Java Gel Stain kitchen table makeover DIY

A long time ago, I had only one child and our kitchen table was a $5 garage sale find of laminate tabled and golden-vinyl chaired fabulousness. When we were ready to purchase a new kitchen table that would be a little less 70s, we went to an oak lover’s paradise[Read more]

Easy Thrifted Lamp Makeover

I had the opportunity to decorate my first baby girl nursery for my daughter a few years ago, and it was everything I hoped it would be, except I was great with child (my picture is under that definition somewhere), had an unhappy teenage roommate to accommodate, and had a[Read more]

Office Chair Slipcover DIY

I have an old, blue office chair. It has never matched my office decor, and I have never bothered to try to update it. I recently began teaching sewing lessons to a girl I know, and I didn’t want her sitting on a gross chair, though. I had bought a[Read more]

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries – Family Style

If you’re like me, then you usually don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day on the actual day if it falls on a weekday or Sunday. I also have seven kids, which makes it much more difficult to have a romantic evening alone on a weeknight. I do love chocolate covered strawberries, and[Read more]