Living Room Mood Board Courtesy of The Decorista (aka design genius)

Living Room Mood Board Courtesy of The Decorista (aka design genius)

Ashlina, of the Decorista just sent me the mood board for our living room design and I’m so excited to see all of this come together in real life. We are getting very very close. I love that she chose lots of affordable pieces that are timeless and fit our style perfectly. More to come(…)

GoPro Hero + LCD for Father’s Day

GoPro Hero + LCD for Father’s Day

I’m so excited to have recently joined the Best Buy Blogger Network and to share the launch of the GoPro Hero + LCD with all of you. Like most parents, we are constantly taking pictures and videos of our kids. And while our phones are great for that because we always have them handy, the(…)

Dream Home In the Works

Dream Home In the Works

Richard and I have never been all that picky when it comes to where we live. We’ve opted for cheap places with awesome locations for most of our relationship and as many of you know, we didn’t hesitate to sell all of our things in order to travel around in an RV. But now that(…)

Learning to Let Go

Learning to Let Go

My husband, Richard, has been staying home with the kids since we relocated to Austin and I’m slowing learning to let go and find my role as the secondary parent. I’m so lucky to have a father for my kids who is so excited to be a Dad and pretty damn good at it too. He(…)

The Importance of Routine

The Importance of Routine

Last night Richard and I had a long talk about how our life feels really out of control right now which is to be expected after moving cross country, starting a new job, buying a home and everything that comes with all of those huge milestones. We realized that we never have the same schedule(…)

Under Stairs Reading Nook Inspiration

Under Stairs Reading Nook Inspiration

Our new house has a coat/storage closet under the stairs and while it would be easy to stuff all of our Christmas decorations and winter coats in there, we’ve decided to make it a special reading nook/quiet time area for the kids. Young children love small spaces where they can feel really safe and secure(…)

First Project in Our New Home

First Project in Our New Home

There are so many projects we want to tackle in our new house. Even though it was built only 9 years ago, the previous owners lived in it really hard and didn’t seem to make any repairs or improvements the entire time they lived there. One of the grossest things moving in was how filthy the(…)

Boy/Girl Shared Room Inspiration

Boy/Girl Shared Room Inspiration

In our new house we’ve decided to have the kids share a room. Richard initially did a bunch of research about all of the benefits of kids sharing a room and while I first thought he was crazy, I was quickly on board and we decided to give it a try. The kids (3yo and(…)

A Vintage Couch to Swoon Over

A Vintage Couch to Swoon Over

Moving into our new house we basically had zero furniture. We had beds and dressers and that’s it! So naturally, I started scouring Craigslist for sweet finds and yesterday this amazing vintage sofa became ours… for $40!!! I can’t wait to have it reupholstered and share the final product on the blog once our living(…)

Homeowners

Homeowners

Last weekend we moved into our house and are finally homeowners! It was a loooong process with a few hiccups but we are so happy to be all together under one roof. Our closing date was originally scheduled for March 20 and then got postponed to the 25th and then got postponed again to the(…)

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