My Favorite DIY Painting Projects

old barn milk painted coffee table

One of my favorite DIY painting projects is this milk paint coffee table. I painted a dark wooden chest with Old Barn milk paint and then added a vintage ceiling tin on top. I absolutely loved how it turned out and was the first of many more milk paint projects.

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The Bedroom Makeover Reveal in the Waco Fixer Upper

bedroom makeover reveal

This post is sponsored by Bed Bath & Beyond. All words, reviews, and opinions are mine.

I am beyond excited to share the first bedroom makeover in our Waco Fixer upper home. I partnered with Bed Bath & Beyond and selected from their Bee & Willow™ Home Collection for the transformation of this room. It is truly remarkable.

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My Biggest Mistake in the Waco House Remodel

Waco Fixer Upper curb appeal  

We all make mistakes. And I was pretty sure I would make one in the Waco house fixer upper remodel. I thought I was doing the right thing and since I had seen so many others on Instagram doing this it never occurred to me it was a bad idea. But this was, so far, my biggest mistake in the Waco house remodel.

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Homemade Coffee Ice Cream Mud Pie Sundaes

homemade coffee ice cream mud pie sundaes

Whenever I am asked what is my favorite dessert, the answer is always “mud pie”. There is something about the oreo cookie crust, coffee ice cream, hot fudge and whipped cream that gets me every time. One thing you might not know about me is that I haven’t had a dessert in six years. (That’s another story for a later date.) So when I tell you that my Homemade Coffee Ice Cream Mud Pie Sundaes are good, they were tasted by two very tough critics … my husband and my youngest son.

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New Fall Farmhouse Decor

new fall decor

This post is sponsored by JOANN. It may contain affiliate links but all words, reviews, and opinions are mine.

I am so happy to share with you some new fall decor I have added to our home that I found at JOANN. JOANN has an amazing selection of pillows, blankets, trays, signs, and florals to name a few. These items bring color, texture, and depth to our home and I love it.

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The Best Canning Recipes


A few years ago I bought some mason jars and decided to try canning. I was in pursuit of finding the best canning recipes and was thrilled with my results. I have made just about every flavor of jam and jelly and lovemaking apple butter. My most recent canning project was making Orange and Red Pepper Jam and Cranberry Pepper Jam

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