My Tornado Story & Pictures


I live in Iowa and Tornado’s are one of those things that I have never experienced but have always heard stories about. I always thought it would never effect me, it was always someone else’s problem never mine. That was until last week when a Tornado hit near my area and the straight line winds […]

Assorted Outdoor Color Changing Flameless Candles Giveaway


I received this product for the purposes of this review. All opinions are my own. I love decorating with candles, especially flameless ones but I never even knew it was possible to bring them outside! Then I came across and found these indoor/outdoor flameless candles. They flicker like real candles and they even change […]

Printcopia 8×10 Canvas Photo Giveaway


I received the item in this post for the purposes of this review. All opinions are my own.  I love taking pictures of my family and displaying them on the wall. I have tons of different styles of picture frames throughout my home. I have a hard time making up my mind on which style […]

Simple Saving Money Tip – Change Your Lightbulbs

I received this product for the purposes of our review.  The opinions expressed are my own. Life is just getting more expensive it seems!  No matter what I do, it seems that costs go up but the bank account doesn’t.  Since we were having to renovate our house under duress, I figured it was the […]

Top 5 Things to Know About the Spring 2014 Real Estate Market

Atlanta midtown

Real estate is an important part of everything Family.  Where you live influences where your children go to school, what activities they participate in and what friends they will have.  Whether you are thinking of buying or selling, it is important to keep abreast of what is happening in the real estate market nationally so […]

Making Lemonade and How To Renovate Your Home on A Budget

Renovate Your Own House

The cliché “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade” is something I used to groan when I heard.  If you have rotten, sour lemons in your life, are you really going to be thinking of making lemonade with them?  Personally I used to just throw them out. However, at the start of this year I […]

4 Tips to Jazz Up Your Bathroom

4 Tips to Jazz Up Your Bathroom

Are you tired of your boring and dull bathroom, but don’t have the funds for a renovation project? You don’t need to completely gut your bathroom to have stylish room. There are different ways that you can jazz up your bathroom without any major construction. #1. Paint your Bathroom One way to make your bathroom […]

DIY Fall Decor: How to Create a Fall Focal Point


I’m a sucker for seasonal decor. Now that we have a home with more space I was eager to create a fall focal point in my living room. I didn’t want anything too big or too overboard but I did want something to draw the eye and act as a conversation starter. What I came up with […]

4 Tips to Zen Your Home

4 Tips to Zen Your Home

Our homes are supposed to be our safe havens in a frantic and crazy world. We should be able to walk into our homes and immediately feel relaxed and at ease with our surroundings. For many people, however, this feeling does not happen when they open the front door. If you’re looking for ways to […]

Creating a showplace in your home


Most women love to decorate their homes. It is a passion we all share when it comes to making our house a home. Finding new and unique ways to make our home look amazing is a task that can be very daunting. Whether it’s because of money, time or just indecision, designing your home’s interior […]