Life, Photography, Summer

Summer So Far 2015

I started these posts years ago and I don't have the heart to stop. So here it is. Our summer so far. 2015. And no they aren't in order. Kind of like our life. Annie went to cheer camp this summer only for a few days but my heart kind of sank a little. My… Continue reading Summer So Far 2015

Decorating, Holidays, Summer

4th of July Mantle. It’s Been Awhile I Know

  *I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So please excuse the words where pictures should be. Back when I first started this blog in 2010, I would write a post about my mantel. For every season. Seems a little frivolous but all the DIY genre blogs were… Continue reading 4th of July Mantle. It’s Been Awhile I Know

Decorating, Summer

Memorial Day Tablescape That Won’t Cut Into Your Beer Budget

So I forgot that this Monday was Memorial Day and then decided that I was just going to wait until the 4th of July to share this but I always have this fear that Blogger will suddenly disappear in the night and there will go all my posts. There used to be a day when… Continue reading Memorial Day Tablescape That Won’t Cut Into Your Beer Budget

Decorating, Humor

Workin’ With What Ya Got- A Little Spray Paint Goes a Long Way

  My name is Kari and I am a paint-a-holic. I have a problem. It starts with an s and ends in t. Not that word!¬† I love some spray paint. A lot. I am beginning to think that my recent memory losses may be in part to a little too much spraying and painting… Continue reading Workin’ With What Ya Got- A Little Spray Paint Goes a Long Way

Crafts, Decorating, Humor

Workin’ With What Ya Got- Lang Calendar Frame to a Cute Little Tray, Some Maneuvering and a Lamp

Have you ever heard of Lang Calendars? I have been saving my Lang calendars since 2002 as somewhat of a diary since I don't really have the attention span to do diaries. I love looking back and remembering friends I used to get together with for play dates when Annie was a wee one, reliving… Continue reading Workin’ With What Ya Got- Lang Calendar Frame to a Cute Little Tray, Some Maneuvering and a Lamp

Chicago, Family, Humor, Life, Parenting, Summer

One Fun Week. Well Sort of.

  First off, this came in the mail over last weekend:     What is this, you ask? Well, it is my blog in book form! Blog2Print¬† helps you to print your whole blog from beginning date to end (I only did my first year) or you can choose dates you want to be printed.… Continue reading One Fun Week. Well Sort of.