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Welcome to A + Life!

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As I’ve mentioned before, I feel like I truly am the world’s worst DIY blogger. I do plenty of fun things around here but never think to take any pictures until the project is done. And well, that just doesn’t make for a super fun read. So, anyway, I really AM going to try harder […]

Our Home, Projects

February 1, 2016

The Kitchen Corner Cabinet

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I mentioned recently how in our last home, our 39 inch TV was way more than adequate for our cute little corner cabinet entertainment center. Then we moved into our new home in December and excitedly hung our TV up on a wall mount above our new to us fireplace annnnnd, huh. Kinda small.   […]

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January 28, 2016

The TV Upgrade

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Last fall I shared a home tour with y’all and it is absolutely bonkers to me how different our house looks now! We have had so much fun doing little projects here and there making our house more and more our style and learning how to do all sorts of fun DIY projects like lighting, plumbing, painting, […]

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September 2, 2015

More House Sprucing

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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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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 […]

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April 13, 2015

Our Home Makeover & Update Reveal!

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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 […]

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January 28, 2015

Mabel’s Nursery Plans

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Recently, Abigail and I were talking a walk through our neighborhood and I noticed a house with shutters. I thought to myself, “Goodness. Those shutters are SO faded. They really should do something about them.” And on and on and on I thought to myself. Then, the more I thought about it the more I […]

DIY, Projects

May 31, 2013

How to Paint Shutters Tutorial

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