• DIY Backyard Sandbox

    Happy March, everyone! No sweeter words have been spoken. It’s time for getting outside, digging in the dirt, getting some much needed sunshine, and a less-news-more-focusing on the happy time of the year. It might still be cold where you are, and I’m pretty convinced we are still in store for another snow storm, but I’m going to seize our 60 degree days each time God gives them to us. I originally shared this DIY years ago (was it really May of 2018?!), but with the changing temperatures, I spent the morning yesterday cleaning up this backyard space and sprucing…

  • February 2021 Book Review

    Another month, another set of books to share! This month, I read three very different books that all ended up being ones that stuck with me for very different reasons. One, a love story. Another, a dark look at grudges.…

  • What’s Up Wednesday {February 24, 2021}

    I haven’t stopped to just share just what we’ve been up to lately in a really long time! Between DIY projects, the most extreme of extreme temperatures, and just the normal life, I wanted to stop and just share just…

  • DIY End of Bed Bench

    I did it! I turned a cheap, dark brown, basic coffee table into a beautiful, nautical-inspired, light and airy end of bed bench for…$28!! Earlier this week, I shared some of my very favorite bedroom benches that are on the…

  • End of Bed Benches: To Buy or To DIY?

    Where have I been the last week and a half, you ask? Pricing and tagging over 300 baby/kid items to sell in an upcoming KC Consignment sale *cue nostalgia, a few tears, and a lot of sighs of relief* If…

  • Painted Tile Tutorial

    This has been a long time coming and I’m so excited to finally share with you all the ins and outs of painting my outdated guest bathroom tile…with a six month time lapse to show you exactly how well this…

  • January 2021 Book Review

    It’s been one full year since I started my monthly book reviews, and each month, it becomes one of my most visited posts time and time again. I love that I have some fellow readers in this little slice of…

  • Vacation Edition: Swimsuits and Cover-Ups

    On one tab on my computer, I’m buying the kids their Valentine’s shirts, and on the other 72, I’m picking out my favorite swimsuits and cover-ups because I know at some point, some day, I’m going to have to put…

  • Baby Girl’s Reading Nook

    For a few months now, we’ve had a little 4′ flocked Christmas tree in the corner of Mya’s room that brought the most magical ambiance to the space. There’s really nothing quite like Christmas lights to make a soft warm…

  • A Little Note to Take Care of You Today

    I’m coming to you today as just a little friendly reminder that it’s important to take care of you. Today is about remembering the fundamental pieces that keep us well, thriving, and the best we can be. Women can get…

  • Apple Dill Chicken Salad

    Some days I eat leftover peanut butter and jelly crusts for lunch. Other days I eat a real adult lunch and wonder why I would ever deprive myself in making myself something good. So in the spirit of New Year,…

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