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DIY Snow Covered Mason Jar Candle Holders


*The following post contains affiliate links Mason Jars are one of my favorite and easy DIY crafts to do.  In the fall I made leaf covered mason jars.  They glowed so beautiful on my mantle all fall, so I had to make another season appropriate version for the fall. Enter the snow covered mason jar craft! If I can make…

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Affordable Laundry Room Makeover


I’m sharing #purclean in my life as part of a Tide® sponsored series for Socialstars™ When moving into a new home, the laundry room might be at the end of a long list of projects.  When I moved into my home last summer, the laundry room makeover was on the VERY top of my list.  Whether you enjoy laundry or…

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Affordable and Easy Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas


Ahhh Valentines’ Day.  A day to celebrate LOVE!  In my book that love doesn’t have to be romantic, it can be the love of your kids or your parents or your significant other.  In the past I’ve always associated it with “what are we doing romantically for Valentines Day?”. This year I’m all about celebrating my family and the love…

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How to Stain a Deck Like a Pro


A deck can be a very useful and enjoyable outdoor space, especially to enjoy the stunning vistas we have here in Colorado. To keep your deck looking new it’s important to also stain it to protect it from the elements. If you’re a DIYer,  here are some tips for staining your deck.  Don’t rush You need to take your time.…

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Valentine’s Day Nail Inspirations and Guides


I’m not a nails girl, I never have my nails done and they always look beat up.  That’s what happens when  you wash your hands 100x’s a day.  I’ve given up on having cute nails. Until I saw these adorable nail designs that anyone can do? (Anyone including you!) The Nail designs below are all using the same three Julep…

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Full Kitchen Remodel on a Budget

Full Kitchen Remodel on a Budget


I recently moved and completely flipped my first home for an amazing profit! You can read about it here!  Part of our house flip was to finish a remodel on the entire kitchen on a super tight budget!  Like SUPER tight budget.  I had an idea in my head of what it could look like, unfortunately not the funds.  So we…

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How I made over $100,000 on my First Home (in less then 3 years)


This is not a normal post for me, but it’s been SUCH a great learning experience I just had to share it with you all!  The title of this post may sound extreme…or inflated.  But it’s really what we recently did in this crazy housing market.  We recently sold our first home for a $108,000 profit in under 3 years! …

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Build a Snowman…Door!


No Snow? No problem! If you’re kids are dying to build a snowman….and you have a white door in your house your in luck! I have a super easy crafty holiday project for you!  All you need are scissors, black and orange pieces of construction paper, a little ribbon and some tape! This is pretty self explanatory but here’s what…

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Garage Sale Tips!


Today we’re outside enjoying the weather with a good old fashioned Garage Sale.  I am a garage sale virgin, this is my first.  Can I must say, it’s only been 3 hours of selling and I already have learned a lot. First I’ve realized that people want nice stuff for nothing.  Like brand new with the tags on DKNY kids…

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