A Day for Upping DIY Skills with The UpSkill Project

This post is sponsored by Lowes. The thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you ever worked on a DIY project and found yourself stuck on a step? Or maybe there was a tool necessary to complete your project, but you were just too intimidated to use it? I can speak from personal experience that…

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The Upskill Project Comes To Buffalo, Making DIY Dreams Come True

If you could win an opportunity to bring a DIY project to life right in your own home with help from professionals AND a $2,000 gift card to Lowe’s to make it all happen, would you enter? Well that’s exactly what took place with The UpSkill Project Contest and let me tell you, the contest entries were nothing short of amazing. Five local residents were selected and got their DIY dreams to come true with The UpSkill Project. The results? Nothing short of incredible.

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Dog House to Be Auctioned Off at SPCA’s Hounds and Heroes Event on June 2

I’ve built a couple of dog houses in my day, but I have to say this one very well may take the cake for the most famous, special, and philanthropic. Say what? Here’s why! I originally built this dog house for my friends over at Valu Home Centers from nearly 100% reclaimed materials. They filmed a…

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Enter The UpSkill Project Contest with Lowe’s

Do you have a home project you’ve been looking to tackle but aren’t quite sure where to start? Or maybe you wish you had the chance to learn from a professional and improve your skills to complete a project you previously tried to take on? Well Buffalo, do I ever have the opportunity for you.…

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Join haus2home at the Buffalo Home Show this March!

The 2018 Buffalo Home Show is upon us! The weekends of March 9-11 and 16-18, the Home Show will take over the Buffalo Convention Center helping attendees brush up on all the latest home trends and brands, get some inspiration for home projects, and even win some awesome giveaways! Quite possibly the best news? For the second year,…

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Hosting the Best-Ever Winter Olympic Games Family-Friendly Party

The Winter Olympics have been so much fun to watch this year! What made it even better was being able to participate in the games and feel like an Olympian too, that’s a pretty stellar bonus.  In this post, I’m going to show you how to host the best-ever winter Olympic games party, fun for the…

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Valentine’s Day Giveaway Instagram Contest

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I decided it was the perfect time to spread some love! I’ve teamed up with Buffalo’s finest creative talents to bring you an Instagram contest for a Valentines Day giveaway! If you’re not following haus2home on Instagram, now is the perfect time to start because you could win…

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2017 in Review

What a wonderful year it has been.  Thank you so much to everyone who made it such an amazing year – yes, you!   Although there were many memorable moments in 2017, I’m recapping my best 9. 1: Being featured by the University at Buffalo for my ecofriendly passion through haus2home ♻️ Thank you to my awesome…

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How to Have a Dreamy Outdoor Wedding Shower

Let me start off by saying that if you are reading this because you are about to, are in the midst of, or have just planned a wedding shower…give yourself a pat on the back! Wedding showers and baby showers are definitely a bit of planning and coordination, but if done right the whole entire…

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DIY Wedding: How to Have a Pinterest Picture Perfect Day

Today is our wedding anniversary and each year I take a look back at the photos and videos to reminisce and am quickly reminded how it was absolutely the most amazing day ever.  Having all the people we love in one place filled our hearts with so much love and joy and made the day…

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Habitat For Humanity’s National Women’s Build Week

Have you heard of National Women’s Build Week? It’s an initiative put on by Habitat for Humanity to, “invite women to help families build strength, stability and independence through housing. The week is meant to spotlight the home ownership challenges faced by women.” My lovely sister Marcey was putting a Women’s Build team together and…

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Join haus2home at the Buffalo Home Show

The Buffalo Home Show is one of the best events to go each and every year. It’s an awesome way to brush up on all the latest home trends and brands, find excellent companies to work with for all your home project needs, receive great deals on products, and maybe even win a thing or…

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2016 Year in Review and Plans for 2017!

What do Genevieve Gorder, LifeStorage, TV commercials, and dog houses have in common? They were all a part of my 2016! Oh yes, its true. Let me break it down for you.  Right here. Right now. 2016 was quite the year! I had some  unforgettable opportunities, experiences and incredible learning moments. It was also a…

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Support Habitat for Humanity at the Buffalo ReStore DIY Contest

Guys.  I’m not going to lie, I’m REALLY excited.  In just a few weeks the Buffalo Restore DIY Contest and Auction will take place and ALL the proceeds go towards the Habitat for Humanity of Buffalo. Here’s how it works… Fellow DIYers (like yours truly!) have been picking up furniture and supplies this summer, working hard…

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New York Now & HGTV Blogger Block Party Recap

This past week I went to New York City! I visited the big apple for New York Now, and the HGTV Blogger Block Party. So, buckle up and get ready for some recapping action! The first day there I attended New York Now, the market for home lifestyle and gift; and it did NOT disappoint. …

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Attend the HGTV Magazine 3rd Annual Blogger Block Party Event!

FTC Disclosure: Thank you to HGTV magazine for sponsoring this post! I received product for my time in developing this post. All opinions are my own. Are you a fellow lifestyle blogger, DIYer, designer or style rockstar who would love to participate in an event where you can learn from the pros, network with fellow…

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The “CHRISTMAS IS COMING sale!”

Guys. CHRISTMAS IS COMING!  Christmas is the best time of the year, no doubt.  Not only is it filled with the spirit of giving, fun celebrations, good food (COOKIES!), friends and family fun, but most importantly, celebrating the birth of Jesus! In honor of that and so much more love to spread around, I’m hosting…

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Let’s talk blogging

Do you live in ‪Buffalo‬ and want to learn more about ‪blogging‬? Join the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Buffalo Niagara Chapter on August 5 for their sunrise seminar on digital story telling. As an added bonus, yours truly will be speaking! PRSA EVENT DESCRIPTION Online storytelling takes many forms. Infographics can help display…

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2015 Earth Day Clean up

Earth Day is one of my favorite days of the year!  I am always so excited to celebrate the earth we live on and try to promote and educate on everything that makes up a green living lifestyle. In the nicer months, my exercise routine consists of running to and from my house to the…

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Our Second Birthday! Celebrate With Us & Win Home Decor!

March 17 is our second birthday! Yeeehaaaa! Wow, the past two years have been truly amazing.  From launching our business, to the shows we have participated in, to the relationship we have established with Valu Home Centers, it has truly all been a wonderful journey!  We are so thankful for all the love and support…

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