10 Truths about Country Life


When you envision rural life or country living what are the first images that pop into your mind? Perhaps something like this? Quite, serene, peaceful. A place to escape the cruel rigors of urban life? How about this one?  Does your mind wonder to this.... Can you imagine yourself peacefully closing the gate?  Maybe Babe will run along side of you when you call the children in for supper. Ah country life...Wait...just wait....Do I hear Dixie Chicks "Wide Open Spaces" playing … [Continue]

DIY Painted Dresser tutorial

DIY Painted Dresser Tutorial

My kids have never had a true dresser.  When they were toddlers and preschool age, we did not feel the need to invest in a costly dresser they would inevitably destroy.  We kept … [Continue]

Kitchen Remodel: Cabinets

Kitchen Remodel New Cabinets installed1

The kitchen remodel is coming along!  It has been a lot of work but for only 4 weeks, I think our progress is great. This our latest remodel job - The kitchen cabinets. Why … [Continue]

Home Remodel Painting Progress

Accent wall living room

We have been in the house for almost a month and repairs and makeovers are coming along.  I wish that we could just magically have all the rooms finished so I can concentrate on … [Continue]

DIY Barn Door

Barn Door 1

**Disclaimer- Some of the pictures were taken with my phone or tablet.  When you have dirty drywall or paint hands the last thing you want to do is touch your nice camera.  So … [Continue]

Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch Giveaway

Vtech Blue Watch giveaway

My kids love anything "techy."  If it lights up, glows, makes noise, or even looks high tech they leap at the chance to try it.   Unfortunately many of those fancy "high tech" … [Continue]

Hallmark Poster Kids Cards


  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its … [Continue]

Easy herb transplants

Mojito Mint

Transplanting plants can be tricky.  If you don't test the PH level of the soil, watch the amount of sun exposure for weeks, measure the barometric pressure, and hear the cry of a … [Continue]

Walmart gift card giveaway from P&G


We bought house.  Did you know that? It's a little home on top of a hill.  A home that my husband and I  dreamed about but never truly thought it would become reality.  It's our … [Continue]

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