{Guest Blogger} Roman Numeral Photo Clock by Micki from Confessions of an ADD Housewife

I'm  Micki and I blog at Confessions of an ADD Housewife. To answer your questions...yes, I do have ADD. I also have six children (ages 16 to 4), and two years ago my husband and I moved in to our dream house (DH says it's his nightmare). It's a 104 year old American Foursquare and needs a lot of work. We're slowly working on the house because we're doing this all on a cash budget! My plan is to transform one room at a time. This year my goal was to work on the grand foyer. Don't worry, it's not nearly as fancy as it sounds... I mean, up until this past February, it had 2X4s nailed … [Read more...]

Harbor Freight: “ridiculously low priced”… decor?

Harbor Freight doesn't just sell "ridiculously low priced" tools. They also sell "ridiculously low priced" decor and cute accessories for your home! I know right? I was as shocked as you are! (This is not a promotional or sponsor post. I'm simply sharing a new fab find. I'm not being compensated in any way, shape, or form for this post. I just like my new clock!) So first off, if you don't know what Harbor Freight is, it's a tool store that apparently is all over the country. (I always thought they were only in Austin. Whoops.) And they are "ridiculously low priced". At … [Read more...]

Tick Tock, on the clock…

Tick tock, on the clock, but the party don’t stop no! Got this at Goodwill... Blah Blah Blah ;) Broken and scratched, but when has that ever stopped me? I took it apart (this was a stubborn little bugger to get separated!) So, two things: I don't like the color and the battery arm box is broken. First order of business, PAINT. The base is metal so it got a coat of flat black spray paint. But the top part is plastic so I gave it a coat of black spray paint for plastic. The arms are so tiny, so to paint them I cut a slice of floral foam... ...and stuck the a … [Read more...]