Beau’s “Hole in One” Birthday Bash
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Beau’s “Hole in One” Birthday Bash

Every parent has dreams for their child.  Mine involve completely unrealistic expectations of Beau becoming a world-renown professional golfer.  You know, winning the Master’s and all. Okay, so that might not actually happen.  But a mom can dream, right? So in the spirit of Beau’s future on the links, we decked out his first birthday … Continue reading

Blow-In Attic Insulation: READ BEFORE YOU DIY!
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Blow-In Attic Insulation: READ BEFORE YOU DIY!

The upstairs of our house has always been terribly hot and a quick peek inside our upper attic explained why.  It barely had any insulation… and between some rafters… it didn’t have any at all!  After getting a few astronomical quotes, we decided to tackle the project ourselves.  Of course, Joe decided this on the … Continue reading

Hanging Curtains: Professional Tips You Need to Know
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Hanging Curtains: Professional Tips You Need to Know

Long, gorgeous curtains may be my single favorite element of any room.  They instantly add drama and warmth to a space.  However, hanging them always seems to be a bigger pain-in-the butt than anticipated.  I was hanging some curtain rods for our guest bedroom this weekend and figured I’d share a few helpful tips I’ve … Continue reading

Your Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide!
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Your Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

If you haven’t thought about mom yet, you’d better get on it.  Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 11th!  There are plenty of boring old standbys like beautiful flowers and massages.  Trust me, any mom will love either one of those!  However, if you’re feeling a bit more creative this year, here are some more … Continue reading

Shabby Chic Kitchen Renovation, BEFORE and AFTER
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Shabby Chic Kitchen Renovation, BEFORE and AFTER

  It’s amazing to think that our kitchen renovation is finally done!  We’ve been enjoying the finished product for about 6 months now, but with baby Beau hogging my free time, I just now got around to taking some AFTER pictures.  The kitchen renovation was a much longer process than I ever anticipated.  I started … Continue reading

Fashion Friday: Flower Headbands and Floral Crowns for Festival Season
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Fashion Friday: Flower Headbands and Floral Crowns for Festival Season

Festival season is upon us and there’s no hotter accessory than flowers for your hair, thanks in large part to music and fashion muse Lana Del Rey. Whether you go for a headband or crown, bold buds or a simple twist, the floral touch is a perfect accent for your festival attire!  Last summer, my … Continue reading