Ahhhh Spring! After the winter we had, I can’t get enough of the sun…flowers…and plants.  Spring has sprung much later than normal this year and we finally got a warm enough weekend to work on the yard.   The kids got me plants for Mother’s Day!  We usually stick to flowers, herbs and tomatoes every […]

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Cinco de Mayo

Our littles turned 5 last year on May 5th and 6th.  A year has passed, and we are in denial that they are turning 6.  Here is a throwback to a fun and festive Cinco de Mayo party! Starting with the food, we bought clear trays and assembled a nacho bar with toppings.  We also […]

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Kindness Goes a Long Way

On my way back from April vacation this week, my family had a layover in Atlanta and had to scramble to catch the connecting flight.  We almost didn’t make it!  We totally missed the family with young children boarding time.  When we got on the plane there were only two seats left together in the […]

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Sources for Bathroom Redo

A couple of friends have asked where I found some of our accessories and how we built the bathroom shelves.  Here is the source list: 1: small apothecary jar (placed on silver candle stick holder found at Goodwill!) 2: small pocketwatch clock 3: honeycomb hand towel 4: shower curtain 5: Conair Oval Double-Sided Lighted Mirror […]

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Mudroom Alternatives

Question…when you enter your home and it has no mudroom or coat closet where do you put everyone’s stuff?  The coats, backpacks, purses and shoes…Here are two alternatives with functional storage for when you don’t have a mudroom option: Solution #1 – Lindsay Build a built in bench and storage shelf! Here’s the thing, I […]

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Contentment While Renting

My obsession with houses started early on. When I was a little girl visiting my great-grandparent’s house, I was enamored by the high ceilings, gorgeous archways, wooden staircase, sun room with tons of windows and the cool door that led down to the basement. I have always loved homes and the character they possess. I […]

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Bathroom Redo

Our upstairs bathroom sold our house to us.  Not because of what it looked like, but because of what it contained.  An antique, cast iron, claw foot tub! I think Craig started thinking in that moment how to convince me to replace it with a standard tub/shower combination.  He is practical, I am…well a little less […]

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Coffee Station

So anyone that knows me know that I am an avid coffee lover/drinker and that is putting is mildly. There is nothing better than that first sip of coffee in the morning (or any time of day), even if I end up heating it in the microwave ten times before eight o’clock! That being said, […]

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