top Tips

Saving space in the home is one of the most difficult things for property owners to achieve these days. We are hoarders by nature, and we like to keep a lot of stuff we don’t even really need. This contributes to us having cramped and overfilled homes. And this is the opposite effect from what […]

How To Spend Less & Give More When Gift Buying

There’s a lot of pressure to buy gifts for your loved ones these days. And many of us are guilty of putting no thought into the process whatsoever. Because modern life is so busy, it can be tempting to splurge on the first thing you see, or just buy a gift card from the recipient’s […]

6 Magic Ways To Speed Up Your Morning Routine

  photo credit   Let’s face it, we all spend far too long in the bathroom in the morning! It takes time to get our look just right even though we practice it every day. Not only that, but we leave ourselves less and less time to get ready in the morning. We’re all guilty […]

DIY Poise Recycle Your Period Pad Money Hider #RecycleYourPeriodPad

    Get a free sample of Poise Thin-Shape pads! WHAT IS LBL? • One in three women experience Light Bladder Leakage (LBL) – little leaks that can be triggered by everyday occurrences like coughing, sneezing, laughing and exercise. o Weak pelvic floor muscles, pregnancy, childbirth and weight gain are just a few LBL contributors. WHAT […]