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If you love scrappy upcycling DIY projects and making the most of what you already have to create a welcoming, comfortable home, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s share inspiration and ideas!

What to Expect When You're Here

Do you love to learn and try new things? Me too! As I update our family's 1960's ranch home (room by tired room), I'll keep you posted on the progress. Along the way, you'll see room inspirations and detailed DIY instructions so you can try some of this yourself. Sign up for the newsletter so you don't miss a post!

Crafts and Life Hacks

Tips You Didn't Know You Needed

Trips & Camping

Minimize Cost and Go See the World

Trim Healthy Mama

Lose Weight and Don't Hate What You Eat


Budget Friendly DIY; See our Renovation in Progress

Intentional Living

Thoughts on life, family and faith

Get to Know Our Family!

About Me

Hi, I'm Susan, mom of three practically grown kiddos and wife to the big guy in the middle of this image.