Tips for Hosting a Backyard Shower

May 29, 2014 by 5 Comments

This post is brought to you by TIKI® brand. All opinions are 100% mine. I love a reason to celebrate new beginnings – baby showers and wedding showers are always so magical. My favorite place to host these events is in the comfort of my …continue reading

Simple Tips for Backyard Entertaining

May 15, 2014 by 4 Comments

This post is brought to you by TIKI® brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you ready for summer!?!?  14 more days until school is out!  Hosting a party for friends can be stress-free with these simple tips for preparing your backyard for guests. 1. …continue reading

My Backyard Oasis

April 10, 2014 by 16 Comments

We have lived in our new-to-us traditional home for eight months now!!!  I love it all so much (such a blessing), but after living in a busy neighborhood in a major city, I think my favorite feature is this beautiful backyard!  I’m amazed by how …continue reading

Organize My Backyard Toys

July 16, 2013 by 7 Comments

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Home Depot & Rubbermaid, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #AllAccessOrganizers  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO.  With summer play in full swing, I’ve realized that My Backyard Toys need a NEW …continue reading

My Room in the Backyard

May 20, 2013 by 5 Comments

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TIKI Brand®. All opinions are 100% mine. After a busy day like today — an early playoff baseball game (big win for Big B and Baby B), brunch with one of my forever friends …continue reading

Clear Out Backyard

July 26, 2012 by Leave a Comment

Clear Out Backyard: Overgrown Shrubs and Vines was majorly on my mind when we signed on the line to purchase this rancher. Our home was a complete disaster from the front curb all the way through to the back fence. We bought it from the …continue reading

Backyard Fun

April 22, 2009 by Leave a Comment

Imaginations are running wild! The game of baseball is in full swing! Belle’s head over heels about Spring!

Design Chic House Tour

July 18, 2014 by 3 Comments

Happy Friday!!!  It’s time for another Dreamy Dwelling Home Tour.  I am loving this Design Chic House and can’t wait to look around with you — so much inspiration!!! Gorgeous dark hardwood floors and beautiful high-end stainless steel appliances.  This kitchen has me totally craving some …continue reading

Pool Party Printables – Free

June 25, 2014 by 1 Comment

We are two months shy of living in our new-to-us traditional home for a year!  Although our initial reason for house hunting was to find a school that better fit our education philosophy, as soon as my kids (Stud is included in this head count) …continue reading

French Country House Tour

June 13, 2014 by 15 Comments

It is time for another Dreamy Dwelling Home Tour!  I know many of you have followed my brief updates over the last eighteen months as my brother-in-law, Mark has courageously fought brain cancer.  Last Thursday, cancer finally lost it’s fight.  Mark is now in the …continue reading