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Windsor at Westside Resort in Orlando

Windsor at Westside Villas is affordable accommodations for large families visiting Disney World. Our review covers the private pool, clubhouse, community pool, and a tour of the villa – with video! Looking for a socially distanced vacation? Or, trying to find affordable lodging near Disney? As you’ll see in this review – and through our …

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Vertical Siding: Board and Batten Exterior Renovation

Vertical Siding, also known as Board and Batten, is a modern option for an exterior renovation. Check out the before and after of this home, which went from horizontal vinyl “lap” to vertical vinyl siding. When it was time to replace our home’s vinyl siding, we knew we wanted vertical siding, also called board and …

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How to DIY a Shade Sail Installation

Learn how to install a shade sail. A DIY Shade Sail installation is a budget-friendly way to add shade over your deck or patio. If a standard patio umbrella isn’t cutting it, upgrade to a shade sail (also called a sun shade). These affordable sails are a beginner-friendly DIY project that you can complete in …

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Milk Glass Lamp Makeover (with missing lampshade)

Love antiques with a modern edge? Missing the shade for an antique milk glass lamp? This milk glass lamp makeover is simple and stylish! An heirloom from my husband’s aunt, this pair of antique milk glass lamps is a treasure. The lamps needed a bit of freshening up – and one milk glass shade was …

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Jungle Wallpaper in a Small Bathroom (+ video tutorial)

Looking for a stylish jungle wallpaper that doesn’t scream “themed room”? This Tanglewood Forest wallpaper took our small bathroom from basic to stunning, in an afternoon. For years, I’ve admired jungle wallpaper in bathrooms, bedrooms, and kitchens, but I wasn’t ever able to hit the buy button. That is until I saw Tanglewood Forest, a …

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