Building Our Dream Home: Open Living/Kitchen Designs


  As you know, we are in the process of planning our dream home to build early next year.  Today I’m sharing some beautiful pictures of interiors with the open living and kitchen design we are going for. You can follow along and see more of my inspirations on my Our Next Home Board.  I […]

InstaFriday: Molly Version


Since it’s her two week birthday, I thought I would share some Molly pictures with you today.  If you want to see more, Molly has pretty much taken over my Instagram so feel free to follow along! New best friends.  Pudge loves to cuddle near Molly. Milk coma. Sweet little hand hold in the car […]

Building Our Dream Home: Floor Plans

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I’m back today with another inspiration post for floor plans for the dream home we’re designing.  If you’ve missed out on any of the other posts, you can catch up here. I’m not going to share the exact floor plan we decide to go with, but you can get the idea with these below.  When […]

Stained Bathroom Vanity

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  Last week I shared the newly painted bathroom, and today I have the stained vanity to match.  Let me preface this post by saying, don’t start thinking I’m superwoman here.  This was all done in the few days leading up to Molly’s arrival so I’m just like every other new mom: sleep-deprived and having […]

TeachHub: Infographics Made by Kids!

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As you all know, Miss Molly made her way into the world a week ago so I’m on maternity leave from my “real job” as a first grade teacher.  Before I left for the rest of the school year, I was able to participate {along with some colleagues of mine} in a survey with my […]

Welcome to the world, Baby Hyde…


  Molly Rae Hyde arrived on Friday, April 12th at 4:49 pm!  She was a whopping 8 lb. 14 oz. and 21 inches long.  She has the most beautiful black hair, sweetest chubby cheeks, and is the cutest little cuddler.  I’m not being biased at all, by the way:)  I’ll have lots more details coming […]

Building Our Dream House: Exteriors


I’m so excited to start this series on the blog today!  If you missed the pictures of our soon-to-be-home or the story of how and why we bought 5 acres of land, you can check those out first.  I’ll be going through design plans, inspiration, and looking for lots of advice as we go through […]

The Bathroom is Painted!

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You may remember the mood board I created last week for a quick bathroom update.  This is the bathroom Miss Molly will be using over the next year, so I wanted to add some pretty to it.  As you know, we’ll also be working on selling our house within the next year so we wanted […]