Vintage Finds

The last two weeks have been about tweaking my home. The details, the personal items, the things I love. I feel like I reached a certain point after our renovations and then I stopped. Of course, the holidays were a time to decorate. But, right … [Read more...]


Is It Possible to Love a Towel?

What do you think, is it possible? I found this towel last week at Anthropologie. Anthropologie is not a store that I frequent as there is not one close by.  So, when an opportunity presented itself I took it In the above picture you can tell it … [Read more...]


Show and Tell Friday 8

Hello All. I have learned something about myself this week. As much as I am a constant multi-tasker, when I am in a creative mode, that is all I am. Room by room I have re-working my house, especially our guest bedroom which has never really been … [Read more...]


Crayon Watercolor

Last week I shared a project I did with my daughters, a Crayon Valentine,  this week I am sharing a new Valentine project. We used essentially the same techniques as the Crayon Valentine. After we finished that project, we had another idea.  We … [Read more...]


Boo and Woo Hoo!

I have seen bloggers sum up an event or time period by listing “highs” and “lows” and I have always enjoyed them, so I thought I would do something similar today, except, I would do “Boo!” and “Woo Hoo!” to put my own spin on it.  So here it … [Read more...]


Show & Tell Friday (7)

I have been out of the loop for a few days, and to be honest, I am not fully back in. My step-dad has some serious health issues so when something happens to him, it is different then when it happens to someone else.  I spent quite a bit of time in … [Read more...]


Failure Is Not Black and White

If you have been with me for a while, you know my goal for last year was to stop being a chicken. You see, I had this dream, for a long time, but I was frozen by the “what ifs” and how to’s. It really wasn’t anything too revolutionary, except that … [Read more...]


Crayon Valentine Heart

Yesterday, my daughters and I spent the afternoon making Valentine crafts. We had one TOTAL FAIL – Martha we are not! But, we did come out with some fun stuff as well! This is the first one I wanted to share with you… We have all seen the … [Read more...]


Show & Tell Friday 6

I hope the end of the week is finding you well. I am excited for a three day weekend and a girls weekend in the works for real soon – woo hoo! So, keeping in the spirit of being Intentional – today I am sharing how we were intentionally not getting … [Read more...]


2012 Home Goals

Since I have laid out my business goals for the year, I thought I would also share my home goals for 2012. The Nester is hosting a link party today and it is a great place to stop by and be inspired for your own goals. There is nothing pretty here … [Read more...]


Decoupaged Map Ikea Desk

A few months back I shared the completed bedroom for my daughter.  We call her Sunshine around these parts. Well today, I want to share the Ikea Micke desk we hacked with decoupaged maps. I was able to share with you how me made the bed, but … [Read more...]



So, this is the post where I tell you about my goals, for 2012. Well, sort of. I already shared my word of 2012 last week with all of you. Shortly after that, I read that Layla would be holding a Word of the Year party, so I was inspired to … [Read more...]


Show & Tell Friday 5

So, we are back to our regular Show &Tell Friday, no more fancy Fa La La La Fridays - (coming in a little early today!) Maybe after yesterday’s post about Photoshop, I will have to make a pretty button like the Fa La La one, so the regular Show … [Read more...]

Photoshop Tips

Photoshop Elements & Christmas

Over the last several months, I have been trying to improve my photo editing skills.  I was gifted Photoshop Elements 7 some time ago, but I had always been very intimidated by it.  A few months ago, I decided it was time to finally figure the darn … [Read more...]


Totally Annoying

Okay, I am going to say it. My husband is totally annoying. He is so focused on his fitness goals, he eats all healthy and exercises every day. Totally annoying. Right now he is eating plain Greek yogurt and I am planning on getting up and eating … [Read more...]


The Last One

My hubby has been home for two whole weeks. My girls have been home for just short of two weeks. Doesn’t get any better than that. So, today, we are enjoying one last day of pajamas, movies, (still) working on that puzzle and unhealthy … [Read more...]