Right out of the gate I need to tell you that I have a problem. Problem may be too strong a word…maybe an obsession? I don’t like that word either so let’s just call it a collection and be done with it. 😉 I’m not usually a big collector Continue reading Who Doesn’t Love a Good Throw Pillow?
Now that we discussed the issues I faced in the bedroom, umm…I’m talking about our mismatched lamps, I thought I’d move into the living room and share my new sofa and a few shopping and buying tips I’ve learned after buying several sofas over the years. We never had any intention Continue reading Tips for Buying a New Sofa
Now that my small hallway makeover is complete, I’m ready to start on the bathroom. It won’t get a complete makeover just yet but we will be painting the ceiling and walls and installing a new vanity, mirror and sconces. The bathroom (which is our one and only) has a small, shallow pedestal Continue reading Tips for Buying a Bathroom Vanity Online
To say I miss DIY and doing projects in my own home is an understatement. We’ve been in North Carolina for three weeks now, in our apartment for two, but it seems like it’s been much longer. I’ve decorated our temporary digs a bit but I’ve been so busy house Continue reading House Hunting Lessons
You could say we’ve turned into professional movers. We’ve moved around a lot over the years, 11 times with at least 1 more to go, and I’ve picked up several useful moving tips and tricks along the way that have helped to make the process easier. Now granted moving is never Continue reading 7 Helpful Moving Tips and Tricks
We’ve been busy getting our house ready to sell the past couple of weeks and I’ve been a cleaning machine, hitting anything and everything. One thing that really needed help was the icky water dispenser tray in the refrigerator that was covered in hard water stains. I see them staring Continue reading How to Get Rid of Hard Water Stains
In my last post, I shared the news that we were moving to North Carolina for a new job. Once we made the decision to go we had to take the next big step, which was to put the house on the market. We’ve sold 6 homes during our 30 year Continue reading How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell
I have to tell you that I had only visited IKEA once or twice when my girls were going to college in Boston, and they were always quick trips to pick up supplies for their dorms, but once we moved to Illinois and I was able to really look around, Continue reading 10 Favorite IKEA Finds