Drugstore Skincare Products

Drug Store Skincare

When you all took the reader survey I was surprised at how many of you asked what my skincare routine was!  I've always been a low/high kind of girl in all aspects of life - mixing thrift store finds with Pottery Barn pillows and drugstore products with my must haves from Sephora. As far as my … [Read More...]

Decorative Plants

Decorating with Plants

I had planned on showing you some cute DIY wall art today that's hanging in our master bedroom...until I woke up this morning to the Mr. frantically yelling at me.  Which is not how I personally enjoy waking up at 6 am on a Wednesday. All I heard was "Eewwwwww, no, no, no, move! MOVE!" Imagine … [Read More...]

Basket Wall Decor

Rearranging the house and an announcement

I mentioned a few posts back that I've been busy rearranging the house.  This happens every year after the Christmas decor comes down, once the pine needles and inevitable broken ornaments are swept up, I'm ready for a fresh start.  Thanks to my mother in law, I had a HomeGoods gift card burning a … [Read More...]


Reader Survey – the Results!

Big thanks to all of you that took my little survey! I have to admit I was a little scaaaaared to see what you all would say, but you guys, you are SO my people!  Seriously, the feedback was amazing and the criticism was genuinely helpful. I thought you all might like to hear the results a bit and … [Read More...]

Fall Tour

Top 10 posts of 2014

Just in case you all thought I dropped off the face of the earth, (although if you follow me on instagram you know I've been playing in the sand with the kiddos) I assure you I'm still here! I've been taking a little extended blogging break - enjoying the holidays, vacation and just catching up on … [Read More...]


Merry Christmas!

Just wanted to pop in today to thank you all so much for taking the time last week to take my reader survey.  I got so many great responses, questions, ideas and general feedback from you all.  It's got me really excited about some fun ideas for 2015!  That said, I'm going to take a few weeks off to … [Read More...]


Reader Survey – tell me what you think!

Hey all! Going into the new year I'm trying to figure out what direction to go with this little blog, and do some planning.  I know, me planning? I'm trying to at least! Since you all are the ones who have to put up with my disorganized hot mess over here, I thought I'd ask you what you want to see … [Read More...]


A Very Yorkie Christmas

This post has nothing to do with anything really, except I can't stop laughing at these photos and just felt the need to share with you fellow dog lovers out there.  My mom and dad have these 2 yorkie pups, AKA their other babies (I'm pretty sure in the family hierarchy it goes, grand babies, … [Read More...]

Christmas Tablescape

Red and White Christmas Tablescape

I'm sharing a few more photos of my Christmas Tablescape that you got a sneak peek of in my Holiday Housewalk tour. I have to admit tablescapes are not my strong suit.  We do most of our entertaining in the summer, so we can all be outside enjoying the lake.  I'm waaaaay casual in the summer, … [Read More...]

Classic Christmas Tree Decor

Classic Christmas Tree

I'm spilling some more details on my Christmas Tree today.  I wanted Christmas to be a little cozier and more colorful for my kids this year and I also wanted to give it a little old school twist.  Which consequently equaled dirt cheap and as easy as well.  Always a win win in my book.  I think I … [Read More...]


Joss and Main Holiday Hostess Event

Hey guys, I've got a fun announcement today! I'm teaming up with Joss and Main again, bringing you a collection based on my decorating style and home.  This time we are helping you deck the halls with a Holiday Hostess collection!  You will find everything you need to make your home festive, plus … [Read More...]

Navy Laundry Room Makeover

Laundry Room Printables and Sources

Hey!  Just stopping in quick today to share all the sources for my laundry room makeover, plus offer up the free printables I've got displayed on my laundry room shelf. You would think by now I would know better than not to include a source list at the end of my posts, but I totally forgot! I … [Read More...]

Classic Red Christmas Tour

Classic Christmas Tour

Hi and surprise! I'm the surprise house today on the holiday housewalk and I'm so thrilled that Jennifer Rizzo included me this year!  The ladies participating are so talented and  the tours have totally blown me away so far. I mean, how amazing is Laura's beautiful home over at Finding … [Read More...]

Navy Laundry room decor

Navy Laundry Room Makeover and a Giveaway

When it snows, I apparently paint. Yup, we had 3 crazy snow days the other week, my kids were home from school and I started to go a little stir crazy in my house.  So, I did the only logical thing on the planet, I dropped my kids off down the street at my mom's house and drove to Ace … [Read More...]

Advent Definition Printable

Advent Definition Printable

Popping in quick today to share a new printable, requested by you! I've had a few email requests to make a Christmas version of my Autumn Definition printable, and since I try to give the people what they want, here you go! I even made 2 different versions.  I wanted to get these out to you … [Read More...]

Christmas Mantel

Cozy Christmas Mantel

I hope you all had a Happy Thanksgiving and are still enjoying your stretchy pants and time with family!  Or if you are one of the crazies who goes out for Black Friday - good luck to you! Today is the final Friday of our Christmas Countdown! I hope you have enjoyed seeing everyone's projects … [Read More...]

O Holy Night Chalkboard

Christmas Chalkboard – O Holy Night

We are getting there guys! 5 more Fridays til Christmas, although with the gazillion feet of snow we have gotten it feels like it should be right around the corner.  I'm gonna guess we will have a white Christmas happening in Michigan this year! It's been about a million years since I've … [Read More...]

Lake House Blue and White Sunroom

Lake House Sunroom – it’s done!

Whoop whoop! The sunroom is done! While this isn't the sunny summer post, with the sparkling lake and green trees in the background that I envisioned, I'm still bringing you on the tour, because I don't want to leave you hanging til May.  I planned on waiting til after Christmas to share this, … [Read More...]

Joy to the World FREE printable

Free Joy to the World Printable

I'm doing another FREE printable blog hop today, because I had so much fun with the last one, and who doesn't love free stuff? This is the easiest holiday decorating you will ever do, just print them out and pop them in a frame, done and done! No wrestling with Christmas lights necessary. I made … [Read More...]

Vintage Sled Decor

Vintage Sled Front Door Decor

We are getting closer!! It actually feels totally like Christmas now since we got dumped on with the snow yesterday, my kids could not be happier! This momma is more than happy to send them outside to frolic in the snow too :) Can I confess I'm not a wreath person? Everytime I try to make a … [Read More...]


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