Happy birthday Mister!! (I almost exclusively call him Mister, and he calls me Wife or Mash :) ). Today is Mike's 30th birthday and I can hardly believe it! THREE-ZERO! He and I met when he was twenty and it's crazy to think that was already ten years ago. The four photos above are a pretty accurate reflection of how happy he has made me in those ten years. And to express those smiles in words, I … [Read more...] about Look Who’s Thirty + 10 Things
If your're looking for the best affordable inflatable SUP (Paddle Board), then you've come to the right place! This post is not sponsored - but I've been really enjoying the Aqua Marina Vapor Inflatable SUP - $269 (Amazon) and wanted to share my honest review. Every summer we escape to the nearest lake to soak up some sun. Although we don't have a boat, we make up for it with water … [Read more...] about The Best Inflatable SUP (Paddle Board) For Your Money 2019
Under & Over Cabinet Lighting Tutorial I am happy to share that today I am offering a how-to-guide for the first project of our budget kitchen makeover series: cabinet lighting! (Checkout the final reveal here!) See how we transformed a dark and shadowy kitchen into a well lit and cozy space with this 30 minute DIY cabinet lighting project! (Affiliate links are provided below for … [Read more...] about How to Add Cabinet Lighting On A Budget (in Just 30 Minutes!)
Use these 3 tips to create a beautiful gallery wall of your own. Plus grab the FREE printable at the bottom of the post! Choose your layout This might seem a little obvious, but I have found that this can be the most challenging part of creating a gallery wall. I think a lot of people really over-think this step. So my tip here is to decide between one of two layout options: 1) … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Creating a Gallery Wall + FREE PRINTABLE!
When I was coming up with the design plan for our patio makeover, I had a hard time finding the right rustic coffee table. I wanted something fairly rustic, yet modern and not too big, but not too small. Oh and it needed to be under $100. If you're thinking those three things are rare to find all in one piece of furniture, you are most definitely right! Since we do all of our home projects with … [Read more...] about How to Build a DIY Rustic Coffee Table
It is finally here - our small patio makeover reveal day! We have been hard at work turning our patio into the perfect spot to relax after a long summer day. It took me awhile to come up with a design plan for this space because there wasn't a lot of room to work with. But I came across this post from one of my favorite bloggers, Lauren at Blesser' House, and instantly I had new hope for our … [Read more...] about Small Patio Makeover – On a Budget
Summer is all about soaking in rays of sunshine, eating BBQ food and frozen Popsicles, and enjoying the easy-breezy relaxed feeling of the long warmer days. I like to carry that relaxed vibe into the home by choosing a few no-fuss decor pieces and styling them in a way that is simple and functional. (Affiliate links are provided below for convenience. For more information see my … [Read more...] about 4 Summer Decor Trends You Should Keep All Year Long
Happy 4th of July!! Sending so much love to all who give us our freedom!! I am so proud to be an American and truly love living in this country. We are celebrating with a 4 day camp trip where we can get away and enjoy each other's company (including our dog, Sage, of course ;) ). There's just something about camping that makes you really appreciate the beauty and simplicity of nature. I love … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day!