Make a Book About Your Favorite Person and You Could Win $2,500 from Blurb


I wanted to share about this fun contest by my favorite photo book publisher, Blurb.  I just got the girls' birthday books (I go all out, can't wait to share!) and I'm in love with Blurb all over again. Make a Book About Your Favorite Person … [Read more...]

When a Tree Falls in a Subdivision


Well, we didn't technically hear it over all of the thunder, but a tree on the property like between out house and a neighbor's most definately fell through the fence and into our yard. Fortunately, it fell in the playscape which kept it from … [Read more...]

Cora’s Big Bed


  We recently took the plunge and replaced Cora's crib-turned-toddler-bed with a "big bed" and it has been the most darling thing I've ever seen in my life.  There was a lot of talk around our house about the "big bed" coming and we … [Read more...]

A Functional & Quirky Find Gets a Royal Make-Over


  We've had a bit of a functional problem in Chloe's room.  As beautiful as it is, it is a bit small and we hadn't ever found a bedside table that would work with her daybed and the angled walls on either side of it. We ignored it as … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn Kids Has Seriously Upped Their Game


I usually get a Pottery Barn catalogue and quickly fan through it as I'm lowering it into the recycling bin.  We get so. many. catalogues.  And Pottern Barn has always been a love/hate for me.  They usually have a few items that I love but would … [Read more...]

Virtual Shopping: One Kings Lane Picks of the Week


I'm often asked where I shop and buy the things in my home.  Since I don't furnish the entire home by a deadline and instead design-as-I-go, it's a collection of items that I truly love.  One place I like to pop into when I get a moment to sit back … [Read more...]

C is for Cora


All eyes are on Cora's room right now which is in a huge state of disarray as we are finally giving it the proper design treatment.  We held off really "doing" her room since she was in that transition from baby to big girl when we moved and it's … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy DIY Homemade Peanut Butter


I like to keep our family's food as clean & simple as possible.  That means local food when available, organic when practical, and as few ingredients as possible.  I was really excited when I found out that you can make DIY peanut butter with a … [Read more...]

How I just got the Frozen Blue-Ray & DVD Combo Pack for FREE


It's no secret that we're a little Frozen-crazed at our house. I just found a great deal on Frozen, in fact, it was my favorite price: FREE.  So I had to share. ENDS TOMORROW & works only as long as supplies last so don't wait. A … [Read more...]

Quickie Curtain Update in the Study


We bought our home nearly a year ago which is making a few items on the to-do list, like curtains for my study, start to glare at me. A pair of neutral curtains should be super-simple, right?  Nope, not if it's a room you don't want to splurge on … [Read more...]