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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...]

Christmas Card Ideas

Christmas Card Ideas

I'm usually the biggest procrastinator ever when it comes to Christmas Cards, like sometimes they end up being Happy New Year cards.  BUT this year I'm on the ball, and it's the best feeling ever!  I may have to give up my procrastinating ways...maybe...I'll work on that later... I got my … [Read More...]

How to Hang a Wreath

How to Hang a Wreath without Damaging Woodwork

Popping in quick today, because I had a million and one questions (ok 12, but that's still a lot!) about how I hung my wreaths up on my post last week.  So, I thought I would show you all rather than try to answer emails (yes I'm showing you all my laziness!), so here is how to hang a wreath without … [Read More...]

Lake House Sitting Room

Mom’s Sitting Room

Alright here it is the final piece of the puzzle! If you are new here (hello!) I've been sharing the longest home renovation ever, like a year and 1/2 in the making now, over at my parent's house.  You can check out their master bedroom here, and their master bath here (be prepared to swoon!). I'm … [Read More...]


Christmas Pillows

The countdown continues! Only 6 more fridays til Christmas and I need to pat myself on the back here a minute because I have actually started my Christmas shopping! Mainly because I needed some presents for under the tree for a photo shoot, but still it counts! This week I'm sharing a quick … [Read More...]

Christmas Wreath

Christmas Sneak Peek

I'm on a crazy blogger Christmas schedule, as in I already have my tree up and I'm sure as the last few straggler boats have been going by on the lake they have noticed my Christmas lights and thought I was a nut job.  I mean more of a nut job than they already thought I was, as they regularly see … [Read More...]


Holiday Gift Guide for the Home Cook and a Giveaway

Are you ready for some Christmas shopping?? I'm teaming up with a bunch of your favorite bloggers to bring you the ultimate Holiday Gift Guide! Yup, we are taking out all the guesswork for you! Each blogger picked a different theme to shop for and included links to all their favorite gift items. … [Read More...]

Christmas Card Display with old windows

Christmas Card Display

Let's pretend for a moment, that it's not October, and that we aren't about to get our trick or treat on... Let's say, that it's actually December and those holiday cards are flooding your mailbox. I have the cutest idea for how to display all your friends and families fabulousness as the … [Read More...]

Caramel Apple Oatmeal Bars

Caramel Apple Oatmeal Bars

I made a huge mistake when I made these bars, I'm talking HUGE - I shared them... Yup, they are that good. I'm telling you, make these in the middle of the night and then hide in your pantry with just a fork and the pan, andl if you really want to do it right, you might sneak in a … [Read More...]

Master Bedroom Decor

Master Bedroom Update

Hey! I feel like I haven't talked to you all in a while, we took the kids to Disney last week and had a blast riding all the "roaster coasters" (as my son called them). We had the best time, I might try to throw together a quick post about it mainly because I have some of the most epically hilarious … [Read More...]


Christmas Chalkboard Countdown

It's Friday again which means... Yup, only 9 fridays left! This week I'm sharing a cute sign I made for my kiddos. I promise not every Christmas idea I have will be chalkboard related, but chalkboard paint is such a cheap and easy thing to switch up.  It's perfect for seasonal decor. I … [Read More...]


Chalkboard Gift Wrap

Alright, I know... Christmas already??? Well, I'm trying to get a jump on things this year plus get some great ideas rattling around in your heads for your own Christmas decor.  I mean, did you know there are only 10 FRIDAYS left til Christmas? Every Friday for the next 7 weeks (til Black Friday) … [Read More...]

DIY Planter Boxes

DIY Cabinet Door Planter Boxes

My front porch is finally all dressed up for fall!  It took me a little longer this year, because I wanted new planter boxes for the front, but I didn't want to pay a zillion dollars for them.  So, I decided to build them myself! You'll never guess what they are made out of... old cabinet … [Read More...]


Master Bathroom Reveal – Parent’s Edition

Guys, I'm not sure I'm a good enough photographer to do justice to this master bathroom. I mean, we don't need to talk about me falling off the toilet that I was standing on to get a good shot of the floor, or how I flushed the toilet on accident on my way down.. I won't mention … [Read More...]

Creamy Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera in Pink Sauce

Did you know today is National Noodle Day? Who knew, right? Well I did! So let's celebrate with some amazing pasta recipes from some of your favorite bloggers featuring the ever popular noodle :) I'm serving up a yummy Pasta Primavera in pink sauce. My kids totally hate vegetables, so I'm forever … [Read More...]

5 Makeup Splurges you can't live without

5 Makeup Splurges Worth the Money

I'm trying something a little different today.  I know I normally share DIY projects, home decor, recipes and occasionally random stories about my family, but I'm branching out a bit! I love makeup and clothes and may start sharing a bit of that side of myself here too, because let's face it, how … [Read More...]

Bedroom Decor and Builtins

Master Bedroom Decor – Parents Edition

The day has finally come! My parents master bedroom decor is done! I first posted about their redo in September last year. So clearly this is the longest makeover in the history of makeovers, but we finally crossed the finish line.  Just imagine my mom and I jogging in place pumping our fists in the … [Read More...]


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