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Free Printable Summertime Journal!

Free printable Summertime journal. Hi everyone! Kiki from Kiki and Company here to share a fun summertime project for you and your kiddos. Now that summer is here, my kids are constantly looking for things to do. We are going on some fun trips this summer, so I thought I'd kill 2 birds with one stone with this fun printable! Whether you are traveling or staying home this summer, this … [Read more...]

How to Restore Marble Countertops

How to Restore Marble Countertops. When I restored the 1905 Cottage's kitchen I knew I wanted marble countertops. It was at the top of my bucket list. I loved the color of natural marble. I loved the veining. I loved the look. So when I found a kitchen island at a clearance center that was discounted almost 90% I couldn't pass it up. Once I got it home I discovered that it had quite a few big … [Read more...]

Easy Lighted Spring Flower Garland!

Easy Lighted Spring Flower Garland. I love this time of year. It's wedding season. Here is an easy way to decorate for a wedding, a spring or summer birthday or summer party. Make a Simple Spring lighted garland. It's also so pretty on a shelf or mantel!!  The lights make it so magical at night. Here's how to make this Easy Lighted Spring Flower Garland: … [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...]

Put Mom in the Photo – my Mother’s Day Mantel!

Put Mom in the Photo - my Mother's Day Mantel. Thanks for all of your sweet comments about my post last week about putting mom in the photo. Putting ourselves in front of the camera is something I really believe in and something I am trying to be better at. I know it takes a little planning and effort sometimes. I find myself with second-day hair and in my yoga pants most of the time. But it was … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Help Your Kids Keep their Bathroom Clean!

I love Springtime! The warm weather. The flowers. And of course Spring Cleaning. NOT. Actually I do love getting my home all cleaned out after the winter and letting fresh air in. But after all of these springs of getting my home cleaner, I have found out something a little mind-blowing. If you keep your home semi-organized, it's not such a HUGE deal to do Spring Cleaning. My mom always said "A … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 18 Spring Home Ideas Part Four!

There are so many amazing and bright spring projects linked up again this week! Here are... 18 More Spring Home Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Repurposed Tool Box @ The Summery Umbrella Tropical Fruit Succulent Planters @ Yesterday on Tuesday Spring Door Decorating Ideas @ Thistlewood Farms Rolling DIY Bookshelf @ Cherished Bliss … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Spring Home Ideas Part Three!

I think Spring is finally here to stay this year... I'm loving the warm weather and my flowers are all finally blooming! Here are... 16 More Spring Home Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Triple Tier Cake Stand @ Woods of Bell Trees DIY Farmhouse Shelves @ The Turquoise Home Straw Tote Door Decor @ Sadie Seasongoods Springtime Colors @ The Logbook … [Read more...]

Roasted Lemon Balsamic Asparagus Recipe

I am always looking for a yummy side dish. And my family loves asparagus. So for Easter this year I tried out a new recipe - Roasted Lemon Balsamic Asparagus. It was perfect for brunch. But it would also be great to make as a dinner side dish. This is what the dish looks like right before you pop it into the oven. It's easy to prepare and only takes a few minutes to cook. You can whip it … [Read more...]

Spring Colorful Blocks and Mantel!

Bright colors make me think about Spring. So when my friend Amy showed me the Pantone Spring 2016 Colors we thought it would be fun to make a project celebrating spring and these vibrant colors. Spring Colorful Blocks and Mantel! I think the colors look so pretty together! This is what you do to create the blocks: … [Read more...]