If you haven’t already heard what the color of the year is for 2018 it’s…….Ultra Violet! That’s right a purple based in blue that’s bold and sophisticated with a whim of sexy. (read more about ultra violet the pantone color of the year here) How do you use purples in your home though you ask? … Read More And The 2018 Color of The Year Is…….
We just got back from an amazing family vacay to sunny Orlando! Our first visit was last year and we had such a great time we made it our family vacay again this year. This being our 2nd trip we learned a few things on how to save some $$$. Let’s be real, we’ve got… Read More Disney Family Vacay and Tips to Do It on a Budget
I have one of those gigantic, sore thumb, pain in the arse, ugly as all get out mirrors in our master bathroom. I have hated it since we moved in 6 1/2 years ago. I begged the hubs to help me take it down (It’s 10 1/2 ft long!) but he said no way babes. … Read More You’re a Work of Art…Frame It! **15 Min DIY for that Ugly Bathroom Mirror**
You’ve probably heard me talk about textures and using them in your spaces to add personality and interest. (textures is a fancy way of saying materials.) So I thought I would break it down and share some easy examples of how I use and implement them in our home to demonstrate why they make such… Read More Creating Interest In Your Home Using Textures!
When people find out we homeschool there’s always a variety of responses most often, “I could never do that!” “How do you do it?” “You must be superwoman!” (which are very sweet) and one of the worst “I wish I could do that with my schedule, it would be so nice to just stay home… Read More What’s It Like to Homeschool?
I want to set the record straight and address the idea that good design has to be expensive $$$$. It definitely can be, but it doesn’t HAVE to be. We got married at the ripe old ages of 19 and 20 (17 years of marriage around the corner, Dang I feel old all of… Read More Good Design Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive!
We are always evolving. Boy we’ve all heard that about a billion times amiright?! While it may be true, how seriously do we really take this phrase? I know I never really did. It was always more like yeah right, evolving and changing yadda yadda. But the thing I’ve learned is that it’s SO true… Read More It’s OK To Be Different…Own It…Embrace It
This last weekend saw me at a local travelling flea! We usually get one or 2 of them the beginning of each year that come through locally and I always try to make sure I get in a visit. 2 things to mention when visiting a travelling flea: they charge an admission fee AND there… Read More A Bitchin Flea Find & The Deal
I am so incredibly excited and proud to share with you that Apartment Therapy has decided to share our house on their site! This is an incredible honor for me in more ways than I can possibly explain, but I’mma try! This entire thing…..from all my decor, to Instagram, to the blog has been… Read More So This Happened……..And I’m DYYIIIINNNNGGGGG!!!!
Alrighty my peeps, it’s about to get real up in here. I did a post a little while back about cleaning out some of the closets in the house (you can check it out here) but we’ve been busy going wellllll beyond that. What has a pickup truck load of garbage, a pickup truck load… Read More The Purge: The Good Kind Not the Murder Kind…..and Tips to Get Through It All