DIY

HOME DEPOT PATIO STYLE CHALLENGE REVEAL (video)

It's here!  Today is the day!  I can finally spill the beans about one of the biggest projects in our renovation thus far-- our back deck makeover. I mentioned a while back that the Home Depot asked me to be a part of their Patio Style Challenge.  They Read More
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RUBY’S BABY DOLL CRADLE (+ winner announced)

Ruby's birthday present from us was a baby doll.  I wanted to get her a doll bed of some kind to go along with it but have you looked into the doll furniture industry as of late?  Holy moly.  American Girl has got quite the business model.  I couldn't Read More
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SUBWAY TILE KITCHEN BACKSPLASH HOW TO

I always knew I wanted a subway tile backsplash in this kitchen.  It's classic and clean and simple and I just knew it would look fantastic after our cabinets were painted. We had already removed our old backslash and prepped the wall.  And by this Read More
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HOW TO ADD MOULDING TO A KITCHEN ISLAND

I hope your Easter was as lovely as mine!  We celebrated with a mini egg hunt in the backyard, lunch with the grandparents on our deck (heaven) and thinking of Christ.  Ruby had so much fun and is coming off a jellybean high.  Here's to a week of healthy Read More
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TODDLER FOOD AND PARTY PACK GIVEAWAY WITH PAISLEY PALOOZA

A great get together is all in the details.  It's the little extras that make all the difference.  I'm always on the lookout for cute party supplies and paper goods and when planning Ruby's party, I wanted something different than the norm, yet practical Read More
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PARTY ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS

Today is the day!  Today my baby girl turns 2 whole years old!  How did this happen?  She is such a joy and blessing in our lives. I'm sharing more details from her birthday party and how I entertained a group of rambunctious kids successfully! Trying Read More
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RUBY TURNS 2: POW WOW BIRTHDAY PARTY

What a lovely weekend we had, celebrating the birth of the center of our universe.  Ruby Sue turns the big two tomorrow (insert crying and denial here) and today I'm sharing her Pow Wow Birthday Party, in all of its toddler craziness/awesomeness.  James Read More
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INEXPENSIVE PARTY INVITATIONS WITH DIGITAL ART

I have a love/hate relationship with invitations.  I want to send guests beautiful, thoughtful invitations via US Mail that set the tone for the party, but I also hate forking out hundreds of dollars for something that will likely be tossed in the Read More
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A WEEK OF BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

It's happening-- this week my baby girl turns the big 2!  I can't believe it's almost here.  I feel like I was just pregnant and I blinked and now she's a teenager.  Ok, not quite, but still.  How did this happen so quickly? Over the weekend we hosted Read More
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5 TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR STUFF ONLINE

Happy Tuesday!  Hope you're having a wonderful week.  We are having downright delightful weather here in Salt Lake City and Ruby can't get enough of it.  She is constantly pointing at the door saying "Out?  Wing?"  That's toddler code for swing. Read More
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