Baby Girl's Nursery

Hi Guys,

I am finally getting around to posting my baby girl's nursery! In case you didn't know about sweet
baby #2, you can see our gender reveal pictures here!

Baby #2 Gender Reveal

We have thoroughly enjoyed having our little princess here! Time is really flying but I couldn't be having more fun enjoying my precious babies. They are such a blessing and I am one happy and very thankful mama.

Let's start with the Crib and bedding since I had the most fun designing that. Thankfully, I have a sweet mother in law who was willing to make my dreams come true with her sewing abilities! :-) We went to Joann's Fabric and picked out the material - so glad I was able to find exactly what I had envisioned!

Rebates on things you already buy...? Yes, please!

Hi guys! Someone recently asked me what my favorite rebate app was and I was genuinely excited to share with them my personal review using Ibotta. Let me preface this post by saying that I have used so. many. different. grocery rebate apps hoping to run across something that worked for me. And not just worked, but that I felt comfortable using and that I felt was worth my time.

Ibotta fit both of these demands. On top of that, it was even easy to use, a completely updated app, and FUN to use. (but more on that... in a bit.) I don't want to be lengthy but, I want to give you a really good idea of how well this app works in case you have wondered yourself. This is NOT a sponsored post. ;)

5 Secrets to Successful Blogging

Happy Tuesday! I hope you all have had a good start to your week and are well on your way to accomplishing everything you set out to do! We are always up to something fun whether it's working in the yard or working on projects indoors! We have all heard, "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today"!

Well, that quote goes for so many areas in our lives. Whether you already enjoy a hobby or want to find your hobby… DO IT and excel in it! Always have the next step for growth planned out and work towards it! I have been busy planning, working, and accomplishing goals and I'll be the first to say that it just feels good to keep crossing tasks off my to-do list!

Today, I want to share 5 secrets to a better blog for those of you who truly enjoy blogging but may feel "...stuck in a rut...", or are asking yourself "where do I go from here with my blog?"

1 easy step to a Clutter-free Home

It's a good day for a good day and I want to make your "good day" an even "BETTER than good day" and with one simple life hack!

One thing I have found that helps me stay sane in the middle of chaos is a clean clutter-free home. Whether the chaos is from one busy week every now and then or simply that you're busy all.the.time. one thing you can do to relieve some of the stress is to keep your home clutter-free!

Busy lives and busy homes become much simpler and less stressful when no clutter is involved! Take it for what it's worth! Try it out and you will be amazed how how much of a difference it will make. Have you heard the expression…


Outdoor Fall Tablescape

Hello Everyone! I have been so excited to create some simple and festive fall tablescapes. With it being so close to Thanksgiving (like, 13 days away from now, kind of close!) and then on to Christmas, I wanted to take a few minutes out to enjoy the fall weather, the falling leaves, and yes, the fall decor. By the way, when you live in Florida you just have to have a different standard for "fall weather".

Anyways, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays and one that I don't want to get past us without slowing down to enjoy it for a little while! One way I did that was to throw together a fall tablescape for no other reason than, just because I wanted to. Here are the results: Fun. Simple. Festive.

$30 Patio Furniture (Before and After)

Hello kind followers,

A couple years ago we got patio furniture from a neighbor who was moving and didn't want to take it with him. He just gave it to us and we were thankful and used it for a couple years… until, I finally got the nerve up to repaint it. (Have I ever mentioned how nervous I get before I paint something? I am always scared it's not going to turn out and I won't do a "good enough" job to keep it afterwards.) 

Basically, the same way I felt before I painted my farmhouse style dining room table. That project  turned out really good though so maybe it gave me a little more courage to take on an outdoor table and chairs. 

Here are the before and after pictures… Luckily my mom snapped this first picture really quick before we completely painted the chairs. 


Beautiful shed for half the price!

Hi friends!

Here is the original post when we started building the shed and now we have the completed project! After building the shed, we realized just how much money we saved by purchasing the materials and building it ourselves. To purchase a shed of this size and quality would have been an outrageous amount. Far more than what we would have wanted to spend. ;-)

My husband is all about quality. If we are working on a project, big or small, he wants it to be done right and have good quality about it. I love this about him, too! It's a huge blessing to have things done right and that will last.

Here are the pictures of the shed. I couldn't be happier for my handsome man and his storage/shed building!

Painting a Farmhouse Table

Hellooo Sweet Friends!! I am so glad to be back here and posting something very exciting for you all to see! It feels like ages ago since I have posted anything and it's not because I have been lazy.. but just extremely busy. With a 1 yr old and a 2yr old (Irish twins) we rarely have a dull moment.

Since both babies are napping right now I thought it would be the perfect time to jump on here and share some pictures of how my dining room table turned out. Let me start by saying I have let fear hold me back on this project for a while now. I just didn't know how it was going to turn out and if I would use the right paint, and on and on and on.. Until finally, I realized this table is UGLY and has GOT to get painted ASAP otherwise it might just end up on the side of the road..

I knew my table had "good bones" and a lot of great potential so it was hard to let it go! 

5 Reasons I use Blogger as my website platform...

Hello bloggers and friends!

This post is for intermediate level bloggers.. It is for those of you who consider yourself to have an average knowledge about developing websites or creating blogs. If you are new to blogging or developing your own website, then please start off with a tutorial on How to create a blog. I may eventually post one myself however, at this point I just wanted to share about why I use Blogger.

"Construction Theme" Birthday Party

Hello Everyone!

Summer is rolling around and I am ready for the outdoor get togethers and fun times spent with friends and family! I love planing and throwing a good party and my sons 1st Birthday Party was NO exception! I planned this party months in advance and prepared as much as I could weeks before just so that I knew it would turn out to be what I envisioned.

My husband is an Electrician so we were trying to tie in the "electrician" theme with "all things construction"! I think the shirts turned out to be a cute idea and I am glad we had them made at the local Vintage Printing Company! You can see all the details about our shirts, in an upcoming post so stay tuned to find out what the backs of our shirts say!!

Now, I've done the hard part planning and designing all the details so that you can copy and modify what I've done and make it ten times easier for yourself for your little one's birthday!