11 MONTHS IN

this house officially became ours eleven months ago yesterday. we had fallen in love with it 34 days earlier when we threw it in the pile of twenty plus houses to look at and make an offer on in three days. the house was stunningly spacious with it’s open floor plan, high ceilings, and extra rooms for our guests and…

LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC

if you’ve been here for a bit, you know that i am all about simplifying. simplify was my one word in 2014 and it worked. it helped. but.. i am one to have stuff. and i don’t even know what it all is. there are always piles stacking up until they tip over or shirts that haven’t been worn in…

PROGRESS PEAKS: THE AFTER VERSION

so we are about four and a half months in to living here in alabama and i thought now would be a good time to share a little on how our house updates are going. i was going to include before pictures but it’s seriously not that long ago since i shared the before so if you want a before,…

97 DAYS LATER

….and we are thriving in our new home!! shooting a few shots of how we decorated our new space today and tomorrow and will be sharing on the blog later this week!

AN AIR MATTRESS STORY

our first home was a teeny little guy. it was the perfect bite sized home for our little bite size family. it had three bedrooms; a master bedroom (there was nothing master about it), addison’s bedroom – slightly larger than a walk in closet, and our office/catch all room which was where we pretty much stored all my clothes and…

SUCCULENTS IN THE HOME

image: design sponge i’ve been a big fan of indoor simple plants since i moved in to our previous house four years ago. i was completely intrigued with people who could keep those gorgeous potted beauties alive and always thought if only i could. well i never knew if i could because i never tried but lately they’ve been on my…

A MOVING STORY: PART THREE

for the three nights after that we stayed at my in-laws place while they were out of town then moved to a hotel downtown. it was really weird living in a hotel in your hometown but it sort of felt like a staycation (even though i was still going to work everyday). i definitely didn’t hate it though. my last…