• Christmas Home Tour 2018

    I’ve been slowly decorating our house, but when the forecasters say there’s a blizzard in KC today, I booked it to get it all done.  Nothing makes me happier, cozier, and never-gonna-leave-my-house-ier than Christmas lights and snow.  So come get…

  • My Thanksgiving Tablescape

    Every year, we load up the family and head north to a small town in southern Iowa for Thanksgiving.  We spend the day at my husband’s grandmother’s house for a beautiful dinner and time with the family.  Even though Grandma…

  • How to Whitewash Your Outdated Fireplace

    When we decided to do our main level renovation on our Fixer Upper, there were a lot of areas that we knew we could do ourselves…and other areas that we weren’t going to touch with a ten foot pole.  Take…

  • Home Remodel Update

    We’ve reached the halfway point!!  Or I guess I should say, “We’ve reached what our contractor claims is the halfway point!!”  I wanted to share some progress pictures with you all to show you just how far we’ve come since…

  • How to Pick a Fixer Upper – and LOVE it!

    Guys, it’s happening.  It’s seriously happening.  In 23 days (552 hours or 33,120 minutes or 1,987,200 seconds…but who’s counting?) we are going to have our contractor start on our whole main level remodel!  This has been in the making since…

  • Family Pictures…And What to Do With Them!

    I hinted in my What I Love Wednesday that we just had our family pictures done, and I couldn’t be more excited about how they turned out!  If you are a local to KC, you just have to look up…

  • Colton’s Nursery Reveal

    I’m thrilled to be posting the before and after photos of sweet baby Colton’s room with you today! First, because that means we.are.done! Allelujah! Second, that means that there is no longer the atrocious pink walls, the jenky shelves on…

  • How to Skim Coat Damaged Walls

    Take a look through my Fixer Upper Home Tour post and you’ll see the previous owners loved themselves some horrendous wallpaper. We’ve got floor to ceiling blue and white vertical stripes, very dark maroon and olive floral print, and some…

  • Fixer Upper Home Tour

    When Jerod and I bought our first house together, we were months into our marriage and all we were responsible for was our one sweet boxer named KC.  Cut to four years later in that darling home and we had…

  • 20 Things for HIM to Spring Clean!

    Let me start by saying, I am woman. Hear me roar!  In no way, shape, or form am I saying women can’t or aren’t willing to do any of the things in my list.  My list of 20 spring cleaning…