Windowsill Lettuce

In mid Michigan the winter can get long, really long, to the point where I want to buy potted plants to smell dirt and see the color green again. I’m also horrible about eating lettuce before it spoils in my fridge. Solution: pick when you need it lettuce. About two weeks before Christmas I pulled…

Real Ceiling Beams- Difficult but Worth It

“If this were my house I’d take it all down.” Not the words we wanted to hear from our contractor who had already demoed most of our walls. This time the kitchen ceiling I’d been hoping to save. Unfortunately, the original builders used too thin of drywall and nailed it up instead of screwing it….

Kitchen Remodel: Part 2

10 ways to make your Kitchen look better There are a lot of different ways to spruce up a kitchen on a budget.  Over the past week we have renovated our kitchen and I wanted to share some simple ways for you to change things up. Make sure to have a budget written out so…

No-till Layered Kitchen Garden

Sometimes life throws things at us in unexpected ways and timing. This is how we found ourselves one early Fall day, with a project on a grand scale. Placed in our hands was a house on 2 acres that needed some tender loving care and a desperate make-over inside and out. It had been deserted and left for dead….

Kitchen Remodel Part 1: How to paint kitchen cabinets like a pro

  This week my parents and I are taking on a full kitchen remodel! We are doing porcelain floor tiles, installing granite counter tops, painting the cabinets, installing appliances, and a tile back splash.   Today I will be going through the process of how to paint the kitchen cabinets like a professional.   Supplies…