Anyone that has been to our home knows that we collect wine corks since we (used to) have them on display in a huge glass vase in our kitchen. I put the collection in storage after we moved but we still drink a lot of wine so we are still collecting, haha!
This past weekend the hubby and I attended a masquerade ball which was the theme for his company awards party. I decided to make our masquerade masks using card stock and Cricut and I was happy with the way they turned out. I decided to add some flare to mine and chose to add […]
I am ready for Spring, aren’t you? Well, those of you that live in a warmer climate don’t really understand, but around here we are ready for the snow to melt and spring flowers to bloom! I decided this weekend to make a couple quick Spring wreaths for our doors and I am sharing how easy (and not too […]
I’m finally posting my craft room redo that we updated over a weekend. This project took 2 days including removing all pre-existing items, shopping for supplies, labor and staging. The total cost was $250 since I re-purposed many items that I already had around the house. So let me show you the before and after […]
This is part 2, Our Last Home – the 2nd Level, continued from Our last home – 1st level. The second level of our last home included a shared (boy and girl) bedroom, master bedroom, baths and laundry room. The 2nd level had two master suites, both with full bathrooms. We used the room […]
Winter months in D.C. means heavy coats, hat, gloves, boots (on top of everything else that you normally need day-to-day) which lead to bulky items that need an extra storage space. In our new house, we have a huge double-door coat closet in the hall foyer. It’s so much more room than our tiny closet […]
After the busy holiday season I realized that our freezer meals were dwindling down so I spent a Saturday preparing some quick and easy meals to restock it. One of the meals I made is this yummy, kid-friendly, one-pan Chicken Alfredo Pasta with Bacon and Broccoli. I’m sure there are similar recipes out there with homemade Alfredo, […]
We said goodbye our townhouse in the city in June 2014 before moving to a suburban area. Our family was growing and we needed more space and were thinking about the kid’s futures. I grew up on a farm in the country and although I LOVE living in a more urban/populated area, I like the peace and quiet in the rural […]