• Family & Life


    For the last twelve years (basically since Evie was born) I have not been allowed to watch much adult tv…I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never watched an episode of Fixer Upper (I know, how can I call myself a blogger on house remodeling). I make up for my lack of adult tv by going on Pinterest, Instagram, or visiting my favorite blogs to get my fix. So, what do I watch? If you’re like me and have any young kids you probably already know the answer. A whole lot of Disney. Yesterday, I and my family were invited by @kristincruz and @disneypr to visit Disney Studios in Burbank and watch…

  • Crafts and DIY Tutorials

    The Old Oak Console Table Plans

    You guys! This is gorgeous. It’s probably one of my favorite builds so far. It goes together really quickly – longest part was adding the corbels. This table will go great in traditional, transitional and even modern decor. I just love it, can’t you tell? Please check it out, build it yourself then tell me all about it. Here’s the plan: The Old Oak Console table If you’re looking for the Restoration Hardware weathered oak finish tutorial it’s right here.

  • Crafts and DIY Tutorials

    10 Painting tips I’ve never read anywhere else.

    1. As much as you can, choose eggshell for walls – it looks great and most sample pints are made in that sheen so if you need a small touch up you only have to buy the sample version instead of a quart. 2. When choosing paint you’re going to be buying a bunch of sample paint pints. When you finally land on your favorite color, box it in with the gallon (or two or three) of the same paint you just purchased. Then after well mixed, pour some back into the sample pint container – now you have touch up paint in a perfectly matched shade. 3. To make…