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Five Ways to Refresh your Home for Spring

We may still have snow on the ground (and more headed our way) but spring has officially started and I’m ready to start looking forward to brighter colors, warmer weather and all the beauty that spring brings. Since I can’t control the weather outside, refreshing the inside is the next best thing! 

Instead of just spring cleaning, I like to add a touch of fresh decor as I change over the house for the new season. There’s always lots to be done but in the spring I like to try and focus on a couple of simple tricks for keeping the house feeling fresh and clean. If you need some new decor this is the perfect time to add a touch of spring. 

This list could go on and on, covering sweeping out the garage, cleaning the windows, and mopping the entryway from all the grime tracked inside on winter boots. If you are anything like me, a high level clean might be all you need / all you have time for. These are my high points that I try to focus on as the weather outside warms. 

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Powder Room Facelift | Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams

sw-logoOne of the fun – and overwhelming – challenges of a new home is getting to add personal touches to each room. Luckily for us every room in our home needs to be painted so there will be no shortage of personalization that happens as we work our way throughout the home.

I opted to start small. Our living room has a 2 story vaulted ceiling and I’m not quite ready to take on that massive project┬áso I decided to start in what happens to be both the smallest and most difficult room in the house to paint – the Powder Room.

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Removing Ink Stains

I was laying in bed Sunday morning debating between getting up or going back to sleep for a few minutes when I hear the unnatural sound of the dog chewing. I look up over the foot of the bed and see her with a bone. No problem, lay back down.

20 minutes later I wake up with her laying in my face. As my eye’s start to focus I realize that somehow, her entire muzzle was dyed blue.

WHAT the hell..

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