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Decorating, Humor, Link Party

My New Green Cart

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

Decorating, Humor, Link Party

Turning the Partridge Family Desk Into Something Less Shameful

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

Decorating, Humor, Menopause, Pinterest

My Blue Period is Much Better Than Picasso’s Because He Didn’t Get Periods

*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

valentines, construction paper, kids, kids craft, kids valentine craft, valentine door craft, diy, budget
Family, Humor, Life, Link Party, Marriage, Motherhood

Whose Door Will You Tape a Heart To?

  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?

Blogging, Decorating, Humor

Turning a Little Girl Room into a Big Girl Room

  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