SkyBell- Video Wi-fi doorbell & giveaway


I would love to be able to share a lovely pretty porch on our house with you today. But that's not the case. As many of you have seen [here] in my post about picking siding, we are completely redoing the outside of our house. This journey is scary and exciting at the same time, you do not want to make a bad decision or regret not going with your … [Continue reading...]

My Marshalls Video


Remember when I went to LA a couple weeks ago? I went with Marshalls to shoot some videos for different commercial work & it was such a fun & cool learning experience. I learned what LA life was like, I learned all the work that went into one tiny 30 second commercial, I learned what life was like on set, I learned that it was tiring, & … [Continue reading...]

Spring Makeover With Lowes


It's finally spring here in Michigan. Some of you may think I'm insane, but I turned the AC in my car on today & I LOVED IT. I was walking outside at 8pm tonight & I was warm.. it's just glorious. Don't get me wrong, I love the coziness of winter & I'm actually thankful we live in a state that there are snowy winters because we get the … [Continue reading...]

DIY Farmhouse Bathroom Vanity Light Fixture


I have been struggling with what light fixture to put in our upstairs bathroom for a while now. I'm actually struggling with the whole space. The bathroom is small & I am trying to maximize the space all while trying to make it pretty. It's coming along, but the light fixture was holding me back. We had a bathroom vanity light from Home Depot … [Continue reading...]

DIY Simple Dining Room Buffet


The transition from military life to civilian life has be a long weird journey. It hasn't been a bad journey or even really a hard one, just different. Our journey really started a year ago this month when we sold our NC home & moved into our NC rental. That's when our journey home to Michigan really started because we cut our big tie to North … [Continue reading...]

Chippy Drop Leaf Table Makeover


About two years ago or so.. maybe even three, I found a lovely antique beat up drop leaf table somewhere in the back woods of North Carolina. This table has been in 3 houses of ours & I loved it in it's raw wood form. I always felt like it had a story. With every scratch, water stain, & dent it told a story of the homes it had been in … [Continue reading...]

Michigan House Update: Picking Siding!!

new house plans

Ok. Maybe this isn't going to be the most exciting post for you so you may be wondering why I used exclamation points in the title. Well, I'm pumped. To the max. Picking new siding means that our 80's tri-level is finally going to start looking decent after living here for 4 months. Everyday when I walk into our house before I enter the door I feel … [Continue reading...]

DIY Chalk Paint Farmhouse Light Makeover


I love a good cheap alternative to anything. I mean who doesn't like to save money? Well, I'm here today to share a hot deal with you. A lot of you have commented on the pendant in our kitchen & we actually bought another one for our guest bedroom this week & I gave it a little makeover so I decided to blog it today because I can't keep … [Continue reading...]

French Blue Dresser Makeover


One of the reasons that I love painting furniture is that I love the challenge. I love the challenge to make the piece look completely different from how it look originally. The power of paint surprises me every time & I think that's  why I love re-doing furniture so much. This past week I got some new Maison Blanche chalk paint colors & I … [Continue reading...]

Favorite Things Friday – A Victorian Cottage


Happy Friday friends! I hope your week was good! I'm so happy it's Friday. The weekends are just pretty rad around here & I hope I get a nap in one of these days haha. I also wanted to let you know how special you are at the end of this week. Your week may have been hard, you may feel like you just aren't good enough, you may feel like you have … [Continue reading...]

What’s On My Coffee Table[s] – April 2015


Hi guys!! Thank you so much for stopping by my little blog today. I don't know about you, but I am one of those people that watches beauty videos on youtube once in a while, I mean, I don't know how to do my eyeliner perfect so I have to watch someone else do it & to teach me their ways! Maybe your makeup is always perfect, but if you want to … [Continue reading...]



We sure do miss that sweet tea sipping state & just can't stay away much longer. It's been 4 months here in the mitten & we are getting that urge to move back to the state we lived in for the first 8 years of our marriage. I mean can you blame us? We have so many memories there, & we feel like NC is just calling our name, but before we … [Continue reading...]

DIY Large Chalkboard – Love The Home You Have


I was recently introduced to a life changing book. You know one of those books that makes you stop and think about something & then rethink that something & then keep thinking about that something. Yah, that kind of book. We all know I'm obsessed with all things home. I think about all things home decor, design, & DIY all day everyday, … [Continue reading...]

Spring Card Catalog – My Neutral Spring Mantel


We do not have a fireplace in our Michigan home. It's never been a priority on our house wants, but when it comes to decorating sometimes I wish we had one. & on some cold Michigan winter nights I think it would be pleasant to have one too, but at the moment this house just doesn't have one. So what do I do? I get creative & make my own … [Continue reading...]

Favorite Things Friday – Beachy Farmhouse Tour


You know those people you see online that share the same taste in home decor as you? Well, one of those people for me is Bre from Rooms For Rent. Her style is cozy, farm house, amazingness. I wish I could visit her home & just admire everything for a full day. I just had to share her today for my Favorite Things Friday because if you don't know … [Continue reading...]

Farmhouse Kitchen Tray


I normally don't blog 5 days a week. I usually take one day off which happens to be Thursdays normally, but this week I just wanted to come on here & chat on my "day off" & share some inspiration. I love blogging so much, I love you guys, & I love talking anything home decor & DIY related so sometimes it's hard to take a day off … [Continue reading...]

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