Last Thursday I had another girls Christmas party. Last year was so much fun and this year was great, if not better. Last year we did desserts, but didn’t do the recipe exchange part of it (just enjoyed some treats after dinner). This year, I made a recipe book so we could all exchange recipes. We did appetizers and what a spread we had! I
I love my “new to me” kitchen. A couple of months ago, we decided to hire someone to paint our cabinets white. I think it’s made a big difference and is much more my style. We hired our good friend, Bob, to paint our cabinets. I did a lot of research on doing it yourself vs. hiring out and hands down, hiring out is the
On my blog survey, I got several questions regarding how to be content with what you already have, how to be happy in your home, decorating on a budget, and decorating with small children. Let me just say these questions really resonate with me (I’ll answer each question below). If you are one of the people that asked this, know that I really get you!
Having a separate room for kids to play in or keep toys in is much more of a thing now days then it was when I was little. I grew up with 4 kids and 2 parents in a 3 bedroom house. Definitely not a designated playroom in our house, nor do I remember any of my friends having that. Maybe a living area upstairs
If you like organized spaces or a good before and after project, then this post is for you. I considered my pantry pretty organized, but I was ready for an update and a brighter pantry. I knew the first thing I needed to do was repaint. The shelves were scratched, the walls were stained, and I knew some new white paint would brighten things up.
I haven’t done Friday Favorites in a while, but I have a few for you today…except it’s on a Monday. The events from last Thursday night in Dallas kept me up all night with so much hurt and confusion so I skipped posting (I had about half of this post written), but wanted to go ahead and share them today. I might talk about my
I had this post for yesterday, but my blog was being weird so I’m just now uploading it today (I didn’t feel like making it present tense for the sake of it being posted a day later) 🙂 It’s Wednesday, 2 days away from Maddox’s 2nd birthday party and our house looked like this just a few days ago… Was I an idiot for cutting