Giving myself the gift to say “no” The holiday season tends to bring a lot of obligations. Events, family outings, extended family gatherings, friend get-togethers, gift buying, giving to the needy…{you get the idea}.  Here is the thing: I’m busy. Like really busy. Most people that know me well enough know that I am busy. If they don’t know it, they should understand that I might be, considering I work full time, have a 20 month old, am a wife, own a home, have… Read more »

I am obsessed with cute house decor, but I must admit {and hopefully it isn’t that obvious} I am not naturally good at home design, home decor, and creating new things. I am, however, a great student and I love to learn and research things that I am interested in and passionate about. I look to Pinterest and other people’s blogs and tutorials as a student, and they are my teachers. People that have great talents in home design, home decorating,… Read more »

There is no life I know to compare with pure imagination. Living there, you’ll be free if you truly wish to be. -Willy Wonka Oh what a fun Halloween!! I like to treat Halloween as a time to be silly, never scary, and focus on fun. I was going to have Madi be an adorable kittycat but then imagination struck and I decided an Oompa Loompa would be a lot more fun! Let’s be clear here…I wanted her to be… Read more »

It has been another year of weddings! I thought that the last year would be the final year of having almost every weekend booked with a wedding, but it seems that wasn’t the case! This summer and even Fall {p.s. Fall weddings may be my new favorite!} we have had quite a few weddings to attend. I have a {slight} passion for events and love looking at how a big event comes together. I absolutely loved the decor choices at the weddings… Read more »

  I did it. I did my first “Ikea hack”. I have a strong dislike towards the little counter space I have in my kitchen. We have a large footprint of kitchen space with an annoying layout and limited countertop area. One of the biggest items on the counter, was the beautiful, wonderful, glorious Keurig. I love this machine. It brightens my day. But it needed to move. I was getting annoyed with how much space it took up, and… Read more »