Creating A Beautiful Place For My Kids

4 Common Furniture Blemishes And How To Fix Them

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Wooden furniture can be some of the most pleasant to have in your home - the material gives a truly rustic feel to any room. Imagine a lounge filled with antique wooden chairs, or an oak kitchen table that gives off a great country feeling. Although wood can be a very attractive material, it can become damaged fairly easily and the blemishes show up very clearly. As such, you’ll want to tackle any of these problems as soon as they become apparent in order to salvage your furniture. Read More»

Got Boys? Tips And Tricks To Remove And Prevent That Boy Bathroom Smell

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The purchase of your home was a large expense. Fortunately, cleaning and maintenance are the effective for protecting your investment. However, if you have one or more boys living in your house, keeping your space clean can be challenging. This can be even more overwhelming in the bathroom. If your bathroom has that unappealing boy smell, utilizing some tips and tricks can improve the odor. To get started, here are a few natural tips for removing and preventing that boy smell from your bathroom. Read More»

Mason Jar Madness: 2 Unique Ways To Upcycle Mason Jars

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From wedding d├ęcor to organizing craft supplies, the Mason jar has become a popular DIY trend. While there are currently millions of uses for these jars online, it is important to understand how and when mason jars first came into the world. Patented in 1858, John Landis Mason designed these lidded jars to preserve various foods for safe and fresh storage. Thankfully, food preservation still occurs in these glass jars. However, more people are choosing to create unique items out of these classic jars. Read More»

2 Ways To Prevent Plumbing-Related Water Damage In Your Home

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Finding water in your home is not a pleasant experience. Although water is a necessary part of life, it does not belong on the floors in your home. According to USAA, plumbing problems are the most common causes of water damage in homes, but there are ways to prevent this from happening. Here are three ways you can prevent water damage in your home. Use Appliances Only When you are Home Read More»

Get Your Front Porch Ready For Fall

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As the dog days of summer begin to dwindle, your thoughts may be turning to apple-picking, jack o’lanterns, colorful foliage and anything that tastes or smells like pumpkin spice. By switching up the decor on your front porch, you can welcome your friends and family in a seasonally appropriate way, while simultaneously celebrating the cool, crisp days of autumn. Follow some of these ideas for getting your porch ready for fall. Read More»