Creative Stuff, DIY

DIY Kitchen Sideboard Refinish

Kim / July 31, 2018

You guys…I’m pretty excited to share today’s post with you!  I have always had a thing for making something old and tired look new and this project is all about that! Earlier this summer, I decided I wanted to get rid of my small kitchen table (that had seen better days) and replace it with something that had a smaller…

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Unicorn-Themed 1st Birthday Party Invitation

Kim / June 25, 2018

                            My niece, Kinsley, turns one in early August!  And, because I’m such a nice aunt and sister, I’m putting my party-planning skills to use to create a super fun unicorn-themed birthday party for her. As I think I’ve mentioned, I believe that the invitation sets the…

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DIY Essential Oil Salt Scrub

Kim / March 18, 2018

  I love bath and body care products.  But let’s face it, they can be expensive, and the list of chemical ingredients in commercial products is certainly a concern.  Over the years I have experimented in making my own cold-process soap, lotion and fragrance mists, all with pretty good success. One of my favorite bath products is salt scrub.  I…

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Creative Stuff, Family Fun

Butterfly Birthday Party Recap

Kim / February 26, 2018

Well, the big day came and went, two weeks ago to be exact!  Our sweet Sadie’s first birthday party was a huge success.  About 65 of our family and friends came out to celebrate our little girl’s VERY BIG DAY!  So without further ado, I’ll share some photos of our youngest child’s official graduation to toddler status! I hope you…

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Creative Stuff, Family Fun

Butterfly Themed 1st Birthday Decorations

Kim / January 31, 2018

In less than two weeks, we will host our baby girl’s first birthday party.  It’s such a bittersweet milestone – it’s been a great year watching our sweet Sadie grow and thrive.  We greeted each new development with so much enthusiasm, mixed with just a tiny bit of sadness that the tiny newborn we brought home from the hospital was…

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Industrial-Look Bathroom Shelves

Kim / January 17, 2018

Our house is a cozy mid-century modern ranch in a quiet neighborhood.  My husband and I bought it from my grandmother when we got engaged and we’ve spent the last 11 years remodeling, upgrading and making it our own. It sits on a nice level lot with a six-foot privacy fence, which is perfect for our two very active sons…

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Butterfly-Themed 1st Birthday Party

Kim / January 4, 2018

In our family, first birthdays are a BIG deal, in the most literal sense possible.  My husband comes from a HUGE family and it’s tradition to invite the entire extended family to celebrate the child’s first birthday.  For both of our boys’ first birthdays, we rented a hall, planned a huge buffet of food and went all out for invitations,…

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