How to Hide Television Cords on the Wall

So televisions are mounted to the wall in most houses it seems.  At least that’s what I’m taking away from House Hunters and other home renovation shows.  And when there is a renovation, or if you have a newer home, it seems like outlets are put in strategic locations where the television might go.  Well, we have an older home.  My grandparents had it built in 1958, and until we started updating the house 5 years ago, it didn’t even have grounded wiring.  The black television wires in my bedroom where just a bit of a visual nuisance to me, so I needed to come up with a way how to hide television cords on the wall from my line of sight.  It took a few attempts to make it work, but I’m very pleased with the final results!

Hanging your television to the wall? HHere's how to hide your television electrical cords on the wall to make them less obtrusive using ribbon.
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May the Fourth: 20+ Star Wars Craft Ideas

Happy May the Fourth, otherwise known as Star Wars Day! It is a day of celebrating, decorating and accessorizing to show of one’s love of that beloved Saga.  And for me, finding incredible Star Wars craft ideas is the best best way to celebrate, so I decided to see what I could find to create.  A simple Pinterest search for Star Wars crafts yielded so, so many ideas of things that I couldn’t wait to get started.  I started building up my own Star Wars pinterest board, and have more than 40 craft and DIY projects collected there.  However, I thought I’d show off a few of my favorites here.

May the Fourth is also known as Star Wars Day! Here are over 20 Star Wars Craft Ideas that are a perfect way to celebrate.
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Restored Patio Side Table

We’ve been working on making our outdoor area wonderful for entertaining. Mellow Man has been doing lots of projects, including building a play fort, and restoring our bench. What’s more, he recently cleaned out our storage shed.  There were a lot of things that we had squirreled away, not sure what to do with them, or if we should even keep them.  One of the things that was in the scrap pile was a wrought iron patio side table.  It was rusty and missing the top, so we were going to put in on the curb.  However, with a little creativity, it turned into a lovely, aqua blue restored patio side table that really adds to our outdoor entertaining space.

Use a wooden circle and an old wrought iron table form to restore your patio side table!
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20+ Homemade Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

When it comes to making mom smile on Mother’s Day, I find that it is best done with something that you really put thought into. For the boys’ grandmothers (including my mom) that means a homemade gift that I made myself, or my boys created.  Plus, the best part is, how excited my kids and she gets when they open it together.  Looking around for some new inspiration from other creative bloggers, I collected over twenty homemade gift ideas for mother’s day that I know moms, grandmothers and aunts will delight in.  Check them out and let me know what you think!

Homemade gifts from the heart are the best Mother's Day gifts! Here are more than 20 homemade gift ideas for mother's day!
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Churro Iced Coffee Recipe

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One of my favorite treats is a churro.  In fact, I think if you go back through my Instagram account, you might find a picture of a churro.  And now that we are clearly heading into Spring, it’s also time for those tasty coffeehouse style iced coffee drinks.  I recently decided to combined the flavors of the churro with a cup of cold Folgers® Coffeehouse Blend coffee to create a delicious coffee drink!

Try this delicious Churro Iced Coffee recipe to make a coffeehouse treat at home using Folger's coffeehouse blend and a few other ingredients. {Sponsored by Folger's}
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