DIY Adulation

Welcome to DIY Adulation where fawning over a do-it-yourself lifestyle is not only encouraged, it is celebrated!

I have an extreme passion for do-it-yourself projects.  I am constantly creating, planning, and re-inventing all the aspects of our life much to my family’s dismay, I suspect. I will pass that knowledge and experimenting onto you, though, and I hope you love it as much as I do.

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Is it blowing your mind that it is almost June?! I can't believe the year is already nearly half-over. With school out, you can start making all kinds of fun summer plans! We love going to the zoo and free events in our area during the unrestricted summer months. Before

If you haven’t heard about this awesome Monthly Crafting Book Club then you are missing out. It is such a fun way to get free craft ideas that coincide with your children’s favorite storybooks. This month, I am finally taking part (yay!) and the book is the classic 5 Little

Hello everyone! I hope you all had an amazing weekend! We celebrated our youngest's 2nd birthday (you can see his first birthday here) and created a super fun craft with the kiddos which you will see here on Wednesday this week. Now it's time for you to share what you've

Thrift stores are the inspirational playgrounds of creatives. You go into these stores and it is like finding a cavern of pirate treasure. The bargain items transform in your mind. You aren’t seeing that kitschy little frame everyone else sees. You see a beautiful new jewelry organizer for your wall

People love saving money. Even the biggest spendthrift is still excited about finding a great deal. Bottom line: You want to keep as much dough as possible to spend on the fun stuff (or build up your savings if you’re feeling responsible). That’s why most of you already have the

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #104! This weekend I had the absolute pleasure of being a part of my best friend's wedding. It is so special standing there and watching to souls come together in love as though they were never apart. I hope your weekend was as

I don’t know about you but I love the beach! If our house were a dictatorship, with me as queen, every family vacation would be to the Gulf Coast. Unfortunately, we take turns deciding destinations. This means more often than not our trips consist of hiking and camping. If your

You love exploring new places with your family. There definitely are those favorite places you love to return to over and over again. Unfortunately, money can be a major barrier to traveling as much as you would like. What if there were ways to save money on travel even if

Happy Mother's Day to all of the wonderful mothers out there! I hope that your day was spent enjoying your family, being pampered, or reading a book... whatever tickles your fancy. We are still celebrating our 2 year anniversary at the Merry Monday Link Party #103! If you haven't already entered,

The busier you get the faster time seems to go. If you’re not organizing your time, you are losing it. A planner is the best, and might I say prettiest, way to organize your time. However, a planner can help with more than just your schedule. If you’re like me,