Hey, yall! I hope your summers are going well. We have been doing the usual... popsicles and sticky faces, swimming pools, sunscreen, beach trips, late bedtimes, vegetable gardens, and growing Baby #3! July 4, 2019 Part of getting ready for our newest addition - Anna James - was moving Natalie out of the nursery. We … Continue reading Update: Kids’ Shared Bedroom
I've been bustling about, trying to get things ready for a family Christmas dinner tonight. It hasn't been a hurried hustle, and that has been a different experience this year. Last year I got behind, and it made the whole holiday season stressful. I remember feeling like I was drowning in wrapping paper and eggnog. … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas: Perspective
What do you do with those outdated fake green wreaths you see all. the. time. at the thrift store? I'm gonna show you! Step one: Buy them, bring them home, and then spend a little bit of time wondering what you were thinking. Step Two: Remember you have four windows on the front of your … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas: Thrifted Wreath Tutorial
I have loved seeing everyone's Christmas decorations already this year! I pulled out my stuff on Black Friday... I could not stand to wait another day. I'm still piddling around with a few little things, but for the most part our halls are decked and ready to go! It's hard not to want to buy … Continue reading 12 Days of Blogmas: Decking the Halls
Two blog posts in two days?! Who am I? I'll tell you who I am... The girl who deleted the Instagram app off her phone because she realized the insane amount of time she was wasting. And guess what! I finished decorating my living room because of it. Here are some updated pics! If you're … Continue reading Update: Living Room
The floors are installed, and they look better than I could have imagined! More pictures of the finished product to come on that later (we are still getting the baseboards installed/caulked), but I wanted to show you how I restyled our "mud room"! You may remember how I solved our "No Mudroom Lots of Stuff" … Continue reading Repurposed Hutch, Round Two!
Happy Friday, y'all! I have to show you an update of our latest project! Awhile back, I found a few pictures of these old wooden wire spools ... I thought, 'oh baby, that has my name written all over it.' I found one online and came so close to buying it, but then life got busy … Continue reading Refurbished: Wooden Spool
We moved into this new house last June and promptly started renovating everything in July. We have been here now for 9 months, completed a ton of projects, and are still plugging along. Overall the experience has been largely positive. I understand that DIY is not for everyone, but Andrew and I are having a great time working … Continue reading Before & After: A Full Home Progress Update
When we were looking for houses, a bonus room was on our must-have list. I instantly loved the layout of the bonus room in our new house because it is right off the den... Close enough to know what's going on, but I don't have to actually be in the room to supervise kiddos. When we moved it was one of … Continue reading Before & After: Bonus Room Makeover!
In spite of having a newborn, we have been able to complete a few small projects around the house. Natalie is a very easy newborn (as far as newborns go), and my husband gets antsy without a to-do list! Last fall I found the top of a hutch at the thrift store for $10. I … Continue reading Repurposed: The Thrifted Hutch