A Very Merry Christmas Home Tour

Whoo hoo! Christmas Tour post day is here! I love Christmas! And, because of this love of Christmas, I’m excited to be joining in on the A Very Merry Christmas Home Tour, hosted by Carrie at Lovely, Etc. More than 30 bloggers have participated, with tours posted throughout the week. If you’ve landed here from one of the other blogs … Continue reading

Dare to Entertain: This Year’s Woodland Animal Holiday Table

It’s Dare to Entertain week at the Dare to DIY link party, hosted this week by Michelle at Decor and the Dog! Today you get another post that’s mostly pictures and not nearly as many millions of words as I usually throw in, for three reasons: 1. We were really busy daring to entertain my in-laws all last week 2. … Continue reading

Woodland Animals Banner: Dare to DIY

This week’s Dare to DIY theme is Be Thankful, and you know what I’m thankful for? Woodland animals. Because they are adorable. (Really, this week I’m thankful that we appear (knock wood) to be ALL DONE WITH DIAPERS around here. That’s right: my just turned 22 month old is a potty training prodigy. At least compared to his brothers. Nothing … Continue reading

Our Basement Movie and Game Room: Fall in Love

We had six weeks to finish a room in our basement as part of the Fall In Love series with 17 other bloggers….and the big reveal day is finally here! Room makeover deadlines are funny things. It became clear pretty quickly that there was no way we’d really be able to finish finish the basement room, so it was more … Continue reading

Halloween Pics and Fall in Love week is HERE!

Our weekend was busy and fun and productive, and it always makes me happy when we hit on all of those things. Well, I mean, not busy is nice, too, every once in awhile. Maybe we can have one of those NEXT weekend. And then probably not again until after Christmas. On Halloween, I came downstairs to find Milo and … Continue reading

Basement Updating: Reality Check Time

We’re finishing a room in our basement as part of a Fall In Love room makeover collaboration with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers. Read more about it and find links to all the other bloggers here. We have ONE more weekend before I’m supposed to show you all my amazing finished basement. I would like to be completely honest … Continue reading

Halloween House Tour

So today I’m doing my first ever holiday house tour, along with five other fabulous bloggers. Thanks so much to Stephanie from Sandpaper and Glue for putting this together. Make sure to check out all the other tours after you take a look at mine; I’m really excited to see what everyone else has done–Halloween decorations are my favorite! Until … Continue reading

Whitewashed Plywood Plank Wall: Finally Starting the Fun Parts!

We’re finishing a room in our basement as part of a Fall In Love room makeover collaboration with a bunch of other fabulous bloggers. Read more about it and find links to all the other bloggers here. At least Dave thought this part was fun. I guess I found the whitewashing part that I did pleasant enough, but mostly I … Continue reading

Halloween House Tours and 50 Questions

Two things today (or maybe 51 things). First off, an announcement: next week, on Monday, October 20, I’ll be doing a Halloween House Tour along with these other bloggers: I’ve never done a holiday/seasonal house tour post before, and Halloween seemed like a good place to start. Because it’s fun and there are gold snakes. Well, I have gold snakes. … Continue reading

Fall in Love: Basement Movie/Game Room

  This is pretty exciting, right? I and those seventeen other bloggers up there are all going to be doing room makeovers of spaces in our houses that are currently hard to love. We’ll talk about them and share progress over the next six weeks and then all the big reveals will be coming to you the week of November … Continue reading