5 Kitchen Areas to Disinfect Everyday

5 kitchen areas to clean everyday

The kitchen is the most used room in our home. Whether we’re eating a meal, doing homework, prepping lunch boxes, having family meetings, or just grabbing a quick snack, it’s our highest traffic area in the house. It’s also the room that I have to clean most often. But you don’t have to clean your kitchen from top […]

Big Projects: Where Are We Now?

family room den makeover

I have a bunch of big projects in the works right now and thought today was a good time to give you guys some updates. PARENTS’ FAMILY ROOM MAKEOVER This past weekend I finished a family room makeover in my parents’ house… well, it’s 95% complete. I had planned on showing you guys that room […]

Home Goals 2015

2015 goals - New Year resolution concept - text in vintage lette

With the start of a new year, I’m making a list of things that I would like to accomplish as we begin 2015 with new beginnings and a fresh start. I feel like half of my home goals list from last year are on this new list, but at least I’m quite impressed with how many […]

December in Review

new years subway art gold flyer

This past year has been a whirlwind. Seriously. Trying to get this new house under control has been a roller coaster ride, but I’ve enjoyed every minute of it! December was a crazy busy month, so I didn’t get too much accomplished, but some projects definitely worth sharing again! Entryway Foyer Makeover Celebrating the ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY […]

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 […]

Best Projects of 2014

Brilliant New Year 2014

I’ve been doing this for the past couple of years (2013, 2012, 2011), a fun look back at my favorite projects from the past 12 months. We’ve been in our home for a little over a year so 2014 was definitely focused on filling up this place. LOTS of room makeovers (family room, sun room, kitchen, […]

Master Bedroom Progress

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I’m happy I got most of my Christmas shopping completed early because I was able to spend this past weekend focusing on our master bedroom makeover. I’m so excited to get this room crossed off our to-do list, mostly because the white walls were driving me crazy. But all that has changed now. And I’m loving […]

Holiday UPS #WishesDelivered

Handmade Gift Boxes Over Polka Dots Background

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. So recently I’ve been telling you guys about Wishes Delivered, trying to spread love and joy through holiday wishes and stories. This season, UPS wants to share these magical stories and also make it more special for YOU! […]

Last Minute Christmas Wreath

last minute christmas wreath

I really debated whether or not to post about this. It’s one of those projects that doesn’t take a lot of effort or skill. But then I was thinking, maybe they haven’t done this before? It kinda feels like cheating in my book to do something this simple, but when Christmas is only 10 days away […]