Simple Stone Crock Centerpiece


I probably should stop collecting things. Or should I keep going? I still can't decide. Something I have started collecting lately is antique stoneware crocks. They keep popping up in my life wherever I go & I just love them in all different shapes & sizes. I'm not picky about what they are or how much they are worth, to me they are just … [Continue reading...]

Chalk Paint Bookshelf Makeover


In every furniture makeover post I do I always say how I'm so impressed and amazed by the power of paint. Well, this post is no different. Seriously you can do amazing things with paint! Today I wanted to show you how I brought a pretty "blah" bookshelf & made it "ta-da!" Ok.. that was a really lame way of saying that, but you get the picture. … [Continue reading...]

New Office Sign


There is a wall in our lower level living room that has been bugging me since the day we moved in 5 months ago. It's not anywhere near completion, but I finally have some progress & stuff on the walls so that makes me super happy. I wanted to share my progress with you today & some of the things I have added to the big empty wall in our … [Continue reading...]

Favorite Things Friday


Oh man! Happy Friday!! What a week. Seriously, I know  you know what I'm talking about. I can't seem to get ahead on anything lately. Emails, posts, to-do lists, I am drowning & I'm so sorry if you've noticed I'm falling behind lately, but it happens & one day I will catch up. That will be an awesome day! For now? I'm going to keep riding … [Continue reading...]

Our Move To Michigan – Leaving The Military Life


I am sorry in advance for how long this post is & how it may not make sense to the majority of people reading. It's late & my thoughts are all over the place still about leaving the military life, but I've been asked several times over the past  5 months to share how getting out of the military was for Mr. LMB & I. I say for "us" even … [Continue reading...]

Master Bedroom Makeover Plans

OB-master bedroom makeover

I'm so excited to be sharing these master bedroom plans with you guys today! That means that we are actually going to start decorating our bedroom after 4 months of living in our house. Which also means I might make my bed more often once our room looks all pretty. I mean, it doesn't look bad now, I shared our nightstands [here] yesterday & I … [Continue reading...]

What’s On My Nightstands – Master Bedroom


A few weeks ago I shared what's on my coffee table[s] in a new series I started where I share my ever evolving decor in various places in our home. It's such a fun series to show what's on my ______ [night stands, coffee table, bathroom counters, exd] [fill in the blank with anything in our home] at that moment. I mean we all know my decor is … [Continue reading...]

New [[Old]] Entryway Table


A couple of weeks ago I stumbled upon a little green table. It was at some random garage sale & I kept seeing people walk by it. Is it weird to feel sorry for a table? Well, I felt bad for it & I thought it needed a good home. I loaded it up in the jeep with no plan of what I was going to do with it, but I knew I would find something to do … [Continue reading...]

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...]

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