Wednesday Wonderings - stuff that's on my mind and making me go hmm...

Jenny Louise Marie Hello dear reader.  Thanks for stopping by today.  This is the time every week where I share with you what’s on my mind.  Seriously random thoughts and often times, totally mind-blowing.    Truly.   I won’t keep you in suspense any longer, dear reader.  Let’s get right to what’s been running through my mind lately. Poop Have I mentioned that I am a teacher?  You cannot imagine the amount of topics that I could write about based on my job alone.  Suffice it to say, some of this stuff you simply cannot make up.  That brings me to this thought that blowsRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie I have mentioned before (here) that I have lived in my home for about a year.  It’s a new home that we built and it’s lovely.  However, new homes sometimes also mean – lacking personality.  They need to have your own personal touch added to them.  We want our homes to be a reflection of who we are.  Our homes should make us feel happy to spend time in them. One room that I wanted to add some personality to is our upstairs half bath.  This is a room off our gameroom and media room.  It’s small.  Therefore, it was also anRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Hi there!  I am glad you stopped by today.  So, I was thinking recently that I was ready to start making my mark on my home.  We built our home about a year ago and since that time it just felt too new and perfect to make any real changes (except for the one I wrote about here).  However, after a year I guess the newness has worn off enough for me to begin tweaking things and adding my personal touch. So, what to start with?… There are certainly lots of things I’d like to do, but what should I tackle first?Read More →

Wednesday Wonderings - stuff that's on my mind and making me go hmm...

Jenny Louise Marie Hello friends and welcome to Wednesday Wonderings #2.  I am glad you stopped by, and I hope that you will leave a comment with your thoughts on today’s things that make me go hmmm.  These are just random thoughts that I have from time to time.  Weird?  Maybe  Still, tell me not I’m alone on these.     Low Fat Where do we stand on low-fat products?  As a person constantly on the quest to eat healthier and lose weight,  I have no idea any more.  In the past, I’ve thought – “well, let’s cut fat where we can” and purchased theRead More →

wall lamp makeover

Jenny Louise Marie I have some awesome to share with you today.  Paint.  No, it’s not just any paint, it’s Modern Masters metallic paints that I used to give me bedside wall lamps a facelift.  I think probably everyone has some item, lamp or otherwise, that could use a little updating, I am telling, you this stuff is awesome for that! Now, before I go any further, let me assure you.  I am in no way associated with Modern Masters and am not being paid to write this.  These are just my personal opinions after using this paint on a few projects around my house.Read More →

Jenny Louise Marie So, you want to make a bold statement and you’ve decided to add stripes to a wall in your home.  I’ve painted stripes in several rooms and I love the way they look.  I wrote about one space here.  are not hard to do and can make a very big impact ~ especially in small spaces.  Read on and learn a few tips for making this project super doable. First, you need to decide how wide (tall) you want your stripes to be.  There are 8 foot walls in my house, and I wanted my stripes to be kind of wide.  Read More →

Wednesday Wonderings - stuff that's on my mind and making me go hmm...

Jenny Louise Marie Welcome to Wednesday Wonderings… a time when I share with you the random stuff I wonder about.   Maybe you can help me out and give me some insight or answers to my questions.  Or maybe you wonder about the same thing and want to throw your two cents in with me. #ventandgetitout Either way,I’d love to hear what you think about the stuff that makes me go hmmm or the stuff that makes you go hmmm.   DIYs When do you make a project a DIY and when do you call in the professional? I am all about DIYing.  I amRead More →