How We Paid Off $15,000 in Debt Last Year

We all make bad decisions from time to time.  Ours involves debt. We were between a rock and a hard place last year when it came to a vehicle for my husband.  His 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix with over 250k miles finally bit the dust.  Since my husband drives quite a bit (around 200 miles... Continue Reading →

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How I Save Money During the Holidays

Hi there!  I can't believe it's already December 1st.  Only a few short weeks until Christmas:)  To me, the holidays are supposed to be about family, love, and togetherness.  However, it seems year after year we get sucked into the madness of consumerism.  We obsess over getting the perfect gift, or the best deal, or... Continue Reading →

DIY Barn Door

I've been lusting after sliding barn doors for a while now.  Unfortunately, they are really expensive!  Like, $500 expensive.  When I saw a DIY tutorial online over at Jenna Sue Design, I knew I had to build my own 🙂 This past weekend, my husband and I borrowed my dad's miter saw and got to... Continue Reading →

Be Our Guest (Part 1)

I've been working on redecorating our guest room this week.  My wonderful husband has already replaced the light fixture, light switch, and outlets 🙂 Last week I started my nightstand project for the guest room. I re-stained the top, painted the bottom Behr Burnished Clay, and replaced the drawer pull.  I just put a coat... Continue Reading →

Sea Salt

We are 90% done with our master bedroom renovation!  The only things left to do are: install new flooring, build a sliding barn door for our closet, and add a custom shelving system for our closet 🙂 We have come a long way.  When we first moved in, the bedroom was painted a blah beige color.  If... Continue Reading →

Progress

For the past year, I have been consumed with renovating our house.  I have always had a knack for interior design, and it is something I truly enjoy.  My husband and I purchased our first home in July 2015, and have been working around the clock since. Our first task was the downstairs bathroom.  It was an... Continue Reading →

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