(Inside: Take care of your home and your heart. Simply daily tasks that will help moms be organized and feel joyful.) “I can’t do this anymore,” I stated matter of factly to my husband. I don’t know what made me say it; my defeated statement wasn’t planned. I just suddenly felt tired, even though my-9-months-of-the-year-working-mom-teacher-life
(Inside: Our finishest DIY home and what sadness over change can mean.) I thought it’d be fun to post pictures of our home we sold. So many big life moments happened there: birth of our last son, two babies lost (miscarriages), a season of being a stay-at-home-mom, success in our careers,
(Inside: My guest post on Remodelaholic featuring how we created a sliding mirror to cover the window over our bathroom sink.) I’ve been following the Remodelaholic blog for forever. It’s full of beautiful inspiration; I want to do every single one of their ideas. (Or more accurately, just pin the ideas on Pinterest and feel
You know how you start a project, get 90% done, then put off the finishing touches for like a year? This is the story of our master bathroom remodel. Our hang up? What to do with the mirror and windows. But here’s what my husband finally came up with: a curtain rod with a sliding mirror.
We finished our bedroom remodel! Details of our DIY remodel at the bottom of the post. What we did (affiliate links): 1. We ripped up the carpet and found there were wood floors! Yay! We rented a sander and sanded the main part of the floor. It took about three times going over
A clean house makes me feel like a good mom. If my house is under control, I feel like so is rest of my life and motherhood…even if reality reveals otherwise. I love the idea of maintaining a catalog perfect home where if a pillow is moved off the couch it is put back
About 4 1/2 years ago, we redid our porch. I wish I had before-pictures it was a sight: moldy roof, crooked base, paint peeling…gross Here is what we did to make this place one of our favorite spaces to hang out: 1. Raised the sagging side of the porch with a car jack and added supports to
(Inside: Make your space be a place you want to be.) I’m down here visiting my sister and I have to share a photo of the room she homeschools in. My sister and her husband did everything themselves: flooring, walls, paint, trim and finding that awesome map in a dumpster and giving it new life. Oh