This week we are celebrating a finished room in our home! Happy dance! .... I am the queen of unfinished projects. I used to be in denial when my dad would tell me that growing up, then my husband started calling me out on the same thing. Sooo our goal for the year has been… Continue reading Finally a Finished Room!
I hate Christmas. I know, it sounds harsh. But I found myself saying that repeatedly this past holiday season. This time of year is extremely difficult for me. I get stuck in this grinch of a mood and throw even more pity parties for myself than usual. Everywhere there is Christmas music, the smell of… Continue reading My Grinch-mas
I not only like to sell items on Etsy, I also LOVE to buy amazing things from talented people. It's a great place to find unique gifts and sooo many unexpected gems. I've been racking up the purchases lately. Here are a few from this week. How cool are these tea towels from French Silver!?… Continue reading House Warming Gifts & Personalized Packaging
June always starts out rough for me. My son's birthday is June 2nd but for us, it isn't as joyous occasion as it should be. He would have turned 6 this year, and this month we celebrated it for the 4th time without him. Every year, I dread the plans and try to avoid the… Continue reading Your Birthday, My Birthday
Dia de Los Muertos is a Latin-American holiday that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those who have passed away. The celebration starts November 1 as All Saints' Day and continues November 2nd as All Souls' Day. Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods… Continue reading Day of the Dead – Dia de Los Muertos
After neglecting house projects for most of the summer, I found myself scrambling to put together our guest bedroom for visiting in-laws. By scrambling, I mean less than 1 week to put together an entire bedroom. It almost felt like a HGTV show with someone saying, "here is your budget, an empty room, and 4 days.....GO!". Boy did… Continue reading Bedroom Make Over – Orange and Gray Color Inspiration
I am fortunate enough to have space in our new home to create a very spacious work room for all my sewing and crafting needs. Technically the room I'm using is designed as the "formal living room" but really, nowadays who needs a room with fancy furniture no one can touch? Yea, not me. Call… Continue reading Functional Work Room – Always a Work in Progress