Picking a Cabin Name

After buying our place, we noticed that other people named their camps. We thought it was fun and started thinking of names of our own. Some people used their last names for their cabins and some used how their built theirs (i.e. a neighbor built his cabin with the money he made on “Wall $treet”)…

Bathroom Flowers

I love having fresh flowers in the house, in particular, in the bathroom so every morning I see them while getting ready and start my day. I usually try to spend around $5 for a bundle and Trader Joe’s is a good place to find them; however, while at Michael’s I came across these really…

Popiscle Stick Work-Out

I was looking for new ideas for quick workouts that would change up my routine and are feasible to squeeze into my day = no excuses. Most of these exercises  do not include weights, again, no excuses LOL. I just used a mason jar, sharpie, and a tin can (for my “done/finished” pile). I found…

Interim Outdoor Off-Grid Bathroom

We are in the process of building an outdoor bathroom for our property and we are completely off-grid. In the interim, we needed some sort of shower structure/bathroom area. We decided on the kitty litter method until we get a septic system installed just because it’s the easiest and we’re not able to use a…

Springs Nails!

Super easy fun nails!! Thumb & Middle finger: China Gelaze Spontaneous  (I see this color on their website but not in a lot of Sally Beauty Supply stores – JFYI) Index & Ring finger: China gelaze Swing Baby as base with Gelish All That Glitters is Gold (make sure to apply the Gelish Glitter polish…

Valentine’s Day Nails

Pink = Orly Gel FX Kiss the Bride White = Fingerpaints gel polish Stamp = Bundle Monster 5pc Blogger Collaboration Nail Art Polish Stamping Plates – Set 1  There is also a plate by Born Pretty that is similar to the Bundle Monster if you don’t want to get the collection. The Born Pretty plate is…

New Year’s Nails 

For Christmas I received some new nail stamps and a new clear XL Jelly Stamper from Uber Chic which made stamping my nails so much easier, placement wise. It took me a number of times to get the hang of it but in the end, I am so happy with the results.  Polish: Champagne color – China Gelaze…

Christmas Nails 

Christmas Nails!!!!! China Gelaze Ruby Red Slippers with a nails stamp (Cheeky CH11) on top 🙂

Plaid Nails

For the holidays, done with nail stamp (Born Pretty BP-L 006)  and BMC nail polish in black.

Biolite Stove Review – 2 years post purchase

We have been using our BioLite stove with the grill attachment along with the cattle for about 1 to 2 years now and here are some of the things that I like and don’t like since using it: Pros/Likes: It’s very compact as the battery fits into the stove compartment and then they both slide…

Pinterest Inspired Log Bench = Success!!

After seeing this log bench on Pinterest (photo on left from 1001gardens.org/2015/06/15-diy-log-ideas-for-your-garden/), my husband took his chainsaw and built the same bench (see photo on right) at our property. It is a solid bench and recommend it to others who need a bench. We got the 3″x12″ wood beam from our neighbor who wanted to get…

Spring nails

China Glaze Gelaze nails in That’s Shore Bright with a marbled accent nail and sparkle in China Gelaze Pixie Dust. Just having fun with some bright nails as spring is in the air.