Life As Art

Life As Art

Happy Saturday! It's a good time of year to reset. We all need a new beginning and it's part of why I love January. Life As Art There are plenty of things about Winter that I don't like, but instead of focusing on them I would much rather look at ways to get around...

5 Ways to Save Money on Furniture

5 Ways to Save Money on Furniture

Hey friends! So glad to have you stopped by. If you actually came over to our house I'd give you a tour, but only of our first level. If you gave me a whole week's notice I'd give you a full tour. With a family of seven we need a little, make that a lot, of time to...

Life As Art

Life As Art

Happy New Year friends!  I hope you are enjoying the fresh start that 2023 holds for us all. It's been good to take a little break from blogging. Over Christmas vacation, we made a trip to Texas to see family. It was a wonderful time and this Michigander can hardly...

Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2022

Our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2022

The year 2022 was my first year as a home blogger. We accomplished so many DIY home projects it blows my mind. This year Jeremy worked a demanding job and I simultaneously homeschooled an elementary student, middle schooler, and high schooler, We didn't always have a...

Our Christmas 2022 Home Tour

Our Christmas 2022 Home Tour

Merry Christmas friends! It's Christmas Eve and I thought I'd show you our Christmas decorations before the big day. You know I love to use what I have and always look for ways to save when it comes to decorating. This Christmas was no different. Although I did invest...

Life As Art

Life As Art

It snowed last night!. Such a pretty sight to see the world blanketed in fluffy, cold white stuff. Not so fun to drive in but at least it makes you slow down and take in the moment. Or it should! While running errands it seems everyone is in a sprint to the finish...

How to Make a Wreath from a Garland

How to Make a Wreath from a Garland

Christmas decorating started slowly at our house, but it's full speed ahead right now! In our bedroom this season, I went with neutral and white Christmas decor. You can dee that post HERE. After a few days, I realized I needed a little bit of green. I found this...

DIY Basket Christmas Tree Collar

DIY Basket Christmas Tree Collar

Happy Monday! Whew! We got both our Christmas trees up and are all feeling the Christmas spirit! I showed you the orange ornaments I made for our faux tree here, and now I have an easy DIY Christmas tree collar for you. After I decorated the tree in our family room I...

Life As Art

Life As Art

Hi there and Happy December! Not only is it Christmas time with all the activities and festivals that go along with it, but it's also the last month of the year. Every year I get so caught up in the Holiday stuff I forget it's about to be a whole new year and I should...

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