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DIY Outdoor Gravel Pit Play Area

Hi! I'm Meredith, and I blog over at Perfection Pending and I'm back with a fun idea for an outdoor gravel pit play area. I'm not much of a DIY'er and definitely am better at parenting tips, and fun essays on parenting, but I'm super excited about this idea my husband and I had for an outdoor gravel pit play area for our kids. Last fall, my husband was building a new gate and fence for … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Colorful Summer Projects!

Bright colors are one of the strongest indicators of summer around my house! Here are... 16 Colorful Summer Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Vintage Iced Coffee Sign @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor DIY Mini Weavings @ A Pretty Fix Throw Pillow Piping @ Woods of Bell Trees DIY Giant Paper Flowers @ Mama's Gone Crafty … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Summer Home DIYs!

I've been spending all my time outside crafting--the warm weather makes me so energetic! Here are... 16 Summer Home DIYs from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * DIY Cement Tile Look @ Making it in the Mountains Rustic Modern Cabinet with TV Lift @ Mountain Modern Life Painted Concrete Patio Rug @ Run to Radiance Faux Brick Wall Kitchen Makeover @ The Weathered Fox … [Read more...]

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 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...]

Make a Summer Outdoor Room

Make a Summer Outdoor Room. I may be a little obsessed with those mattress bed swings - is that what they're called - that are all over Pinterest. The ones that hang from the ceiling. I've wanted to make one ever since we did the Daybreak Blogger House about four years ago. So when we moved into our new home and I saw that we have TWO covered porches I was so excited. And in the move all of my … [Read more...]

How to Build a Little Free Library – Information and Ideas

How to Build a Little Free Library - Information and Ideas! How to Build a Little Free Library - Information and Ideas. Have you ever heard of Little Free Libraries? It's an awesome way to share the love of learning and books. I really wanted to build one in front of the 1905 cottage. I was hoping to make one that was a miniature of the cottage and I thought since the cottage sat … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 Summer Projects!

I've started switching out some of the spring decor at my house for a more nautical beach house theme for the summer this year! If you need inspiration to help you change up your decor for the summer months, here are... 16 Summer Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Citrus Wreath Centerpiece @ Giggles Galore Little Wooden Buoys @ Remodelando la Casa DIY Tile … [Read more...]

Orzo Artichoke Salad Recipe!

I may have a little obsession with Orzo pasta. I love the shape, I love the the texture. And I love using it in salads! Orzo Artichoke Salad Recipe. This is my all-time Summertime favorites  -- Orzo Artichoke Salad. This is a recipe that you can almost always find in my fridge in the summertime. I love orzo pasta, fresh veggies and the tanginess of the artichokes and capers. Yum. My kids … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 16 DIY Summer Projects!

It's feeling more and more like summer every day, which means it's time to start working on new projects! Here are... 16 DIY Summer Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * Easy DIY Yarn Tassel @ Carrie Elle Beach House Bird Feeders @ The Country Chic Cottage Yard Sale/Flea Market Emergency Kit @ Sadie Seasongoods Imprinted Clay Coasters @ Sparkle … [Read more...]