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How to Install a Wood Screen Door

There's something comforting about the sound of a screen door opening and closing. Plus it keeps the bugs out. I love feeling a cool breeze in the evening. We are enjoying our covered porch so much, I want to keep the door to the house open onto the porch but the flies keep coming in. So I decided to install a screen door. I love the look of a wood screen door. So I headed over to Lowes. … [Read more...]

Summer Striped Succulent Wreath

Summer Striped Succulent Wreath. Thank you all for the understanding, supportive love I felt last week when I posted my story. I was so nervous about sharing real life and what I discovered is that such a weight is lifted by being authentic and honest. Letting go of the 1905 Cottage was very hard but I feel so much lighter and happier since we moved. We are still unpacking and getting settled in … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Patriotic Projects Part Two!

I'm loving all the red, white, and blue projects that you've been sharing over the last few weeks. Here are... 20 More Patriotic Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Printable Stars & Stripes Banner @ Houseful of Handmade 4th of July Hanging Crafts @ The Real Thing with the Coake Family Fourth of July Tie Wreath @ Sadie Seasongoods Simple Patriotic Framed … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Orzo Salad Recipe!

I am addicted to orzo pasta. Maybe it's the shape or the texture?? I have an Orzo Artichoke Pasta Salad that I make all the time and I can't get enough of it! As I was buying ingredients to make it yet AGAIN, I decided to switch things up and make a Mediterranean version of this favorite salad. And I have to say that I love it. And the best part of this salad? It gets better the … [Read more...]

How to Help your Kids Willingly Get Rid of Toys They Never Play With.

Hi guys! I'm Meredith and I blog over at Perfectionpending.net where I write about my life with 3 kids and all the imperfections that go along with being a mom. My blog is full of funny memes, parenting humor and tips, and essays to inspire the mom that doesn't feel like she is quite measuring up. (Don't worry....you are!) One of the things that I struggle with most as a parent is keeping up … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Farmhouse Projects Part Two!

I've been exploring different themes for decor for a while now, but my mind always wanders back to my current favorite style. Here are... 20 More Farmhouse Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Succulent Boxwood Wreath @ Suburban Simplicity DIY Industrial Light Fixture @ I Should Be Mopping The Floor Farmhouse Linen Cabinet @ Hello Farmhouse DIY Planter Tutorial @ … [Read more...]

Quick Grilled Summer Quesadillas!

Quick Grilled Summer Quesadillas! Grilled quesadillas are one of our favorite dinners to make in the summertime. The grill gives the tortillas a crisp outside and the heat from the grill makes the cheese melt in your moth. And school's almost out, I am itching to fire up the grill and serve these!!   So here's a quick and easy recipe for some amazing, quick, tasty and healthy Quick Grilled Summer … [Read more...]

Chicken Ramen Stir Fry

Hey! I'm Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks back with another recipe! As a mom of four young kids this time of year is crazy with soccer practices and games on school nights. I am pressed for time in the kitchen so dinners need to be something quick. Chicken Ramen Stir Fry has become one of my go-to dinner ideas the past few weeks. It is quick, easy and full of flavor! My kids are big fans of carrots so … [Read more...]

How to Clean a MOLDY Outdoor Rug

How to clean a moldy outdoor rug. A couple of weeks ago I got my courtyard at the #1905Cottage all spruced up for Spring. Over the winter leaves had gotten trapped and snow had piled up to create a moldy mess! And my rug was under all of that. I didn't get it rolled up and put away in time. So as I was cleaning up the space I wondered if the rug could be salvaged. It had stains from the leaves … [Read more...]

Star Wars Wall Art !

Happy May the 4th!! Celebrate by creating fun Star Wars Wall Art. These Star Wars wall hangings also make a wonderful gift for your favorite Star Wars fan!!   They are super easy to make. Here's how you can make your own! … [Read more...]