Our Houses

October 15, 2011 by Leave a Comment

Rancher Home {Current} A home that is keeping us busy with non-stop DIY projects and we’re LOVING every minute of it!!!   Two Story Home {Sold} A home that we loved and personalized as much as we could, and then got this bad itching for …continue reading

DIY Kitchen Makeover: Overview

October 13, 2011 by 9 Comments

DIY Kitchen Makeover: Build, Trim and Paint Cabinets Our house sold and so we began driving the neighborhood in search of something that would fit all of our dreams for our next house.  We walked through a few, but most of the homes in this decade …continue reading

Decorating Pumpkins

October 12, 2011 by 29 Comments

I found lots of Fancy Pumpkin Crafts, but nothing beats painting at our house.  I guess they’ve seen mommy and daddy do so much of it, they think it’s a part of daily life!  We love chalkboard paint on pumpkins!  The fun can last all …continue reading

Halloween Mantel

October 12, 2011 by 18 Comments

Mondays, the kids all have different classes so I’m in and out of the car all day long ~ I’m not complaining ~ it’s the day that I get to squeeze in a few stops at my favorite shops!  I had every intention of making …continue reading

Caramel Apples with Sprinkles

October 11, 2011 by 28 Comments

I grew up in California and every Fall we would drive to Apple Hill to spend the day.  We enjoyed the petting zoo, apple cider, exploring the arts and crafts.  Every year, we would bring home a box of apples and my mom would get …continue reading

Simple Tips: Door Jewelry

October 9, 2011 by 28 Comments

I love simple tips!  This weekend, I added a pretty touch to our new front door. I had a pretty nickel drawer (all of $1.50 value) know laying on a dresser and as I walked by I thought…hmm, I wonder if that would work!?!?  Pulled …continue reading

Texas State Fair

October 8, 2011 by Leave a Comment

Howdy Folks…Welcome to the State Fair of Texas! Yep, that’s right…it’s that time of year again!!!  Our *Almost Favorite Show was the Bird Show this Year…*if you read until the bottom you’ll see our VERY Favorite Show!  We’re studying Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day this …continue reading

Before/After: Front Door

October 7, 2011 by 11 Comments

1950s at it’s BEST!  The front door had to go!  As soon as we moved in, we started searching on Craigslist for a door from our era, with the same measurements of our current opening! We found a solid wood door for just $40 and it …continue reading

Curtain Ring Adjustment

October 7, 2011 by Leave a Comment

The rest of our windows have 2 inch blinds, but these open to the backyard and I love being able to watch the kids’ creatively ideas as they play just beyond the window…so open they stay!  PROBLEM: At night I draw the drapes.  And in …continue reading

Grateful Praise

October 5, 2011 by 6 Comments

Our sweet friends challenged their Sunday School class last year to memorize Psalm 100 by reciting the passage 100 times by Thanksgiving!  We joined them last year and as a family memorized Psalm 100, too. The campaign has spread and this year, the children’s ministry …continue reading

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