decorating

The house – Laundry room redo

When we moved into this house it needed to be completely redone, it had been a foreclosure and everything was very builder’s grade and dirty. Paul deployed only about a week after we moved in, so a lot of the remodel was done while he was away and I was trying to fill my time!…

Berries for diner!

We picked a bunch of black berries the other night, and decided that we needed to do something a little different with them (we have been eating a lot of berries!) I decided that it couldn’t be that hard to make up a syrup recipe (I could have googled one, but I didn’t want to…

Happiness is……..

Today I had an awesome afternoon! I got to go to lunch with a friend, do a little sewing, and spend some time tidying around the house. The kids are still at school until the end of the week so I am still alone during the days, but as of this Friday we will officially…

Patio furniture revamp

We got new furniture for our patio this spring, but struggled to find what we wanted! Eventually we settled for a Martha Stewart Living set from Home Depot, the frames were awesome but I didn’t like the fabric at all so we knew right away it was going to be a total recover job. (in…

Summer can’t come soon enough!

I am getting so excited for summer to be in full swing! Our blackberry bush is laden with tons of berries this year, and I can’t wait until they are lovely and deep purple…..mmmm they are saying cobbler a la mode to me! (well they will be anyway) Now if we can just keep the…