Under Stairs Reading Nook Inspiration

Our new house has a coat/storage closet under the stairs and while it would be easy to stuff all of our Christmas decorations and winter coats in there, we’ve decided to make it a special reading nook/quiet time area for the kids. Young children love small spaces where they can feel really safe and secure(...) ...more

First Project in Our New Home

There are so many projects we want to tackle in our new house. Even though it was built only 9 years ago, the previous owners lived in it really hard and didn’t seem to make any repairs or improvements the entire time they...more

Boy/Girl Shared Room Inspiration

In our new house we’ve decided to have the kids share a room. Richard initially did a bunch of research about all of the benefits of kids sharing a room and while I first thought he was crazy, I was quickly on board and we decided to give it a try. The kids (3yo and(...) ...more

A Vintage Couch to Swoon Over

Moving into our new house we basically had zero furniture. We had beds and dressers and that’s it! So naturally, I started scouring Craigslist for sweet finds and yesterday this amazing vintage sofa became ours… for $40!!! ...more


Last weekend we moved into our house and are finally homeowners! It was a loooong process with a few hiccups but we are so happy to be all together under one roof. Our closing date was originally scheduled for March 20 and then got postponed to the 25th and then got postponed again to the(...) ...more

Back from Texas Style Council 2015

As you know, I spent the weekend at CAMP (actual Girl Scout Campgrounds) for the final Texas Style Council. This was my first blog conference and couldn’t have picked a better one to start out with. The entire focus of the weekend was finding your path and supporting others in theirs ....more

TxSC Blog Conference

I’m headed to my first blog conference this weekend in Austin TX and I’m so excited. It’s called Texas Style Council (TxSC)!...more


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All Under One Roof (just not our roof yet)

This past weekend I flew up to Oregon and spent a couple of days on the Coast (packing up and cleaning out our house) and then flew back with the kids on Monday (longest day ever) and Richard drove the moving truck across the country (longest road ever). Now we are all under one roof(...) ...more

Say Hello to Healthy (I mean yummy)

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