Garage Plans

Garage Plans

If you have been following along in my stories on Instagram than you have been witness to the extensive garage renovation we started in early January. It took the better part of a month to just clear out the space, rip down old gross cabinets, purge, and move everything into the yard under EZ up pop up tents.

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Whats New In The Etsy Shop This Month

Whats New In The Etsy Shop This Month

I am really excited about all the new fabrics I have to work with this month! I always love a good velvet, and I was able to find a ton of fabulous options at my local fabric supplier. We also have some of our regulars, such as vintage African Moshi, vintage indigo and linens. Let me show you what is new in the Etsy shop this month!

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No Spend January Recap

No Spend January Recap

Hooray!!! We all survived the longest month of the year and are here to talk about it. I personally always love the vibe in January. Everyone seems fresh and ready to tackle the new year. Often people share their hopes and goals and overall willingness to try something new. This is exactly why I decided that January would be a great month for my family of 4 to try a No Spend month. Now if you are thinking “Hold on a second…this is a home DIY blog not a personal finance blog”, you are right! However, I think at the heart of DIY is the willingness to learn/try/sometimes fail to build things on your own in an effort to make your renovation dreams a reality. Most of us can’t drop $100,000 on a whole house renovation let alone $10,000, therefore we have to be resourceful. A great example of money saving hacks for home renovations can be found in Ashley’s kitchen DIY post here.

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Best Clean Eating Recipes

It is not unusual at this time of year to be bombarded with ideas on how to save money, get fit, or eat better. So much of the time it is a way for someone to promote their products or make you buy something. But every once in a while it ends up being truly beneficial to your family. So with that said, here is a round up our favorite clean eating recipes that we found this past year.

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