Decorating, Family, Life

The “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman” Room Makeover

Britney Spears sure has the pulse on where my youngest is right now in her life. Surely not a little girl anymore, definitely not a woman. This reflects on her clothing style, as well as her room at home. She is feeling out who she wants to be and I kind of love that. It… Continue reading The “I’m Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman” Room Makeover

Decorating, Humor, Pinterest

Big Blue Wall

  In the spirit of winter homesteading or home tending, I have been nesting into our home this winter like no winter before. In fact, I haven't really nested in my home this much since my little birdies were much younger. I have to say that homeschooling Ella has made me appreciate our home more… Continue reading Big Blue Wall

Anxiety, Crafts, Family

Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

  I know this is going to come as a massive shock to most of you but since September, I have been educating our congregation's youth (or yutes) as a Sunday School teacher.   I know, it's almost shocking to myself as well. To make you feel better, it's an every other week gig and the… Continue reading Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

Decorating, Humor, Neat Freak

The Lazy Person’s Guide to Refinishing a Table

  I really need to write about half-assing your way through home improvement and/or life in general. I am really good at making my home look like I spent a lot of time tending to my decor etc.. when in fact, I am a bit of a fraud. I am not good at painting, restoring,… Continue reading The Lazy Person’s Guide to Refinishing a Table

Christmas, Crafts, Link Party

Unsponsored Clothespin Wreath Post

  So Rebecca and I decided for the sake of humankind that we should do a craft once a month. I've been transparent about self-care, about my foray into being Ma Ingalls, about me going to therapy and now you know another secret: I do monthly crafts so I don't stab anyone while waiting in… Continue reading Unsponsored Clothespin Wreath Post

Decorating, Family, Humor

My Dad & “I” Built a Picket Fence

  I say "I" because in all reality, my dad did most of the building and I like to think we know each other well enough here that you would already realize that even before clicking on the link to this post. When Mike and I were driving home from dropping Anna off at college, I… Continue reading My Dad & “I” Built a Picket Fence

Anxiety, Crafts, Friends, Link Party

Mental Health Crafting-Mod Podge Flower Pumpkins

  I swear to GOD this is the last post about pumpkins this fall. Promise. Pinky swear. Honestly, I wasn't even going to write about it but Rebecca sent me this idea a few weeks ago and we decided to do some "mental health crafting" one glorious fall day when the stars lined up and we both… Continue reading Mental Health Crafting-Mod Podge Flower Pumpkins