Project Bookshelf – Time to pack!

Packing to Move

So it may just be the stage of life I’m in, but I always seem to be moving. Since starting college in 2009, I’ve moved somewhere around 8 or 9 times (including in and out of the dorms at the beginning/ends of years). I have one semester of college of[Read more]

Fireplace DIY: Whitewash Brick

DIY Fireplace Whitewashed

When we bought our house I really never thought too much about the brick fireplace wall until we moved in.  The family room became the one room I spent most of my day and I soon realized how narrow it was and how dark the brick made it feel.  I[Read more]

Oven Confusion

Oven Confusion

The first month in our apartment I had burnt or over-cooked EVERYTHING. I couldn’t even bake brownies. As a new wife I was so frustrated. My mother taught me to cook so I knew I was doing everything right but when it was out of sight in the oven something[Read more]

Goat’s Milk Laundry Detergent

DIY Laundry Soap

With it being a snow day, I thought I would do some projects! First thing I did was make laundry detergent. I have been wanting to try my own for a little while now. I have had the ingredients for a few weeks but haven’t taken the time until today.[Read more]

Window Display

Kiss the Cook

Wow! This week has flown by! I feel as though I am at full speed and yet have completed nothing. It is days like these that I would love to add a couple hours to the day. Of course that isn’t something I can change so I need to organize[Read more]

Home Design: Kitchen Lift

Home Design: Kitchen Lift

I am pretty excited to share with you today! I made my first change in the apartment. What did I do?  I took out all the cabinet doors in my kitchen! Ugh, they were so difficult to deal with. They were sliding doors so I could only get to half[Read more]

Home Design: Choosing a Signature

Home Decorating Signature

Everyone has a signature. Not only the way they sign their name but also their personal style. As soon as our parents let us dress ourselves we begin to experiment with our appearance. Our parents might even let us decorate our bedroom. When I was in 4th grade, I had[Read more]

Weekly Chores – Household Binder Part 4

Weekly Chores

In an effort to keep the apartment clean I have created a weekly chore “checklist” to put into my household binder. I have divided tasks between the five days of the work week: to make sure everything gets cleaned regularly, rooms stay picked up, and so that we don’t have[Read more]