DIY Stocking Holder

DIY Stocking Holder

It’s that time of the year-Christmas projects! I have a few more that I’ll be working on this holiday weekend coming your way, but today I have a super simple DIY tutorial to share for those of you who don’t have a fireplace. Fortunately for us, we do still have a small mantle and {fake} […]

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Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Gifts for the Gadget Lover


Know someone who loves gadgets, tech toys, or fun knick-knacks? I have the most random list of gift ideas ever:) Love this spout pourer. How many times have you wished you had something like this? How cool is the piebox? Love the vintagy feel and it would be really easy to travel with? This lunchbox […]

Holiday Gift Giving Guide for the Mommy-to-Be/New Mom


I never really wrote any posts about my favorite items as a pregnant lady or new momma so I thought this would be the perfect time to share. Pregnant ladies don’t always want gifts to use with baby so make sure you check first:) Sometimes it’s nice to just get gifts for you and sometimes […]

Holiday Gift Guide for the Home Decor Enthusiast


Hey everyone! Molly and I went to Chicago this weekend with my mom, brother, and cousins and had a little shopping day. Two of my cousins live there so we all packed into their apartment and had a slumber party after:) After spending the day shopping for family Christmas gifts, I thought it would be […]

Pretty Front Doors


We are in the process of ordering our windows and doors because we will be starting our house in a matter of days-yippee!!!!!!! Windows were pretty easy for us. Put them everywhere and make them big:) If you are going to live in the country, you want to see all the beauty around so we […]

Molly’s 7 Month Update

molly 7 months

I can’t believe I’m writing Molly’s 7 month update! Time flies. She is honestly the greatest thing that has come into our lives. God worked extra hard when he came up with this little girl:) She is so much fun, so happy, and so incredibly sweet.  I love being her momma:) She is a busy […]

60th Surprise Party Decor

ribbon circles

Mike and I threw a little surprise party for my mom’s 60th birthday this weekend at the clubhouse at our apartment complex. It was so fun to see her reaction. I have a video, but it’s blurry. Mike tried to get it but it was sort of rushed so he did his best:) You can […]

Being Your Own General Contractor: Creating Your Budget

general contracting DIY

When you start building a dream home, it’s fun to create the perfect house with the perfect layout and perfect rooms, but paying for it may be another story. We dreamt up the plan of our dreams, but pretty much had no idea how it cost:) Today’s post in this series will explain how we […]