Master Bathroom Tour

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A reader’s recent question made me realize that I hadn’t yet shared pictures of our bathroom space, nor our renovated bathroom from the old house (more on that another day)! I had just cleaned our master bathroom and took advantage of it to snap some pictures. The space is amazing, you could probably fit two of… 

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40 Bags in 40 Days 2015 Decluttering Challenge

join the decluttering revolution! Challenge yourself to simplify and get rid of 40 bags in 40 days. #40bagsin40days

Every year since 2011 I’ve done a project that has changed my life forever. Since then, thousands of people have joined in and changed their lives too. The project is called 40 BAGS IN 40 DAYS, and I’ll explain how it can change your life too.   What is 40 Bags in 40 Days? 40 bags… 

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Happy Father’s Day

  (last year) (this year)    Happy Father’s Day, Doug! Thanks for everything you do for us. We love you!   And a Happy Father’s Day to the men in your lives! We love you dads, grandpas, uncles, brothers, and future dads! thanks for reading our feed, please stop by the house for a visit sometime soon. :) … [Read More...]

Flashback Friday – Happy Anniversary!

This Sunday, Doug and I will be celebrating 2 years of marriage. For Flashback Friday I thought I would share some of our pictures from the wedding day. Happy Friday! I LOOVED my flowers! I designed the bouquets (I used to work at a florist): My Family:   Doug’s Family: The Wedding Par-tay: we walked in to “Why Can’t We Be Friends,” lol Chocolate cake with fudge filling... … [Read More...]

Finding A New Normal

Thank you so much for your sweet comments and emails! Both Doug and I enjoyed reading them, they brought a huge smile to my face. We’ve been doing well, I would say getting back to normal, but it’s more like finding a new sense of normal for us. Here’s what we’ve been up to:   Our little Ben is a week and two days old! I loooove having a little boy… yes, boys are just as much fun to … [Read More...]

We’ve Been Blessed

  His Story: Contractions started around 5 am on Sunday, about 10 minutes apart. They continued throughout the day, but slowed down at times. We took care of some things around the house, played with Lily, and took it easy. My parents came over halfway through the Hawks game in case I needed to go in during the night, and they could watch Lily. It seemed like after they got to our … [Read More...]

It’s almost time…

  Thanks for all of your love and sweet comments on the last two posts, and welcome to my new followers (be patient with me, I can’t wait to visit your blogs, meet you, and come follow you back)! Looks like our little man is getting ready to make his appearance sometime soon and I’ve finally started to feel some contractions (10 min apart). I feel good. My house is clean, my laundry is … [Read More...]

Flashback Friday –Jamaica

Yes, I am writing this post at 3:21am. I can’t sleep (but I’m about to go try again…) Looking for a good picture for Christopher and Tia’s Flashback Friday, I wanted to pick something that a.) wasn’t of our house, b.) wasn’t of crafts/decorating, or c.) wasn’t of Lily (no offense, Lily). It’s almost been two years since our wedding and as memorable and amazing as that was, I’m not going to … [Read More...]

Lemonade, Dandelions, and Freeze Pops

My kids are still too young to enjoy a kid-sized summer tablescape (14 months and one due any day now), so I hope you’ll join me! sit back and get rockin’ (the chairs rock – no really, they literally rock) grab a freeze pop   and I’ll pour you a glass of lemonade don’t mind the weeds that are threatening to take over, they can wait another day… but instead enjoy some handpicked … [Read More...]

Sailing the Garage Sea

I’ve definitely been sailing the garage sea (think every Thursday and Friday…), even though I haven’t been posting. Here are a couple of my favorites from the past few weeks!   my spankin’ new fern wall art for above my couch! from TWO DIFFERENT SALES! eek! the two on the outside are PB, $4 each the two in the center are awesome and were $6 for BOTH   PB weekly organizer – … [Read More...]

When to Pick the Rhubarb?

Simple post, simple question… Remember when you identified the rhubarb growing in my hard back in this post back in March? I found out from the previous owner that the rhubarb plants growing in randomly chosen places throughout my yard are over 50 years old and were there way before they bought the house! Very cool… Well, when do I pick these bad boys? This is the one in my front yard, … [Read More...]

Hot Dog Shaped Hamburgers

What do you do when you start making burgers but then realize you are OUT of hamburger buns? You could go bun-less, or just use bread (bleh), but if you have hot dog buns, you’re in luck! This isn’t a tried and true recipe, just something I came up with on the fly last night. First, I shaped a pound of ground beef into hot dog-gy shapes, trying not to make it TOO thick and keeping in mind that … [Read More...]