Farmhouse Night Stand for a Boys Room

Hey there!  I took a little break from the Christmas craziness and finished a pair of night stands that I have been working on for my 11-year-old son. I got the plans for free over at Ana’s.  I built two for about $70.  I did spend about $20 on the pulls because I LOVE them.  {…Read More…}

Sip and See with my Silhouette!

Hey guys! We celebrated baby Brooks this last weekend with a Sip and See.  I had so much fun decorating the place using my new Silhouette Cameo, and I wanted to share some of it with you guys! We cut a fun banner using some different shapes all found on the Silhouette software! Ties… Tricycles {…Read More…}

Free Closet Storage Shelves

Hey guys!  I am so excited for Thanksgiving and Christmas!  This is my favorite time of year but one thing always comes to my mind about this time….SPACE!  My boys closets are cluttered and there is no where for the clutter to go…UGH!  I have been working on their closets here and there but I {…Read More…}

The New Nursery Plan

Hey guys!! How is everyone?  I am back in business!  I was surprised 3 weeks ago to meet my new little guy.  He was actually due this Thursday, the 10th.  He had a much different plan!  So, for those of you that haven’t met him just yet… Meet Brooks! He is wonderful and healthy and {…Read More…}

DIY Photo Canvas

Hey there!  So, I have seen so many cool DIY photo canvas projects on Pinterest and I had to do one of my own!  My son is playing his first season of tackle football and I have taken a ton of pictures!  I thought he would love to show them off in his room so {…Read More…}

Labor Day Weekend

Hey friends! WOW.  I have had a crazy weekend!  It has been fantastic though and I just wanted to share a few details with you guys! I’m 30 weeks pregnant, and on Friday I had my 3D/4D ultrasound done at Ultraview Imaging!  It was awesome.  I kind of love the ladies up there and joke {…Read More…}

Photo Wall Hanging

Hey guys!  I’m still working on displaying pictures in our house.  This is a process that I’m afraid I will never be caught up on but it’s fun to try!  My newest photo display is this Photo Wall Hanging.   This project was super easy and CHEAP!  It took about an hour to complete and was {…Read More…}

Table and Chairs for the Playroom

What’s up guys?! I’m still in the process (probably will be forever) of revamping the kids’ playroom upstairs.  My latest addition to is a play table and chairs.  I found the plans on Ana’s site and spent an afternoon getting them done. I used furring strips from Lowe’s for the entire project except the table {…Read More…}

Family Vacation!

Hey guys!  We thought we would share some fun pics of our family vacation last week with you all! We went to Gulf Shores, Alabama (Fort Morgan to be exact).  This was the first time we have ever taken a vacation all together! Our group included 3 sets of grandparents and all four sisters families {…Read More…}

Beach or BUST!!

Hey Friends! Ash and Whit here!  We are actually enjoying coffee together this morning.  We typically spend the morning chatting online with our coffee but for the next week we will be together.  We took a big family vacation to Gulf Shores, AL. Whoop!!! Here is the view from our balcony… Not too shanty, huh?? {…Read More…}

Play Kitchen Reveal

Hey guys!  I wanted to share my new favorite toy with you Oh… The kids love it too! Remember the play kitchen I was inspired to build??  Well… Here is how she turned out! What do you think???  The kids love playing with it almost as much as I do!!  If you have any questions {…Read More…}

Play Kitchen for the Kids!

Hey friends! Let me first start off by saying… Never underestimate the power of nesting.  I have been a maniac here!  I finally got the girls moved into their new room over the weekend.   This involved moving all of the furniture and cutting the beds down a bit because of the odd ceiling lines {…Read More…}

Toy Storage Crates

My kids closets are awful….like embarrassing.  It’s my fault because I have never given them anything to keep them clean and organized.  They have turned into collect-alls. So there it is….nice huh!  I spent 2 hours picking up before I started on the organization…ugh!  I saw rolling crates at IKEA that were perfect but pretty pricey.  {…Read More…}


Hey guys!  Hope you all had a great weekend! I spent mine with Bapa getting the nursery closet just about finished.  I thought I would share some of the progress! So… Here we go! This was the boys getting ready to set up the shelving unit in the middle of the closet.  When we started {…Read More…}

The BIG Reveal!!

