Quick Kitchen Cleaning Hacks

by Dinah Wulf
Quick Kitchen Cleaning Hacks - WD40 and Paper Towel

This article, Quick Kitchen Cleaning Hacks, is sponsored by Bounty. All opinions are 100% my own. This year, Bounty is the proud sponsor of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games this summer. They have teamed up with Four-Time Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter and one of the quickest women in the world, Allyson Felix.  Just like Allyson, […]

Bookshelf Décor Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
How to Decorate a Bookcase

When I first saw this house, one of the things that got me excited was the built in bookshelves in the family room. Having a love of decorating, I could imagine changing my bookshelf décor around with every holiday and season. Today I thought I’d share a few of my bookshelf décor ideas. Although I […]

Ice Cube on Carpet Dents Test

by Dinah Wulf
Ice Cube on Carpet Dents Test (3)

The previous owners of our new home were also the original owners and lived here for over 30 years.  They did some beautiful upgrades and kept the house immaculate. But, when they left, their furniture also left behind some dents in the carpet.  While my Mother-In-Law was here, we decided to try out the ice […]

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Makeover

by T Berokoff
DIY Kitchen Cabinet Makeover  (1)

Our kitchen cabinets are changing!  The cabinets weren’t exactly “trash” but they certainly weren’t a treasure either.  By using wire we already had and lots of labor, ours, we are transforming our kitchen cabinets to reflect our country décor.  I have seen cabinets like this in Southern Living, Do It Yourself, Country Sampler, and Cottage […]

Easy Way to Hang Pictures with Two Hooks

by Dinah Wulf
Easy Way to Hang Pictures with Two Hooks (6)

We had put our house on the market a couple of months ago, and we happen to obtain a new buyer and have found a new home with a closing date just a few days before Christmas.  No holiday home tour for me this year, but that’s ok! I have a new beautiful house to […]

Kitchen Cleaning Tips with Vinegar

by Dinah Wulf
Kitchen Cleaning Tips with Vinegar

This post, Kitchen Cleaning Tips with Vinegar, was created in connection with my agreement as a contributor to Four Monks Cleaning Vinegar. All opinions are 100% my own. Recently, I wrote a post called, Laundry Tips for Cleaning with Vinegar. Since then, I have been using Four Monks, a non-toxic, eco-friendly cleaner in and around […]

Deep Cleaning your Carpet When You Have Pets

by Dinah Wulf
Deep Cleaning your Carpet When You Have Pets

This article, Deep Cleaning your Carpet When You Have Pets, is sponsored by BISSELL. All opinions are 100% my own. With the holidays fast approaching, I need to prepare my home for my family. We started a new tradition last year, where my family who lives in the cold weather of Wisconsin and Illinois, come […]

Child and Baby Safety Tips and Tricks

by Dinah Wulf
Plantation Shutters Guest Bedroom

This article, Child and Baby Safety Tips and Tricks, is sponsored by Smith & Noble. All opinions are 100% my own. I have HUGE news! I’m pregnant with baby #2!!! This was a very pleasant surprise for my family. You see, not many people know this but this is my third pregnancy in three years. […]

Three Reasons Why I Love Income Property

by Dinah Wulf
House for Sale

Have you seen the show Income Property with Scott McGillivray? Scott shows how to create rental suites in their home, as a way to generate additional revenue. In each episode, he presents his client with two design options. After they pick the one that meets their needs, the host and his team of contractors renovate […]

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How to Select Your Sandpaper Grit

by Dinah Wulf
How to Select Your Sandpaper Grit

As I mentioned before, I participated in the GMC DIY Challenge where I competed against two other amazing DIY teams in a furniture upcycling and repurposing challenge from thrifted items at Habitat for Humanity. You can read about it, watch it, and see some behind the scenes footage here and here. During filming, I was […]

How to Hang Wallpaper with a Pattern

by Dinah Wulf
How to Apply Patterned Wallpaper Featured

This article, How to Hang Wallpaper with a Pattern, is sponsored by Bellacor. All opinions are 100% my own.  I have to admit, I was a little intimidated with the idea of hanging wallpaper. However, I quickly got over it after seeing the many beautiful patterns available that simply put; you can’t do with paint […]

How to Pick and Apply Paints

by Dinah Wulf
How to Pick and Apply Paints

Last month I participated in the GMC DIY Challenge where I competed against two other teams in a furniture upcycling and repurposing challenge from thrifted items at Habitat for Humanity. You can read about it, watch it, and see some behind the scenes footage here and here. During filming, I was lucky enough to do […]

Smart DIY Ideas to Help Prepare Your Home for Fall

by Dinah Wulf
Smart DIY Ideas to Help Prepare Your Home for Fall

This article, Smart DIY Ideas to Help Prepare Your Home for Fall, is sponsored by Chamberlain. All opinions are 100% my own. Just when I thought summer was finally here, it’s already time to prepare for fall. Fall means chilly days and cold nights, staying ahead of the game, and prepping your home for the […]

15 Creative Camping Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

by Tara Kramarsky
Creative Camping Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Camping seems to be one of those things that people either love or hate. I’m more of a RV camper myself but no matter if you’re sleeping under the stars, camping in a tent or glamping, there are things that you can do to better prepare yourself and your family. Learning from the more experienced […]

Clever and Thrifty Suitcase Packing Hacks

by Dinah Wulf
Clever and Thrifty Suitcase Packing Hacks

Wooooo hooooooo!!!! I am officially in Barcelona right now! When I started packing for this trip, I realized that I have a few things that I have repurposed into clever and thrifty suitcase packing hacks and I thought I’d share it today. More on my trip later! Here are some tips! Pack small jewelry like rings […]

Reimagining My Outdoor Space

by Dinah Wulf
Reimagining My Outdoor Space

With summer officially here, it’s time to find ways to escape for the season. Instead of spending a large amount of money on a week-long vacation, let Build.com help turn your outdoor space into a forever vacation. I’m turning to them to help with reimagining my outdoor space. Whether it’s installing a new outdoor fan […]

DIY Sunroom Window Treatments

by T Berokoff
DIY Sunroom Window Coverings Tutorial

Our new home has the most awesome sunroom.  It’s large with a beautiful view of our backyard.  I didn’t think there could be a downside to this room, but unfortunately there is a downside: sun!  With sun comes heat!  The windows needed some sort of window covering.   I looked at every option from shutters, to […]

Easy Ways to Declutter and Improve Your Garage

by Dinah Wulf
Easy Ways to Declutter and Improve Your Garage

This article, Easy Ways to Declutter and Improve Your Garage, is sponsored by Chamberlain. All opinions are 100% my own. I don’t know about you but slowly and surely our garage turned into a storage unit. It didn’t help that our garage door opener broke as well, which gave us an even bigger excuse to […]

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