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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

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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?

Decorating, Humor

Kitchen Makeover- Paint Changes Everything

If anyone asked me what my favorite room in the house is, it would usually be my family room. It's cozy, I love the paint color in there and it's where the television is. But tie for the favorite room is my kitchen. Because I spend more time in that room probably than any other.… Continue reading Kitchen Makeover- Paint Changes Everything

Decorating, Family, Humor

Girls Bath Re-Do- From Girly Girl to Big Girl

A few weeks ago, I shared with you my master bath reveal here. I was so excited that I created such an amazing bathroom on such a small budget I decided to re-do our girls'' bathroom too. Because not only is it the girls' bathroom but it is also the bathroom that all our overnight guests… Continue reading Girls Bath Re-Do- From Girly Girl to Big Girl