Getting Creative with the Husband Gifts

If your husband is like mine, he is THE most difficult person to buy for on your list! After years of frustration, last year I…

A Sisal Substitute for the Stairs

During our recent renovation, we removed our carpet runner from the stairs, refinished the oak with a darker stain and replaced the spindles with white…

October…Out Like A…Lion?

October isn’t traditionally the “Out like a lion…in like a lamb” month.  But around here, it doesn’t have to be March to go “Out like…

An Amazing Book and Happy Things That Helped …

I caught a cold from my husband and spent most of the past week resting to get better.  For some reason, my version of the…

Our Favorite Chicken Burritos

Like many of you, I get into a rut making the same recipes over and over again.  For awhile, when I told the kids I…

3 Great Books to Read this Summer

There is nothing like reading a great book on the beach! Here are a few can’t-put-down books I recommend for your summer (or vacation) reading……

Subway Tile – How I Decided on the Pattern …

Finally, we are getting to the end of this renovation!  This week, the guys came to install the white subway tile backsplash.  At that point,…