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How to Stain a Deck Like a Pro


A deck can be a very useful and enjoyable outdoor space, especially to enjoy the stunning vistas we have here in Colorado. To keep your deck looking new it’s important to also stain it to protect it from the elements. If you’re a DIYer,  here are some tips for staining your deck.  Don’t rush You need to take your time.…

Valentine’s Day Nail Inspirations and Guides


I’m not a nails girl, I never have my nails done and they always look beat up.  That’s what happens when  you wash your hands 100x’s a day.  I’ve given up on having cute nails. Until I saw these adorable nail designs that anyone can do? (Anyone including you!) The Nail designs below are all using the same three Julep…

Full Kitchen Remodel on a Budget

Full Kitchen Remodel on a Budget


I recently moved and completely flipped my first home for an amazing profit! You can read about it here!  Part of our house flip was to finish a remodel on the entire kitchen on a super tight budget!  Like SUPER tight budget.  I had an idea in my head of what it could look like, unfortunately not the funds.  So we…

How I made over $100,000 on my First Home (in less then 3 years)


This is not a normal post for me, but it’s been SUCH a great learning experience I just had to share it with you all!  The title of this post may sound extreme…or inflated.  But it’s really what we recently did in this crazy housing market.  We recently sold our first home for a $108,000 profit in under 3 years! …

Build a Snowman…Door!


No Snow? No problem! If you’re kids are dying to build a snowman….and you have a white door in your house your in luck! I have a super easy crafty holiday project for you!  All you need are scissors, black and orange pieces of construction paper, a little ribbon and some tape! This is pretty self explanatory but here’s what…

Garage Sale Tips!


Today we’re outside enjoying the weather with a good old fashioned Garage Sale.  I am a garage sale virgin, this is my first.  Can I must say, it’s only been 3 hours of selling and I already have learned a lot. First I’ve realized that people want nice stuff for nothing.  Like brand new with the tags on DKNY kids…

Fall Wreath Craft Ideas


I LOVE the fall! It’s not even September yet and I have my fall wreath up!  This past weekend Violet, a good friend and myself took time to make some fall wreaths!  I love craft days! 🙂 Thanks to my 40% off coupon from Michaels, it was a great deal. I made 2 wreaths with a ton of left over…

Updated Kitchen Reveal – Done with Rust-oleum


This post is not a paid review, it’s simply a fun and much needed update that we recently did in our kitchen.  I’m so excited about it, I thought I’d share it with my readers! A little history behind this kitchen:  We moved into our home 2 years ago and have completely gutted and re-done 90% of the house, down…