Our family pictures arrived in the mail the other day, and I was so stinkin’ excited about getting them on the mantel!  For quite some time now I’ve had a super boring mantel: two candles flanking either side of a glass hurricane.  It was fine, but I definitely wanted to add more personality to it.  So yesterday, after dropping Camryn off at mother’s day out, I headed straight to Hobby Lobby to find the perfect touches.  I still might add… Read more »

My family is sick. Derek has strep, Connor has an ear infection, Logan is snotty (I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before he comes down with something worse), and my sinuses are killing me. Yeah, we are a fun bunch. The good news is with the low key-ness of everyone, I’ve had some fun browsing Etsy for fun and cute baby stuff. Wouldn’t these fabrics make a cute crib set? And I love these diaper bags. Browsing for… Read more »

Here’s a video of my latest house project. I love how it turned out! I forget to mention in the video that I am also going to be changing the fabric of the window treatments, and re-painting the dining room a color that coordinates a little better. Oh, and the color looks really yellow over the fireplace because of the light-it’s actually very, very green.

We had a really fun Easter weekend! Derek’s parents arrived on Friday evening to spend the weekend with us. When they got here, we put them right to work. Our yard was in serious need of attention (so much so that we got a notice in the mail from our homeowners association…which is actually nothing new for us.) Derek and his dad did yard work on Friday evening while Janelle and I planned our big project for the weekend…painting the… Read more »