Dream Kitchen Renovation

When we were putting in an offer on our house one of our big conversations was, if we get it we have to do something about the awful kitchen. Continue reading

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Quick DIY Kitchen Table Upgrade for $20

Back when we moved in together four years ago I inherited some not so stylish black dining chairs from my husbands days as a bachelor. Back then we were in an apartment and not buying forever furniture so we just got a small black round table from Pier 1 to go with the chairs we already had. We didn’t really have a good space for it in the last house, but I refuse to give up perfectly good furniture, so we stored it in our garage for two years. Fast forward to today we have a new house where we can use the extra kitchen table and I decided the table and chairs aren’t all that bad, they could really just use a face lift and simply finding some fabric and reupholstering the chairs will go a long way. Continue reading

DIY Name Sign


Photo Oct 05, 12 15 33 PMWalking around in the mountains I’ve noticed that most of the homes have family signs with their last names, and I decided we had to have one for our new house too! I spent a lot of time looking online but didn’t find exactly what I was looking for, so I decided why not another DIY project! Off to Michaels we went again… Continue reading

DIY Burlap Fall Pillows

I for one am SO excited for fall! If you know me, you know that I have typically been more of a summer girl who gets depressed by the thought of rain; something has changed this year though. Maybe it’s a mix of being a mom to a 1 year old and being so excited to experience all the holidays with him, the anticipation of decorating our new house, hosting some fun holiday parties, and looking forward to escaping to my family’s cottage in the mountains for some extra cold and hopefully snowy days! Oh and of course I cant wait to wear all my cute sweaters and boots again! Continue reading

welcome to my life

After considering starting a blog for a few months, and wondering if I had anything worthwhile to share, I have finally decided to just go for it. Looking back on the last few years I have come to realize that I have been through enough highs and lows, milestones and adventures that I could probably fill a novel. The great thing is that even if I don’t reach many people, I think I will really enjoy the process of putting my life on paper. Continue reading