Tag Archives: do-it-yourself

inexpensive, homemade housewarming gifts

Happy Monday! Is there such a thing? Bleck.  Freaking hate Mondays.  But you know that by now, right? So do you remember how crazy busy our May was? I had two housewarming parties, a niece’s birth, birthday parties, chaos and … Continue reading

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master closet from scratch

Hey guys! How’s your weekend starting out? I’m finally getting back into the groove, and hopefully I can crank out all the material I’ve been imagining for the last couple weeks before it completely escapes me.  Lucky you! So I … Continue reading

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create your own: budget barbie dress-up party

Hey there! How’s your day going so far? I’m typing this the night before I post it (yes, the secret is out- I’m a step ahead), and I’m EXHAUSTED.  Which is kind of weird, considering I fell asleep halfway through … Continue reading

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create your own: popcorn bar

TGIF!!!! All caps, all enthusiasm – trust me on this.  It’s been crazy trying to get everything put back together after the pumpkin party, and then my sister’s graduation + party, and then you know, working 40 hours a week + … Continue reading

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pumpkin party 2014

Oh, hey! Happy Halloween! Guess what? I’m baaaack! Cue the theme music. Haha! As promised, I’m here to share our Pumpkin Party 2014 details with you.  You ready? Got something to drink? All comfy? Here, let’s start with this: How … Continue reading

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create your own: pumpkin carving station

TGIF ladies and gentlemen! I hope the week has been good to you! Pumpkin Party planning is in full swing, now that I had a semi-panic attack about how close it’s getting.  We are in our … hum, I think … Continue reading

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diy travel smash book kits

Hey buddy! How the heck are ya? I’m just freaking fantastic! No, really! It’s been a little busy, but in a totally good way.  I’m making progress on some goals, been spending time with the family, and I’m doing my … Continue reading

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guest bedroom turned studio

Hey guys! How’s it going? I had a really rough end to my week, so I hope you can forgive me for not checking in after Wednesday.  I won’t get into it, but I’m just really grateful it wasn’t worse and … Continue reading

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boys will be boys airplane party

Hey there! How is your day going? I’m having a great time over here, just whipping out projects like I’m Superwoman or something! It’s crazy how productive some weeks can be and how totally dead-end others are.  I’m on an … Continue reading

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and then there’s monday

Good day, kind peep.  Haha! Did you eat any peeps yesterday? I am not a fan of marshmallows, so none for me.  If you aren’t familiar, peeps are chick shaped marshmallows dipped in sugar.  They are usually a neon yellow, … Continue reading

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create your own: poker party birthday bash

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create your own: cheapie valentines

Mondays stink.  I hope yours is going good so far, though! Mine is to be determined.  I had a super-productive Sunday, so if nothing else, I can go home and lay on my couch and do absolutely nothing tonight if … Continue reading

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organizing the kitchen, one cabinet at a time

So remember the other day when I told you about our cheesy date night? Dang, that would have been a good title for that post… But I mentioned that we cleaned out a couple cabinets in our kitchen, and I … Continue reading

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custom DIY pantry just for me-booyah!

OMGeeee I’m so excited to share this post with you! Like, straight up giddy! I got a new pantry, I got a new pantry!! I GOT A NEW PANTRY!! Oh, wait-how YOU doin’, BTW? I hope your weekend is starting … Continue reading

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create your own: wedding flowers

My brother-in-law and a dear friend got married in October and I’ve been meaning to share some of the photos with you guys.  Trish and I have been friends for about 10 years now, and four years ago I introduced … Continue reading

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create your own: bloody mary bar

Now that the straw has settled a bit, I thought I’d share our Bloody Mary Bar how-to’s.  We did this for our Pumpkin Party, but it would be great for the morning after a bachelor or bachelorette party, Thanksgiving, Chili … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall Part Three: Before And After

Happy Autumn! I realize that people living anywhere other than Phoenix may not be as incredibly excited as I am that it is officially the beginning of fall.  This one day is a promise that we might actually see the … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall Part Two: Creating A Gallery Wall Initial

So we are still working on our gallery wall over here. I really like all the cool initials you can buy at craft stores or from catalogues right now, but I’m too cheap to spend the money on one.  Especially … Continue reading

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just a quickie: $5 cabinet organization

Hey there! Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! I am getting back to the routine tomorrow after an extra day off.  Before then, I thought I would share my $5 fix for our overflowing bathroom cabinet and some of … Continue reading

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we sprung a leak

So, earlier this year, I posted a how-to on getting stains out of the kitchen sink and repairing the porcelain.  That’s about my extent of me getting my hands dirty when it comes to house repairs (haha, sorry, couldn’t help … Continue reading

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