Wainscoting DIY

wainscoting DIY

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Now that we have completed most of the mechanical repairs after moving into our new home, it’s time to start work on some cosmetic changes. One of the first rooms getting a makeover is the dining room.

We started out by painting the walls, existing chair rail and crown molding. {Note- I painted the lower wall white before adding the wainscot molding.} After some research, I found this wainscoting DIY tutorial […]

How to Clean Grout with Baking Soda and Vinegar

How to clean tile floor with grout

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So, I’m not exactly in love with the tile floor in our entry way, but it is in good shape and replacing it just isn’t a priority. The dirty, dark grout, however, was not something I could live with. I suspected it might have originally been lighter and after test scrubbing an area, my suspicions were confirmed.

 

Supplies needed:

baking soda white vinegar scrub brush lots of elbow […]

Why I Speed Clean Every Morning

why I speed clean

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Recently there’s been a blog post circulating about 10 reasons to keep your house clean. I decided to read the post and found myself agreeing with many of the reasons.

After mulling it over a little I decided that I had three top reasons for speed cleaning every morning. I’ll also share what speed cleaning looks like for me. Here we go!

1. It looks so much better.

I spend […]

New Feature ~ How To Blog Posts

Dear reader,

I have decided to add a new feature to the blog, a series of How To Blog Posts. My goal is to add one or two articles a month covering all sorts of topics. If there is something you would like me to write about, please let me know in the comments below.

Today, I published my first post titled How to Open a Piano Studio in your Home. Happy reading!

Cheers,

Monica

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How to Open a Piano Studio in Your Home

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If you’re reading this blogpost, chances are you are a piano teacher looking to start up a piano studio or a current teacher looking for new ideas or just checking out what someone else is doing. Well, you’ve come to the right place. My name is Monica Rudy. I have been teaching piano for over 15 years and will be sharing some of the most important things I have learned so far, including tips on […]