What to Know: Universal Studios, Florida

Well hello there my peeps, so summer is coming and we are all getting ready for VACAY! Lucky for you (as well as me) I went to Universal Studios a couple of few weeks ago for my son's birthday. Oh my lord it was a much needed vacation and I had so much fun. So I technically have the 411 on the place, or at least for the Universal Studios Park. Yes there are other parks that are integrated into it, but I will tell you in a bit. So before you purchase your tickets read this below to get a better insight on what you can save on and what are must haves. Top 5 Things to Know for Universal Studios Firstly, be sure which park you want to attend. We wanted to save money so we were only going to do one day one park. That all fine and all, but ...

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Sunshine Blogger Award

Hola my loves. So I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Shout out to Junette at Windmill & Protea for the nomination. She is in the DIY niche like me, and man her stuff rocks. Her blog ranges from home decor to outdoor DIYs to kids parties. Definitely head over to her blog to check out what she's got. Thank you again Junette. Its a real honor to be able to help and inspire everyone or even one person with my content. So you must be wondering, "what the heck is a Sunshine Blogger Award?". Well its basically bloggers paying homage to other bloggers who inspire positivity and creativity to the blogging community. So what happens if your nominated you ask. I will be pasting the rules for the award below to follow once ...

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ORC Spring 2019 Week 6: HGTVs Fixer Upper Inspired Powder Room

So I did it. I completed the 6 week One Room Challenge. It was so much fun taking on this challenge. I saw so many new DIY bloggers and their transformation. It was awesome. I loved seeing all the different ideas come together over the past 6 weeks. It almost saddens me that this is the end. Almost. I ain't gonna lie this was definitely not easy. Especially while running a furniture building biz, being mommy and wifey all at the same time. I totally racked up some wine bottle on this journey for sure. But its done and I am so proud of what I have accomplished. So without further a do, let get in to the final pictures. I hope you like this HGTVs Fixer Upper Hot Sauce House inspired powder room, enjoy. Disclaimer: This post contains ...

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ORC Spring 2019 Week 5: The Jewelry & DIY Console

Its almost here. One more week till the big reveal. Man what a ride. It has been crazy this week for the powder room remodel on a budget. I feel like I say that every week, but anyway. This week's mission was to add the jewelry to the space. Okay no I'm not adding earring and necklaces to the powder room. Its actually the fixtures, mirror, & shelf. Both the light and faucet fixtures were swapped out. I wanted that almost mediterranean feel so I went with these pieces from Wayfair. The Jewelry Pieces Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but it won't cost anything to you! Check out my full disclosure policy for more ...

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One Room Challenge Spring 2019 Week 4: Let’s Paint

Its week 4 of the Spring 2019 One Room Challenge. More then halfway done, and man its been hectic up in here. Massive changes are taking place in my tiny powder room. Ahh I am so excited to see the end result, its so close I can see it. As always, please go check out the featured designers and guest participant back on the ORC blog. Awesome transformations on their way over there. But anyway lets dive into what was done this week. Finished Faux Shiplap Chair Rail Last week I had started the DIY faux shiplap chair rail, and was able to complete it this week. Man what a statement. And thats without paint. It still feels dark in there, but the colors that I have chosen will brighten the space up real quick. Speaking of colors, I had ...

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DIY Rustic Vent Hood Cover

Hola my peep! So when I bought my home about 2 and half years ago, I knew without a doubt I wanted a beautiful old world feel vent hood. I researched like crazy, but every vent hood was either too modern or too pricey. So what do mom's do when they can't find what they are looking for, we DIY it. My husband was a little nervous about it. After all we are its a big ordeal, at least at the time for us to under take. But I was determined and I was;t going to stay with that generic cabinet over the vent hood 80s look. So here we go a DIY rustic vent hood coming at you. There she is in all her glory. When I said I wanted to rip all the cabinets off my husband was a lil freaked out. Then after it was done he was even more freaked out that ...

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One Room Challenge Spring 2019: DIY Faux Shiplap Chair Rail

Hello beautiful people of the world. Its that time of the week to update you on my progress for this half bath DIY remodel. I swear its been non stop busy for me. With Easter around the corner, and clients wanting their pieces ready before then. Its hard to get some work done on my poor restroom, plus add being a caregiver and a momma in the mix. I swear I really don't know how I pull it off. I know I said we would be painting and doing the floor too this week, but yo girl was hella swamped, so forgive me. But don't fret I was able to get some work done on my DIY Faux Shiplap chair rail portion of the project. Oh and Don't for get to check out the featured designers on their Week 3 progress as well as the guest participants at ORC.com. So ...

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Target Store Finds: Spring 2019 Farmhouse Decor Under 15 Dollars

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. If you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but it won't cost anything to you! Check out my full disclosure policy for more info. Don't you just love Target and their decor pieces? I know that Target is one of my favorite stores to hit for home decor. And the Farmhouse decor selection is off the chain, especially with the Heart and Hand line. Shout out to my girl Joanna Gaines. There is just one problem. Things can start to add up pretty quickly in there. Hold on, don't throw in the towel just yet. I found a few farmhouse goodies that are all under 15 dollars. Thats pretty sweet considering most of the items there are 20 and ...

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One Room Challenge Spring 2019: Week 2 Demo Day!!!

Hola peeps! Week 2 of the spring 2019 One Room Challenge is here, and I am in full swing (no pun intended) of the half bath DIY remodel. Thats right no contractors here. Although, I was cutting this week pretty close since I had to finish up on some clients furniture orders, and had a family wedding to attend. But I was able to get some work in, so its all good. Like the title suggest its Demo day! I just love when Chip Gaines from Fixer Upper says that. Its time to swing some hammers shall we. So the plan for this week was to purchase the materials needed for the DIY faux shiplap chair rail, and start some demo. Although, I did purchase the materials , we actually couldn't start demoing the 1/2 bath till Sunday. Yes! Sunday, as in ...

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Easy 5 Ingredient Italian Turkey Burger

Ever have one of those nights that you just don't have meals planned? (Raises my hand) Ok so I kinda came up with this recipe on a fly. Its that day of the week when I have ran out of prepped and planned meals and don't feel like going to the grocery store. But I don't want to crap you know what I'm saying. So here is my creation a juicy Italian turkey burger. I added broccoli because you know health. I prayed that this came out good, I have had my failed attempts of creating a recipe with the anticipation of a yummy meal. Uh no it was a disaster and all that food went to waste. I really hate to waste food. I was pleasantly surprised how this turned out. Thank you jesus!!! Indeed he is great. Lets get Cooking! So lets get down to ...

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