My Christmas House Tour

Christmas Decorating Ideas and House Tour

Welcome to my Christmas House Tour! I'm so glad you came by today. If you are new here, welcome! We have lived in our house for almost five years. You can read the whole crazy 6 year condensed house tale here in a new post. We recently completed a … ** Read more **

20 Little Attitudes of Gratitude for Your Home

attitudes of gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude Back in 2008 I shared a list of our family's 20 Little Attitudes of Gratitude, things I wanted our son and our family to work on around the home. I've been thinking it is high time we revisit it, both for our own family and to … ** Read more **

Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas {Why I Decorate Early for Christmas}

christmas branch with ornaments

House & Home Just like the fall season at our house, Christmas is a season I like to let evolve slowly and savor each step of the way. That is why I don't adopt the rule that you cannot start decorating for Christmas until after Thanksgiving. … ** Read more **

Valentine’s Day Mantel {and DIY Heart-Felt Banner}

valentine's day mantel from the inspired room

  Valentine's Day Mantel DIY Heart-Felt Garland **supplies ** jute twine felt needle and thread **how** cut out felt heart shapes & stitch edge to twine space about five inches apart   … ** Read more **

All is calm. All is bright.

Jack the Goldendoodle

Because I know you are all wondering how I fared over the weekend (thank you all so much for your support and hysterical comments on this post!), I successfully dug the table out from under the avalanche. Go me! Ironically, as I was taking the top … ** Read more **

After the Christmas Tour. The Unraveling.

diy-christmas-decorating

After the Christmas Home Tour. Sometimes I just have to laugh. Or wonder what is wrong with me. HA! I see so many people with their homes seemingly (still) all decorated ... perfectly, shiny and pretty. They are hosting parties in their homes this … ** Read more **


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