Taking Inventory

Does a girl really need three sets of mixing bowls in three different materials? The answer is NO! Unless she’s an avid baker that is, or using her personal kitchen for a baking business!! Using Remodelista’s Kitchen Inventory List, and being inspired by Cait’s Year of Less where she got rid of more than 40%…

Spring is in the Air

I haven’t been on a Spring hiatus y’all, I’ve just been Spring cleaning! When I think “spring cleaning” I picture a gorgeous housewife in a French maid outfit scrubbing tile grout and polishing silver, all without a stray hair from her bun! Not at all what I look like after a day of hardcore cleaning!…

Closet Conundrum

Closet space is coveted in our master suite! Husband is already down to one-fourth of the closet space we do have! So it was time to get creative with some space-saving techniques. What takes up the most space in the closet? Chunky hangers, right? I know, I know, they’re sturdy, they hold up under the…

Demo Day

First things, to begin, remove all clutter! For me that meant getting everything off the floors. There’s just something about tidy floors that speaks cleanliness to my soul! Once I had the closet floor empty, I sat down and began work on the pile of shoes. I first organized by style: flats, tennies, boots, heels….

Breaking News

Joanna Gaines just announced on her blog that she’s finishing up a design book!!! I’m so giddy, I can’t even contain my excitement! That just made my day! I’m currently awaiting my copy of her cookbook Magnolia Table, but a design book far outshadows that! On that note, I’m hunting design books right now, so…

Conquering Chaos

cha·os ˈkāˌäs/ noun 1 complete disorder and confusion. Monday Motivation meets Word of the Week! I feel as though we have lived in a state of chaos since the moment we signed the contract to sell our old house. Our house of firsts! First “I love you’s”, first remodeling projects, first baby, first baby’s steps,…

New Blogger on the Horizon

Today I wanted to share a few of my favorite blogs and blog writers! Learning about blogging has been interesting and I think I’m only just scratching the surface! Someday I hope to be as famous as these gals! I love their styles, their ideas, the way they write and I look to them for…

Front Door Reveal

Without further adew… I couldn’t be happier with this thrifty find! It has a true farmhouse look and feel, without the price tag to match! I did splurge on a fancy doorknob, but I chose the least expensive one on the shelf! I chose a simple screen door because we love having the front door…

Twitterpated

[twit-er-pey-tid] adjective Informal. 1 excited or overcome by romantic feelings; smitten. One of the things we have loved about our new country lifestyle, is just getting to see nature at its best. We love sitting on the porch in the evenings watching the sun set, the stars start glittering and boy, the sounds. Coyotes, hogs,…

Progress report

Just a little door update! It’s taken a bit longer than I expected due to the need for some fancy door installation tools and choosing the right sealant, whilst getting distracted by other projects! Planning to reveal the finished project tomorrow. Until then, here’s a step by step guide of the project, done the DIY…