We’re celebrating Earth Day by creating an edible herb, veggie and fruit garden in the backyard. Check out our progress and cross your fingers that we don’t kill the raspberry bush!
We’re over the moon for this fantastic chair makeover. Here’s Vanessa’s letter: I read your blog daily and just wanted to send you a link to a project I just completed. It was inspired by your recommendation of this Target chair during their Home Design Event… … a few months later I came across a chair at my FAVORITE second hand store, Second Thyme Around in Manhattan, KS. I liked the lines and thought, maybe this could be my first foray into reupholstery. I read about reupholstering on the internet and then I bought the chair for $25. Using multiple coupons for Hobby Lobby and Joann’s, I bought all the supplies I needed. Every single
I’ve often heard the phrase “things are as easy or as hard as you make them” and if you stop and think about it, it really makes sense. So as I go about my day I often think “am I making this harder than it needs to be?” or “is there anything I can do to make this easier/faster/more automatic/less annoying?” Thinking like this over time has actually helped us to develop a few systems and habits that help our house feel a bit more like it’s working for us. As most people know, I’m sort of a freak about organization, but I just find that it’s often the key to being efficient, knowing where