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Staycation Mermaid Dinner

Summer parties are one of the best parts of warm weather. The foods are usually more vibrant and festive, and drinks seem more refreshing. We have deemed 2020 to be the summer of the staycation. As a family, we have no choice but to spend lots of time at home together. Despite missing out on [...]

Outdoor String Lights

Outdoor String Lights

If you are considering adding ambiance lighting to your outdoor space, do it! Lighting can evoke a variety of feelings, usually consisting of warm and fuzzies. I have always had a sense of calm and tranquility from glowing lights at night. While the ones we chose are bigger than a firefly, they remind me of [...]

DIY Cabinets Part 1 – Boxes

The Shop Girl In a past life I built custom cabinets for clients. It started when my book keeping job for our family construction company didn’t keep me occupied. My dad asked me if I wanted to help him in the shop, and boom I fell in love. My dad is an expert carpenter, and [...]

Girly Pink Bathroom

Girly Pink Bathroom

This project taught me a few things about myself, I am bad at underestimating time, and I have a tendencies to do the "if you give a mouse a cookie ...." spiral on most things. Below is how this space started! Presley's room was not the right color, so I changed that last fall by [...]

Amazon Spring Finds

I have found so many cute items on Amazon that make staying stylish, and staying cool easy + affordable. First up is this crochet swim cover. Crochet Swim Cover I love this swim cover and have it in multiple colors! It's crochet and boho without the handmade price tag. It's under $20! I was eyeing [...]

Spring Shoes for the Family

It's getting warmer, the kids are growing: it's time for new shoes! Shoes for the whole family on sale right now at DSW! 40% off using code BIGDEAL through 4/16. I couldn't believe how much savings it adds up to. My kids seem like they need new shoes all the time, and I found some [...]

DIY Baby Gates

DIY Baby Gates

Working through things together guys! Here we are with a downloadable plan that I hope will make following along a little bit easier for you guys. To do this project you will need some materials that are easily obtainable at your local hardware store. Here is the danger zone that needed a little help with [...]

Guest Room Reveal

Guest Room Reveal

I am so excited to reveal our guest room! It's a very cozy space in the basement. It doesn't have any windows so it's kinda like a little guest cave. Definitely could get some good, dark shut eye in there! This post may contain affiliate links and is sponsored by JCPenney. Thank you to the [...]

Target Swim Sale

I bought my first ever bikini from Target in middle school and have never felt cooler. I have always loved Target swim and this years selections don’t disappoint. I used to only wear bikinis and then after having kids I started wearing one pieces. Both for coverage and also because it adds more structure to [...]

Should you Build or Buy?

Should you Build or Buy?

My first home was lovely. It was charming, quaint, spacious. It had all the things and more I could ever ask for in a home. Our family was started there, and there too, our family grew. To the point we outgrew the house. Considerations taken when buying a home pre-family, vs. post family, are drastically [...]