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Welcome to A + Life!

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Back in April I shared all of the kitchen updates we had been working on(notice I say “we”. I’m sure Jim would beg to differ) in our house. You can read that post HERE if you haven’t already! I got quite a few questions in the comments section and a few emails afterwards as well, […]

DIY, Our Home

May 27, 2015

Kitchen Makeover FAQ

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Many moons ago, when I first started talking about Mabel’s nursery plans, I mentioned that she had this disaster of a closet that we needed to take care of. The shelving was inefficient, I needed to go through Abigail’s tubs of clothes to see what would and wouldn’t work, and without any plans for a […]

DIY, Miss Mabel, Projects

May 12, 2015

The Closet Jim Built

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I know that I’ve mentioned a few times around here that I have an awesome group of friends who regularly get together and have Pinterest parties. It’s a super fun concept and you can read more about how we do it in this post! Normally, everyone leaves with gifts, but for April’s Pinterest party the […]

DIY, Miss Mabel

April 27, 2015

A Pinterest Party For Babies

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Well y’all, I’ve got something that I really want to show you! We’ve been working on this project since February and it is finally(mostly) completed! I wavered back and forth on how to break this post up into different parts so that it wasn’t so big and overwhelming, but frankly, with the open layout of […]

DIY, Home Tour, Our Home, Projects

April 13, 2015

Our Home Makeover & Update Reveal!

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In my recent post discussing all of my plans for Mabel’s nursery, I realized that 1) I never did a post about Abigail’s nursery and 2) I never did a post about her big girl room either. So, today is going to take care of that! Drumroll please….. Here is Abigail’s big girl room! So, […]

Abigail, DIY, Home Tour, Our Home

February 16, 2015

Abigail’s Big Girl Room

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This last Saturday, the miracle of miracles finally happened. I walked inside and shopped at IKEA. The woman, the blogger, the tight wad, the decorator, the mother, the minimalist, all of these things that I am, practically passed out in delight at the wonder and magnificence of actually getting to go and actually getting to […]

DIY, Our Home

February 9, 2015

My First IKEA Experience

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When we first found out we were expecting another baby last fall, one of the things I started thinking about was- “Oops. Guess we shouldn’t have sold all of our baby stuff.” But really, at the time, we had IF/IVF treatments to pay off and a new to us car to pay off and no […]

DIY, Our Home, Projects

January 28, 2015

Mabel’s Nursery Plans

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