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How to Shorten a Pillowcase (or Sham) the Quick and Easy Way

This is one of those posts that feels a little random, and yet I know other people have these same problems. Today, I'm going to show you how to shorten a pillowcase or sham in 10 minutes or less.  In my very slow quest to update my room following my ex moving out, I changed my bed from a King to a Queen size. I still really like the IKEA duvet I have and find that it still fits the ... Read More about How to Shorten a Pillowcase (or Sham) the Quick and Easy Way

How to Make a DIY Hidden Litter Box from an IKEA Cabinet

I'm so excited about my latest DIY project! I wanted to make the cat box not look like such an eyesore, so I figured out how to make a DIY hidden litter box cabinet.  The story started last summer when my girls and I went on our Northeast road trip. My now ex-husband got rid of the decent looking cat box and bought a hideous looking litter box. It looked so awful sitting there in the ... Read More about How to Make a DIY Hidden Litter Box from an IKEA Cabinet

How to Make Cute Thanksgiving Throw Pillow Covers

Who loves changing their home decor for each season? ?‍♀️I've found a quick and easy way to add some seasonal decor to my living room by changing out the throw pillow covers for each season or holiday. Today, I'm sharing the tutorial to make cute Thanksgiving throw pillows covers. I love changing out the decor around my house for each season and holiday. To me, it keeps things fresh and ... Read More about How to Make Cute Thanksgiving Throw Pillow Covers

How to Meal Plan Quickly & On Budget

Today I'm going to show you my tricks and tips on how to meal plan fast and stay on budget.  For years, I've needed to feed my family while still managing to stick to a budget. At the same time, I didn't want it to take me hours and hours of planning each week, because I don't have time for that. I'm sure you don't either.  I also don't want to face the hangry family because I ... Read More about How to Meal Plan Quickly & On Budget

How to Make Cute Halloween Pillows

Oh, I can't wait to show you these adorable Halloween Pillows! I'd been thinking of what I wanted to make or craft for Halloween this year and hadn't come up with any ideas.  Then inspiration hit! I have a little grey and white pumpkin pillow that I bought at the Target dollar spot last year. It looks perfect in my living room, and I thought, "Why not make cute pillows for the couch ... Read More about How to Make Cute Halloween Pillows

Fun Northeast Family Road Trip – Week 3 – Boston, Rhode Island, and Connecticut

You ready for some more road trip fun? Today I've got the 3rd week of our Northeast Family road trip for you. This is our 3rd big road trip together in which we've now seen 42 of the 50 states together. Only 8 to go! In this post, I'll cover our 3rd week of this road trip. You can read about week 1 and week 2 to catch up or for other east coast road trip ideas. On our 3rd week, we visited ... Read More about Fun Northeast Family Road Trip – Week 3 – Boston, Rhode Island, and Connecticut

The Inexpensive Way to Paint a Stairwell

When I last left you in my hallway, I had finished painting the stairs and needed to figure out how to paint a stairwell that is 2 stories high. I figured it out! And I've got all the info. for you today.  I should have painted this wall before I painted the stairs. That would have been smart, just like painting the trim before the treads and railing on the stairs. I don't always do ... Read More about The Inexpensive Way to Paint a Stairwell

How to Make This Easy DIY Fall Wreath

How about a little fall crafty fun? In my quest to craft and make cute things for my house that match my current mood and decor, I decided to make a fall wreath.  As a busy single mom, finding a little crafty time can get a bit challenging. Yet, I need some crafty time because it helps me destress and feel human again.  I've been crafting and figuring out how to break a craft ... Read More about How to Make This Easy DIY Fall Wreath

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