• DIY: Rope Rainbow for under $30!

    We have been conducting an experiment in the Team BF household and it’s been going rather well. We declared January through March “No Spend” months.  Well, I declared them no-spend months and my husband was forced to abide. Not that he has had much trouble, since I’m the professional spender in our home. The rules are simply this: No spontaneous spending (so long, Target!) and anything we do buy has to be long lasting or for a very particular (approved) reason. It’s amazing the amount of money we have saved from just keeping me out of Target. I mean, seriously… We could buy a second home with the amount of money I…

  • Loads of Fun: The Laundry Room

    *** Well, my one-week laundry makeover is complete! Well, for the most part. I’m still looking for a wall drying rack that will need to be installed and a laundry basket sorter. Other than that, this room is dunzo!  What was once the always dirty “dog” room is now probably the prettiest room in the house. And the game changer was definitely the wallpaper (more on that a little further down). Our laundry room is a nice size and it’s been doubly utilized as a great bedroom for the dogs at night, but it was never a priority for me to “make it nice.”  However, it leads off of our…