Take Back Your Sanity with One Screw

Soft close cabinet door damper

Do you ever close your eyes for a moment, silently dreaming while your children are in the kitchen opening and closing Every.Single.Cabinet. over and over again {slam, slam, slam}, for the heavens to open up and rain down money so you can redo your kitchen with new soft-closing cabinets? Yes?  Me too! Well, guess what, […]

Tom Ochs with Hoffman Ochs General Contractors, LLC

Tom Ochs with Hoffman Ochs

How many of you have ever thought about building a home, or purchasing a home so early in the building phase that you are able to pick your finishes – paint colors, carpeting, cabinets, and such? This is your week! Today I have Tom Ochs with Hoffman Ochs General Contractors, LLC as my Featured Business! […]

Bolla Chianti, Prosecco, & Soave Classico 883

Bolla Chianti Soave Prosecco

We are Feeling Italian this week. A few weeks ago, I received a fantastic package of 3 gorgeous bottles of wine from Bolla. Chianti, Prosecco, and Soave Classico 883…Yum! Gorgeous…right? Now, Chianti and Prosecco I am familiar with, so let’s start with them. Chianti is kind of the Italian red table wine.  It is drinkable with […]

Mad Men Inspired Living Room

Mad Men Inspired Mid Century Modern Living Room

Can you believe Mad Men has come to an end?  Seriously…what an amazing era. What are we going to do without Betty and Don? I’ll tell you what…bring a bit of their style into our own homes! Chairish, where design lovers buy and sell, has asked me to be a part of their Mad Men […]

Chicago Title and Sonya Pasquini

Featured Business Sonya Pasquini Chicago Title Peoria Illinois

This week my Featured Business is Chicago Title and Sonya Pasquini from Peoria, Illinois.  Title issues, escrow accounts, and the closing affect both buyers and sellers in a home sales transaction. Having a great title company is invaluable when buying and selling properties! So, without further delay, let’s meet Sonya and learn more about what […]

Chalkboard Paint the Pantry Door

Chalkboard Paint the Pantry Door

Chalkboard Paint.  Need I say more?  I seriously love this stuff.  {I *might* have a small obsession with it.}  After this post where I put chalkboard paint on wine glasses, there wasn’t a surface in my house that was safe…including my pantry door. As you can see from this photo, my kitchen has dark espresso […]

Paint the Front Door for Instant Curb Appeal

Paint the Front Door for Instant Curb Appeal

Do you ever have a hard time deciding how to decorate the outside of your home?  I mean, decorating the inside is one thing, the outside is an entire beast of its own!  Today let’s talk curb appeal and your front door.  The front door of a house can say so much about it!  For […]

Caliber Home Loans and Jane Deske

Jane Deske Caliber Home Loans Peoria Illinois

My new Featured Business Series begins today!  Jane Deske is a Mortgage Consultant with Caliber Home Loans in Peoria, Illinois.   If you are purchasing a new home and will require financing, you want to talk with Jane!  She is here today to tell you a bit more about her, Caliber Home Loans, and a […]