DIY

  • Outdoor Living

    The Pros of Owning a Pool

    Since deciding to build, one question that keeps coming up is whether or not we are going to put in a pool. Of course, my answer is very quickly, yes! Henry, on the other hand is leaning towards no.

    February 27, 2019
  • Building Tips

    4 DIY Projects That Will Save You Money While Building

    During the building process, we have been able to save tens of thousands of dollars by doing some of the projects ourselves. Although, I have to say, Henry is quite the handy man, most of these projects didn’t require an expert. These labor saving areas mostly just required some research, tools, and hard working hours. If you are one of these people who love doing projects and are willing to put in some sweat equity, you will allow yourself to save some money!

    February 21, 2019
  • Instagram

    How to Avoid the Instagram Comparison Trap

    I normally stick to topics about home decor, building, or related topics, but today I want to talk about a subject that I think hits home to all of us. It is the Instagram comparison trap.

    We have to admit, at times we all can get frustrated and not feel adequate to even be posting. This is very common and I want you to know, you are not alone.

    February 18, 2019
  • Building Tips

    Items to Splurge on When Building a House

    The word splurge always excites me! I mean what woman doesn’t want to spend a little extra money on upgrading some important items in the home? The best part is, this is money well spent! I love knowing I can upgrade on a few areas and feel good about it. It is money that will actually play a big part on making your home look more high end. I’m going to discuss five areas that we chose to splurge on in our current home. We will also be doing the same in our upcoming build.

    February 12, 2019