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  • How to Make Your Own Bath Bombs

    One of our family’s very favorite traditions is our children’s own gift exchange! Each year my kiddos pick a gift to make their siblings. It’s great because it encourages me to spend…

  • Lemon Bread

      Lemon flavored things are my favorite (RIP, LEMON YOGURT!) and this year I thought I would share my favorite lemon bread with some dear friends and clients! To finish off the…

  • Road Trip! 2018 Trek Through New England, Part 1

    Last summer’s two-and-a-half week expedition throughout the Midwest was so successful, we decided to load up the minivan again and travel north to New England! On the first day of summer, we…

  • Anything That Grows

    An ancient Chinese proverb says, “If you have only two coins, with one buy bread and with the other buy lilies”.  From an early age, my mother taught me these simple lessons about…

  • Our House was in a Magazine – And here’s what I learned!

    Five years ago, we found a fixer upper in a beautiful neighborhood and fell in love. Thus began the story of our current home. We put an offer on the very day…

  • Road Trip! A Summer Family Travel Guide

    Happy New Year! New Beginnings are my favorite. I love the hope, possibility, and fresh starts that a new year affords. It’s hard to believe that with these expectant feelings comes the…

  • Color Combo Crush: Pink & Green

    It’s not that I am over Christmas. But the 2 weeks of early December intensity means “YES!” to SO many hours of parties, shopping, wrapping & decorating that by this point I…

  • Your Guide to Garland

    It’s that time of year again – and we waste NO time getting our house decked out for the holidays! This year, our decorating was waylaid by a round of stomach bug…

  • Door Upholstery, 101

    Fall has been surprisingly busy season so I have so much to share! I guess I’ll start with a little teaser of a project we are hoping to finish up on Monday,…

  • A Pink Thanksgiving

    I consider myself a traditional risk taker – either that or a risky traditionalist, depending on your perspective. In either case – I am someone who absolutely loves Thanksgiving. There are no…