Easy Dresser Update

This dresser was a happy thrift store find for me – I love the Mid Century Modern look since I was a kid and have incorporated quite a bit of it into my home.  This actually matches a nightstand we have that we found in North Carolina, however it was in rougher shape and neededContinue reading “Easy Dresser Update”

Paper Airplane Mobile

This nifty and very easy to make mobile is now hanging in a corner of the our completed nursery.  Hooray for a finished and lovely space for baby!  I will give you a tour of the rest of his room in due time. To make this mobile I simply found an interesting stick from ourContinue reading “Paper Airplane Mobile”

Bourbon Apple Pie

A looming due date creates all sorts of projects for me – cleaning, organizing, packing hospital bags, readying the baby room, and even baking pies.  Actually, it was not a looming due date that caused me to bake these two pies, but the return of family from out of town.  Eric’s sister and her familyContinue reading “Bourbon Apple Pie”

Finished Toddler Room

I can’t believe is has been a year since we moved to Des Moines from Greensboro.  What a year it has been too!  Things are finally beginning to settle for us as a family.  It is also beginning to really feel like we live in this house as the rooms come together one by one.Continue reading “Finished Toddler Room”

DIY Comic Storage Bin

I have to admit, I had a small heart attack in the storage bin aisle at the store recently.  I have been trying to find ways to wrangle in all of my daughter’s things in her room and playroom.  Bins and tubs just make sense – she is already to trained to put items awayContinue reading “DIY Comic Storage Bin”

Toddler Collage Art + Strawberry Graham Yogurt Pops

Greta and I have both been busy working on collages lately.  Greta has watched me make collages countless times and I haven’t yet thought to have her make her own at home.  I know she’s made them at school, but she blew me away with her collage skills.  Little collage artist in training, I tellContinue reading “Toddler Collage Art + Strawberry Graham Yogurt Pops”