Easy Flowy Pants

When you find an adorable skirt at Goodwill and your child says they would be the perfect soft material for pants, you make a pair of easy flowy pants! I have the child that is extremely picky about what pants she wears. They have to be made out of the perfect soft material, with just … Read more

Picture Ledge

We are so fortunate to have so many windows in our current house. SO MANY! It’s even nicer that our house is secluded enough to not need window coverings. When we first purchased our house, it had yellowed 1990’s blinds, complete with 1990’s teal curtains. We also have lovely teal carpet. With all that teal, … Read more

DIY can lights

In the last place we lived, we had a fireplace with a giant mantle. It was the perfect place to set decorations, but it was in the corner, without any lights. The whole point of putting out decorations is for people to see them, right? I looked at several perforated can lights to buy and … Read more

stainless steel pendants

Stainless steel pendants have officially replaced the old heavy stone pendants. Hooray for no more knock outs with 5lb. light covers! The house happened to come complete with these lovely stone like pendants over the kitchen prep area.  I didn’t want to take them out completely because I liked the extra lights, but one of … Read more

box play kitchen

Who knew car seats come in car seat shaped boxes that can easily be converted into a cardboard box play kitchen? Not me. I knew the time for a bigger car seat would come sooner or later, but it seems like it just happened overnight. Last month big sis was a few inches from the … Read more

raised planter

Installing a raised planter was a quick way to make a little improvement in our yard, while we began the very SLOW process of planting grass. When we first bought the house, the previous owner did have one wanna-be rosebush in an almost planter. Almost…see? Who doesn’t want a puny rosebush surrounded by laminate flooring? … Read more

hanging baby toys

Hanging baby toys can make any space more fun. At 3 months old, big sis decided she wasn’t going to sleep in her cradle anymore. It was a very pretty wooden cradle made by my grandpa, that has been passed through the family for the last 25 or so years. So in an effort to … Read more

gift bag art

An unused gift bag is the perfect budget friendly wall decor. Gift bag art is super simple to make and costs absolutely nothing, if you already have a frame. Upon the arrival of big sis, the nursery was more of a guest bedroom while we were waiting to get carpeting installed in the actual guest … Read more