Cup Art – Cute Owls Painted on Dollar Store Cups

Hi everyone. It's Wednesday!! Some weeks ago, this photo came up on my Facebook page And I fell in love ♥♥♥ I knew I had to try and paint something similar. So yesterday I bought 2 cups from the Dollar Store, and some paint from Michael's. and settled down to an afternoon of painting. It's been … Continue reading Cup Art – Cute Owls Painted on Dollar Store Cups

Ikea Loot! A New Love Seat and Dining Room Chairs

Hi Bloggy friends! Have you ever looked at a piece of furniture in a store and thought it would look just perfect in a particular space in your house, only to get it home and realize that you couldn't have been more wrong? Yes? Me too! That's what happened with this love seat that we found at … Continue reading Ikea Loot! A New Love Seat and Dining Room Chairs

Ikea Hack! New Pantry Makeover

Hi everyone! We've been planning out Pantry makeover for a few weeks now and I'm excited to say that we finally got it done this weekend! I found the inspiration for this at Apartment Therapy and wanted to do something similar This is what the original pantry cupboard looked like Not very interesting. Hubby wasn't … Continue reading Ikea Hack! New Pantry Makeover

Cleaning Day: How to Clean Your Kitchen in 30 Minutes

Half an hour might not be enough time to deep clean your entire kitchen as I did last week, but when a full-blown cleaning session is out of the question, this 30-minute routine will keep your space tidy, sanitary, and usable. And in any event, there's nothing wrong with a "nearly spotless" kitchen.   Clear the … Continue reading Cleaning Day: How to Clean Your Kitchen in 30 Minutes

40 Ways to Stay Organized

I hear the word "Organize" all over the place these days. Homes are getting smaller and space is limited. When we downsized from a 1,200 square foot, 3 bedroom house, to a small, 2 bedroom cottage, I was amazed at how much "stuff" we had that we never really used. Once we had decluttered everything, … Continue reading 40 Ways to Stay Organized

Weekly Dinner Plan: Week 3

Hello everyone. I hope you had a wonderful weekend and managed to try some of the recipes from last week's meal plan. We've had almost Spring-like weather here, which made me feel like barbecuing, but, alas! It's not to be just yet 😦 - we had a light dusting of snow again last night. A meal … Continue reading Weekly Dinner Plan: Week 3

Care and Maintenance of Wood Cutting Boards

  Hello and happy Friday! My wooden cutting boards are one of my most used and loved kitchen tools. Here's some simple advise on caring for your wooden cutting boards. Oil your wooden boards regularly and they'll never warp or crack.   Wood or Plastic? This is based solely on personal preference. I use wooden cutting … Continue reading Care and Maintenance of Wood Cutting Boards

How I (re) Organized my Powder Room/Laundry Room

Hello everyone. It's mid-week, so not long to go until the weekend. We live in a small townhouse, so I'm always looking for ways to optimize our space while making it functional and pleasing to the eye also. We have a powder room on the first floor that doubles as a laundry room. It didn't … Continue reading How I (re) Organized my Powder Room/Laundry Room

Powder Room/Laundry Room Reorganization

Hello everyone. We live in a small townhouse, so I'm always looking for ways to optimize our space while making it functional and pleasing to the eye also. We have a powder room on the first floor that doubles as a laundry room. It didn't seem that long ago that I organized and decluttered this space … Continue reading Powder Room/Laundry Room Reorganization

I Confess! When Was the Last Time You Cleaned These 18 Items in Your Home?

  I confess that I have been guilty of a few of these myself! Did you know that there are 10 million bacteria per square inch of a kitchen sponge? How about the fact that your pillow is as germy as a toilet seat? Horrors! When was the last time you cleaned - The Remote … Continue reading I Confess! When Was the Last Time You Cleaned These 18 Items in Your Home?