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Fall Living Room Decor Ideas That Save Money and Time
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Fall Living Room Decor Ideas That Save Money and Time

10 fall decor ideas for the living room that save time, money, and storage space + fall decorating mistakes you should avoid. Apparently, once the kids are back in school, I get the itch to go on a fall cleaning spree cleaning sofas and throwing around fall living room decor. Sure, it may be 90…

115 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List
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115 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

Over 100 brilliant DIY Christmas gift ideas related to homemade toys, home decor, fashion, beauty, food, and crafts. One of my absolute FAVORITE memories as a kid was making DIY Christmas gifts with my mom and little brother whenever my dad was working out of town. We sat around the kitchen table and crafted Christmas…

Simple DIY Fall Centerpiece Ideas + the Best Fall Branches
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Simple DIY Fall Centerpiece Ideas + the Best Fall Branches

17 fall centerpiece ideas that you can make in 5 minutes or less as welcoming fall table decor, plus the most realistic artificial fall flowers. You know what’s the best fall activity? EATING! (You thought I was going to say leaf peeping or pumpkin carving, didn’t you? Maybe I’m just hungry; I don’t know.) But…

Swim Party Checklist and Backyard Party Planning Tips
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Swim Party Checklist and Backyard Party Planning Tips

Everything you need to know to plan an epic swim party with themes, decor, games, and favor ideas + a free backyard party planning checklist. This post is sponsored by Leslie’s Pool Supplies. If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years of having a swimming pool in our backyard, it’s how to host a…

Cozy Conference Room Design Ideas & Office Makeover
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Cozy Conference Room Design Ideas & Office Makeover

After a whirlwind week’s worth of work (wow, say that five times fast), the conference room makeover is finished! If you missed where this project first started, our friend Amber, the Coordinator at The Cottage at Pathways Community Center in partnership with The Life House Women’s Shelter, asked us for help in making their office…

18 Favorite Modern Vintage Beds for a Low Budget
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18 Favorite Modern Vintage Beds for a Low Budget

Find designer dupe modern vintage beds for under $1,000 in this shopping guide to get the high-end classic looking bedroom on a low budget. Go classic with large furnishings, trendy with home decor accents, and you’ll have opportunity for lots of decorating fun with zero regrets later. That’s my approach on a lot of room…

Best Garage Storage Ideas for an Organized Space
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Best Garage Storage Ideas for an Organized Space

Garage organizers that will change the way your garage functions using smart storage solutions for tools, paint, and sporting equipment. It’s life changing what some decluttering, smart storage, and a fresh coat of paint can do in an entire garage remodel.  Our garage is proof that the cost-effective way is sometimes you need to get…

Cheap DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece Idea With Common Thrifted Finds
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Cheap DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece Idea With Common Thrifted Finds

Make this DIY Thanksgiving centerpiece idea for your own table decor using a scarf, thrifted candlesticks, and other common cheap finds to create a high end look. It’s possible we’re living in The Twilight Zone these days. Because as Robert and I were walking through our neighborhood with the girls on Halloween night, I saw…

Bathroom Remodel Cost: Our Full Budget Breakdown
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Bathroom Remodel Cost: Our Full Budget Breakdown

A full budget breakdown of what a real master bathroom remodel cost and tips for saving money on a renovation. It is so hard to know these days how much a bathroom remodel costs. Supply and demand of materials, what contractors charge, labor shortages, and square footage all leave a big ol’ question mark and…

How Much Did the Backyard Renovation Cost?
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How Much Did the Backyard Renovation Cost?

A full budget breakdown of how much our exterior remodel and backyard renovation cost, why we hired a few contractors, and what outdoor projects you can do yourself to save money. Technically, our backyard renovation still has one or two little projects for it to be deemed “officially finished”, but considering all of the things…

Guide: Budget Ideas to Turn a Shed Into a Home Gym
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Guide: Budget Ideas to Turn a Shed Into a Home Gym

Tips to turn a backyard shed into an inexpensive DIY at home gym using secondhand workout equipment and small storage solutions. If you have a shed in your backyard currently crammed with clutter, it is the perfect opportunity to turn it into your own workout space. After about a week of work, our home gym…

12 Simple and Cheap Fall Decor Ideas (That Look High-End)
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12 Simple and Cheap Fall Decor Ideas (That Look High-End)

A round-up of simple DIY crafts and cheap fall decor ideas to make your home feel cozy and inviting for the season using (mostly) what you already have. Even though it’s 90-something degrees outside, it’s hard to believe fall is right around the corner! I already have a few cheap fall decor ideas on the…

Our Road Trip Essentials & Travel Checklist Printable
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Our Road Trip Essentials & Travel Checklist Printable

All the best road trip essentials for traveling with kids, organizing the car, and streamline packing + the ultimate packing checklist. This post is sponsored by Walmart. After a stressful few weeks (who am I kidding… it’s been a stressful year for all of us honestly), it feels SO GOOD to finally venture out for…

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like a Pro
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How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like a Pro

A complete step-by-step tutorial for how to paint kitchen cabinets to make them as durable as possible for as quickly and easily as possible. I spent a week painting kitchen cabinets. Almost exactly to the minute. And it was worth every Pandora karaoke jam sesh / paint brush dance party. Just in case you don’t…