On Beds and Perfectionism

I just diagnosed my husband. We were taking a walk yesterday. First, the back story.  Last year I finally said “enough” and stopped waiting until we own our house to plant some plants in our yard.  I get HUGE enjoyment out of growing things.  I love watching the tiny leaves sprout after spring, I love […]

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Hosting A Girl’s Weekend

I hosted a girls weekend at my house last week and it was pure, unadulterated, 100% enjoyment–even the getting ready for six girls to be at my house all weekend.  I love hosting LOVE LOVE LOVE it.  I try to focus on doing things I like and I try to avoid doing things I hate–even […]

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A Renter’s Laundry Room Makeover

Here’s the current progress on our laundry room.  We added the most functional item to date, the counter top.  This $50 Ikea counter spans from wall to wall so I don’t need to worry about a sock getting stuck in the crack between the washer and dryer.  And we always had a 10 inch gap […]

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How to Make A Custom Silhouette Necklace

I made this necklace back in November. And I never shared it here for a reason I’m kind of ashamed to admit. It’s not perfect. Not even close. And yeah, this entire place is built around the motto “it doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful”. But, it doesn’t make it any easier to […]

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The UnSelfish Art of Being Inspired

 shoes Like it or not, when you write a blog, no matter what your subject, you know ultimately it’s not about you. It’s about the reader.   I’m assuming as a reader of blogs you’ve figured this out too.  Lately I’ve heard people talk about how they can’t read blogs or look at pinterest or read […]

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Why I’m Not Having A Yard Sale This Year

About a year ago I went through a little change of heart when it came to having a yard sale.  Really, the change of heart was more about the things I was bringing into our home.  And embarrassingly enough, it came on after watching a weekend marathon of the show Hoarders.  Most of my married […]

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