Mother’s Day with Hallmark: Sending Paper Love + a DIY Paper Flower Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HallmarkForMom #CollectiveBias Just your friendly reminder that there are only 11 days until Mother’s Day! I know right? Where has this year gone? As many of you know, my Mom has cancer and lives with full time care to help her stay comfortable. Unfortunately, due to many different...

LDS Stake Girls Camp THEME: Your Once Upon a Time is Now

Our Stake Girls Camp theme this summer and wow what a great one... YOUR ONCE UPON A TIME IS NOW!  The theme was taken from President Dieter F. Uchtodorf's talk - "Your Happily Ever After" Some of my favorite quotes from the talk included: "Why must we experience sadness and tragedy? Why could we not simply live in bliss and peace, each day filled with wonder, joy and love? The scriptures tell us...

Kitchen Remodel – Part 1

Over Thanksgiving break, the Husband and I remodeled our kitchen. It was a really fun and LONG project.  It took us a full two days to complete. Before & After: Before: After: It took us the full two days to complete. We removed all the doors, sanded everything down, then cleaned all the dust off.  We primed first with an adhesive paint to prevent peeling and when it was dry we painted the...

Guest Bathroom Remodel – Part 1

Here is my before and after of our guest bathroom in our new house.BEFORE/AFTER How I did it: I got all my supplies at home depot. *Lay down plastic drop cloths. First, I took off the doors and sanded all the wood down. Next, I wiped them clean and taped off my paint area. I applied two coats of paint and let dry and sit over night. I cleaned up my area, removed the tape. I reattached my doors,...