Holiday

Thankful for Health, Family, Friends and Home

Thankful for Health, Family, Friends and Home

Happy Thanksgiving. We will be celebrating this year with family in Orange County and Riverside. Food and fun will be enjoyed by all. Above is a photo from a house we rented in the Catskills a few years back where we celebrated Thanksgiving out in the mountains. It was great […]

Last Minute Halloween Decorations and one Costume

Last Minute Halloween Decorations and one Costume

With two-more days before Halloween we’ve gathered our favorite decoration ideas that can all be finished before the guests arrive or the kids come knocking. + Spooky Silhouette Votives from Design*Sponge + Halloween Crafts on Etsy from Casasugar + Chic and modern Halloween decorations from Apartment Therapy SF + Go […]

Happy Birthday America

Happy Birthday America

With hopes your celebration today is festive and safe. Remember freedom isn’t free and as the Marine’s say Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful). p.s. – Congrats to Joey Chestnut for keeping the Hot Dog Eating championship in the USA. photo: Santa Monica Fireworks 2009

Thanksgiving Table Inspiration

Thanksgiving Table Inspiration

Thanksgiving is almost a week away and folks are already preparing for family and fun. We’ve seen an uptick in visitors to our site for those looking for Thanksgiving table photos. We always want to help out our readers so we’ve compiled some of our favorites. Plus, here’s some help […]

Labor Day Links

Labor Day Links

+ 15 Free Toolbox plans via Toolcrib + Steps Side Table via Casasugar + DIY Door to Dining Table via Design*Sponge + Staycation Ideas from DIY Life

Home Improvement Vacation

Home Improvement Vacation

It may be tempting to getaway this weekend and hit the beach or relax in the mountains but many homeowners are taking advantage of the 3-day holiday weekend by staying at home and catching up on all of their DIY projects. Instead of putting money towards gas, lodging, or entertainment, […]

Memorial Day Weekend Projects

Memorial Day Weekend Projects

It’s a three-day weekend for many of us in observance of Memorial Day which is a time to honor those who have sacrificed the most to protect our American way of life. Our friend recently returned home from a tour in Afghanistan and we hope his fellow troops can do […]