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Why Add Outdoor Motion Sensor Lighting to Your Home

This is a guest post by Todd at Alabama Lifeshield Security. Lighting is an important part of any home. We all want to be able to see clearly as we walk from room to room as well as be able to see while we carry on conservations, which can be hard to do in the dark. However, when it comes to lighting, many homeowners forget the outdoors. ... see more >>

Stylish Sunglasses For Gals on a Budget

I am a bad sunglasses person. Let me define what that means: I always drop my sunglasses and the lenses get scratched. I have a knack for losing my sunglasses, typically in public restrooms and restaurants. I buy cheap sunglasses because of this, so they don't last long and usually end up broken.   I am a 99 Cents Only ... see more >>

An Ocean Lover’s Home Office

After we finished the master bathroom, I got right on to fixing up the office. Here are some before photos of the office: This room didn't have a closet, so I built one for added storage space. Also that would make this a real 3 bedroom house (I don't know about other states, but in California, if a bedroom doesn't have ... see more >>

Master Bathroom – Check – Before and After

By September 14, 2009, after Kyle installed the shower doors, we were finally finished with the master bathroom makeover. So now we have some before and after photos with descriptions of what we did to transform this bathroom and overall just make it a much more functional and luxurious bathroom (for its size). The after photos were ... see more >>

Yostie Blog Award – Attempts at Domestication

This week's Yostie Award goes to Ashley at Attempts at Domestication. I met Ashley through blogger land and Twitter, and I really like Ashley's blog because it's really well-rounded. You never know what you're gonna find. Sometimes she has a really yummy recipe for one of her cookout parties with friends, and sometimes she's talking ... see more >>

What’s in Our Purse?

Since I'm kinda going through an emotional time right now, I decided to do something fun and easy for today. I've been seeing this on various blogs lately and thought it would be fun to post what Kyle and I always bring with us everywhere we go. Obviously, Kyle doesn't have a purse, and like most guys, he doesn't feel the need to bring ... see more >>

For the Love of Mothers

On Thursday evening when Kyle came home, he brought in the mail. We ate dinner, watching Jeopardy as usual. At 8pm, I looked through the mail and noticed a card from my Grandma Burdick. I was surprised because I wasn't expecting to receive a birthday card from her this year. Just over a year ago, my grandma was diagnosed with lung ... see more >>

Yostie Blog Award – The Casual Castle

This week's Yostie Award goes to Rachel at The Casual Castle. Rachel is my best friend and she was my maid of honor at Kyle and my wedding. We met in college. We lived across the hall from each other and had Fitness Through Movement class together, and we've been friends ever since. Rachel got married 2 years ago (on May 29th) ... see more >>

UFO Featured Project Winner

Great job everyone! You did such a fantastic job getting your butts in gear and finishing your UnFinished Objects! Sorry to any of you who had issues linking up! Hopefully next time the kinks will be figured out! It didn't help that I was out of town when the link party happened. Poor planning! Although, it was my birthday, and I, ... see more >>

Yostie Blog Award – HumberHome Project

Before we start the Yostie post, I wanted to remind you of the UFO DIY Challenge! It's time for you to link up your Finished UFO!!! Read the instructions and then blog about it and link up here. UFO Link party ends when May 7th ends, so hurry!!! Now on to the Yostie! This week's Yostie Award goes to Ash at HumberHome Project. ... see more >>