Back to Reality

January 16, 2012 0 Comments

Wow, it was a harsh reality coming home from sunny, warm Florida to a frigid and windy 24 degrees in Pennsylvania! Sheesh! But as much as we treasured our time away, just the two of us, it is really good to be home munching on my little ones, and getting back to the normal routine. […]

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I spy with my two eyes

January 12, 2012 0 Comments

A palm tree. And tropical flowers. Heaven! The husband and I are taking a last minute trip to the Sunshine State with no kids. No. Kids. Amazing. Thanks to our rock star family and friends who are taking care of our little brood, we are enjoying every minute of our little vacay. First up: BEACH […]

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Be Strong

January 09, 2012 0 Comments

I love, love, love the idea of teaching our boys to be STRONG. To take care of others. To push through despite adversity. To be motivated. To challenge themselves. To protect. This is a custom sign that I recently made using an old salvaged barn door that I stained a dark walnut color. I took […]

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The Latest Signs {I’ve Been Busy}

January 06, 2012 0 Comments

My Etsy shop was really busy over the month of December, and it was so much fun creating these signs! I thought I’d show you a few today. Most of these were custom orders that I made out of barn doors, old wood, old cabinet doors…pretty much anything I can find that I think looks interesting. […]

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What I Wore Wednesday {Thrift Store Edition}

January 04, 2012 0 Comments

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s “what I wore” time! This past week has been filled with mostly pjs and not-so-attractive clothing, but I did manage to have ONE day where I put some effort into my wardrobe! The outfit is completely thrifted. Sunday: Yellow top: Plato’s Closet consignment Black cardi: Goodwill Skirt: Goodwill Boots: Goodwill […]

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Fresh, Clean & Simple

January 01, 2012 0 Comments

My motto for 2012. I’m in the middle of changing things up in our home, and I am inspired by white (as always), fresh greens straight from nature, and beautiful old stuff. Here are some images that I’m loving right now, thanks to my Pinterest board. Happy New Year friends!!

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What I Wore Wednesday {Inspired by Pinterest}

December 28, 2011 0 Comments

Pinterest has been such an awesome tool for me to keep my ideas and inspirations organized. It can be addicting and time consuming if you let it, but I’ve found that it’s really helped me lately. I’ve planned meals better, been more organized around the house, and have gotten style ideas that I never would […]

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

December 24, 2011 0 Comments

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from our family to yours! Thank you for taking the time to read this little blog, for your friendship, and for inspiring me to be a better mother, wife, and individual through your sweet comments and emails. This year more than ever, I am […]

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One Year Ago

December 22, 2011 0 Comments

For the past few weeks, every time I would think about this Christmas season I got a knot in my stomach. And I would remember last Christmas. What a tough time that was. Violet was 7 weeks old and caught a cold, which turned into a serious case of RSV/bronchiolitis. When I took her to […]

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I Like Old Stuff

December 16, 2011 0 Comments

I like old stuff and I cannot lie. I think that’s how the song goes. Right? Hee, hee. So, happy Friday people! I’m finishing up my Christmas orders, making granola, starting the laundry, and drinking homemade grape juice for breakfast. So good. I don’t drink coffee (much to my husband’s dismay) but I drink fruit juice […]

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What I Wore Wednesday {Thrift Store Edition}

December 14, 2011 0 Comments

Popping in for “What I Wore Wednesday”! Here ya go! Thursday: Purple top: Ann Taylor Loft Outlet Gray cardi: Ross Flower pin: Amelia’s discount grocery Skinnies: K-Mart Boots: Goodwill Sunday: White top: Goodwill Skirt: Down East Basics Flower pin: King’s Victorian (local shop) Knee socks: Target Boots: Plato’s Closet consignment Happy Wednesday friends!

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Happy Monday!

December 12, 2011 0 Comments

My little Etsy shop has been hopping in the past few months, and I’ve been working a lot, trying to keep up with it. Right now I’m on a time-crunch to get a bunch of signs and artwork orders out the door in time for Christmas. It has been such a joy. Designing, painting, filling […]

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