Category Archives: Love The Home

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2 Boys Worth Of Stuff Into One Closet

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 »

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The Big Bedroom Makeover Giveaway!

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 »

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Our Bedroom Finally Looks Civilized- The Reveal

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 »

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Making Our Bedroom More Magical, Less Frat House

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 »

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Love THIS Home- A Renovation And Life Update

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 »

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Emerald and Orange Boys Bicycle Nursery

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 »

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Home Reno: Sometimes It’s Just The Little Things (And A Moen Giveaway!)

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 »

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Things I Love- Popsicles In October & Cute Bathrooms

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 »

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DIY Barn Door Track Tutorail

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 »

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Fight Toy Clutter And Win

“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 »

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A Small Digital Hoarding Breakthrough

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 »

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A Change Is Simmering In Me

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 »

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From Blah to BOOM- A Front Door Makeover

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 »

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My Husband-Made Kitchen Table

It’s done! At the risk of sounding like a sickeningly gushy blogger, am I lucky or what? This table is amazing, so solid, soView full post »

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On The Weekends, They Raise Themselves

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 »

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Weekend Kitchen Table Project

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 »

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Turns Out, We Don’t Need Cable

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 »

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Life/Dirty Dishes as Art

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 »

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12 To Do in 2012

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 »

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Getting Hammered On NYE

5 years ago… Tonight… We’re kicking off 2012 with a BANG… quite literally. That’s the beginning phase of ourView full post »

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Tell Me About Giving Up Cable

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 »

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What Happens When You’re Crazy Enough to DIY Hardwood Floors

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 »

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Love the (Home) You’re With

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 »

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Why I’ll Always Associate Piles Of Wood With bin Laden’s Death- Also, Your Opinion, Please.

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 »

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We Are NUTS. Also? Not Contractors.

I’ve blogged before about how much I hate our carpeted floors. Between the diabetic human sized Mastiff and the toilet trainingView full post »