IKEA Changing Table Hack

Parents Magazine reached out to me a while back, asking me to participate in a challenge with four other bloggers-- come up with an IKEA changing table hack and transform it into something with a totally different purpose.  With Ruby's love of art and Read More
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HANDMADE TEEPEE

Hello everyone!  I can't believe another weekend has passed.  I need it to be longer!  We launched into our kitchen remodel and the room is a disaster.  Hopefully we can make the most of our evenings this week (and hopefully Jon's work load won't Read More
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WOODEN PAPER DOLL CHAIN GARLAND

There are few things that get a little one more excited than seeing their artwork displayed.  Ruby is no exception.  She beams with pride when we hang up a picture she colors at story time or nursery, and I want her to know I think her handiwork is Read More
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DIY MAGNET CHALKBOARD

Happy Monday, friends!  Today I'm launching into how I made Ruby's playroom and sharing the first of many DIY tutorials: the DIY magnet chalkboard. Deciding to put a chalkboard in the room was a no brainer.  Not only do I love the way they look, Read More
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PLAYROOM DESIGN PLAN

Life with a toddler is messy.  My family room is being overrun with toys and puzzles and crayons and while much of that is to be expected with a pint sized tornado going non-stop all day, it is partly my fault.  Besides her bedroom, Ruby doesn't really Read More
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MAKEOVER FOR A VERY BORING BATHROOM

The guest bathroom on the second floor of our house needs a makeover.  Badly.  To sum it up, it's just so painfully boring.  Not that a bathroom needs to be all bright colors and bling.  We don't want to blind you while you're in the tub, after all. Read More
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WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW: CORI ROBINSON

Today's WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW feature is a truly special one.  It comes from Cori Robinson, a mother, entrepreneur, blogger, and fashion designer.  Cori and her family recently suffered an unimaginable loss-- their 5th baby, a little girl who Read More
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WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW: NICOLE GONALEZ

I've never met the mother in today's WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW feature, but all I have to do is simply look at her blog or Instagram feed and I can feel the love she has for her beautiful 22-month-old little boy.  I'm excited to share the sweet Read More
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WHAT I HOPE THEY ALWAYS KNOW: STACEY SARGENT

Mothers have all kinds of wishes for their children.  Hopes and dreams and prayers of happiness and fulfillment for the little ones entrusted to their care.  I started writing letters to my Ruby as soon as I found out I was expecting.  I continued Read More
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A MOUNTAIN ESCAPE (+ giveaway winner announced)

I spent the weekend escaping the heat and enjoying the mountain air and cooler temperatures with my little family in Park City.  We ate and swam and laughed and explored with dear friends.  It was exactly what we needed after one seriously stressful Read More
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