How to Add Color to Your Home without Painting

Did you ever wonder how to add color to your home to give it an update without having to paint? Painting a room can be tedious and costly, plus it is also not something you want to do every season. But as moods, seasons, and trends change, you can help your home interior keep up […]

How to Create Personal Space for Kids in Shared Rooms

Recently I have had to look at how to create personal space for Megan who shares a room with Anna. Megan is nine, almost 10 and Anna is five. When we found out we were pregnant with twins 5 years ago, we knew at some point Megan would need to share a room. I had […]

Declutter Small Spaces Recycle Old DVDs and CDs

We live in a small home, and since space is of the essence, I like to keep our living space as free from clutter as possible.  Our home was bought almost 10 years ago. Initially, we felt it was a great “starter” home that we would only be in for about five years. It was […]

Summer Backyard Fun Sale at Sears: New Grill and Patio Lighted Furniture #GrillingisHappiness

Here in Illinois, the months of January and February are usually the peak of our winter weather. These months for me are usually the most difficult. Not only because of the cold but because by this time I am really missing the warm weather and being outdoors. One thing I have started doing to cope […]

Adding Charm to Your Home With A Harman Pellet Stove

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Harman Stoves for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Oh, the weather outside is frightful, la, la, la, la, la, la, la la… It is pretty darn cold right now in Illinois! Currently, it is only 6 degrees, with an 8 below wind chill. […]

Wickless Scented Candles – Beautiful and Safe

I love the smell of candles, and how warm and cozy they make the house feel. I used to light candles all the time, but then stopped when I met my husband since he has very bad allergies. Over the past few years I have managed to find scents that do not aggravate his allergies, the […]

Make Countertops Look Like Granite With Giani

As some of you may know, I have been doing some home improvement projects lately. For the longest time I had wanted to redo my family room, dining area, and kitchen. Having had the opportunity to paint those rooms with Aura Paint made a huge difference alone.  Then I had received a wall decal for the […]

Creating Peaceful Living Space With Lighting

I love playing with the lighting in our house.  I have found the type of lighting we have in our house can really affect the feel of the ambiance.  That is one of the reasons why I love this time of year with the Christmas tree.  Having just the lights of the Christmas tree on […]

Cut Down on Energy Bills with Retractable Awning

If you happen to live in a house that has full exposure to the sun, it can be rather difficult during the summer months.  Our backyard has full sun exposure, which actually presents some problems.  It can get very hot and without any relief from the heat it is hard to enjoy our backyard, or […]

Benjamin Moore Aura Paint #BzzAgent Review

Benjamin Moore Aura Paint Recently I was given an offer from BzzAgent to get a free gallon of Benjamin Moore Aura paint in exchange for a review.  This was actually just the kick I needed to repaint our family room, dining room, kitchen area, which I have wanted to repaint ever since we painted 8 […]