Metallic Painted Pumpkins

metallic painted pumpkins

Fall crafting time is here! One of the things we did was to decorate pumpkins. A little family of pumpkins actually…a mommy, daddy, and baby:) Sound familiar?  I had a ton of great colors to choose from but decided to go for a metallic theme. I have a few other projects that will match our […]

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Get Inspired

carlyle wing chair havertys

So, you now that know what our living room layout looks like, it’s time to fill it:) We will keep our leather couches we purchased last year but want to add in some cozy, fabric-covered accent chairs to fill the room and soften the leather look. We want something family-friendly, durable, neutral, and comfortable. We […]

Being Your Own General Contractor

general contracting DIY

I’m not sure if I specifically mentioned this in any of my dream home posts, but we are doing the general contracting for our house. Typically you can save between 10-30% by doing this work yourself. We also plan on doing the finish work {installing flooring, tile, cabinets, etc.}, which can save an additional $30,000-$40,000. […]

Hardwood Flooring: Engineered vs. Solid


Hi everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend. We had a great day yesterday taking some updated family pictures. The last professional pictures we had taken were Molly’s newborn pics so it was a lot more fun with her to participate a little better. It was gorgeous outside and Molly was a champ. I […]

Dream House Plans: Kitchen/Living Space

house kitchen and living plans

Continuing on to share our house plans, today I’m giving you the tour of our open kitchen and living space. You may remember our inspiration post of what we are hoping for, but the main goal was to have a kitchen that opens directly to the living room and I think we accomplished that.   […]

DIY Baby Lace Headband Tutorial

DIY baby lace headband tutorial

Mike hates baby headbands. He takes them off every time I put one on Molly girl. He always feels like they are digging into her head or too tight {and a few of them have been, but don’t tell him I said that:)}. So, I decided to make my own that wouldn’t be tight on […]

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Feeling Like Fall

house staked off

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of BISSELL Homecare, Inc. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   Hey everyone! I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but fall is arriving in Indiana! We tried to get the most of our weekend by being outside as much as possible […]

Molly’s 5 Month Update


Can you believe it’s already been 5 months since this sweet little girl was born? In some ways it feels like she’s always been part of our family and in other ways it doesn’t seem like it’s been 5 months yet. She’s the greatest little baby ever these days. She sleeps 11 hours a night […]

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