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For the two years that we have lived in our home, I have gone back and forth and back and forth again over whether I should paint the kitchen door. This weekend, Jim was out of town, which is always classic “Courtney starts a project” time. So, I quickly polled my instagram and facebook groups […]

Home Tour, Our Home

February 26, 2018

Our Kitchen Door Paint Makeover!

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Recently, Jim left for a five day business trip to Las Vegas. For some reason, while he was gone, I decided that it was time to start the post Christmas/year of pregnancy and new baby accumulation decluttering. I’ve been following Ann Marie for years now, so she was the first place I went to when […]

Our Home

February 19, 2018

40 Bags In 40 Days

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You can see last year’s Christmas Home Tour HERE  I mentioned in my Christmas Decor post that we really don’t have a lot of Christmas decorations. It seems like I’m always drawn to little nic nak type items(who isn’t??) but those things don’t really fill up your space like investing in some bigger, fuller decor […]

Home Tour, Our Home

December 22, 2017

Christmas Home Tour 2017

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rug / wreath / light fixture / tassel pillow We were so very excited to pull out all of our Christmas decorations to get our home completely in the mood of the holiday season! Even though we hosted Thanksgiving this year, we are going to be gone over Christmas, so we decided to decorate early […]

Other, Our Home

December 11, 2017

Christmas Home Decor Favorites

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It’s hard to believe that we have almost reached the end of the year(and the budget- ha) but I thought it would be fun to put together a little before/after house post to share how we did with our house goals for 2017! Here we go! The Kitchen The before: For 2017, our kitchen to […]

DIY, Home Tour, Our Home, Projects

December 1, 2017

House Goals For 2017- Updated List!

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Finn’s Cactus Baby Nursery was featured on Project Nursery, What Little Wonder and What To Expect! I am so very excited to finally share Finn’s cactus baby nursery reveal with you today! (All links are listed at the bottom of the post!) I still have a few small odds and ends to add to this space to […]

Finn, Home Tour, Our Home, Projects

September 11, 2017

Cactus Baby Nursery Reveal!

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Our kitchen was featured in a post on 50 kitchen cabinet ideas! While the girls and I were away in sunny Arizona, Jim was busy figuring out how to plank a ceiling and build a faux beam for our kitchen! As I’ve said before, I’m a terrible DIY blogger. Try as I might, I’m just not […]

DIY, Our Home

July 28, 2017

How To Plank A Ceiling & Build A Faux Beam

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