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Spring House Tour 2015

Don’t forget to enter the Kirkland’s gift card giveaway at the bottom of this post! Hosting Easter and having this house tour have really pushed us to get some projects done around the house that we might have just been a little bit more lazy about otherwise… and because we still have two weeks till […]


Olive Branch Spring Wreath

A new Hobby Lobby opened near-ish to us. {Insert cries of elation here.} My mom, the kids and I went up today and I got some fabulous supplies to make the world’s simplest spring wreath for our door. It’s season neutral. Fall, spring, summer. Whatever, it’ll work for all. Here’s what you need: 1. A […]


$5 Spring Arrangement

If you know me at all, or follow me on Instagram, you know I’m a total sucker for flowers. Especially this season. This winter was a hard one with the incredible amounts of snow we got but I’ve found having a simple vase full of flowers in the house every week seemed to make me […]


Money Talks: Buying Well, Choosing Less

In January I wrote my first “Money Talks” post and it seemed to resonate with some of you. I’ve been devouring Dave Ramsey’s book “Smart Money, Smart Kids” and have been getting more and more excited about ways to handle our money.  I’ve even been sharing the things I’ve been learning with the girls in […]


Light and Bright Kitchen Buffet

Remember how I found this dresser on the side of the road right before Christmas? Did I tell you how I became a crazy lady and pulled out all the drawers so no one would take it until AJ could go back with the truck for it? The dresser is incredibly well made and it […]


Free Watercolor Phone and Tablet Backgrounds

Update: All prints were able to be successfully downloaded to Google Drive. You can download them below. About a year ago I downloaded the app Waterlogue (best $2.99 I ever spent) and have been turning photos that I love into paintings ever since. Last week you saw the spring prints in our back entryway and […]


Spring Floral Watercolors

Welcome to our little made over back entryway! February was my month to pick an area a day to organize. One day I looked in the skinny cabinet that sat here and thought I could easily ditch the cabinet and either recycle or reorganize everything that was in it. And so I did. Our driftwood […]

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Swap It Like It’s Hot

Before you read and judge me for the awful photos: everything was taken with my phone. My camera just broke and won’t focus. About a month ago I was sent four items from Danielle at Finding Silver Pennies. She found these items at a thrift store and my job was to make them over or […]


Artisanal Lavender Wreath

Let me introduce you to this gorgeous smelling new addition to our home. I ordered Bambeco’s lavender wreath the other day for a touch of spring to our house (despite the fact that we easily have four feet of snow to melt still). I popped the wreath on the door to our basement. The door is directly […]


Organizing Winter Things

Remember how I told you I was trying to organize an part of  our home every day? The other day I tackled our ridiculous amount of hats, gloves and mittens. I purchased an over the door shoe holder from Marshalls for $5.99 and devoted a row to each person in the family, except to AJ, […]