caught my eye + deals 3.27.15

hang spray bottles on a tension rod! Love this tip + organization at A Thousand Words * we made these for a progressive dinner and they were SO good * how to drive across the U.S. and hit all the major landmarks and DEALS! these are the prices when I hit publish -- they can change or run out at any time ....more

spring porch & front door

Hello! Welcome to our spring front porch. :) The chalkboard is from this print using my handy overhead projector ....more

courage of the week 3.22.15


caught my eye + deals 3.19.15

A day early because we have a long weekend here! Hooray :) * an amazing renovation of a 106 year old house in upstate New York at Country Living. * 50 things about the Sound of Music to celebrate the 50th Anniversary * how cute are these Peeps houses at Yesterfood: * what was that color that Joanna used?? ...more

boys’ room curtains with rope

I feel like I begin all posts with “do you remember… “ and here I go again! Do you remember the clearance striped duvet covers at Target that I got to copy my sister? Go here to see what I’m talking about ....more

courage for the week 3.15.15


caught my eye + deals 3.13.15

* A fantastic before and after of a 1950’s bungalow at Hooked on Houses: * Are you raising nice kids? * a super clever washi tape dispenser at Carolyn’s Homework: and DEALS! these are the prices when I hit publish, they can change or run out at anytime: * buy one, get one free Jamba Juice! ...more

* Introducing Eleventh Avenue *

Hello! Today I'mhelping celebrate something really exciting! If you haven't heard already,Groopdealz is now Eleventh Avenue - and there's SO much to love! ...more

how to make book ledges shelves for kids’ rooms

We needed book solutions for the boys’ room! I adore children’s books and they are really hard for me to get rid of, maybe because they bring so many happy, comforting memories of my parents and teachers reading to me and also reading at night with my own kids. We put the series books (berenstein bears, mercery mayer, arthur, etc.) in the milk crates on the bottom of the shelf For the rest of the books, I used Ana’s plans as a guide to make these super easy book ledges ....more

courage for the week 3.8.15