Easter Recipe, Decorating and Traditions

I am way behind on my Easter plans. I can use moving as an excuse, though. I think. But my son and I did work on some Easter eggs today so I'm trying to catch up with the holiday! It made me so happy to see his smile when we sat down to make the … ** Read more **

Setting Up A New Life & Home:
Scenes from the Weekend

Creating rooms to welcome new friends... Planning comfortable places for conversation, fun and games... Assembling the memories to make our house a home... Playing together, laughing and learning to skip rocks... Dreaming of many more … ** Read more **

A Beautiful Life: The U-Haul Edition

Just a quick post from me today...we arrived back home in Washington with our 26ft U-Haul, unloaded it and now our 10ft trailer has arrived. Our new house now looks like a furniture store. And that means I can start 'shopping the house'! Oh happy … ** Read more **

DIY: Bed Canopy

Want to make your own bed canopy? We made one for our daughter's room about five years ago and it turned out pretty cute! It also doubled as a creative concealment, as there was an unnecessary and awkward window behind the curtain (I pulled the … ** Read more **

Sweet Idea for Spring (& a giveaway)

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O k, so on Tuesday I published this giveaway post and the only thing that showed up for you all was the photo! No text, no giveaway details, no nothing -- even though I had stayed up late the night before to get it all fancy for you! Nice! So … ** Read more **

A Drive by: Gig Harbor Edition

One of the great things about moving to a new area is I have new territory to explore for my drive bys! I love spotting a charming place, I get so excited! But, since I no longer live in familiar territory, it is a bit harder for me to find these … ** Read more **

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