DIY No-Sew Upholstery & the BIG Reveal – ORC Spring 2020 Week 8

DIY No-Sew Upholstery & the BIG Reveal – ORC Spring 2020 Week 8

Last week I was supposed to work on the the all important DIY no-sew upholstery project for the my cousin’s loveseat. Naturally, it just wouldn’t have been right if there were no issues AT ALL with that process. All I was able to do is remove the old upholstery at that time. Thank goodness for…

Slow Progress While We Play The Waiting Game – ORC Spring 2020 Week 7

Slow Progress While We Play The Waiting Game – ORC Spring 2020 Week 7

This week was supposed to be about outfitting the “office” area of the Teacher’s Lounge & the all important upholstery project for the 1 thing my cousin specifically requested in the room – the loveseat. Well friends… I am officially behind this week. Some things are getting done, some things are moving verrrrrry slowly, and…

The Power of Doing Your Soul’s Work

The Power of Doing Your Soul’s Work

Good morning! Today let’s consider that creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement. Ambition is only understood if it is to rise to the top of some imaginary ladder of success. Someone who takes an undemanding job because it affords them the time to pursue other interests and…

NEW Sherwin-Williams Emerald Designer Edition – ORC Spring 2020 Week 6

NEW Sherwin-Williams Emerald Designer Edition – ORC Spring 2020 Week 6

I have an exciting update this week (week 6… I think… because who knows what day or week it is anymore) for the One Room Challenge! It’s PAINT! And it’s a new line – Sherwin-Williams Emerald Designer Edition! In case you missed it… Back to the Teacher’s Lounge… All the planning is done and execution…

Use Feng Shui to Increase Positivity & Spirituality in a Multipurpose Space – ORC Spring 2020 Week 4

Use Feng Shui to Increase Positivity & Spirituality in a Multipurpose Space – ORC Spring 2020 Week 4

Hi & welcome back! It may seem like there’s been little to no movement on my One Room Challenge space but trust me there’s lots going on behind the scenes. Planning, shopping, planning, planning & planning. Because of the multiple uses for The Teacher’s Lounge, and the significance of them, I knew from the start…

One Small Room, 3 Big Functions: ORC Spring 2020 Week 2

One Small Room, 3 Big Functions: ORC Spring 2020 Week 2

Well y’all we got through week 1 of the One Room Challenge without a hitch! I thought there would be a few more hiccups because it was a last minute decision but NO! The “storage” room is completely cleared out to make way for “The Teacher’s Lounge”. Now it’s time to make the space work……

How To Make Smudge Sticks From Fresh Sage

How To Make Smudge Sticks From Fresh Sage

Hi there friends & neighbors! I have a fun project to share! Sage is growing out of control in our garden so I’m using some to show you how to make smudge sticks from fresh sage! Since my family & I started on this holistic journey toward living a green life, some things came naturally…

The Teacher’s Lounge: ORC Spring 2020 Week 1

The Teacher’s Lounge: ORC Spring 2020 Week 1

Hi Y’all! Guess who decided (last minute) to join the One Room Challenge as a guest participant for the first time in 3 years?! ME that’s who! And I’m doing something a little different – we’re calling it The Teacher’s Lounge. The One Room Challenge is a bi-annual event where designers/bloggers/DIYers & folks who love…

Quick & Easy Homemade Beef & Veggie Meatballs

Quick & Easy Homemade Beef & Veggie Meatballs

Now that we’re all home more we’re paying more attention to all. The. Things. Like… Our immediate surroundings (our home y’all!). Our relationships – with folks who live with us & those who don’t. And FOOD. We’re paying more attention to food! Good, bad or indifferent. Well y’all know I cook everyday at least once….