Tool tip day: 5 in one tool

tool tip day on the nut house co.

As a painter, I call myself a painter because I do that more than anything else and I have the wardrobe to prove it; I could probably write a book on the 5 in one tool (maybe a really short book but a book). Yes, 5 in one is a complete understatement. There are so … Continue reading Tool tip day: 5 in one tool


color theory: basics

Okay, we are going to be talking about the choices I made in designing the guest room in the upcoming posts. I feel the need to share with you some design theories, techniques and concepts, so you understand what I’m talking about and won’t feel dazed and confused. I feel most readers have been raising … Continue reading color theory: basics

tool tip day: wire strippers

tool tip day on the nut house co.

Wire strippers are almost a necessity for anyone working on electrical projects, whether hooking up trailer lights or installing a new light in the dining room.  Some types have other uses. You may even have one in your (or hubby’s) tool box. A lot of us who change out knobs and pulls on furniture or … Continue reading tool tip day: wire strippers

I’m bringing baking back

My fantastic niece. I’m so excited that she is going to give blogging another try, even if I’m on a diet!


I hope as you read that title you instantly hummed Justin Timberlake’s sexy back because I definitely did!

It’s been quite some time since I have been in the blogging/baking game so lets do a brief update post to bring you up to speed on what’s going on over here. Since my last post, I have since had two BEAUTIFUL children and recently achieved my dream career of  STAY AT HOME MOM (insert tears of joy and hair pulling for being home with two littles). Brief enough? 🙂

Being a SAHM was something I never thought would happen for us, but since our son (the newest of the two beautiful children) was born with a condition known as SYNDACTYLY, I have since resigned to stay home to ensure he remains healthy for his remaining surgeries and to care for him while he recovers. Fortunately, he has a minor case that 

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no. 1 mistake in painting a door

While I was painting the new guest room, I knew I was going to have to paint the doors or everything would look half done. I am soooooo tired of “half done” so I was willing to put in the effort to have one room completed. The closet door had been quickly painted previously, but … Continue reading no. 1 mistake in painting a door