Pallet Project – DIY Deck Island

Pallet Project – DIY Deck Island

While in Virginia visiting our DD and SIL, we worked on a couple of projects - an island made out of pallets and a rocking chair painted with homemade chalky paint. Today I am sharing the DIY deck island Since pallets come in all different sizes, we won't give you exact Continue reading

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Lose Those Ugly Floors!

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Lose Those Ugly Floors!

We're on a roll! The wood floors finally dried and got a second coat - oh boy, just wait until you see 'em in the final reveal! Kitchen DIY Flooring The kitchen floor had two layers of linoleum. Here is a peek at the lovely green and yellow kitchen floor before. OK, not so lovely... They took Continue reading

Keeping Up With the Joneses – The Floors Won’t Dry!

Keeping Up With the Joneses – The Floors Won’t Dry!

Any time you get into a remodel, you'll hear from any experienced friends, "Expect it to take twice the amount of time and cost twice the amount of money that you planned." No man is immune. No one. The Joneses hit a glitch in their remodel - the wood floors. Remember here the "before" Continue reading

Guest Post on Christian Mommy Blogger

Guest Post on Christian Mommy Blogger

If you know me, you know about my ministry history.   Ha! I'm a poet don't ya know it?  Ministry...history...oh never mind.   I have a guest post on Christian Mommy Blogger today that explains how the ministry led me to being a DIY Continue reading

Guest Post at Anointing the Family

Guest Post at Anointing the Family

  Greetings my people! Please head on over to my friend, Clarinda's blog, Anointing the Family and show your support. I'm guest posting about my DIY healthcare quest using Essential Oils today.   DIY Healthcare is becoming more prevalent these days Continue reading

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Just a Little Tweek

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Just a Little Tweek

  We've already talked about this. Life isn't always strawberry lemonade and lollipops.   BUT, you can DIY.   Have you ever heard the expression Carpe Diem?   What do you think "Seize the Day" means? I Continue reading

The Liebster Award

The Liebster Award

Saturday I was nominated for the Liebster award by Katie at It's a ginger SNAP. Since the goal of a blogger is to connect with others, this award encourages support and encouragement amongst the blogging community. It is given to bloggers by bloggers. It was such a nice surprise to read my Continue reading

Online Fabric Store Coupon Code

Online Fabric Store Coupon Code

I'm ordering some duck cloth from Online Fabric Store today - $5.00 off orders over $35.00 isn't a bad deal! Click here or on the picture and you will go right to OFS - don't forget to use the code NOW5. It's only good today, so hurry! Yep, it's an affiliate link Continue reading

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Making Progress!

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Making Progress!

  We have progress to share today.   HA.LE.LOO.YAH.   The Bathroom before:     The bathroom had three different layers of linoleum with subfloors under each Continue reading

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Three Dozen Mice and MOLD!

Keeping Up With the Joneses – Three Dozen Mice and MOLD!

Ugh. That moment when you realize the job is bigger than the both of you. But then you realize that the truth is better than not knowing... Enter three dozen mice and a basement full of M.O.L.D. Merrily we roll along, roll along, roll Continue reading