Replacing the front porch columns

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Front Porch Makeover at the Rental – Porch Columns

Deb and I sat down several weeks ago and admitted to ourselves that we will be living at this rental longer than we care to admit.  We both talked about what we wanted to do in order to enjoy our summer here.  The outside areas are our FAVORITE.  Because if you watch stories, you know […]

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Boutique Rugs, Rental

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New Rugs in the Rental Living Room

With this rental house being so small, I get tired of the same-old same-old as far as decor.  I decided to liven things up a bit over the next several months until we get into our new house.  I figured I would get a few new home decor pieces here and there, and maybe walk […]

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Shutter head board, Christmas in the Bedroom at the rental

Winter Decor

Christmas in the Bedroom at the Rental

There really are only four rooms to decorate here at the rental so I decided I would for sure share ALL of them with you.  Well, the office could be decorated, but that is our catch-all room.  And then we get sick of it, pick it up, and start throwing junk in there again.  You […]

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Rental Kitchen Before and After Pictures


Rental Kitchen Cabinets Before and After

This blog post is written in collaboration with Walmart.  I have been compensated by Walmart for this post but, as always, all opinions are my own.   I’ve heard it all over on Instagram.  “Why are you painting and decorating the rental house if it isn’t yours?”   “Why don’t you leave everything packed up in boxes so you […]

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All Things Outside

The Project We Have Been Waiting On

Guess what is happening.  I bet you will never guess.  The antique street lights are FINALLY being installed down our driveway.  Can you believe it?  Maybe you don’t even know the story behind the project we have been waiting on since moving to our property.  So I wanted to share the story along with several […]

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Front Porch Decor

Outside our Home

Our Front Porch Decor for Summer

Are you in full garden mode yet?  We sure are.  Gardening and getting our porches ready for sitting. I am thoroughly enjoying being outside. I always say it feels like I broke out of a cage this time of year.  The cage being winter.  The front porch has been my main focus over the last […]

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Fireplace in the family room - downloadable art for frame TV for winter

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Frame TV Downloadable Art for the Winter Months

Televisions hung above a fireplace are very controversial. People either love them or hate them.  I personally love our televisions hung above our fireplaces for functionality. Meaning that I love seeing most of the furniture facing the fireplaces so that we can enjoy them.  However, I don’t enjoy seeing a big black box while the […]

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Antique Finds

What We Will be Looking for at the Springfield Flea Market

We love yard sales, thrift shops, and flea markets.  Our all-time favorite flea market is the Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Springfield, Ohio.  They host a flea market every month of the year at the fair grounds.  But we have only been to the Extravaganza events which are held every May and September.  […]

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