Cozy Rancher House Tour

October 24, 2013 by 19 Comments

Ready for another Dreamy Dwelling Home Tour!?!  I think you’ll love love this cozy rancher!  When we placed our house on the market, for sale by owner, I was put on an email list of homes selling in my area. I’m still on that mailing …continue reading

Container Store in My Kitchen

October 16, 2013 by 12 Comments

Life is too busy to mess with what doesn’t work well.  These are some of my favorite kitchen storage solutions in an attempt to create a Container Store kitchen at my house — 1.  I have a small OXO Small Sink Mat on each side …continue reading

Cleaning Area Rug – Three Easy Steps

September 10, 2013 by 3 Comments

Cleaning area rugs (both sides) can be a little bit of a pain!  If I were to take a picture of my dining room at the new house you’d be less than impressed (lots of unpacking still to be done).   So for now we’ll stick …continue reading

Useful Moving Tips and a Packing Schedule

September 9, 2013 by 16 Comments

The other day I mentioned that ‘Moving is Messy’ — anyone been there recently?  I think I can actually hear you agreeing with me!  We took a leap of faith and listed our house without a specific plan because the houses where we were moving …continue reading

Rancher Home Layout – Entry

August 26, 2013 by 9 Comments

Before listing our house we added shutters to the exterior brick to give it a more impressive entry!  We also pulled out a lot of the overgrown shrubs and replaced with roses and small perennials.  This made a huge difference in the curb appeal! Do …continue reading

Girl Room Ideas

August 20, 2013 by 25 Comments

The other day I shared how I kept my formal living room and dining room somewhat casual AND today, Girl Room Ideas.  My little girl is ten.  She goes back and forth between wanting to put all her ‘baby toys’ in the attic to being …continue reading

Living Spaces Reveal – Formal Rooms

August 6, 2013 by 20 Comments

Yesterday I showed how I declutter our rancher.  I thoroughly sorted every room before throwing up the for sale sign.  I knew my house wouldn’t get any cleaner than at an open house (all of three families showed up) so I went around snapping pictures.  …continue reading

Home Sweet Home

July 31, 2013 by 13 Comments

Life has been a little EXTRA busy.   I know some get a ‘rush’ from putting this sign in their front yard, but I’m not really that type.  After many hours spent driving Dallas and its surrounding cities, lots of weighing our options, a ton of …continue reading

Hosting a Party in Summer

July 17, 2013 by 22 Comments

Hosting a Party in Summer is always fun!  My hubby doesn’t usually have business trips, but last week he was away for a full week!  My Sweet MIL came out to keep us company (and to take my three sweet B’s home for Gigi and …continue reading

Cutting Trim – Kitchen Cabinet Close Up

July 15, 2013 by 29 Comments

I still love our Kitchen Cabinet Update!  Cutting Trim allowed us to update our cabinets, pennies per door!   Over the past year I’ve emailed a lot of pictures to sweet readers that wanted to see a close up picture of the final reveal!   I …continue reading

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