The secret to creating perfect paint lines

Painting is one of the easiest and fastest ways to transform a room, but only if it's done well. This is my secret to creating perfect paint lines.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love painting. It's one of the easiest, fastest, and least expensive ways to completely change the look of a room, but only if it's well done. Today, I'm sharing my secret to creating perfect paint lines. … [Read more...]

Hello Spring Free Printables

Bring some spring cheer indoors and add some new art to the walls with these hello spring free printables.

It was a long, cold winter as usual around here, but spring has finally sprung! We have been loving the warmer days so much that I thought it would be nice to bring a little of that spring cheer indoors as well, and what better way than to open some windows and add some new art to the walls with these hello spring free printables. … [Read more...]

The Secret to Cooking Juicy Chicken in the Microwave

This trick comes to the rescue on those nights when the last thing you feel like doing is cooking dinner. In just 12 minutes, you can made juicy and delicious chicken in the microwave!

I love to cook. I love trying new recipes, and using tools and gadgets that make cooking easier and more fun, but I'll be honest... there are some nights when cooking is the last thing I want to do. That's why I'm beyond thankful to have found the secret to cooking juicy chicken in the microwave! I always know I'm only 12 minutes away from a delicious, healthy, and easy to make meal that I can handle making even on my laziest days. … [Read more...]

1 Simple Trick for Hiding Cords and Wires

Super simple and inexpensive trick for hiding ugly cords and wires. Great idea!

I was over the moon when I finished decluttering and staging my entryway, but one thing really bugged me... seeing the lamp cord dropping under the table. Not pretty. I immediately knew how I'd fix the problem, and I'm excited to share this simple trick for hiding cords and wires with you today. It's super easy and inexpensive, which is my favorite kind of solution. This post contains affiliate links. For more info, please see my disclosures page. You may be thinking, "Just use the basket to hide the wires!" That was the first thing I considered doing, but having the basket on the right side threw off the balance of the space. Since the lamp is the largest item on the table, having the basket positioned on the same side made the space feel lopsided. Something obviously had to be done because the droopy cord isn't cute, and it's a safety hazard with all of these crazy kids running around the house. Thankfully, I had these little guys hanging out in my kitchen junk … [Read more...]

How I more than tripled my pageviews in just two months

Ever thought about starting a blog? Want to learn how to grow the blog you currently have? You need the Elite Blog Academy. Since I enrolled my pageviews have QUADRUPLED! Sign up now! Enrollment's only open for one week and then the doors will be closed until 2016. Don't wait a whole year to take your blog to the next level!

Have you ever thought about starting a blog? Do you currently blog but struggle with balancing it all? Most of us know all too well how overwhelming it can feel to juggle the day-to-day demands of writing a blog with the big-picture strategy of creating a profitable business. Have you ever wished someone could guide you through the process of a successful blog and show you step-by- step, exactly how to grow your traffic and generate a sustainable income? … [Read more...]

3 Things you should never ever buy

Concept of woman shopping and holding bags, closeup images.

I rarely make sweeping statements about what we all should and shouldn't do. As you can tell from my various styles of printables, I like options, and I don't believe there's a one-sized-fits-all solution to many problems. This, however, is one of those exceptions. I can say, without a shadow of a doubt, that there are 3 things you should never ever buy. … [Read more...]