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Author: Melanie Frost

How To Update Ugly Oak Cabinets On A Budget

My hubby and I are so happy to be homeowners again! But the house we moved into is super basic. We’re talking beige laminate counters, flat white walls, and ugly oak cabinets. I seriously hate those cabinets!  But remodeling costs a lot of money, and after purchasing this home, we didn’t have much to spare. We certainly couldn’t afford to buy all new cabinets, so we decided to re-stain those oak cabinets ourselves. And here is how you can update ugly oak cabinets on a budget too! It’s time to update these ugly oak cabinets Look familiar? These ugly oak…

How Having a Dog Can Improve Your Health!

How Having a Dog Can Improve Your Health! Growing up I was mostly a cat person. Plus I lived in apartments for the better part of my life and dogs were not usually welcome. But once I bought my first house I was ready to take the plunge and get a dog. While cats are awesome, they are so different than dogs.  Everyone knows that dogs are loyal, funny, and (usually) smart, but did you also know that having a dog can improve your health?  By Golly, It’s Ollie! I always had cats growing up and I felt like I…

20 Lazy Cleaning Hacks You Have to Try!

Lazy Cleaning Hacks I am probably one of the most undomesticated people you will ever meet. I’m a terrible cook and I absolutely hate to clean. So I’m not going to get into how to create a cleaning schedule (screw that) or how to make your own laundry soap, blah blah blah. Nope. Today I’m going to share with you my personal list of lazy cleaning hacks you can use to keep your house somewhat tidy on a daily basis.  Now, I’m not a clean freak by any means, but I just can’t stand clutter. It makes me feel like…

What You Should Know About Antimicrobial Countertops

After losing our home during the recession 9 years ago, hubby and I were finally able to buy a house again over the summer. Yay! But our new home is “cozy” and needs a bit of cosmetic work. So far, we have replaced the floors in the kitchen and stained over the ugly oak cabinets. Next up, we are going to tackle the yucky beige laminate countertops. But there are so many different options. I’ve been hearing a lot about Antimicrobial countertops and REALLY want them for my kitchen. Here’s why… Why Antimicrobial Countertops are So Cool Antimicrobial countertops actually…

Change Up Your Look with Divatress Wigs!

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% my own and based on my personal experience. Full disclosure policy here.** I love experimenting with my hair. I have tried every hair color from platinum blonde, to black, to various shades of red. But all these years of coloring my hair has really taken it’s toll. It’s so thick, coarse, damaged, and frizzy. It seriously takes about 2 hours for me to wash, blow dry and style. I was just introduced to Wigs for Women and I think I may have just found the solution to my problem!   Get ready…

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