Tag Archives: Our Home

master closet from scratch

Hey guys! How’s your weekend starting out? I’m finally getting back into the groove, and hopefully I can crank out all the material I’ve been imagining for the last couple weeks before it completely escapes me.  Lucky you! So I … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: november 2014

Happy Weekend Eve! How was your Monday thru Friday? Things were good around here, just enjoying the weather, working for the Man and you know, living life.  We’ve got a birthday party this weekend, I’m meeting up with my mentee … Continue reading

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a case of the lazies

Hi there! How is your week starting out? Yesterday was a little trip through crazy town, trying to catch up with all the stuff I’ve been putting off due to a case of the lazies.  Do you ever get those? … Continue reading

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guest bedroom turned studio

Hey guys! How’s it going? I had a really rough end to my week, so I hope you can forgive me for not checking in after Wednesday.  I won’t get into it, but I’m just really grateful it wasn’t worse and … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: february 2014

Happy Valentines Day!  Sorry, I don’t have a lovey-dovey mushy-gushy post for today.  I’m showing a little love for our garden instead.  I feel slightly guilty telling you all about the gardening and warm weather we have going on when … Continue reading

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organizing the kitchen, one cabinet at a time

So remember the other day when I told you about our cheesy date night? Dang, that would have been a good title for that post… But I mentioned that we cleaned out a couple cabinets in our kitchen, and I … Continue reading

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date night snack-a-thon

Happy day to you! How is life in your neck of the woods? Joe and I are chugging along, living the dream and all. We are still working around the house one small project at a time, waiting to save … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: January 2014

Hello! Not sure if you noticed or not, but it’s winter.  Yeah, I know, SURPRISE! I have some local friends who are rocking the Phoenix winter garden, but I am so totally not.  We had a freeze last month that … Continue reading

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custom DIY pantry just for me-booyah!

OMGeeee I’m so excited to share this post with you! Like, straight up giddy! I got a new pantry, I got a new pantry!! I GOT A NEW PANTRY!! Oh, wait-how YOU doin’, BTW? I hope your weekend is starting … Continue reading

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christmas hangover

I hope you had a great holiday, whichever one you celebrate! And I hope that your holiday got stuck in a time warp and you enjoyed every slow moment of it.  I know I enjoyed mine immensely, just wish it … Continue reading

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memories of Christmases past

Hi! How is your week going? I’m hanging in there, slowly chipping away at my holiday to-do list and looking forward to getting a big chunk of it checked off this weekend! It will be a busy one with our … Continue reading

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Well, hello, November!

Wow. I am so incredibly tired. October was CRAZY!!! We moved locations at work, I visited a vineyard and managed to help with a wedding earlier in the month. We also had our annual Pumpkin Party, my nephew’s birthday party, … Continue reading

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crafting a cloth pumpkin

So, I admit it.  I have a slight tendency to collect decorations.  Birthday party, Pumpkin party, Christmas, you name it.  I store them nice though, OK? Unfortunately, because I hang on to things so long, they start to deteriorate after … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: October 2013

I know we are lucky in Phoenix to have two growing seasons: Spring AND Autumn.  I started seed in September (for that post, click here).  We have babies of mesclun lettuce, cilantro, tomatoes, squash, carrots, snap peas, pumpkin and some … Continue reading

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creating fall curb appeal

Hey there! How’s it going? I’m just chugging along over here.  Trying not to freak out over all the stuff we have going on in the next few weeks.  Mostly succeeding, too! 😉 I thought I’d share some more pictures … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, FALL!

Happy Sunday, everyone! We are enjoying the day by finishing up our Fall decorating, alternating with being lazy on the couch.  Gotta love a little moderation, right? HA! I decorated our front porch for Fall a few weekends ago, but … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall Part Three: Before And After

Happy Autumn! I realize that people living anywhere other than Phoenix may not be as incredibly excited as I am that it is officially the beginning of fall.  This one day is a promise that we might actually see the … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall Part Two: Creating A Gallery Wall Initial

So we are still working on our gallery wall over here. I really like all the cool initials you can buy at craft stores or from catalogues right now, but I’m too cheap to spend the money on one.  Especially … Continue reading

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Gallery Wall Part One: Framing A Keepsake

Hey there! How was your weekend? Are you as sad as me that it is already Sunday night? I had a great time this weekend though.  And even though I didn’t get as much done as I had planned, I … Continue reading

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just a quickie: $5 cabinet organization

Hey there! Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! I am getting back to the routine tomorrow after an extra day off.  Before then, I thought I would share my $5 fix for our overflowing bathroom cabinet and some of … Continue reading

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