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The Evolution of Our Stone Fireplace

One of my favorite features in our home is most definitely our stone fireplace. It is the fireplace of my dreams, and I just can’t believe we have one. I mean I was excited to have the electric fireplace in our first little home, and this is a major step up! When we were building our…

Pallet Headboard Au Natural

When I built this pallet headboard, I had always intended to give it a coat of paint. The thing is, once I had the boards in place, being the natural wood lover that I am, I had to grab a few photos of it. My husband loved the look of the wood- but I painted it…

Joanna Gaines Inspired Pallet Headboard {Tutorial}

Joanna Gaines Inspired Pallet Headboard If you are joining me today via the Remodelaholic Blog Hop- Welcome! I’m so glad you stopped in. Remodelaholic is kicking off Pallet Aplenty Week with a Pallet Challenge that includes myself and 8 other lovely bloggers. There’s also a week long link party, and a bunch more pallet inspiration coming your way…

Life with Littles {One}

I have decided to start a new series, at least I am calling it a series- to document our comings and goings during this season of life. Both for my own record, as well as to share with other mamas who are in a similar life stage 🙂 Most of the time I am sure…

Jord Wood Watch and A Giveaway

This post was created in collaboration with Jord Wood Watches. They provided me with a pretty watch to review, and are sponsoring the giveaway for all you- my lovely readers! Read my full disclosure here. When JORD contacted me about partnering with them by reviewing one of their stunning wood watches, it couldn’t have come at a…

Hello Hello.

If you have been popping by lately- you may have noticed things have been quiet here. I just wanted to let you know that I haven’t dropped of the earth- and will be back with a more regular posting schedule (hopefully!) next week. We have had a pile of weddings, school, and work commitments the…

Flowers for a Little Girl’s Room

When I spotted this painting at a thrift shop, it just spoke to me. I loved the sweet little round blooms, and the short stubby pot. I decided to put it up in my daughter’s room, and I love it there. Year round flowers for a little girl’s room sound about perfect to me. garden…

Cedar Window Boxes {and a tutorial}

Hi Guys! We have been enjoying some really lovely weather, and it has me wanting to spend my days out in the garden. Earlier in the summer I built some cedar window boxes for a few of our larger windows- and I am happy to say there is a full tutorial for you over at…

The Story of Home

“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” -Maya Angelou By the time I was 18 I had moved over 25 times.  After many years of moving around, I found that my heart was unsettled, longing for a place to…

A Look Back, July’s Top Posts

So, I forgot to share my monthly review of July’s top posts. Whoops! I guess I was busy with summer. We have been enjoying the beach, lots of BBQ suppers on the deck, and a morning walk through the garden. Oh the golden days of summer! Here is a look back at July’s most visited posts,…

The Rustic Farmhouse Drop Leaf Table

Earlier this week I shared a photo of a table my husband picked up from the dump. We’ve all seen those 90’s tables, in all their yellowy orange glory, well this one was exactly that. The feet of the pedestal had been chewed by a dog, the table top was in excellent condition though.  I’m calling…

{Thrifted} Farmhouse Finds

I took an unintentional break from blogging over the last few weeks. Matt and I have been doing our best to rest, and spend some quality time with our kiddos this summer, so I guess technology was due to take a bit of a back seat. Which is quite alright with me every once an a…

Relaxed Cottage Garden Table Setting

Sometimes I want to quit everything and become a farmer florist. This morning I ignored the mountain of clean laundry on my bed and spent some time wandering the yard with Fin strapped on my back, clipping flowers and arranging them until they were just so. I felt inspired to create a cottage style garden…

The Summer of Motherhood

Summer is such an interesting season. I love it for the sunny days, warm weather, and the beautiful color, life and fresh air that accompany it. Yet I find we are in such a strange rhythm. It’s hard not to feel as though I have to make the most of every moment before our “freedom”…

Our Zone 3 Perennial Garden and Fire Pit Area

I have mentioned a few times that our perennials have gone crazy this year- so I thought I would share what is thriving in my Zone 3 Perennial Garden- full sun patch! We have had a bunch of rain lately, and things are literally bonkers. This perennial garden is a year old… it’s seriously hard…

In the Shadow of His Wing

The last few hours, days, weeks- my heart is heavy. There is so much turmoil and as my sister put it “the world seems so unstable.” Dallas, Nice, Sudan, a little girl and her mother in our own backyard. A myriad of tragedies that I don’t even know about. The world is a broken place.…

Our Garden Tour, 2016

When I was a girl my favorite game was secret garden. I would play for hours and hours… creating a little world all my own. I think that is part of the reason why I love flowers so much, and the mystery and magic of teeny tiny seedlings growing into bushes, plants and flower blooms.…

Hello, Farmhouse

In case you haven’t noticed I looooooove flowers. I just couldn’t resist snapping a few shots of this sweet little garden arrangement plopped atop my farmhouse hutch. I had about 4 open roses in there, but by the time I was able to take photos they had already sat for a few days and were on their…

MMS White Wax and the Press Back Chairs

If you’ve been following along for a while you might remember the set of 6 press back chairs I scored for $100. They were just what we needed for our family of 5. I recently tested out some white wax on one of them in an attempt to tone down the orange base- without having…

Gingham Stool Cover

You may have noticed this sweet little gingham stool cover from my kitchen post the other day. I was inspired by Miss Mustard Seed’s Ticking Stool Covers, so I used her tutorial to whip up a cover of my own. It’s been a while since I have sat down at a sewing machine, and I…