Posts In Category

Home Decor

houndstooth
creativeHome Decor

With a rich architectural history and some thoughtful elements to escape the heat, the America South has a wealth of design elements worth exploring. From breezy rooms and sophisticated furniture, to the region’s classical sensibilities, we’ve put together some of our favorite design choices for a little inspiration from our

Read More
window tape
Home Decor

One of my favorite ways to freshen up a room in a hurry without spending a fortune is to simply change the paint color. It can make your furniture and accessories appear to be brand new. It’s not just for re-decorating when you have young kids.  There are countless fingerprints,

Read More
Global Homes House
FinanceHome Decor

Buying your first home is an exciting, yet overwhelming prospect for anybody and should be thought about long and hard before moving forward. You should also make sure you have a basic education on how the real estate market and financing as this has a definite benefit.Before making the decision

Read More
treehouses
Home Decor

Building a tree house can be one of the most memorable and meaningful experiences that a kid can have, and sharing in that as a parent is a huge joy. Whether you have acres of trees to choose from or have to build a platform for your project, there’s just

Read More
bathroom walls
Home Decor

If you’re renovating your bathroom, avoid these mistakes; you’ll save yourself time, money, and effort down the line. When you want to remodel your bathroom, the aim is usually to make it better. However, bathrooms are complicated rooms because of the plumbing and electricity involved, and renovations need to be

Read More
Holiday Party Planning Tips
Home DecorTips

If there is one thing that can send even the most seasoned hostess over the edge, it is planning a holiday party. This is the time of year when everything is amped up from the guest list to the party decor. When you entertain in your home, your office or

Read More
wild flowers
creativeHome Decor

Living in Florida, we get to celebrate the warmer weather much sooner than most. I really feel for the Northern folks, but summer is right around the corner. When the summer does arrive most want their homes to be comfortable, looking seasonal and welcoming to guests. Whether summer is three months

Read More
Benefits Of Using Silicone
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

I love being in the kitchen because it reminds me of my mom. I have so many fond memories of helping her cook meals and bake yummy desserts. I also remember the effort it took to do simple things like making the cake slide out of the pan without sticking.

Read More
dANZE fAUCET
Home Decor

If your kitchen is making you frown, you can make small changes that will turn that frown upside down! You don’t need to spend a lot of money for a new table or to replace your cabinets. All you need is a few hours and a few dollars to transform

Read More
Get A Good Night's Sleep
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

Are you one of those people who falls asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow? My husband and son are, and it makes me super jealous! My daughter and I are the ones in the family who toss and turn and cannot seem to fall asleep for hours.

Read More
Christmas Table Decoration Ideas
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by SweetWorks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. When I was growing up, to say Christmas was a big deal was an understatement. My mom started her holiday shopping around the same time

Read More
20141121_003333
Home Decor

Over the summer, I chose to down size and donate many of my belongings, including most of my holiday decorations, in order to live comfortably in my new (much smaller) home. As the holidays have grown closer, I realize that I miss the warmth of the lights and the scent

Read More
Update Your Furniture
Home Decor

When we moved into our house, it was such an exciting time for all of us. The kids got their own rooms, I had a decent sized kitchen and we had a huge yard for the kids to play in and for my husband to mow! Because the kids had

Read More
Accessories For Your Bedroom
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

For as long as I can remember, I have always had a fascination with decorating. I know when I was probably 10 or 12, I would sit in my room and draw diagrams of our house and how I would rearrange our furniture. We were dirt poor when we were growing

Read More
Budget Bedroom Ideas
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

When we moved into our house, the kids were 8 and 11. We were so excited the kids would have their own bedrooms for the first time. To celebrate, we allowed the kids to “help” us decorate their bedrooms. Henry chose a dinosaur theme with lots of wall stickers, paintings

Read More
Creating A Study Space
Home Decor

I was sent a free sample of this Sauder product to review but all opinions are my own. When I was in high school, I could study just about anywhere. As long as I had my books, index cards, highlighters and a pencil, I was good to go. When I

Read More
Choosing Bedroom Lighting
Home Decor

We are redecorating Caitlin’s bedroom as her 16th birthday gift. She came to me a few months ago and asked me to come into her bedroom to look at something. I walked in and she told me to take a look at her bedroom and tell her if it was

Read More
tastefully crafted artwork
FoodHome Decor

This post brought to you by Green Mountain Gringo all-natural chips and salsa. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Makobi Scribe. As a busy mommy of a little boy, I hardly have time to take showers most days. Now that I am expecting a little girl in

Read More
jute rug
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

Boy have I changed my thinking about going natural in my home. Do not be afraid people, I am not talking about going naked! I mean using more natural products in our every day life. My son has sensory issues and he and my husband have horrible allergies. It seems

Read More
Family-frogtape
Home Decor

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Painting a Mural on the side of your house doesn't require too much creative ability. You can just tape off a few sections and get awesome results! You do not even

Read More
Wall Decor For Teen Bedrooms
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

My kids shared a room until they were 8 and 11. We felt they were getting a little too old to be sharing a room at that point and separated them. A lot of good it did us for the first several months as we continued to find them sleeping

Read More
Home Decor

If you have ever had to choose curtains, drapes or window treatments, you know it can be tricky. There is so much more to it than choosing a color or the right size for your window. You do not need an engineering degree but you do need to do some

Read More
Non Toxic Paint
Current SweepstakesGreen LivingHome Decor

One of the things I love about blogging is how much you can learn. I am kind of a nerd because I have always loved school and learning new things. About 3 years ago, I began researching what it meant to live a more eco friendly life. We have slowly

Read More
corner shelf
Home Decor

#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Haier. This could include Haier providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. I just moved into a new home and everything is completely different from my old house. I am having to buy everything new again,

Read More
orange curtains sunroom ideas
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

Today’s discussion is brought to you by Midnight Velvet.  This is a Fashionista Event. I just moved into a new home. A beautiful home with tons of potential, and the most amazing theme rooms my ever-thinking brain could envision! My favorite room in the house is my sunroom. I absolutely

Read More
Great Gifts For First Time Home Buyers
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

My daughter is buying her first home soon and I could not be happier for her. Buying your first home is a pinnacle point in your life and it is one to be celebrated. You go through so much to get to this point, sometimes it seems as if you

Read More
Majestic Home
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

I absolutely love to read! If I was going to be stranded on a deserted island, please send along a huge library of books. I could get along without my internet access and electronic devices, but not my books. When I was little, one of my favorite things to do

Read More
peachskinsheets
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

My family have terrible allergies and this is the time of the year they are the worst. I feel so badly for them because they are just miserable. To make it worse is we have just about as many allergens inside the house as there are out. I know my kids feel

Read More
vinyl siding benjamin moore
Home Decor

There is something about vinyl siding that makes a home seem quaint, traditional and just plain beautiful. Vinyl siding is also one of the least expensive siding options, pricing very similar to what your house would cost if you were to have it professionally painted. Compared to a traditionally painted

Read More
Create A Reading Nook
Current SweepstakesHome Decor

Reading has always been an important part of my life for as long as I can remember. It has been a pathway to other worlds where I can learn, escape to or visit for just a few precious hours. When life gets the better of me, I can always count

Read More