House and Home

Club W The Traditional Wine Club Re-imagined

  For wine lovers everywhere, we take the hassle, the guesswork and the pretentiousness out of the equation so all you have to focus on is enjoying a great bottle of wine. It all starts with a Palate Profile Quiz, 6 simple questions about the flavors you like. Based on your tastes, Club W will recommend wines for your Monthly Experience. Then, it’s up to you. Like the recommendations? Cool! Feeling like all reds this month? Switch it up and pick your own! Club W is the only wine club

Champagne Tips for A Guest Friendly Bathroom

I love having friends and family come to our house. Most of the time my house is picked up but the biggest battle is with my girls and the guest bathroom. They think they can leave it a mess. I try to instill in them that they need to keep the bathroom clean because it is after all the guest bathroom as well. Here are some ways to make your bathroom friendly for both family and friends. The first thing you can do is make a little framed sign reminding your guests to put the lid down. There is an

A Fresh Coat of Paint Changes Everything

For a while, I have been playing with the idea of getting rid of our piano. When we first got it, I envisioned my girls taking lessons and entertaining us with how beautifully they played. Insert real life here, it did not turn out like that. We got the piano for free I might add but my girls never had an interest in taking lessons, and it just became the elephant in the room. Now that my girls are growing up, I finally decided to part with the image that I created and started thinking more practical.

The Writing is on The Wall

With three active girls and a husband who is always working and all my doctor's appointments, it is hard to keep track of everyone's schedule. I have always wanted a more streamlined way to keep track of where everyone is and what events are occurring on any given day in our family. I tried a dry erase board but that didn't work. I have always wanted to do a chalkboard on my refrigerator door but have been a little afraid it would not turn out right. I looked around my kitchen to see if there was

Hall of Fame

Are pictures all over your house with no rhyme or reason? Do you have tons of family pictures but don't like the way they are sprawled all over the house then I have an easy no cost way to make those pictures come to life. The first thing you need to do is gather all your pictures that are in frames. I did leave some pictures out on my mantel and some in my dining room but for the most part, I gathered the others. I didn't like the look of the frames of different colors but that was easily remedied.

Vintage Present Table

Recently my oldest daughter graduated not only from high school but with her two-year degree from the community college. Getting your high school diploma and your college degree at the ripe age of 18, we wanted to do something to help celebrate this accomplishment. We decided to give her vintage country shabby chic party. We hosted it at the farm that she has worked at for the past three seasons. When I was going about trying to figure out how to decorate the card and present table I came across
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