The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

universal studios pic

Well you probably wish I would have been finishing my parents’ family room or my master bedroom over this past weekend, but instead we took a little trip to the Wizardly World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando. And it was a BLAST! I sure am tired today, but it’s totally worth it. […]

Christmas 2014 Recap

ellie christmas

While I’m finishing up some fun projects this week, today I thought I’d share a couple quick pics from Christmas. It was truly a magical year for us. You’ll hear a little more on the “magic” part later, but for now some photos this adorable kid. Side note: I’m going to put her in a […]

Pumpkin Time


While I’m putting some finishing touches on my new craft room, I thought I’d share some photos of our trip to the local pumpkin patch from last weekend. Every year we head to the same spot, Rombach’s Farm just west of St. Louis. And let me tell you, picking out the right pumpkin is very important stuff. […]

Back to the Real World

mexico vacation

Well if you noticed that I’ve been a little absent for the past two weeks, it’s because of this… And yes, you read that right. I’ve been laying on the beach for the past two weeks. And I loved every minute of it. The first week of vacation was spent with my family. It’s a […]

What’s Going On


Hey folks. If you haven’t noticed I’ve been a little absent this past week. I’ve decided to some much needed “me” time to reenergize and get my head together. But here’s a quick update with things… SUMMER VACATION Last weekend I took a mini-vacation with some of my best friends to the lake and had […]

Pack It Up, Move It Out

boxes in garage

Sorry if it’s been a little boring around here recently. If you haven’t heard, we sold our home and are moving out… Uh, THIS WEEKEND. I can’t wrap my head around the fact that tomorrow is the last day in our home and then everything gets moved out on Saturday. My life has been completely […]

SNAP Conference 2013 Recap

snap conference pajama party

Well folks, I’ve been back from SNAP for a couple days now and I feel like I’m just getting my feet back on the ground. I’ve been on such a high since spending 5 days with some of my favorite DIY and crafting girls. So let’s have a quick recap of some of my favorite […]

And We’re Off to SNAP!


Yep, it’s official. I’m on my way to the Snap Conference, a fun little blogging conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’m a little bit nervous to meet some of these amazing bloggers that I’ve been following for the past two years, but also excited to gain some new friendships and knowledge from some pretty […]