Brass Animal Extravaganza: Dwell with Dignity Thrifting Tour

As those of you who follow me on Instagram already know, my brass animal menagerie went through a pretty significant expansion this past weekend. When we heard about the “Thrifting with Tyler” fundraiser for Dwell with Dignity a few weeks ago, my friend Kristi and I signed right up because we love thrifting, days off from children, and long bus … Continue reading

Feeding the Discriminating Toddler

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media® and Lifeway Kefir, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade # This is Abe the first time he tried solid foods, when he was six months old. Yeah. And he STILL won’t eat sweet potato. Sweet potato aside, I wouldn’t exactly call Abe … Continue reading

March AND April in Review

Hey, I kept up my monthly reviews for a whole two months before I fell behind! Things are feeling kind of light on projects around here lately–I feel like with the bathroom tile and Abe’s room and all we kind of started the year with a pace we were unlikely to maintain–but around here we like to call May “Almost … Continue reading

DIY Wooden Cutting Board from Ikea Numerar Scraps

A long time ago, back when no one read my blog, I posted about the kitchen we redid at our old house just before we sold it. We painted the cabinets black (I actually did this with the help of my realtor and some friends while Dave took all the kids to California to visit family) and changed out the … Continue reading