Five Dollar Halloween Bat Tree Centerpiece

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What do you do when your kid asks for Halloween decorations on a week when you’re flat busted broke? You head to the Dollar Tree and you make something COOL. Yup, I was down to about 5 dollars. Seriously. Freelance life has its perks, but getting paid on time isn’t one of them. But I… [read more]

5-Minute Mustache Pumpkins

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This post was brought to you by DollarTree.com. I love love love decorating for Halloween, and my favorite part is pumpkin carving. If I had my way, we’d have our whole property decorated with all the different funky, bumpy varieties available. The only problem? There’s no time for all that. Plus, holy mess. So this… [read more]

One Perk of Getting Older (with @Moen)

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This post about bathroom sink faucets was brought to you by Moen, who provided the product to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. My birthday is this week. I’m getting up into “yikes” territory, but to be honest, I’m pretty OK with it. Being this age (we’ll just call it “this age” for… [read more]

Garden Cabinet Makeover Made Easy with @HomeRight Finish Max

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Disclosure: This DIY post and the feeling of satisfaction that came from finishing something–ANYthing–were sponsored by HomeRight, who provided the Finish Max Fine Finish Paint Sprayer for my review. We all know the feeling, right? You write up a huge to-do list and start the day with the best intentions, but by day’s end you’re… [read more]

Easy Felt Food Tutorial: Bow Tie Pasta

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What’s cool among the 11-month-old crowd? Snacks, milk, naps…all good stuff. But if you ask my little girl, she’ll tell you: It’s all about the wooden kitchen. She will knock around in that kitchen with her brother or by herself for what seems like hours. We have pots, pans, plates, a toaster…but what we’re really… [read more]