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Snow Storms, Mud, and Missing in Action Contractors

How was that last post for a cliff hanger, eh (remember yesterday's jaw-dropping post)?  Welcome to part 2 of our backyard debacles and the behind the scenes of our big shoot.  I don't want to give too much away because the cringe-worthy details are Read More
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Backyard Debacles

The yard was to be conquered this year!  No more unusable landscaping!  Little did we know, there would be a lot of backyard debacles.  Here's how it unfolded. When we put in our two additions on the back of the home, the original backyard took a Read More
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Our Modern Front Door

I field a lot of questions about our front door.  It occurred to me I never did a post about our door, and sourced it for ya'll.  So, let's do it! The front door replacement was a no brainer.  Unless you like living in a dark dungeon with troll requiring Read More
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Good days and bad

Today was a good day.  I tried to cherish every moment with my girls, enjoyed the highs and brushed off the lows, celebrated small victories and heard "I love you so much mama" so many times I thought my heart might burst.  I felt more like myself today Read More
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5 things you need right now

Hey ya'll, I'm switching things up a little and moving 5 things you need right now to Saturdays instead of Sundays.  And I'm so excited for today's lineup.  It includes some things I can't get enough of currently, and believe me, you need these 5 things. Read More
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5 things you need right now

This week seems to have escaped me and here we are at Sunday again!  I sure do love this weekly roundup of things I'm loving and the 5 things you need right now.  I've had some fun feedback from followers at random places who have said they love the Read More
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5 things you need right now

It's Sunday, which means I'm sharing my list of 5 Things You Need Right Now.  Kicking off my list, my absolutely-do-not-miss-under-any-circumstances sale: the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. If you know me, you know I've been hitting this sale since I Read More
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5 things you need right now

It's that time of the week- 5 Things You Need Right Now - and this week's round up includes something for your eyes and something for your sweet tooth, among other picks.  So let's get started!  TRU Lashes.  Let's talk lashes, ladies.  I Read More
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#Staggreno Backyard Plans

When we laid out what was possible financially and in what timeline with the #staggreno, we knew we would be leaving the backyard out for awhile.  The yard was overgrown and in bad shape to begin with, but after having to rip up the sprinkler system Read More
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Our favorite steak marinade recipe

Summertime means grilling at our house.  A whole lot of grilling.  This is hands down our favorite steak marinade recipe.  After a lot of trial and error, I came up with this steak marinade recipe and we use it again and again and again.  If you're Read More
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