Monthly Archive:: July 2014


Acres of Vintage Collectibles Part 2

Happy Monday, everyone!  I hope you had a good weekend.  Mine was filled with back to school shopping along with the usual chores.  I can’t believe my kiddos head back to class next Monday – where did the summer go? Anyway, I finally got around to editing some more photos from my


The Fixer Upper

I’m sure you all have already discovered “The Fixer Upper” on HGTV, but I’m new to it, and so excited to share this awesomeness! I had stumbled upon Joanna’s blog “Magnolia” awhile ago and was completely enamored; and despite the fact that the website references the show heavily (and the fact that


Acres of Vintage Collectibles

Happy Friday, everyone!  Was it just me, or did this week seem to drag on forever?  Maybe it’s because I’m looking forward to my sweet mom moving out here from Tucson this weekend, to be near my sister and I.  I’m not looking forward to unloading the moving truck in 110 degree


Household Tips and Tricks

Happy hump- day everyone!  I hope you’ve been having a great week, so far.  I’ve been catching up on all of the housework/chores that I didn’t do over the weekend because we were busy celebrating my hubby’s birthday.  We both have family that lives nearby, and not everyone was able to be


How To Create A Gallery Wall Using Silver Trays – Nine Easy Steps

Thank you all for the kind comments on my dining room reveal post a couple of weeks ago, I really appreciate that so many of you took time out of your day to stop in and leave sweet comments.  It has really encouraged me to continue with my home renovations – even


Easy Ballard Designs Hack – How to Make Metal Furniture Look Aged

Hello, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend!  Mine was spent poolside, with friends and family, and lots of delicious BBQ.  I also managed to squeeze in a little project over the three-day weekend (I love having an extra day off from work) and I’m going to share this easy


How to Correctly Display the US Flag

With Independence Day right around the corner, I decided to it was time to find a way to properly display our US flag in front of our home.  My plan was to hang a bracket on the trim of our house that our flag could slide snuggly into, dressing up the front