Back to School Essentials


We started back to school 3 weeks ago and it’s been a whirlwind. Getting everyone up and moving in the mornings, hurrying home to get in some play time with mommy, cooking dinner, then getting ready for bed, and some adult time each night is exhausting! But I love my job, the kids love their […]

Winter Mantle

winter mantle

Welcome to the new year! I hope you were all able to relax and enjoy time with friends and family over the holidays. I have loved being home with Molly the past two weeks and am so not ready for reality to set back in but I guess that’s life. Besides lounging and playing with […]

Simple Striped DIY Patriotic Sign

updated patriotic striped sign

This post brought to you by FrogTape. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm not one to usually decorate for the 4th of July {unless we're having a party}, but when I was recently sent some Shape Tape™ from Frog Tape®, I had the perfect idea for some cute and easy patriotic decor.   This would […]

Wood Sliced Fall Wreath

wood sliced wreath tutorial

I’m sure you spent your weekend wondering what we made with that wood weren’t you? Well I’m sharing today. It was time to create some fall decor for the apartment and we actually made a couple of projects with that log I shared Friday-one coming later next week to the blog. Today I’m sharing our […]

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Happy Easter

easter scripture

Happy Valentine’s Day {and an awesome ebook sale!}

V-Day Flash Sale

Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance    –1 Corinthians 13:7 Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!  I hope you are all enjoying this day of love:)  We typically keep it pretty low-key, with a dinner date and some sweet and simple cards for each other.  This Valentine’s Day […]

Favorite Projects of 2012

2012 year in review

Hi everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the last day of 2012!  I can’t believe another year has gone by.  This has been such a life-changing and fulfilling year in our household.  The biggest story of our year was our pregnancy announcement and the long road it took us to get there.  We are […]

Our Christmas Living Room

2012 christmas tree at night

After sharing the ornament tutorials last week, I thought it would be fun to share our whole living room Christmas decor.  I used a lot of items from previous years, but also swapped out and added some new things.  Last year I went with a neutral color scheme, spray painting old ornaments gray and white. […]