Kitchen Lighting Refresh Ideas

After completing our recent master bedroom refresh, I have the design bug to keep on going! This month, we will have been in our house for five years, and with that, I am feeling the urge to freshen up some of our spaces! We designed this house a year before we moved in, so in six years my taste has changed a bit. Plus, with kids running around now I have them to keep in mind when making my current design decisions. 

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Under the Sea Mermaid 4th Birthday Party

Although I have enjoyed helping my daughter pick out her birthday themes so far, it is even better having her tell me what type of party she would like to have so I can help maker her dreams come true! When she requested an Ariel, Little Mermaid party this year, I didn’t hesitate to run with it! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know my little girl has been obsessed with Ariel since early this year. I too, have been an Ariel fan since I was young and have to say I LOVED every minute of planning this party for her! To make decorating and finding items a little easier, I suggested to Miss Lace that we do a mermaid theme with a splash of Ariel (pun intended :)) and she agreed! Continue reading

What Parents Really Need // Baby Registry List

I remember the instant we found out we were pregnant; I couldn’t wait to get going on shopping for all the wonderful items that I thought I needed before our daughter arrived. Nine months spent preparing for the little bundle of joy that would later join us; picking out items for her, which turned out to be even more fun than I had expected it to be! I was spending money on all the cute things that caught my eye for her and it didn’t take long to quickly fill up her closet and dresser with all the stuff that I thought she needed.

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Big Girl Room

I’m finally sharing all the pictures and details from my daughter’s nursery turned ‘big girl room’! It actually turns out that I snapped these pics late last August with plans to post them last fall on the blog, but with the whirlwind of life (going back to work, celebrating my son’s first birthday, going away on vacation, etc. which you can read about here) I completely forgot about sharing them… whoops! Continue reading

Making Change For 2019

I spent time thinking about the things I wanted to change in early January and after some time with my own thoughts (usually in the shower because it’s quiet there and I don’t have children near me when I get ready in the mornings haha), I decided to create what I call a ‘monthly meeting’ with my husband. If you read my last post: Goals For 2019!, you’ll know that things weren’t going the way I had wanted them to during fall, and I knew I needed to make some changes. So on every 1st-ish of the month, my husband and I have now decided to carve out time in our calendars to sit down together, have a monthly meeting and create a plan for that upcoming month. Continue reading