DIY firepit area on a budget

Do you have those projects that you start but don’t complete? I feel like I have a long list of those! Last fall, we started on our fire pit area but didn’t complete it. The before is what it looked like for the past year (actually, we didn’t even have the blocks around the fire pit ring, until recently). So imagine this with just a…

Christmas decorating ideas for your home

How many of you love decorating for Christmas and go all out? Do you decorate early or wait until after Thanksgiving? I used to be a wait until after Thanksgiving type of person, until Shalia corrupted me last year. Now, I can’t wait to get my Christmas tree up.

How to decorate a bedroom for the …

DISCLAIMER: This post is sponsored by West Elm. All opinions are my own. Thank you to West Elm for sponsoring this post! Post contains affiliate links. Hello friends! I can’t think of anything more special than seeing through a child’s eyes the joy Christmas and the holidays bring. Last December, we celebrated the birth of our first grandchild just 4 days before Christmas. With Harlow’s…

How to get your house guest ready

As the holidays are fast approaching, I am getting my house guest ready. I love everything about the holidays, but getting to spend extra time with my family is the best part. During Thanksgiving and Christmas, my parents, sister and her family, always stay a few days with us. How many of you are like me and tend to put off little projects until you…

How To Get Your House Fall Ready!

Hi, friends! Even though I put my fall decor out WAAYY before it felt like fall, I am just now getting around to sharing on the blog. I LOVE decorating for fall.  The feel of cooler temperatures, the smells of soups and ciders (of course, pumpkin everything), and the thought of family gatherings always makes me feel festive. I keep my fall decor fairly simple.…

How to make your bed: A Step …

Hi friends! Shalia and I are always asked to show how we make our beds. One person even said they buy everything I link and still can’t get their bed to look like mine. So, I decided to do a simple picture tutorial. I hope this is helpful! First, I want to say that I don’t follow rules and I change the way I make…

My entry makeover

Hi friends! Rob got the trim up and I’m finally able to show you the finished result. The before picture is what the entry looked like when we bought our house over 4 years ago. This has always been my least favorite area in my home because it felt like useless space and was hard to know what to do with. Also, the tile trim…