Our Top 10 Free Workouts With Links

I enjoy hearing about different workouts people are using. With that in mind I decided to share some of my favorite, free workouts. I am normally a creature of habit and predictability, but not when it comes to my workouts. I love to try new videos and change things up. My only condition, I better sweat and be challenged to finish the workout. Well, that and I want it to be free! 🙂

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Simple, Stylish DIY Wreath Under $10!

Black front door with green wreath and small chalk board

After browsing wreaths at Roger’s Gardens, a home decor and garden center in Newport Beach, and admiring the beautiful arrangements I was inspired to DIY my own greenery to decorate my front door on a budget.  Roger’s Gardens had a beautiful assortment of wreaths, but I realized that I would not be able to buy one for less than $50, and that would be for the small, 8″ wreaths.  Wanting something that could hang in a window or on the front door without maintenance, I decided to make a wreath using fake greens and gave myself a max budget of $10.

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Galley Style Kitchen Remodel

One of the first major projects we took on as new home owners was to totally remodel our kitchen.


We were working with a relatively small budget when it comes to what you might think is needed for a kitchen remodel. I grew up in a home with two DIY parents who were always on a fixed, tight budget, so this was the norm for me and something I was excited to take on. Including new appliances, all materials, and labor costs, we were trying to keep costs under $10-13k.

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DIY Geometric Stencil Tutorial

Hil and I recently gave a fresh update to an outdated hutch. It was so fun to see the transformation so we thought we would share it on the blog. This hutch has very classic details and straight lines, so after painting it white and sealing it, we thought it would be fun to make it a little more current by adding some geometric stenciling to the interior of the hutch. We were inspired by a stencil we saw Emily at Jones Design Company use for her fireplace and thought something similar would be perfect for this piece.  We decided we would make our own stencil and give it a go.

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