This blog is about turning a house into a home. I am a newlywed and my husband and I are making this journey together to personalize our home to make it a place of our own. From our remodeling projects to thrifty shopping finds to do it yourself decorations, this blog will cover the transition of turning a house into a home. There are also a few posts about photography, travel, shopping, cooking, baking and marriage....more
Welcome to My Happy Place... a place where I can share my artwork, my musings, my inspirations, my love for all things paper-crafted - scrapbooks, cards, altered items, and more. I love to share tiny tidbits of my life, plus recipes, cool blog hops, sketch challenges and more!...more
My name is Joelle, and I'm a young wife who's just trying to figure life out. I fill my time trying new recipes; exquisitely complicated things that either turn out to be the best thing you've ever tasted, or the worst. I'm a writer by nature and I have a thousand stories in my head that are just dying to be told. I have a little apartment that I try to decorate, and it's definitely a work in progress. My goal in life is to become a wine sophisticate, or an oenophile, if you will....more
I am a mother to two great daughters, both former preemies. I met the love of my life in 1998 and we have been together ever since. In short definition, I am: a baby loving, preemie mothering, God fearing, wife to an armwrestler, non organic eating, SUV driving, mastiff owning, stay at home, scary movie adoring, hot headed, arts 'n craftsy, trustworthy, scrapbooking, plain spoken, prayer warrior, hard headed, 4 wheeler ownin' mud ridin', cancer hating, Message bible reading, overdue library book having, Daddy's girl.
We recently moved across the country and bought a 100-year-old farmhouse on 63 acres on Prince
Edward Island, Canada, and we are going through the motions of
renovating on a miniscule budget, growing vegetables, generating our
own power, and trying to make a living from home.