Category Archives: Love The Home
New year, new me! Starting fresh, new page! First chapter in my next 12 chapter book!
It’s Monday, and I had 4.5 hours of sleep lastView full post »
Guess what?! I got our cards out before Christmas this year!
Guess what else? I ordered them so long ago because they were supposed to goView full post »
The Allstate team teamed up with me again and sponsored this to talk a little more about household hazards, especially ones that are easilyView full post »
Target offered to sponsor a post about our new house, to which I was like, YES, obviously. Because I will basically take what they pay meView full post »
Here at our new home! Also “Here!” as in “Alive!”
Just in case you were worried some scaffolding fell on me.
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The experience of selling our house and buying a new one has been pretty similar to planning our wedding. At first, we were like,View full post »
Anyone who’s ever watched an hour of HGTV in their life knows that master bathrooms and kitchens are usually what sell homes, andView full post »
While the pictures we are using to sell our house depict this place as “Pinterest Perfect,” clean, bright, and fresh, they areView full post »
This is officially the longest I’ve ever lived anywhere in my entire life. Not just the longest I’ve lived in a home, but theView full post »
In my dream world, in my dream house, I am a hyper-organized person.
In my dream world, in my dream house, PopTarts don’t fall onView full post »
It’s been 3 years since we installed our own hardwood floors on a small budget. We are still in love with them, and I’mView full post »
My kids may ruin a lot of things, like my ability to ever wear anything white, but they definitely have not ruined our ability to have aView full post »
The plan was to be living in a bigger house by now. It was to sell this house, and buy or build something with more space. The plan was forView full post »
I had SO much fun re-doing our wretched master bedroom this month.
Okay, maybe it wasn’t “fun” while we were doing it,View full post »
It was a long week of home renovations. Per usual, I always grossly underestimate how much time and energy a project will take. We wereView full post »
If this were an episode of Cribs, I’d be all, “This is where the magic happens!” And then you’d be like,View full post »
Love this home, love this home, love THIS home….
No, I’m not a secret hoarder (though after cleaning out the kids closets,View full post »
In my fantasy world, this baby gets a room of his or her own that I get to lovingly decorate for really no reason at all other than to beView full post »
We’ve been spending a lot of time in the bathroom lately. It’s kinda like a toddler magnet. Leyna’s really into using theView full post »
I love sharing the things I love with you all. Here are some that I could draw bubbly hearts around.
Moen sent us all new fixtures andView full post »
Scott, my husband, is an AMAZING DIY handyman. I like to call him the Handy Husband. Between the hardwood floors, our entire home office,View full post »
“My house will NEVER look like a toy store threw up all over it. Gah. Primary-colored pieces of plastic are practically offensive toView full post »
For as many pictures of our family that I have, both taken by myself and professionals, only about 2% of them are printed and displayed inView full post »
This house has been and continues to be a great home for our growing family. We’ve poured countless hours of hard work into it.View full post »
This was our front door up until recently.
Builder grade white, dingy, brass kick plate, dinged up door frame, boring door knob. I did myView full post »
At the risk of sounding like a sickeningly gushy blogger, am I lucky or what?
This table is amazing, so solid, soView full post »
Well, at least on the weekends we are neck deep in home improvements and other projects.
While Scott built our new table and I re-paintedView full post »
I gave our kitchen table to my little brother and his wife last weekend. Never mind that we didn’t have one to replace it. I knew itView full post »
Remember how I asked you all for your advice on making the big leap to give up cable? I couldn’t believe how many of you already had,View full post »
I call this “Good Night, Dirty Dishes. My Ass Is Too Tired To Care.”
I’m thinking of opening an Etsy shop so that thoseView full post »
I’m not a resolution-y type of person, but there is something about starting anew each year that makes me feel like I can wipe theView full post »
5 years ago…
We’re kicking off 2012 with a BANG… quite literally. That’s the beginning phase of ourView full post »
I’m over dramatic, I get it, but seriously, SERIOUSLY, this weather today? This high of only 91, the breeze? I could cry tears ofView full post »
You know how those renovation shows are always full of so much drama and sometimes it seems contrived because, like really, how much dramaView full post »
For better or worse, we live in a part of the country where houses are ridiculously cheap. I say that because I have lived in other partsView full post »
I will always associate the news of Osama bin Laden’s death with walking through my disaster of a house Sunday night, surveying theView full post »