Styling Striped Walls – You Pick!

July 24, 2014 by 32 Comments

This week my kids are at grandparent camp and I’m taking advantage of every moment!  In my world, living to the fullest means frequent calls and texts to my sweet mother-in-law, even as she’s busy with my three littles.  Earlier today I sent this text …continue reading

New Fabric for My Piano Bench

July 10, 2014 by 59 Comments

The other day Little B and I went to Hobby Lobby in search of New Fabric for My Piano Bench.  As much as I like white, this seat is not machine washable and after many years of use, its looking overly loved.  Time for a …continue reading

Easy Way to Update Light Fixtures

July 8, 2014 by 5 Comments

When we moved into this house almost a year ago we set out to make this place our own.  We covered up all the mustard yellow, hunter green, and dark chocolate walls with my favorite paint color, Gray Owl.  Paint brightened each room so much …continue reading

Tips for Hosting a 4th of July Party

June 12, 2014 by 1 Comment

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TIKI® Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Celebrate the land of the free and the home of the brave this 4th of July by grilling in the backyard with friends and family. Here are some great …continue reading

Finally a New Coffee Table

June 3, 2014 by 9 Comments

Finally a New Coffee Table!!!  Remember this house tour the other day!!?  I love every room in this Remodeled Modern Home Tour — and the furniture!!! I especially loved that coffee table.  So much I couldn’t resist this mixed metal table while at Target the …continue reading

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

Turquoise Pillow Covers

May 28, 2014 by 7 Comments

Clutter has a way of multiplying so I try to keep accumulating to a minimum.  Storing lots of pillows takes up way too much space, but buying pillow covers that fold flat when not being used — totally makes sense!  And even better when you can buy …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

Easter Banners and Decor

April 17, 2014 by 4 Comments

I totally LOVE Easter.  I love seeing the flowers begin to bloom and the green blades of grass peeking through the straw-like winter grass.  I love Easter Banners and Decor.  I love warm days and cool nights.  I love that Easter this year is towards the …continue reading

Someone Has New Patio Furniture

April 16, 2014 by 13 Comments

My old patio furniture was beginning to fall apart — I had used it for ten years!  Knowing my goal of updating the kitchen, Stud didn’t quite get my urgency for buying new patio furniture, but when my mom and I found this set, he …continue reading

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