Tutorial: Organize With Chalkboard Paint


This tutorial is sponsored by Lullaby Paints. The idea is my own (and I’m really excited to share it with you), so are all the pictures. Suprise! I’m nesting. At nearly 34 weeks pregnant, I crave labels and bento-box-like organization for every corner of this over-stuffed house. Leyna’s closet used to be the sweetest little […]

SECRET Kids Kitchen Chalkboard Tutorial for Red Barn Blog


I am SO excited to finally make the official announcement that I’m the Decor & Cool Spaces contributor to the newly launched blog for design-savvy parents and kids- Red Barn Blog! It’s the child of book publishing company Gibbs Smith, and I’m super honored to bring my ideas over there. My first post is up, […]

DIY Chalkboard Art Display Tutorial


We’re only a couple weeks into the school year, and Kendall’s pre-k artwork is already starting to pile up. So, today I made myself finish a project I’ve been envisioning for a long while. It was silly easy to make, and I used some items we already had, like scrap wood leftover from our sub-floor […]

A 1/2 day in the life of us

a noise with dirt on it

I realize my blog isn’t your typical baby/mommy blog. I’m terrible about documenting significant and even the small, day to day things on here. I’m more likely to be inspired to blog when something embarrassing/hilarious happens, or when I’m really passionate about a topic… or after I’ve had a drink or two. I read blogs […]