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DIY Raised Garden Bed

It probably comes as no surprise that Organic produce is almost always more expensive than regular produce…so what better way to save money AND have fresh organic vegetables at your doorstep than to grow your own garden! Seeing how Brian and I live on the third floor of a condo building, we had to be a little more […]

DIY| Creating an Exposed Brick Wall using Veneer

I have always wanted to live in a home with exposed brick. In the bathroom, in the bed bedroom, wherever! I secretly go bananas whenever I hear about individuals wanting to cover up the brick in their home. I always want to yell and kick and scream don’t do it! I think it brings so […]

DIY| Making Decorative Baskets out of Cardboard

I have been living in Chicago for a little over three months now and I am still in the process of making it our home. One thing I have been focusing on lately is the use of decorative baskets to store a few of the odds and ends we have scattered throughout our condo….such as random blankets, board […]

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YUM| Sticky Icky Icky Buns

Happy Father’s Day to all the Father’s out there (and special thoughts to those who are no longer with us). Brian’s parents came to visit us this week, so we spent the weekend celebrating both Father’s Day and Brian’s birthday. Today was also the first time they have seen our new condo- which meant a […]

Feeling Savvy| 5 Ways to Save Money on Books

One of my goals this summer is to read more. I love diving into a good book, especially the ones that keep you on edge until the very last page. The issue is that I don’t make the time. I could…but I chose to fill it by doing other random things (such as blogging…and trying […]

DIY| Making Decorative Baskets out of Cardboard

I have been living in Chicago for a little over three months now and I am still in the process of making it our home. One thing I have been focusing on lately is the use of decorative baskets to store a few of the odds and ends we have scattered throughout our condo….such as random blankets, board […]

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