This is my season of playing catch-up around the house. We are in the middle of one bigger secret project (more on that soon, promise), but during the in-between times on that project I am tackling all the tiny projects I’ve wanted to do for ages, but haven’t gotten around to yet. The funny thing […]
Dog hair is the bane of my existence. We love our pups, but the fur they shed is no joke. Thank goodness they are cute.
Sofia is a ten-year old border collie sheltie mix. She has fluffy white and black hair with a black undercoat. Her hair coats my light beige carpet in a gray film. […]
I never felt my home was clean enough to have a cleaning routine. I know that sounds backwards, but I didn’t know how to get started. I thought I had to get it all clean first, like immaculate, then I would start a routine. I realize that’s like waiting until New Year’s to start eating healthy, but I […]
When I read the camp schedule my eyes fixated on the two snack times and lunch time. I had been looking forward to a break from making bag lunches all school year. Making snacks and lunches for summer camps never crossed my mind. Camp started the next day…what in the world was I going to feed […]
I think I just made an instant heirloom that I’m never going to want to let go of. But this project was anything but a fairytale.
I bought this antique oak headboard and footboard before I quit DIY. At the time I was looking for a bed option to upgrade Jax from a […]
I was having one of those weekends. Everything went sideways and that was before a family emergency resulting in my husband flying out of town on a moments notice. This past weekend everything felt impossible.
It started when I woke up on the wrong side of the bed Saturday morning. After a long, rainy week I was […]
My husband and I have fairly open discussions about decorating (whether he likes it or not…haha), but I am still shocked by how much goes unsaid.
I’ve always been guilty of asking surface questions like, “What do you think?” or “How does this look?” He usually answers with equally simple replies like, “Nice” or “Good.” When we […]
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Why I Wrote Free Decorating
There was a time when I was ashamed of how much money I spent on home decorating. Not because I don’t believe in spending money […]
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