How to Care for Laminate & Hardwood Floors


This post includes a product review, for which I was compensated with free product.  I am very choosy about the products I review, and I will always give my 100% honest opinion on the product.  I promise! The Big White Box is getting new floors!!!  We are making excellent progress on our DIY floor install and are about 75% finished with the ground floor.  I

Mermaids and Mates (Sailors) Birthday Party Idea

Mermaids and Sailors Birthday Party Theme Idea with lots of cute and simple DIY birthday party decor ideas

Hello sweet friends!  I’m finally getting around to sharing the photos of my lil bro and sis’s birthday party from August.  It was such a cute party; my mom comes up with the most creative ideas for a boy/girl birthday.  They turned 5 this year, which means this was the 5th of these adorable parties that we put together – phew!  I think my mom

House Updates and $75 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway!

Home Updates - new laminate floors! This is Mannington's French Oak Caraway

Hello hello!  Yes, I am still here LOL!  The craziness of the past few weeks can’t be understated, but it’s mostly been a good crazy.  Sorry to have been so MIA, but I expect things to calm down a little after we complete a few of these big projects on the house. We finished up our kitchen cabinet makeover, which I revealed in my last

DIY Painted Kitchen Cabinets Reveal!

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Hello, hello!  I’m so glad you are here today!  This post has been a LONG time coming.  Countless hours of getting down and dirty with the plethora of cabinets in our kitchen, and today I can finally show y’all the results of our hard work! We moved in to our house in May 2015, only a few months ago, and started right away on remodeling

DIY Vintage Wall Art For Less Than $10

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Hello friends!  I hope you are well.  It’s been a long, busy summer.  I’ve just returned from a long weekend with my family in Texas to help out with and attend my twin siblings 5th birthday party.  It turned out so cute, and I’ll be sharing all the pictures in my next post, so don’t forget to stop by for it!  You can get every post

Chalk Paint vs. Latex Paint for Kitchen Cabinets – DIY Farmhouse Kitchen Series #1

The white really brings out the red in the floors - can't wait to get rid of those!

Painting your kitchen cabinets is no joke. I am quickly discovering that fact with our first renovation project in the “big white box” we just bought a few months ago.  And when you have a massive kitchen with 10 thousand million billion cabinets and drawers like we do, it’s an insane project. You want your kitchen cabinets to look GOOD.  You can’t just slop the paint on

Simple Vertical Kitchen Herb Garden

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Can you believe it’s the 15th already?!  That means we are halfway through July, and before you know it, summer will be over!  It also means it’s time for the Home Depot Monthly Gift Challenge, where I team up with an awesome group of creative ladies to make a gift for someone using a designated Home Depot item.  Yeah, I know, it’s pretty awesome. [Home