Our Home


In the fall of 2010, Scott and I started to talk about potentially moving. Juliana was a year from Kindergarten and we were considering a move to a different school district. Soon we were looking at lots of houses and we found a few that we liked, but to buy what we needed it was going . . . → Read More: Our Home

Ruslan and Wyatt’s Room


When we purchased our house in the spring of 2011, there were 4 rooms that we wanted to completely redo before we moved in (lots of other changes could be made to the house later): the playroom, the kids bathroom, Juliana’s room, and Ruslan and Wyatt’s room. I realized that I had never posted . . . → Read More: Ruslan and Wyatt’s Room

Before and After – Kid’s Bathroom Edition


The kid’s bathroom was one of the priority rooms to complete before we moved into the house. Exhibit A – the wallpaper – no picture can capture the horror. Metallic silver and gold sky-scrapers on the walls and they even covered the dual medicine cabinets with the wall paper. Did I mention that the . . . → Read More: Before and After – Kid’s Bathroom Edition

Happy Father’s Day


Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads especially my Dad and Scott!  Here is the present that I gave Scott for Father’s day.  Another Pinterest inspiration from this blog post.

Juliana painted some of the letters.

One morning we went outside and I gave them each a letter to hold.  Juliana did . . . → Read More: Happy Father’s Day

Pinterest Inspiration


I completed a small project today in the kitchen based on one of the first ideas I pinned on Pinterest.  In case you are unfamiliar with Pinterest, here is my description.  It is a website (and now an app) where you can keep track of ideas that you find on the internet.  I always . . . → Read More: Pinterest Inspiration

The Happiest Room in the House


I walked into Juliana’s room the morning it was finished and my mood instantly improved – the room is welcoming and makes me smile whenever I walk through the door.  When we bought the house, the room was a typical boring square bedroom.

We knew that we wanted to make Juliana’s room special and . . . → Read More: The Happiest Room in the House