Oh the past two days have been soooo fun! My husband and I took our kids on Thursday to my 16 week gender sonogram.  I found a lady in Arlington, TX that I LOVE who does gender sonos at 16 weeks with 100% accuracy.  For those of you that are super patient like myself, this {…Read More…}

Simple Flower Clips

My girls asked if we could make some flower clips over the weekend so I thought it would be a good time for a refresher.  I have shown how to make these on a headband but these flowers are backed with a clip.  My girls love wearing them and I like to borrow them every {…Read More…}

Craigslist Goodie

Truth be told, I get way to much of a thrill off of a great Craigslist find!  Finding the perfect piece, making sure it’s still available and then bargaining is a total adrenaline rush! This old trunk is one of my FAVORITE finds! She used to look like this… And she lived right here in {…Read More…}

Shirt for her Birthday… And The Sale!

Hey guys!!  We celebrated my daughter’s birthday today.  When I saw the fabric interfacing out from Silhouette I thought this would be the perfect time to try this stuff out!  I wanted to make her a shirt to wear to her birthday party.   I am a sucker for fabric.  I walked into JoAnn’s to {…Read More…}

DIY Full Storage Bed

So, it’s spring cleaning time in our household right now!  I have a love/hate relationship with spring cleaning.  I love getting organized and redecorating but I loathe that you have to create endless messes in the house before the final product! One project I am starting this spring is my 7-year-olds room.  His room has {…Read More…}

Whitney’s Nursery!

Hey guys!! We have had lots of questions about our nurseries.  Ash revealed hers a few weeks ago.  I have been waiting until I feel like it’s totally “finished” but knowing my personality that reveal may not happen until she is 2 years old.  So… Here we go This is E’s bed.  We found it {…Read More…}

Walmart?? Really??

Hey friends! With 4 kids I’ve got to say that my favorite place to find clothes is Walmart and Target.  One of my favorite new things to do is shanty them up a bit using my Silhouette. For this project I used Silhouette’s Flocked Heat Transfer.  Love it! I found this cute shirt with an {…Read More…}

Quilt Clip DIY and a Video

Hi friends!  So, the nursery is still a work in progress.  I’m convinced that by the time I have it where I want it Tenley will be ready for a new theme:)  That doesn’t take the fun out of the decorating though! I’ve been wanting to hang her quilt above her bed but was stuck {…Read More…}

The Beds Finished… Well, Almost!

So, I thought I would share the girls’ beds finished… Almost. I love them!  The only thing I still have to finish is the storage underneath.  Here is one… I wanted a functional storage bed with a fancy headboard. HERE is the inspiration for my headboard!! HERE are the instructions I followed for my twin {…Read More…}

My Girls’ Beds ~ Part 1

I told you guys I was in a bit of a building kick… It’s addicting. I have wanted beds for my oldest girls’ room now for years but never could bring myself to buy any.  I have made my own headboards in the past but I was really wanting something more permanent. Then I saw {…Read More…}

Owl Art and a Giveaway!!!

So, I was recently asked to try out this product. I use blue tape on just about everything so I agreed to give it a try. This is ScotchBlue’s New Painter’s Tape Edge-Lock.I have always had trouble with paint leaking through my blue tape in the past but this tape has the new Edge-Lock Line {…Read More…}

This is at HOOT!!

Did I mention how much I am LOVING my Silhouette machine?  I wanted to show you guys yet another trick this machine will do for you.  Here’s my little booger sporting my latest craft How cute is that onesie??  I am in love.  I used my Silhouette Machine to bling up my baby! “> Hope {…Read More…}

Great News… And a few prayers

Hey guys!  We won’t be doing I Made it Without My Hubby this month for a few reasons… #1… Ashley had her sweet baby girl last week.  Her name is Tenley Nicole and she is a doll.  Ashley had a tough recovery but they are doing much better!  Here she is… We love her!!  Thanks {…Read More…}

A Little Mirror for Londyn

Hey guys!  I showed you all my new niece a few days ago.  She’s precious! My sister wanted a mirror for her room which brought us to this project! Here is how we did it… We found this super cheap mirror at Homegoods.  We loved the lines but it just needed a little revamp with {…Read More…}

Fab Flower Headbands… For mom too!!!

Before we get started with all of our Fall decorating posts I thought I would sneak this one in.  We had several questions about the flower headbands my little lady was wearing in her pictures.   These are super simple and cheap to make!  The best part… They are cute for mom too!  Here’s how we {…Read More…}

Shanty Onesie Dress

Hey guys!! So you non-sewing gals are going to have to bear with me for a bit.  My sewing itch has returned with the addition of my new little girl… Sorry!  There are many takes on the “onesie dress” out there.  I always try to do my takes the cheapest, fastest and easiest so I {…Read More…}