Silk Plants Direct – The Most Elegant and Realistic Silk Flowers I Have Ever Seen

Once Christmas is over and all the decorations are down and stored away for another year, I am ready to skip right into spring. January and February tend to be very gloomy here in Indiana. Working on projects that add fresh color and beauty to my surroundings helps pass time and make the gloomiest of days more bearable – especially for someone like me who suffers with Seasonal Affective Disorder. I’ve tried to add live […] Read the Full Article »

DIY – How to Clean Microfiber Furniture – Pinterest Inspired

My husband and I have matching recliners – matching in the sense that they were the same when they were purchased. With time and his ability to spoil the dogs by letting them in the chair with him – his chair has taken on a lot more wear than mine. If you know anything about microfiber furniture – it is beautiful, it does wear, very well, but over time, it gets matted, and develops this […] Read the Full Article »

My Stone Fireplace Makeover for Under 50 Bucks – Saved Us 2 Grand on Remodel

I can’t believe it’s taken me SO long to post this. We don’t even have this lake house anymore – but this is one of my personal DIY projects that I am MOST proud of. When my husband and I purchased a foreclosed home to call our lake house, it was one that needed a little TLC and just a few cosmetic updates. One of the greatest eyesores in the place was the fireplace. It […] Read the Full Article »

Fall Garden Tips – Seven Ways to Prepare Your Garden for the Season

Just because the growing season is behind us does not mean that it is time to focus your attention elsewhere. In fact, fall is a season that can make or break your spring and summer gardens. Like bugs and animals prepare for the season change, you too need to prepare your garden. Check out our seven tips on great ways to make sure your garden has the best chance to survive the harsh winter months. […] Read the Full Article »

At Home DIY Rust Removal Treatment – Better Than Malibu in a Salon

Many years ago, a hair dresser told me to use Kool-Aid Lemonade on my hair to remove the rust buildup. Living in the country and having well water, my hair gets to looking quite rusty sometimes. The treatment is really very simple and VERY affordable too! What I use is: 2 packs of Kool-Aid Lemonade (yellow, not pink) About 2 Tablespoons of conditioner (the same one I use daily) About 2 ounces of water Once […] Read the Full Article »