Gorgeous Southern Home Inspiration

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As I have sat in the house since last Saturday due to the crazy blizzard that hit us early this week, I’ve had a lot of time to peruse the internet for pretty home pictures {and do a little house shopping online too!}. I came across this gorgeous home on the Southern Living website and […]

Most Pinned Posts of 2013

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I’m a little late to the party when it comes to year-end wrap-ups but with our vacation I’m just getting around to looking back through 2013. It’s one of my favorite things to do at the end of the year. I usually choose my favorite projects or most favorite projects based on comments by readers, […]

5 Great Things…


1. Juan Pablo as the Bachelor. I laugh every time I watch him on t.v. and can’t take him seriously, but I think his season is gonna be awesome. Any guy that loves his little girl is a keeper in my book:) 2. These cookie bars.  You can mix anything in them. I’ve made them […]

Creating a dream bathroom on a budget


I have a great guest post article today about creating your dream bathroom.  Great tips-we may need this for our new house! The bathroom is the one room in your house where you can shut the door and take ten minutes or an hour just to yourself, to relax in peace and quiet. Whether you’ve […]

Building our Dream Home: Laundry/mudroom


Hi everyone! I hope you enjoyed the long weekend.  We got to do a little bit of everything…relax, hang with family and friends, and got a few things done around the house.  I even have a few crafts coming your way soon, believe it or not.  One of our main projects lately, though, has been […]

Bring Some Spring into Your Home


I don’t know what the weather has been like where you are, but it’s been gorgeous here lately.  It felt a little more like summer than spring today…I think I even got a little sun on my pasty arms during my walk with Molly and Pudge this morning.  This weather has me wanting to bring […]

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 […]

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 […]