Deck The Halls

This is a little late in the season for my Christmas decoration post, but the month of December has gone by so fast! I’m really struggling with the fact that Christmas is next week. This year I tried to focus the decorating to one area. Usually I have multiple trees, put wreaths on the windows, […]

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DIY: Painted Nightstand

This is related to the Master Bedroom Renovation project, but today I have a simple DIY that made such a difference in the room. See the before and after?!?   All of our bedroom furniture came as a set, and though we would like to eventually change the dressers, we like our nightstands pretty well. With […]

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Master Bedroom Renovation: Phase I

After talking for the last 6 years about installing hardwood in our bedroom, we finally tackled this project! Side note: these pictures were taken with my iPhone as work was being done in low lighting and a hurried state, so if they’re not professional quality…too bad. I came home one Thursday evening after “gettin’ my […]

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How to Make Your Own Curling Wand

This curling wand trend that’s been happening had me wanting to achieve those perfect curls for myself, but I really didn’t want to splurge on yet another hair tool…so I made my own. Keep reading to find out how! 1. GATHER YOUR TOOLS I started with my smallest curling iron – a 1″ barrell. This […]

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Beauty Talk

Obviously one of the subjects I like to focus on here at HCB is beauty and skincare, so I thought that instead of reviewing individual products every single time I would throw in something new – primarily because I’ve been testing a few different products recently, and not all of them are completely worthy of […]

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