Red Hutch Goes Green

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With baby #2 expected to arrive this month our lists of current projects are coming to a close.  One of the last projects we have is painting our dining room hutch.  This will be the 4th transformation this hutch has gone through since I’ve had it.  It was initially a pinkish pickled wood, then painted […]

Products I Make Rather than Buy


There is something to be said for homemade.  I think everyone is probably aware of the most important aspect which is quality of ingredients.  When food comes from scratch it doesn’t involve those 16 letter words that no one knows how to pronounce.  However, because we live in such a fast paced society, homemade often […]

36 Weeks

36 weeks

Week: 36 Size:  Honeydew Baby’s job this week:  Working on lung development, baby is just about ready to breathe on his/her own.  Kidney and liver are in working order.  Just packing on the pounds! Symptoms:  Swelling has arrived.  I’ve really noticed it in the last week.  I can no longer wear my wedding band and […]

Transformation Tuesday {Master Closet}


This was way overdue.  Prior to this overhaul, Ryan was keeping his clothes in a dresser and the closet in the nursery.  None of his things were in our bedroom which drove me crazy.  However, our closet wasn’t functional and it was a hot mess when we tried having both of our things in the […]

{Emotionally} Recovering from Sam’s Birth


If you’ve followed the blog since Sam, you’re probably wondering what my birth plan is this time around.  If you haven’t, you will want to read this, this and this.  To sum up my first birth, I planned for a natural delivery, end up being 10 days past due and needing to be induced, Pitocin […]