I pinned this pin a while ago, and when my dad was in town (like back in August) I put him to work helping me make my very own DIY Home States. And looking back, I pretty sure I need him to get this project done. He uses math… which proved much more helpful than my “eeehh, that looks about right”. I ended doing almost exactly what Ashley did, with just a few differences. I didn’t distress my fence slats,… Read more »

When my mom was in town, we got a little crafty and made fall wreaths. I had pinned these pics earlier, and wanted a very similar wreath. So we stopped at Michaels and picked up a few supplies to make our wreaths: felt and grapevine. I already had the twig wreath and a hot glue gun. And I looooove it! It’s been hanging on my front door since we finished, even though it was in August. It was a pretty… Read more »

Dressing postpartum is by far, much much harder than figuring out what I could stretch over a nine-month belly. My mom passed down some great genes to me which allowed a lot of my pregnancy weight to slip right off. But even with metabolism working on my side, there’s no changing the different body I’m now working with. Pre-pregnancy jeans just fit different, some don’t fit at all. There’s a little extra around my middle that I get to dress;… Read more »

I’m actually shocked we are getting pictures up on the walls, but it really does make me feel more like I live here. If you remember, my husband put up this gallery wall in our old house. That wall really needed something to cover it, and the gallery wall was just that. Not to mention we get to see places we’ve travels and sweet friends. Well, in Colorado house #2, our walls were slightly different. The biggest space of wall… Read more »