July 26, 2017

Low Country Boil

So, say you are planning a couples shower. You pick a theme “Low Country Boil” Now it’s time to plan! One great way to save money is choose items that can serve multiple purposes at your party. This event is a great example of using necessities as part of the decor.  For seating, we bought  Read More…

“Bride & Groom” DIY Wedding Signs

In my extensive search to find a super adorable (and unique) B&G sign for the backs of our chairs, I ran across the usual “Bride and Groom” and  “His & Hers” signs. I wanted something creative and something that I hadn’t seen on every wedding blog. While I was rummaging through Pinterest for ideas, I  Read More…

To Pin Or Not To Pin…

That is the question!   Lately there has been a HUGE increase in the amount of pinning thanks to pinterest.com.  If you are unfamiliar with this latest craze, this website has officially become the fastest growing website in history.  It is used primarily by females to track projects, arts and crafts, hairstyles, decorating, recipes, and  Read More…

DIY wedding centerpieces

As part three of my wedding on a budget article, I wanted to share with you guys the centerpieces I did for my wedding coming up in October. I’ve already shown you how to DIY your wedding bouquets for your bridesmaids, so I wanted to continue to show you how you can save a ton  Read More…

DIY wedding flowers

As part two of my recent article on planning your wedding on a budget, I wanted to follow up with you on some of the DIY  projects I have been busy with in preparation for my own wedding. As previously mentioned, the cost of real flowers are way above my allotted budget so, I opted  Read More…

DIY Knife Block Beautification

A while back, I tried my hand at a Knife Block Beautification Project. The idea to update my boring old wooden knife block came from Pinterest – shocker. My inspiration picture is below… OFF to Hobby Lobby I went, in search of these matching color combos. I picked up two Krylon Spray Paint colors, Ocean Breeze  Read More…

DIY Key Ring Holder

Today I want to talk about a super easy DIY project – A Personalized Key Ring Holder (inspiration here). I started with a trip to our friendly neighborhood Hobby Lobby. I am convinced I pay their light bill. I snagged a cheap wood frame $3.99, a small bottle of Krylon spray paint in Matte Black, scrap  Read More…

Less-Stress Distressing

This weekend, my husband and I set out to revamp some old, Target side tables to help make our living room more enjoyable….for me. But obviously, before we could get started, we turned this into a competition. We decided to paint mine more of a distressed look vs. his all white/crisp paint job and we  Read More…

What to wear – Redskins Game

football by freeodie featuring flat heel shoes

Getting back into the dating world

Let’s face it. The idea of dating again is scary! The dating rules have seriously changed since the days of land line phones and actual face-to-face conversation. With today’s social media craze, meeting someone the good ole fashion way just isn’t the same anymore. If you have been out of the dating scene for a  Read More…