How to Destroy Shelves For a More Usable Closet

Destroy shelves

Knocking a couple shelves off a wall and organizing my closet was so therapeutic.  Since we moved into our new home, our closet has looked like this... We could hardly walk into the closet, jeans were assumed missing or given away during the move, I only knew where a couple of my shoes were, and forget about finding accessories!  The first step into organizing any closet is to take everything … [Read more...]

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop #189

WW blog hop

Welcome! Oh, goodness!  More and more my weeks are becoming whirlwinds of tasks, playtime, meals, and sleep.  I'm taking a couple breaks this week to chill, have fun with blog hopping, and maybe even read a magazine!  That's right!!!  I'm going to relax.  Hope you have a relaxing week too!  Have fun checking out all the creative and fun ideas from this hop!   We … [Read more...]

Simple Halloween Wreath How-To

Halloween Wreath 7

I'm so excited that fall is just around the corner - not just for cooler weather but also for all the fun decorating!  This weekend my parents were visiting and brought a giant bag full of Halloween decorations from my sister.  Part of it included Halloween garland and mom had a great idea to use it for making a Halloween wreath.  This project only cost around $5 because I got a wreath frame from … [Read more...]

IntelliDent Toothbrush Shield – A Brilliant Product!

IntelliDent toothbrush shield

This is a sponsored post; I was given a product to try and review.  All opinions are 100% mine.  For more information please visit my disclosure page. There are so many reasons why I'm loving the IntelliDent Toothbrush Shields.  The people from IntelliDent were so nice to send a package with a box of 10 disposable shields and literature and even a MouthGuard Shield to try out! (Which I … [Read more...]

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop #188

WW blog hop

Welcome HI Everyone!  Well, school has started here in Louisiana already!  Can you believe it?  It was a busy first week last week for us and this week the kids are settling into the routine.  So is this momma! :)   I'm excited to see all the interesting posts that you have to link up!  Thank you so much for visiting and joining this fun BlogHop Party!  -Cindy, DownhillRun   So how has your … [Read more...]

How to Install Plastic Anchors Without Cursing

Instsall Anchor Screws 7

Trust me, installing plastic anchors and screws without cursing can be done!  That is unless you are a sailor or you are like the dad in A Christmas Story and weave tapestries of "fudges" and other not so nice vocabulary. Today, I installed lots of anchor screws for different projects in our new home.  Two for the hanging wall shelf, two for a hook to hang our robes, and four for two hanger … [Read more...]

Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop #187

Wonderful Wednesday blog hop

Welcome It's week two for me to get to coHost this fun and huge Blog Hop.  It's so much fun to look through all these different posts and be blown away by all the creativity out in the blogosphere!!!  There were 575 links added to the party for last week!!!  WOW!  Alright, enough of my yapping...  LET'S PARTY!   This is a party in transition! Our dear co-host CD Loken is leaving us … [Read more...]

Summertime Fun – Out of the Ordinary Day Trips!

Out of the ordinary day trip

This past weekend was the last hurrah before school started today.  To make it a memorable event, we did something out of the ordinary.  We visited Pierre Bayou Alligator Farm.  That's right folks!  An alligator farm.  To be fair, that's not unusual for Louisiana living but since we just moved here, for us it was out of the ordinary for sure! There was lots to see in this mini zoo.  The … [Read more...]