Mustache cookies!


It’s time get our fun on again. Enough of this dawdling with names, layouts and such. Let’s get back to the business of doing cool stuff. So…I have sponsors now. Epically cool strangers that pay me to have their little button in my sidebar. I work for them. Well, seems to have forgotten that I do stuff FOR THEM! And, yeah…I am not feeling like a reminder needs to happen. … [Read more...]

Bloggy Olympics Closing Linky part, sponsor Just SugarCoat It!


Um yeah, this is a BIG day here at Hating Martha. Let me tell you why (said with a saucy voice). Okay, how about we just do it this way… P.S. My contacts were dry, hence the vigorous eye blinking. Gwen from This Bold Girl NOT The Bold Abode is giving away the social media icons. (yes, it’s technically the same person.)   Catch that??Recap… 1. I’m accepting only cool and great sponsors…check … [Read more...]

Bloggy “scavenger hunt” day 5. Prize-a wisconsin apple


Again, if you don’t know what you are in for go HERE   Did you read?? Okay good. Here is today’s prize… an apple from my very own apple tree (ha…we had fun with this!)   Blog 1 clues: this blog is so freaking cool, I can’t freaking believe it! this blogger loves to craft. and any craft she will be able to tackle! since this blogger doesn’t have Facebook I’ll give you an easy out. BLOG … [Read more...]

updating the sink and vanity with paint.


Working with a budget of miniscule proportions, I was challenged with how to update my bathroom sink and vanity. This bathroom is the ONLY full bath in the house. Guest and Personal all in one. It has to be pretty and practical. And, once again I turned to paint. It really is the miracle “drug” of home improvements! There is the before pics. The vanity base was okay. I liked the hardware. It … [Read more...]

Bloggy “Scavenger Hunt” Day 4. Prize-Levi’s mud


Go HERE to read the details of this scavenger hunt Cause I don’t like repeating myself over and over again.   Today’s prize… Levi’s prized mud. From his mudspa. It will come from here… If you don’t know why this mud is “prized” go check out Levi’s post. HERE.   Here are the blog clues of the day! 2 blogs equals 2 entries!   Blog 1 clues: this blog hosts a weekly linky party with … [Read more...]

Bloggy “scavenger hunt” day 3. Prize-davey crockett hat


If you don’t know the rules…or why on earth you are looking at a prize Go HERE and read. I’ll wait. You done? good.   Today’s prize… Davey Crockett hat. The girlie edition. Like this… It’s new. And clean. I think.   Okay, get your hunt on!! Then go to the blog’s Facebook page and leave a comment tagging Hating Martha! 3 blog’s today. Which means 3 possible entries…lucky you! Blog 1: I … [Read more...]

window box shelves.

turn windowboxes into shelves!

This project was featured in the January 2013 Cottages and Bungalow's Magazine. I did take the above picture (an improvement from the below pictures) when I was requested to submit a picture. Other then this picture I haven't prettied it up, or changed the original pictures. And, I was still using Hating Martha as the blog name. This is what the original post was...  Here’s where we are … [Read more...]

Bloggy “scavenger hunt” day 2. Prize-yumminess!


It’s time for some funny stuff this week. In case you haven’t been paying attention Hating Martha was a big part of the Bloggy Olympics. It ends this weekend. Sad day. And in case you haven't been paying attention... We have a little Scavenger hunt going. Click here for Day 1. You  have until the end of the week to play to win! So, we are gonna play a little game. I’m gonna (I like using … [Read more...]