Upcycled: “Farmhouse Chic” Crate Table

It’s been a little while since I worked on a furniture project, so I was really excited to get outside this weekend and do some work.  Something about being outside in the sunshine and painting a piece of furniture is very relaxing to me.  (Do you agree?)  I bought this old crate from a yard […] Read more…

Be Honest With Yourself

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my life.  I’m over 30 now and I guess that kind of makes me a “grown up,” even though I don’t always feel that way.  Sometimes I have trouble making decisions on my own, sometimes I have regrets, and sometimes I feel like I should’ve accomplished more in […] Read more…

12 Inspirational Patios & Porches

With spring upon us I’ve been dreaming of beautiful porches and backyard escapes.  Would you like to dream with me for awhile? 1.  I would absolutely love to lounge on these chairs on this brick patio (image via Danny Seo)… 2.  Take a relaxing swing under this pergola…  (Image via Southern Living) 3.  Or read […] Read more…

Birthday Boy T-Shirts

At my house we’re gearing up for a big celebration this weekend – our boys’ birthday party!  Their birthdays are only 6 days apart so we have a joint party every year.  They are turning 3 and 4, and it’s such a fun stage.  They’re always wanting to learn new things, asking a million questions, […] Read more…

Basket for Dog Toys

Today’s project was born out of pure necessity.  You see, we had a problem in our house… an abundance of dog toys.  In the living room, the kitchen, the hallway, the bedroom, usually lurking where you didn’t expect… until you stepped on one.  Here are many of them, but I know there are about 4-5 […] Read more…

French Flower Seed Tray

I know the first day of spring was over a week ago but I never feel like it’s officially spring until Easter comes.  Since Easter was yesterday – YEAY, SPRING IS HERE!  (I hope you had a lovely Easter, by the way!)  Spring always puts me in a good mood.   🙂  The warmer weather, […] Read more…

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