Category Archives: Creativity

In my quest to be obedient to create no matter what fears I may have, I’ve had this inkling of an idea for a while to collect scrap materials from items we use around the house in case they could be used in a craft or art project some day. I’m careful not to turn it […]

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I’ve fallen under the new year’s inspiration. No matter how hard I try not to (because I hate cliches), there’s something so rejuvenating about a new year that makes you want to start fresh. Technically my start fresh began around September as I started decluttering our house. Clutter depresses me. It makes me feel so icky and […]

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Hi guys! It’s DIY time! Per my usual MacGyver crafting tactics, I made this tassel garland to add a quirky decor touch to our living room. I just like how festive and happy it makes our space feel. Take a look at the video to see how I made it. Plus, with Christmas coming up, […]

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Hi Dear Readers! Boy, do I have some fun in store for you today – particularly if you get excited about colors that are organized in ROY G BIV order. Or is that just me that gets happy heart palpitations when I see rainbows? #rainbowtizeallthethings My twins will be two in a month and lately […]

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In my last post about our backyard updates, I showed you a few photos of the garden we’ve planted this spring. A garden isn’t the only update our backyard has seen. First, let me show you what our house looked like when we moved in back in 2010… THE DECK As you can see, our […]

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We moved into our house 4.5 years ago. In that time, we have done absolutely zero updates to the backyard. Truthfully, we didn’t spend much time back there so we focused our efforts on the spaces on the inside where we spend our most time. But now that we have kids, we see ourselves spending […]

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So now that the kids are almost a year old, I figured it was time to document and show you all how their room has looked for the first year of their lives. Taking pictures of this space has been on my to do list for…oh…almost a year. Very little has changed since everything found […]

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I was a tree-house-obessed fifth grader. One of my dad’s favorite places was the Home Depot, and a few times a week he would take me along with him. There was a book about tree-house construction in the book section at the front of the store near the checkout stand. While my dad stood in […]

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Well, Christmas is over and it’s time to take down the decorations. And our decorations include all of the Christmas cards we received over the holiday season. I love getting Christmas cards from people but it has always stressed me out figuring out what to do with them after Christmas is over! For years I […]

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