Bedroom Update & West Elm Crush

I have a story about how things are not always as they seem… You see. Our bedroom looked really good the last time I showed you. But the truth about that gorgeous blue Anthropologie comforter wasn’t quite as pretty. It pulled apart easily, had loose threads everywhere (I had to repair it several times), had…

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This Little (Inexpensive) Light Of Mine…

You may have the same problem I have. Boob lights. You know the ones. These. That is the official DIY blogger term for these simple flushmount lights that are so popular with builders and budget renovations. I get it, they are cheap and they get the job done. But they are so not awesome. And…

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A wreath for all seasons.

Nothing dresses up a door better than a wreath, and I love reflecting the changing seasons with a seasonal wreath. There are so many ways to make a wreath, and I love elaborate wreaths like this one, this one, and this one. I mean that, succulent wreath is to die for. But sometimes you just…

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2013 Blog Favorites

I wanted to do a sentimental post recapping my thoughts and feelings about 2013. But I’m having a hard time processing it all. It was a year of learning, and a year of everything and not much at all. It was my first full calendar year as a wife, and my first time to own…

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Where To Shop Houston (Guest Post)

Today’s guest blogger hails from my home turf–Houston, TX. We met at the Young House Love forum where I did a shout out to bloggers who might be interested in participating in the Where To Shop post.Meet Jessica Brogan. Be sure to visit her blog at The Reinvention of Jessica I try to be a…

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Where To Shop Jacksonville, Florida (Guest Post)

WhereToShopJacksonville Welcome back to “Where To Shop.” This next post is from a fellow blogger out in the sunshine state. She contacted me about contributing to this little series, and I know quite a few people in Florida, so hopefully this will help you figure out where to shop for your next Christmas present or…

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