11/16/11

Free Photography Gift {Vintage Chair}

It's just been one of those weeks. Long. Hard. Tiring. Disappointing. One of those weeks that reminds me how fragile and dependent I am. Dependent on the One who created me, loves me, and has great plans for me. My photographer took this picture a few years back. It was the ... |read more|

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11/16/11

Tables Before/After

First: Kitchen Nook When I first moved into our house, the furniture ended up as I'd pictured it in my mind for the weeks prior to moving! Everything stayed put because we've been CRAZY BUSY with projects!!!  But with life settling down for a bit, I got to thinking..... I ... |read more|

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11/14/11

DIY Trimming Windows

  DIY Kitchen Makeover: Trimming Windows   Old and new alike, unless you upgrade when it's built or move into a home that has been upgraded, most window only have a sill and the window is left untrimmed.  I'm not sure why...window trim isn't the standard.  It's super easy to ... |read more|

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11/13/11

Switching Out a Light Fixture ~ West Elm Style

Here's a Sketch of our Kitchen Projects Round One   First Thing Removed: Drapes and Cornice Board Pull Out Vinyl Flooring: Replace with Hardwood to Match the Rest of House. Relocate Desk Built-in to My In-Law's House and Demolish Wall Switch Light ... |read more|

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11/12/11

Family Picture Outfits Part 1

It's that time of year again-- you know, when you try to put together a collection of super cute clothing where everyone, especially you, look GREAT.  It's important to send a card with an "everything is absolutely perfect" note enclosed!  LOL.  So, here's my attempt. (Scroll to ... |read more|

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11/12/11

Thank You for Serving Our Country

When Baby B learned that today was Veteran's Day, he chose to sport his own uniform all day (even to the shopping mall).  He was bummed that I made him leave his gun in the car.  Thank you so much Armed Forces for keeping us safe!  We salute you and appreciate your families ... |read more|

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11/10/11

Memoir of Thanksgiving Blessings {free pdf}

It's almost Thanksgiving and as thrilled as I am about the table spread with all my favorites, I truly love this time of year for so much more!  Besides the good food and naps during football, it's a day for letting my heart spill over with thankfulness!  It's the perfect time to ... |read more|

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11/10/11

Chic & Rustic Autumn Mantel

Now that the crisp wind has finally hit and apple crisp is baking in my oven!  It is officially Autumn --- I have the mantle to prove it!  If you've visited my blog before, you know that my girlie girl -- little B and I totally love ALL things birds! Little B's been ... |read more|

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11/09/11

Whimsical Natural Thanksgiving Table Decorations

Whimsical Natural Thanksgiving Table Decorations are totally my passion!  Frugal, monochromatic, and feminine with a touch of masculine so my guys are completely comfortable, too!  I gave you a little sneak peek the other day...are you ready for the reveal!?! My pumpkins were ... |read more|

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11/07/11

Sweetest & Scariest Moment!

Little B and I had a FABULOUS time at our annual mother-daughter camp.  We hung out with friends, flew down the zip line, went on an almost hour long horse back ride, climbed the Junkyard Leap, played "gaga," shot rifles, slept on bunks, and fell in love with Rose Whitelock (she ... |read more|

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