My Daughter’s New Tween Room (Again!)

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  One thing that seems to be constant around our house is redecorating! That is fortunate for my daughter because when she decides that despite being sure she wanted an aqua bedroom last year, now when she wants to paint her room blush I’ll probably be on board with the change. She’s lucky I … [Read more...]

How to Clean a Single-Cup (Keurig) Coffee Maker

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This post is sponsored by Wagner. All opinions are 100% my own.  We are deadly serious about our coffee around here. Those of you who have been following us for awhile know that you'll find a coffee maker and an espresso machines on my kitchen counter, plus all the accompanying … [Read more...]

Magnolia Cottage: Black and White Painted Steps

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Do you remember the "before" pictures of the stairs at Magnolia Cottage? They were super groovy, with a colorful pattern painted by a local artist. It was pretty, but you can see how over the years the chips and dings weren't repaired (it would be pretty hard to patch, wouldn't … [Read more...]

Our New Easy & Affordable Garage Organization

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Today I am excited to show off the new, affordable shelving option we built to add storage in our garage. This post is sponsored by HomeRight. I told my husband earlier this summer I was really hoping to figure out how to park my car in the garage before it got cold. I really hate cold … [Read more...]

Our New Blinds & Shades from Budget Blinds

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This post was sponsored by Budget Blinds, all opinions are my own.    I was thrilled this spring to have the opportunity to work with Budget Blinds for new custom drapes and Lutron shades for our living room. This is the main living space in our new home, and it is visible from all … [Read more...]

Affordable Wall Art for my Home Office

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Thank you to Wal-mart & Art.com for sponsoring today's post.  I spend hours working every day in my home office, and after the initial quick fix up when we moved in this house last summer, I hadn't gotten back to put the finishing touches on it until just recently. It is always nice to be … [Read more...]

Getting Organized–Our Cleaning Closet

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  Earlier this summer I got on an organizing kick, usually that urge hits me in January but there were parts of our home that were starting to drive me crazy and I decided the time had come to tackle them. Creating this organized cleaning closet was the first thing I did. Summer is a good … [Read more...]

Introducing Our New Family Member & Puppy Essentials

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If you follow us on Instagram then you know that we recently adopted a puppy from a nearby animal shelter, his name is Auggie (my daughter named him after the main character in the movie Wonder). This was definitely an unexpected twist to our summer but one that has provided our family endless … [Read more...]

How to Refresh a Mailbox With Paint and Vinyl

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When we moved into our new (old) Magnolia Cottage a few weeks ago, I had a to-do list a mile long. Now it's only a half-mile long, but there are still dozens of small projects that make a big difference. One example is the mailbox refresh that our mailbox needed. It took just a few minutes but … [Read more...]

The Front Porch at Magnolia Cottage

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This post is sponsored by HomeRight. All opinions are my own. As you all know, I've been in our new (old) house for a few weeks now, and I've been painting pretty much everything. So far, I've painted six rooms, the mailbox, the front porch swing, the stairs, and the front porch. The front porch … [Read more...]

Our Front Door Makeover with FrogTape

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape®. All opinions are 100% mine.   I love small projects that make a big difference. Painting an interior door is a quick project that only takes a few hours of time but really makes a big difference in the finished look of a … [Read more...]

The Perfect Father’s Day Gift (& The Best Recipe for Chicken Fajitas)

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  Father's Day is around the corner, and if you still need to shop today I have a great gift idea for you. I am also sharing one of our favorite recipes for the best Chicken Fajitas so you can grill up a fabulous Father's Day meal.     We've told you about the … [Read more...]

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