Fresh Christmas Wreath {DIY}


I love the Christmas season.  Everywhere you go is decorated so beautifully that you can’t help but be in a jolly mood.  So it’s no surprise I want our house to have that same feel.  Our fireplace doesn’t have a mantle {yet} and it looks so empty and sad.  Ryan actually prefers its minimalistic look […]

Transformation Tuesday {Family Room}

ba family room

As I was putting together the pictures for our family room, it really hit me that the majority of our time was spent in this room, as it by far required the most work.  Let’s start with the before pictures: The walls were covered in wall paper, there was a ceiling fan and a light […]

23 Weeks

23 weeks

Week: 23 Size: Grapefruit Baby’s job this week:  Baby is starting to pack on the weight.  He/She can also hear much more from the outside world such as cars honking, my voice and I’m sure rowdy Sam’s. Symptoms:  I’ve been pretty cramps lately.  I’m pretty sure I’m not drinking enough water, working on fixing that. Sleep:  Lately… like a […]

Transformation Tuesday {Vintage Record Console}


For this weeks transformation, I want to share with you a piece of furniture Ryan refinished overhauled.  Ryan happened to be home from work one Friday morning and across the street our neighbors had just started their garage sale.  A piece of furniture caught his eye from the comfort of our living room window.  He went […]

22 Weeks

22 weeks blog

Week: 22 Size: Papaya Baby’s job this week:  Breathing in and out amniotic fluid and practice swallowing. Symptoms:  Definitely feel more out of breath this week.  Baby is starting to move up! Sleep:  It’s hit or miss.  If I wake up in the middle of the night it’s really hard for me to get back to sleep. Maternity Clothes:  Get […]