Connecting to Happy Places in Your Past: Subway Art

love never fails

Our family moved away from our hometown of Portland Oregon almost two years ago now. I can't believe it has been that long. While we do enjoy where we are in Washington, we can't help but feel a little homesick for what was familiar to us for all … ** Read more **

The Family Room {a.k.a. The Playground}

5147343289_40d20bf21d

It is loud. Chaotic. Things get rumbled. Tumbled. Tossed. Turned. My ears hurt. My eyes wince. My teeth grit. My shoulders tense. My hands cover my mouth so I won't ruin the moment. I smile behind my hand and nod my … ** Read more **

Drumroll….the winner of the
$100 DaySpring Shopping Spree is….

Picture-72

Kate from Life in the Cooper House Happy dance for Kate!! Just for fun, after the winner was selected (from this post!), I went back and looked in my past comments and noticed she had left comments on my blog back as far as 2008! I bet she is … ** Read more **

HomeGoods Mom Cave Winners

Picture-59

It is time to announce those FOUR lucky duck winners who each get to take a $50 HomeGoods card to go shopping for their Mom Caves!! Woot! So excited for these ladies! Please give them a big hi-five! I linked their comment to their blog, if they … ** Read more **

31 Days of Autumn Bliss: Kitchen and Pantry Organization

kitchen and pantry organization

Autumn is the perfect time to get organized in the kitchen. Don't panic, but the holidays ARE coming!   My old kitchen. My last kitchen was much more to my liking than the one I have now. My old kitchen was designed by me, so of … ** Read more **

31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 18}: Refrigerator Chalkboard Frame

DIY Chalkboard for Refrigerator

I've shared a few times about how much I love little chalk or dry erase boards around the house to leave messages or encouraging thoughts for our family. I always have fun each season leaving my "Happy Fall" or "Merry Christmas" messages. Somehow … ** Read more **

css.php