Confession #1: I have a woodpile. Pallets. Windows. Doors. Boxes. Random scraps. Old furniture. Right now, my pile is in our garage and it drives my poor husband crazy. Confession #2: I started this project last Christmas and didn't finish in time for Advent. Confession #3: This isn't nearly the detailed, Pinterest-worthy pallet wood Advent calendar you can find online … Continue reading Pallet Wood Advent Calendar
I don't have a ton of time today, but I wanted to share a couple of recipes. I'm contributing some of the dessert to Thanksgiving dinner this year, and it doesn't get any easier than this! Pecan pie filling on the left; Fudge pie filling on the right I have made both of these pies countless … Continue reading Classic Pecan and Fudge Pies!
When we finished with our planked powder bathroom wall, we ended up with two extra, very similar boards. I knew immediately what I wanted to do with them - rustic kitchen shelving! So, I set out to find some dark, simple brackets... I looked online but ended up finding what I liked best at Lowe's. Andrew … Continue reading Reclaimed Barnwood: Kitchen Shelving
I blogged here a few months ago about the nursery for Baby Girl (we are sooooo close to a name!). I have been wanting to make a floral mobile to go above her crib, and this week I found the time to start! Actually, that's not entirely true. I was procrastinating and decided that playing with … Continue reading A Happy Friday, Indeed.
There is something immensely satisfying about three fourths of a renovation. There is also something amazingly frustrating about it. When we started this whole process mid-July, Andrew and I drafted up a Before Baby List knowing we wouldn't be able to do everything we wanted prior to her arrival. We are close enough to the … Continue reading Three Fourths.
(I should entitle this post "How to stay decently clothed but feel like nothing is touching you + A few other things", but it won't fit in the header.) I've compiled a list of my go-to, must-have pregnancy items! I'm a pretty low maintenance preggo by most standards... I do well to remember two Flinstones' vitamins and no extra … Continue reading Pregnancy All-Star Picks.