DIY Custom Wall Art

Do you have a hard time looking for wall art for your kid’s spaces? Or do you find your kids have a different taste than you? Have you had a hard time locating their requests? Or maybe you want to find something that they can grow into? Or maybe you’ve found something that is absolutely … continue reading…

DIY Kid Room Makeover – 2 years later

Thanks to facebook and Google Photos Assistant, I was reminded what I was up to two years ago. Which also reminded me I intended to write a post about how I painted the room, but never got around to it (Update: I got around to it! Read about it here). If you do not know … continue reading…

DIY Kid Room Makeover

This post is written two years after the fact, so I may omit a few details/steps here. With the arrival of our fourth child, we thought it would be a great bonding experience to put a big kid with a little kid. We also wanted them to have a space that felt like their own room on … continue reading…

I am a Fatherless Daughter.

I get emotionally sidelined when I talk about my father.  Deep sigh. I have two versions I carry around.  The first, is where I give part of the story and do so in a bulleted fashion. Afterwards, I usually change the subject or deflect questions back to the person asking about my life. The second, … continue reading…

The Renovation – Part Two

Fast Forward a few months and we are ready for drywall! This is also where my pictures of the house progression pretty much ends. We started this project in November 2008 and welcomed our daughter in March 2009. After March, I was pretty much useless when it came to helping out with the house. During … continue reading…

The Renovation – Part One

We bought the house in May of 2008 and decided we would slowly remodel the house over the next few years. We found out I was pregnant {surprise!!!} a month later and at the urging of my Mom, we decided to strip the house down to the studs and start over with the help of … continue reading…