How to build a corner stove fireplace surround

How to build a corner stove fireplace surround

When we bought our home, the existing gas fireplace was sitting on a tile insert in the corner of the room. It was functional, but it was pretty plain. My husband and I decided to build up a fireplace surround to give it a finished, beautiful look. Besides, I really wanted somewhere to hang all […]

Bathroom Makeover-How To Build A Shower

Bathroom Makeover-How To Build A Shower

When my husband and I were remodeling our master bathroom, we decided to bite the bullet and tackle our bathroom makeover ourselves, which included building a shower. On our remodeling adventure, we had already done a lot of tiling and my husband already knew quite a few things about plumbing, so we figured, why not? […]

Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget

Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget

Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover On A Budget With French Country Flair! So, here’s a quick intro. Almost three years ago, my husband and I bought a home with heavy cigarette smoke damage. When I say heavy, I mean it. The walls were brown. The grout was stained in all the tile-work. We hoped that we could salvage […]

How To Eliminate Smoke Odors From A Home

How To Eliminate Smoke Odors From A Home

So there are a lot of different tutorials out there for eliminating cigarette smoke odors from a home. I know. I read them all. The thing is, a lot of them are giving short-term, quick-fix advice. If you read an article and it suggests using latex primer, run far away. If it says just to […]

That Time We Bought A Stinky House

That Time We Bought A Stinky House

-Tales From The Stinky House On The Prairie- Look at her? Isn’t she cute with her brick siding and little wrap around porch perfect for sipping coffee on? I sure thought so. In fact, I couldn’t figure out why this wasn’t the very first house that our real estate agent had taken us to, after […]

Beginnings of a Beginning-Our Homesteading Journey

Beginnings of a Beginning-Our Homesteading Journey

-Tales From The Stinky House On The Prairie- If my husband was hoping for a normal life with me, he should have known better. We met in a karate class, for crying out loud, he should have known I would be a tad adventurous. Not that he doesn’t like to do adventurous things. We both […]