Home-A-Rama Part Two

house 5

Last Friday, I shared photos and details of our favorite house in our local Home-A-Rama.  Today I'm sharing photos of the other four houses in the tour.  Since the first house was my favorite, I'm just sharing things I liked or found interesting about the rest of the houses. The exterior of House … [Continue reading...]

Today Is Our 3rd Wedding Anniversary!

wedding details

Wow.  It definitely does feel like we tied the knot 3 years ago. I've dedicated posts to our first and second wedding anniversaries, and this year is no different. There's the obvious reason of wanting to document our anniversaries in cyberspace, but there's a no-so-obvious reason. If it wasn't … [Continue reading...]

My Ideal Kitchen

my ideal kitchen

Last fall we were able to make a huge improvement to our kitchen by having toppers added to extend the cabinets to the ceiling and by having the cabinets refaced.  We also classed up the kitchen with under cabinet lighting.  But there are still some things I'd like to cross off our … [Continue reading...]

Home-A-Rama Part One

2014 home-a-rama

Last night Brad and I hit up the local Home-A-Rama, located in the Brookside neighborhood in Westfield, Indiana.  If you're not doing anything today or this weekend you should definitely hit it up-- it ends this Sunday the 22nd. There's five custom built houses in the tour. Sorry the photos aren't … [Continue reading...]

Another Peony Update 2014

peonies in blue mason jar

If you hate photos of peonies, or flowers in general, you should probably just exit out of your browser now.  Or check out some of my other non-peony posts to entertain yourself.  Or read about how to grow these beauties in your yard.  Whatever you want to do. Well, the peonies have run their … [Continue reading...]

Hometown Baby Shower

baby shower 2

Last Saturday I had my first baby shower, which was hosted by my mom, aunt, cousin, and best friend in my hometown in Northern Indiana.  It was a wonderful shower.  I loved seeing and catching up with everyone who came-- some of whom I hadn't seen since our wedding in 2011. The baby shower was held … [Continue reading...]

Purse Organization Tips

purse organization tips

I don't know about you, but my purse used to be like a black hole.  A total hot mess.  I could never find anything.  It'd take me minutes to fish out my keys or phone out because of all the random things floating around inside the purse.  Well, those days are thankfully over because of some little … [Continue reading...]

Free Summer Printables

hello summer 8x10 print

The other day I got to thinking that I've never shared summer printables with you guys so I decided to whip some up! It's the 10th of June which means another fabulous themed roundup from this talented bunch of bloggers!  This month's theme is POLKA DOTS!  Who doesn't love polka dots, right?  So … [Continue reading...]

Patio Makeover

patio makeover 5

Brad and I are quickly approaching the 5 year anniversary of buying and moving into our first home.  It's crazy to think 5 years have already flown by in this house. I have a confession to make.  We've lived here for nearly half a decade and always neglected the back patio.  I kept saying we … [Continue reading...]

Dream Baby Gift Registry + Giveaway

dream baby gift registry

Registering for baby gifts is hard work.  I think I spent a total of 10 hours researching and registering for items online.  Yes, I'm one of those lame people who doesn't go in to the store and get all trigger happy with the registering guns. I thought I'd have a little fun and come up with a … [Continue reading...]

Guest Bedroom Makeover Details

guest bedroom bed

Thanks for all your sweet comments about our guest bedroom makeover.  Today I'm sharing the details of the makeover.  I'll list everything I purchased, where I purchased it, and the price at the very bottom of this post. I painted the room Repose Gray by Sherwin-Williams.  Like I said in the room … [Continue reading...]

Guest Bedroom Makeover Reveal

coral nightstand

Yay, it's the guest bedroom makeover reveal day!  Plus, I have a fun giveaway for you guys.  Best day, ever.This is the room you would stay in if you were to ever visit me.  Or you can sleep on the couch.  Your choice.I ended up painting the room SW 7015 Repose Gray by … [Continue reading...]