A Peek Inside the New Greenhouse

A Peek Inside the New Greenhouse

A Peek Inside the New Greenhouse | #michaelsmakers #michaelshaul • Our summer has been packed with many ongoing projects, I can honestly say I'm ready and waiting to sit back and take in the stillness of fall. Though I haven't been able to share much lately, today I'm giving you A Peek Inside the New Greenhouse; one of our biggest diy projects of the summer. Butch began building the structure in the spring. Last year he built the garden and this building sits adjacent to that. We are still not quite sure what to call the space, as it Continue reading

Shoe Storage Organization | diy photo shoeboxes

Shoe Storage Organization | diy photo shoeboxes

Shoe Storage Organization | diy photo shoeboxes #michaelsmakers The beginning of January is always filled with exciting opportunities for a fresh, promising start to the new year. While many are busy making personal resolutions this time of year, we tend to focus on a list of plans and projects for our home. First up this year is our master bedroom and closet. After an enormous purge last year, we embarked on a total makeover for this space - including fresh paint, an amazing cedar lining and some new added accessories. I have been so Continue reading

Traditional Red Tartan Plaid Christmas Tree | 2016 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Traditional Red Tartan Plaid Christmas Tree | 2016 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Traditional Red Tartan Plaid Christmas Tree - 2016 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge #Michaelsmakers The last seven weeks of the year are packed with so much wonder and excitement. There are so many things to love about this time of year! Michaels Dream Tree Challenge has become our favorite way to kick off the season. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to participate in this annual event each November and look forward to seeing all of the latest holiday ideas, trends, and inspiration. I also can't help but get excited bringing the Continue reading

Homeschool Essentials | our favorite homeschooling supplies

Homeschool Essentials | our favorite homeschooling supplies

Homeschool Essentials - our favorite homeschooling supplies | This post was sponsored by Ebates as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own. #CashBacktoSchool It’s back to school time and for many that means back to school supplies. Being a homeschool parent requires a lot of planning and supplies. You need to think of everything from curriculums to storage and even pencils! I try to shop online as much as possible, whether we are buying new supplies or replenishing our Continue reading

Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree | 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree | 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

Black and White Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Tree ~ 2015 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge #michaelsmakers Once November arrives, I get pretty excited thinking about the last 8 weeks of the year. Thanksgiving and Christmas, intimate gatherings and frivolous soirees, thoughtful gifts and selfless giving. There are so many things to love about this time of year and for me it all begins by filling our home with the magic of the season. As a member of the Michaels Makers Blogging Team, November marks the month of the Dream Tree Continue reading

Outdoor Entertaining Tips | easy summer living

Outdoor Entertaining Tips | easy summer living

Outdoor Entertaining Tips | easy summer living - Summer is the season for entertaining outdoors. This time of year we love spending time outdoors and bringing friends and family together has become a true passion. For the past five years we have been working on extending our outdoor living area and bringing the indoors outside to our backyard.  Although it has been a lot of work, the diy party deck project has not only enhanced our home, but created a ready-to-go stage for all of our outdoor activities and entertaining. Today I have Continue reading

Craft Supply Storage Dresser | organizational ideas #michaelsmakers

Craft Supply Storage Dresser | organizational ideas #michaelsmakers

Craft Supply Storage Dresser ~ organizational ideas #michaelsmakers | Right before the end of last year we began the process of finishing our basement. When we first moved in a large portion of the basement was dedicated to a craft room workshop of sorts. While the basement was unfinished I was pretty excited at the time to have a space to lay out all of my crafting supplies. I wish I could say I used the space but honestly over the past couple of years the space has just become a large 'storage' area. If I needed to work on a project I would Continue reading

2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge | Make it Merry Christmas Tree #michaelsmakers

2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge | Make it Merry Christmas Tree #michaelsmakers

2014 Michaels Dream Tree Challenge | Make it Merry Christmas Tree #michaelsmakers #tagatree | There is so much to love about this time of year. I am not one to rush the holidays - but once a tree goes up in our home, the season truly becomes magical. A couple of weeks ago I mentioned a special delivery I received from Michaels on Instagram. As a member of the Michaels Makers Blogging Team, November marks the month of the Dream Tree Challenge. I am so thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in this annual event – not to mention Continue reading

Framed Jeep Grilles | mini replica custom wall art

Framed Jeep Grilles | mini replica custom wall art

Framed Jeep Grilles - mini replica custom wall art | Sixteen years ago we made a phone call and purchased our first Jeep.  A well loved CJ-7 we found sitting on the side of the road. Little did we know that one purchase would be the beginning of a whole new lifestyle. They say when you own a Jeep, every other Jeep owner in the world is your friend. That special camaraderie and 'go anywhere, do anything' community has given us years of outdoor adventures, wonderful memories and an incredible group of friends, we now think of as family. I share Continue reading

Linen Closet Organization

Linen Closet Organization

Linen Closet Organization | In an effort to put this brutal winter weather behind us (and 'spring forward' just a bit), I dedicated some time over the past couple of weeks to get our linen closet in order. The closet, located right in the middle of our second floor hallway, has been a dedicated stash and store concealed behind two closed doors. I never really gave a purpose to the closet as our laundry room is located right around the corner - and a majority of items that we use on a regular basis are tucked away in there. After the Continue reading