Happy New Year, my friends! I hope you are fully recovered from the holidays and knocking out your resolutions like a boss. We have been taking it relatively easy since coming back from North Carolina, and I have enjoyed every peaceful, easy minute! Two of my more immediate post-holiday goals were 1) Complete a round … Continue reading Closet Makeover: The First Project of 2019
What do you do with those outdated fake green wreaths you see all.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
The days are long. The years are short. The days are too short and this year has flown by. Wait, this day is taking forever. Actually, what day is it? Where are my children? Why is your brother sister not wearing pants? Am I even wearing pants? Welcome to my stream of consciousness where most … Continue reading Updates: House, Family, & Thrift!
With very few exceptions, I'm done shopping for winter clothes after December. And let's call a spade a spade - January 1 to Easter is just a black hole of waiting on the warmer weather to appear, which is plenty of time to stock your spring and summer wardrobe. I wanted to let you in … Continue reading What I’m Thrifting: Spring 2018
I think one of the reasons I love Christmas is that the entire month is a party. Ya girl loves a party. Ya girl also loves getting dressed up for a party (or for a Tuesday, but that's neither here nor there). Ready to see some THRIFTED outfit and party looks that will get you through … Continue reading FIVE Looks For Any & Every Holiday Event
Y'all. Some days... Mama said there'd be days like this. Ready for some vulnerability? Right now my kitchen is half-tiled and my clothes don't fit. I'm washing bottles in a powder bathroom because I can't walk to the sink, and the dishwasher is in the office. I am wearing black leggings in 90 degree weather because … Continue reading Days Like This.
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
Someone recently said "I feel like I'm waiting for something that isn't going to happen." Sheesh. You and me both, sister. It's hard to believe that in 4 more days (if not sooner), we will have another person in our family. In all of my free time, I managed to overestimate my Walmart grocery pick-up and … Continue reading Muffins, Outfits, and The Wait.
One thing that gave me pause about buying this house is that there is no official mudroom space. We had ZERO storage space at our house in Chattanooga, and everything just seemed to pile up on the end of the kitchen table. While there is a separate laundry room in our new house, it's not close enough to the … Continue reading How To: Fake a Mudroom