DIY Outdoor Shower

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Guess what!!! My dad has been given the all clear to go to the beach! His Dr had him do a few test....all came back negative...no cancer present! Praise God:) He will be having another surgery on his bladder in May to basically begin to heal his bladder from the inside. We are beyond thankful and relieved. Thank you so much for all your kind emails … [Read more...]

Beach Cottage Dreaming and outdoor shower inspiration

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Thanks for all your excitement and sweet encouraging words about our new adventure. We are so ready to get started enjoying this beach house! Some projects will have to wait….but others we are hoping to complete this year. We already had the kitchen wall opened up…so I will be sharing those pictures with you soon (pssst....I am there right now so … [Read more...]

Big Wreath for Little Money

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  Most of you probably already have your wreath out on your door….but I thought I would share this just incase (and you can really use this little trick all year long...with any old wreath:). I was in need of dressing two doors this year since we have the double doors now. I had a few strands of a heavy garland that I wanted to use outside … [Read more...]

Fall Porch…and a story about a rocker

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Even though it seems that fall and summer have swapped places (not cool by the way Mother Nature...not cool....) It hasn't stopped me from decorating the front porch a bit for fall. And so begins the story of the rocker...not the kind of rocker…like head-banger rocker…not that I am not cool with that or anything…but this kind of rocker… Text … [Read more...]

10 inexpensive tips to organize the garage

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Other titles I kicked around for this post…. “holy mother of batman…I can park two cars in our two car garage!” “Got crap?” “Hold me…I’ve been in my garage for 5 days straight…” “Intervention: when you hoard…but you have no room to hoard…” A couple weeks back….my instagram feed was covered in garage organization goodness. I had to … [Read more...]

Host a Garden Craft Breakfast: with Miracle Gro

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Remember a couple weeks back when I showed you this super simple Polka Dot Planter? Well, we invited a few little friends for a garden breakfast paint party….it was such a great way to kick off summer time! Some paint, brushes, bagels, … [Read more...]

DIY Smore Roasters

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Hi all! I am back from an amazing trip to Puerto Rico....I will tell you more about it soon. Just some useful tips if you would like to plan a trip there sometime. We will for sure be going back someday...:) This week I wanted to share all things SMORE ...we shall call it SMORE week! With Memorial Day approaching (wow, cannot believe it is here … [Read more...]

Polka Dot Party Planter Favors

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Fun…in the garden? If you have been reading this blog for longer than a week you know that gardening is not my thing. I am fine with that. I love looking at all the pretty flowers and plants…but I have a very hard time putting relaxation … [Read more...]

How to take pictures with sparklers (writing with light)

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Well happy Friday friends! I wish all the Mothers out there a fabulous and relaxing Mother's Day! Just a quick note about the Traveling Art piece....I know that Marian has the artwork right now. She is in the middle of her super crazy weekend at Luckett's right now. I will keep you posted on that. Katie is chompin at the bit to get her hands on … [Read more...]

Spring Spruce up: Front porch decor

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Remember when I told you about our plan for  front doors…they are really such a perfect addition for the front of our home. The stain we used was called Walnut GelStain and it is made by Minwax. We love how it went on so naturally onto a vinyl surface. I think it is a very believable “wood” look. We love it so much we are going to have the shutters … [Read more...]