The Bold Abode http://www.theboldabode.com and the adventures of living in color Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:00:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 How to Protect Your Walls When Removing Nails – a quick diy tip http://www.theboldabode.com/how-to-protect-your-walls-when-removing-nails-a-quick-diy-tip.html http://www.theboldabode.com/how-to-protect-your-walls-when-removing-nails-a-quick-diy-tip.html#respond Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:00:43 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=24048 featured-image-wallsToday I was taking down some nails so I could put up a Command Strip to hang my apron, and I thought I’d pop in and share this little tip about how to protect your walls when removing nails. It’s so simple, and you won’t have scratch marks on your wall from the hammer when […]

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How to Trap Fruit Flies http://www.theboldabode.com/how-to-trap-fruit-flies.html http://www.theboldabode.com/how-to-trap-fruit-flies.html#comments Sun, 16 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=23848 fruit-flies-featuredHave you ever had a problem with fruit flies? OH. MY. BUZZING. EARS. I really haven’t until now.  I started home brewing Kombucha, and they came out of nowhere like little invaders from the tiny planet of Drive Me Crazy! And Kombucha and fruit flies are not a good combintation, so I had to figure […]

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20 Ridiculously Simple After School Snack Ideas Kids Can Make Themselves http://www.theboldabode.com/20-ridiculously-simple-after-school-snack-ideas.html http://www.theboldabode.com/20-ridiculously-simple-after-school-snack-ideas.html#respond Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=23963 snacks-featuredAs we are gearing up for school, there has been something weighing on my mind. The After School Snack. Dun-dun-dun. I seriously have such a hard time keeping things interesting when it comes to snacking.  I end up just buying the same things over and over and over and the boys get a bit sick […]

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Creativity Unleashed Week 82 http://www.theboldabode.com/creativity-unleashed-week-82.html http://www.theboldabode.com/creativity-unleashed-week-82.html#respond Thu, 13 Aug 2015 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=23954 landscape-buttonHey everybody!  I hope it’s been a great week!  I think we are all ready to get back to school finally.  Clothes – check. School supplies – Check. Parking place – Check. AAAAAAGGGHHHH!!!!  Yes.  I just wrote a check for my baby Morgan so he could get a parking space. How did this happen?  How […]

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Simple Tips for Hand Lettering and the Best Tools to Get You Started http://www.theboldabode.com/the-basics-of-hand-lettering.html http://www.theboldabode.com/the-basics-of-hand-lettering.html#respond Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:00:37 +0000 http://www.theboldabode.com/?p=23859 Screen Shot 2015-08-10 at 3.53.09 PMAre you totally in love with the resurgence of hand lettering?  I love it more than a big box of bit o’honey.  There is something so soothing about taking a pencil and drawing letters until your hand hurts. Honestly, I’ve never had the best of the best handwriting.  I wanted to be a girly and […]

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