I love this little cart. It is one of my most favorite parts of my home. First published December 5, 2016 A few weeks ago, my husband spent half a Saturday helping our neighbors set up a wood play area in their backyard. In my day, we called play areas "swing sets" but now they are… Continue reading My New Green Cart
First published on November 16, 2015 There are many so great things about having a blog: - you can write it off as a major corporation in Switzerland * - when people ask what you do for a living, you get to tell them, "I am a writer", when in reality, all you… Continue reading Evolution of a Room
I know how all y'all hate a DIY post around here but I needed to write this one. I did. It was necessary. Because I can't believe it was only last July that I painted this desk. A mere 15 months ago that this desk was all pretty and happy and now it is missing… Continue reading Turning the Partridge Family Desk Into Something Less Shameful
*I recently migrated from my blog and some pictures didn't make the move. So please excuse the words where pictures should be, but I don't have the time or energy to find the pictures. So I was sick of looking at this: I painted this door almost three years ago. I KNOW CAN YOU BELIEVE… Continue reading My Blue Period is Much Better Than Picasso’s Because He Didn’t Get Periods
I previously published this piece at Chicago Parent where I was a contributor. Valentine's Day in our home has a long history of being, honestly, just bad. Let's just say expectations don't ever live up. I grew up with a mom and grandma who would make amazing Valentine's dinners with pink tablecloths, balloons, candy,… Continue reading Whose Door Will You Tape a Heart To?
Two weeks ago I mentioned I was part of a cool DIY project/contest/challenge with some amazing bloggers. We all know each other and have met in person. And we STILL really like each other. You can read my original post for the rules here. So we had two weeks to get our crap in… Continue reading Turning a Little Girl Room into a Big Girl Room