birthday, Celebrations, DIY

Party Time: Birthday Season

The end of July has been a crazy time of life for me for the last eleven years. August marked the month I was due with both of my kids.  My daughter was due August 31st and came September 4th - due to miscalculation she should have been born in mid August.  That was joyful… Continue reading Party Time: Birthday Season

Adulting, DIY, Home

Fall Clean Out! My tips and tricks.

Well if you read this blog or follow me on Snap/IG then you know I make my moolah making other's homes clean and pretty!  I get asked plenty of questions about cleaning various areas and finishes and even more questions about organization and storage.  Today I thought I would just put some of my tips… Continue reading Fall Clean Out! My tips and tricks.

Books, Celebrations, DIY, summer memories, vacation, What's Up Wednesday

What’s Up Wednesday (August!)

School is back in session... What are we eating?  I'm on carb detox this week so I'm eating a lot of lean meat, fruit and veggies (limited due to carb load.)  I have plans to make tacos, spaghetti *not for me*, chicken/corn/black bean skillet, chicken kabobs, and burgers.  Doing the carb free thing means I… Continue reading What’s Up Wednesday (August!)

DIY, Home

At Home with Amanda: Budget Friendly Summer Updates For You!

Back to posting what I love the most.  I'm starting this up as a regular addtion to CCK.  And no, that isn't my house but it is one that I absolutely adore! It is that time of year!  Time for vacations, pool days, boat drinks, and home improvement.  Did you know most home improvements take… Continue reading At Home with Amanda: Budget Friendly Summer Updates For You!

DIY, Home

Refreshing: Exterior

Cleanings posts, done! Clutter post, completed. Now to the fun stuff.  Did you know there are two times a year when people are more likely to update their homes?  Those two times are April/May and September/October.  The latter is generally in response to the impending holiday season and the spring refresher is because so many… Continue reading Refreshing: Exterior