Simple Projects

Simple projects that take only a few minutes but make a huge difference.

Tips to Improve Home Insulation

There is no such thing as a cozy home in which the temperature feels just right. The milestone of such a comfortable living area is proper insulation that keeps the temperature cool or warm inside, depending on what is needed at the...

How To Install a Strong Doorstop

I need doorstops in my home. Strong! Inexpensive! Doorstops! I recently repainted my oldest son’s room and as part of the process needed to make a few repairs in the walls. (Life happens.) One of the repairs I had to do was fix a hole in...

2 Minute Project: Bookcase Makeover

I generally think of myself as a clean and tidy person…I am…really…until I notice that I have blinders on regarding certain areas in my house. Well sometimes the blinders come off and then…YIKES!! This is one of...

2 Minute Project: Easy Valentine’s Day Wreath

A couple of days ago I posted about April’s wreath made from a project she and Paula saw on Pinterest. Well not to be outdone, Catherine and I decided to make our own “pinto” wreaths. But the thought of using teenie...

How to Make a Pinto Bean Wreath

[Disclaimer: April has been very busy being a mother to 5 intelligent, rambunctious, and vocal children and one cute, but demanding baby. But April, being April, could not help but do all sorts of amazing projects as well as being...

Bungalow Kitchen: Stove Electrical

I know I’ve been promising electrical updates forever…but here it is, at least one electrical update. Behind that hand is the electrical for our stove plug. The last plug we had was lovely and all, except that it wasn’t...

A Bungalow Bathroom Miracle

Okay, that title could be really bad, but I’m hoping it lends itself to your thoughts of a fan…that works…cause they are good in bathrooms. For the past several months our bath fan has been out of commission (as...

Bungalow Closet

When last we left my closet there was  a gaping hole once known as the  midget door to  no-where! (Okay it was a hole between the vortex known as my closet and the catastrophe known as the kitchen.  No one wanted to really venture...

Two Minute Project: Table Re-Do

One of the many things I love about my house is the patio above my garage. For the past 2 years I have been trying to do something with it. In fact, the first piece of furniture I bought for my house was a lounging chair for the patio...