ABFOL’s 31 day purge

I decided that it was time to re-organize!  The holidays and marathon training plus all else in life completely wrecked my system I had going.  We have never been completely unorganized but the clutter had definitely built up! I won’t lie.  The thought of organizing itself brings on the chaos!  You need to move and […]

DIY Scrabble Tile Pillows!

DIY Scrabble Tile Pillow I had been in a mood to redecorate.  I think being that we’ve been in the same place for 2 whole years I needed something to change.  LOL!  #Milspouseproblems Anyway, I had seen this somewhere.  I don’t remember if it was on Etsy, Pinterest or maybe on a blog.  I decided […]

DIY Disney Countdown

It’s getting close!  We’re almost there!  AHHHH!  Honestly, I think I am more excited than the kidlets are.  Not sure they really understand where or what Disney is.  Either way…time for a quick craft for little man (who is currently obsessed with calendars) to do!   We got… a dollar store frame printed out a […]

DIY Wine Cork Display

I’m a selective hoarder.  I selectively hoard things like wine bottles, greeting cards, ticket stubs…  If it has a memory to it, I keep it.  Thankfully, in the world of Pinterest I can feel like it’s been for beautiful crafting!  I got my ideas from the pins below.   http://www.pinterest.com/pin/114560384245054345/ http://www.pinterest.com/pin/114560384242217470/ I simply picked up […]

DIY Fall Burlap Wreath

  I’m in love!  Fall is already one of my favorite times of year…why?  The colors!  I love love love the browns, reds, oranges and yellows.  This was certainly a labor of love for me!  I found the inspiration from Top This Top That’s blog http://topthistopthat.blogspot.com/2012/03/easiest-burlap-wreath-you-will-ever.html This was my finished burlap wreath. Debating on my contrast fabrics. […]

Fit Foodie: A little DIY, little adventure & new goodies!

It’s been slow for cooking lately.  We are still working on our freezer meals, BUT that didn’t stop me from a couple good ones!  Well those and a quick craft!  Here’s our new dry erase menu that I did using How Does She?’s tutorial.  The hubby is happy about it too.  He can see what is […]

Working on our financial fitness

I recently finished reading the Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover. I’m proud to say that this house is totally on board with it! We are not doing bad but we could always being doing better right? Knowing and hearing things the way he put it definitely reached me. I do think though that I was […]

The Carolina Yankee’s Family Ruler’s Review

The Carolina Yankee – Custom Vinyl Wall Art Home Decor and Vinyl Car Decals Family Ruler’s Review Description: Family Ruler Review: Ordered this ruler a little bit ago from Donna and I have to say that I absolutely love it!  I have it hanging on the wall six inches up so that it will avoid […]

DIY Remote Control Holder

  DIY Remote Control Holder I don’t know about you but I’ve noticed that I always lose the remote.  Well I’ve always lost the remote.  It progressively got worse after kids.  Why do kids think that remotes are toy phones?  Ok…off track but yah. I was having trouble finding a basic holder to make, so […]