Nursery Decorating Ideas

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Today I wanted to share with you my nursery decorating ideas for the 2nd baby as well as photos of the nursery when Matthew was a baby. Since we painted the room green my plans are to keep it that color and make a few minor changes like the crib bedding, changing pads, curtains and… [Read More]

Tour Through Blogland with Top Notch Mom

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Good Morning, I’m so excited to be a part of the Tour Through Blogland. Kristi from Making it in the Mountains was kind enough to invite me to be a part of this awesome project. Kristi is a new bloggy friend of mine and someone whose DIY projects inspire me to get out of my… [Read More]

What’s In My Bag…

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I am so excited to be a guest contributor for White Lights On Wednesday. When I heard Julie was starting this series I really wanted to be a part of it. Before I had Matthew I carried big purses everywhere, but then came a diaper bag which I usually just threw my wallet and keys… [Read More]

Ikea Vanity Table

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I’ve been a makeup addict for as long as I can remember. I’m pretty sure my parents let me play with make up at a relatively young age, but I guess as an only girl with 2 brothers they didn’t put up much of a fight.  When I was in my late teens I attended… [Read More]

Playroom Makeover

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2014 has been the year of making things happen. We’ve completed the makeover of Matthew’s big boy room and now his playroom. I know some people have mixed feelings about converting a formal front room into a playroom, but it’s really all about what works for you. I was sick of tripping over toys and… [Read More]

Matthew’s Big-Boy Room

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What started off as a few ideas collected onto a board on my Pinterest page, quickly turned into Matthew’s new room. Even though we knew it would be a big change for him to go from his crib in a completely different room to a toddler bed in a new room, eventually it would be for… [Read More]

Ways to stay organized in 2014

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A little over a year ago we purchased our very first house, that meant no more apartment living and a bigger space to call our own. Well more space meant more mess especially with a toddler. Over the past year we’ve added several pieces from Ikea that have helped to organize our living room, kitchen… [Read More]

Weekend Recap

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Holy cow this weekend flew by! I am looking forward to baking cookies this week and wrapping up holiday shopping and present wrapping. WARNING: Photo overload Ready…Set…GO!!! We started our weekend off at the race track   After the track I played Bunco with my friends. It was a 50 Shades of Grey theme….more on that… [Read More]

From Drab to Fab – Office Makeover

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I am so excited to finally share this post with all of you! I’ve been wanting to share our my office/prop room for quite some time now. This is the room I spend way too many hours and late nights in, but I wouldn’t trade it for the world. This is where my creativity and imagination… [Read More]

Toddler Tuesday – Homemade Play-Doh

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Next Monday, September 16 just so happens to be National Play-Doh Day so I only found it fitting to share this homemade play-doh recipe with you. Even though Matthew is still a little too young to play with it, I sure had a lot of fun using cookie cutters to make different shapes with it…. [Read More]

Toddler Tuesday

Looking for something to make Dad for Father’s Day? Well this is perfect for toddlers and kids of any age really. This year for Mother’s Day & Father’s Day, Jeremy & I decided we would make things for each other instead of buying them. Matthew is at a great age now where he can be… [Read More]

The Color Run-Top Notch Mom tips & tricks!

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How could I not share some helpful tips & tricks that got me and my friends through The Color Run? I was so happy that I read some helpful tips & tricks for before and after The Color Run. It was so fun! I would do it again in a heart beat and I was so… [Read More]