Spring Has Arrived!

Spring Has Arrived!

For those of you living in colder climates, you realize why this is such an exciting announcement.  Even some of the southern states saw some crazy winter weather this year.  And, for this reason, I am already starting to plan my gardening activities for the season.  The weather is still in the 50′s, but I’m ready … Continue reading

Welcome, Little Caiden

Welcome, Little Caiden

We welcomed Caiden Joseph into the world on January 17th and he could not be more perfect. It’s been a crazy few weeks- adjusting to our new addition (as any new mother can attest)- but, we are soaking up every precious moment. We managed to nearly complete the nursery, but since he came a few days … Continue reading

Password Book

Password Book

I have a TON of online accounts and it can become difficult to remember every password for every site (especially if you’re smart and switch them up).  So, I created my own Password Book to keep this personal/private information recorded.  I’m sharing my template with you so that you can print your own and I’ve … Continue reading

Wainscoting: Installation (Stage 1)

Wainscoting: Installation (Stage 1)

We have always loved the look of wainscoting, so after much back and forth about which style we like best, we decided to install a recessed design using the wall as the back panel.  Similar to the one photographed below (from examiner.com). We started by pushing all of the furniture to the center of the … Continue reading

A New Deck for Our Pool

A New Deck for Our Pool

I’ve been begging my husband to tear out our above-ground pool for years, but it doesn’t look like it’s going to be happening anytime soon. So, in the meantime, we might as well use it! We have been using a step ladder to climb into the pool for the last few summers. but as luck … Continue reading

Nursery Progress

Nursery Progress

I’m going through a major “nesting” phase and my husband is going to smother me in my sleep (j/k) …. but for real, though…he’s so annoyed, despite the smile he keeps plastered on his face.  I don’t know what to say, I just feel like there is so much to do to prepare.  We decided … Continue reading

It’s A Boy! Blue Nursery Bedding.

It’s A Boy! Blue Nursery Bedding.

My husband and I just found out that we are expecting a boy!  Finally, we can begin to plan for his arrival and create a registry to help with some of the essentials.  I posted previously that I really liked neutral colors for nurseries, but my husband REALLY wants blue to be a staple in the … Continue reading

Front Door Inspiration

Front Door Inspiration

We have been in desperate need of a new front door for quite sometime, in fact, we have two front doors that need replacing…but, let’s just take one at a time, shall we. First, we need to replace the interior entry door. This door enters the home into the living room and exits onto the enclosed … Continue reading