Five on Friday and This Week in Review


I just yelled that in my “excited” old lady voice.  😁  But, I have no idea why I’m excited. 😏


Five on Friday

For all of you little newbie followers, I love so many different types of blogs, from homesteading, delicious recipes, frugality, and of course, home decorating.   I also enjoy reading fun facts about the blogger behind their blogs.  It paints a picture of a real person behind their words.  Therefore, every Friday, Deb and I take turns posting a “Five on Friday and This Week in Review” series. We share five facts about ourselves, and then I will finish with our week in review. Continue reading

What’s in My Cart?

Raise your hand if you “fake shop?”  🙋🏻

I call it “fake shopping” because I will snoop around on Amazon for a while.  Before I know it, my cart stuffed to the max.  😂   I will say to myself,  “Listen here, you have to put some of this shit back.”  😂   I usually get it narrowed down to a few goodies and then Proceed to Checkout.


Just an FYI.  Along with my fake shopping, I even plan fake vacations.  😂  I know I’m not the only one out there that does this, because my friends do it too.


Text from friend:  “What are you doing?”

Me:  “Fake shopping.  You?”

Friend:  “Planning a fake vacay.”


😂  We are looking for a cheap place to go, with a budget of $0, where there are no people.  Any ideas?  😕

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Inexpensive Wood Flooring Using Pine Boards – All You Need to Know

We get asked all of the time about our wood floors.  People that see them in person think they are original to the house.  I have a post up about them already, but it’s included in with the entryway remodel.  So, I thought I would write a post specifically regarding our inexpensive wood flooring using pine boards and give you tips and tricks.  Because, after all, I think this idea is worthy of its own post.  😉

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How to Read Our Blog – Take the Blog Tour

I know, I know… you guys are probably thinking, “Listen, old lady… everyone knows how to read a blog and you don’t have to tell me.”  And your faces look like this.


Please don’t send the OM-MY-GOSH-YOU-ARE-SO-BORING POLICE after me either.  👮🏼

Blogs are a little confusing to read, so I really do have to tell some people, mmmmmmkay.   😉  I’ve heard lots of people say many, many times that once they get to the page, they don’t know where to go or how to find certain things that they’ve seen before. Continue reading