Our Elf is Back this Year!

One of the things that my family LOVES each year is the return of our Elf on the Shelf named Elf Bud.  This has been a Christmas Tradition for us for four years now and every year my kids get super excited to see what crazy and funny things our elf friend will do. Honestly […]

DIY Rustic Entertainment Center

I cannot believe that Summer is almost over!  Especially since it is still 90+ degrees out here! 🙂 This summer my husband and I have been busy learning a new skill! We have decided to do a rustic/farmhouse look for our old farmhouse and we realized that none of our furniture really matched that decor. […]

Reclaimed Window Picture Frame

We have been working hard remodeling our old farmhouse! Our latest project was our remodeling our Living Room.  I have decided to take the farmhouse feel and use it to decorate our entire house.  I can’t wait to share with you guys all the new furniture we have made to go with our new living […]

How to Make your own Raised Garden Beds

This year we decided to make raised garden beds for our garden after a pretty much complete failure last year.  Last year was our first year in our current home and I really wanted a garden so that we could have fresh vegetables.  We got out our rototiller and tried to create a decent size […]

12 Fun Ways to Add the Elements to Your Garden Design

Today we have a guest post on how to add fun elements to your garden design! Confession time: I was a huge fan of Captain Planet as a child. I would run around my yard with the neighborhood kids, wearing ring pops and shouting out the names of the elements as we pretended to be […]

DIY Conditioning Hair Treatment

I am always looking for more natural ways to take care of my hair and body without having to use any harsh chemicals.  These can wreck havoc on your body and cause a TON of problems!  My hair has been really dry lately so I wanted to create a way to bring some moisture and […]

Simple DIY Clothesline

Spring has finally started to appear here in Michigan and that means a VERY busy time for us here!  This year we have a ton of goals to create our new home into a homestead for us.  So… I haven’t gotten as many posts written as I would like due to the fact that I […]

DIY Lemon Carpet Deodorizer

I really do not like carpet in my house.  The main reason…  I don’t feel like I can ever get it clean!  I have a dog that lives in the house and sheds like crazy all year long and I am constantly vacuuming trying to keep it from being on the floor.  It really bothers […]

Top Ten Valentine’s Gifts for MEN

It’s almost that time again… Valentine’s Day!  Finding a decent Valentine’s Gift for a Guy can be so hard.  I don’t like that common box of chocolates and I don’t know about you but my husband really would not like some flowers for Valentine’s Day so it leaves me in a tough spot.  I want […]

Top Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s that time of the year again when our Elf (Elf Bud) is getting ready to make his return for the Christmas Holiday! I’ve put together a collection of past things that our silly elf has done to help give you ideas for this year!  I will be sure to post new ideas that our […]