Check out my new Garage Screen – So AWESOME!

Happy Friday! I am so very excited to share my latest find with you guys today.  It’s a screen… For my garage! Heck yah.  Check out my new garage screen… Let me tell you how I found Lifestyle Screens.  I have 2 times during the day to get any real work done.  For me, it’s {…Read More…}

New House…New Projects!

If you follow us on Instagram, you may have noticed that my family is building our new home!  I have teamed up with our dad, Tim (a.k.a. Bapa) to build our home this summer and I couldn’t be more excited!  He built Whitney’s house a few years ago and he did an AMAZING job!  He {…Read More…}

Spice Rack – Free Plans!

Hey friends! Ash and I are getting ready to teach a building class at the Haven Conference in a couple weeks and we are so pumped!  Our goal at this class is just the same as our goal here on the blog… Take the intimidation factor out of building!  For this class, we have decided {…Read More…}

Grilled Fruit – Skewers

Who wants a yummy appetizer/desert to wow your guests with for the 4th of July?  We made these grilled fruit skewers last weekend and my-oh-my are they the bomb! Our Reynolds Real Moms challenge for this month was to come up with something for the grilling season!  These babies were so easy to make and {…Read More…}

DIY Cooler

Hey guys!  So happy you found us!  To keep up with all of our DIY projects, be sure to FOLLOW us on Instagram and Pinterest! It’s our first official day of summer vacation and I am so EXCITED! I’ve mentioned, many times before, how much I love entertaining in the summer!  Cook-outs, swimming, eating, time {…Read More…}

Kitchen Organization and Shanty Updates!

Good morning guys! We hope you are all having an awesome week! It’s been bonkers over here with us… For those of you that follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, you know that we just got back from the Snap Conference in Utah.  It was so awesome to meet up with some of our great friends.  Here {…Read More…}

Shoe Clips – DIY

Hey friends! I had an epiphany over Easter weekend, and I am here to share the results with you.  I love shoes…. Almost as much as I love DIY.  I was looking for the ‘perfect’ shoes to finish off an outfit and had no luck finding them.  That’s when I decided to improvise.  So, I {…Read More…}

It’s Wednesday… You know what that means!!

Good morning friends! We hope you are all having an awesome week! You may remember me telling you last week how much I love the satisfaction of DIY, but want some of the unnecessary steps skipped or done for me.  For example… I love building a piece of furniture, BUT I will always have the {…Read More…}

Reynolds 6-Month Supply Giveaway!

Oh yes guys…. You read that right! We are so pumped about today’s giveaway! What’s better than free foil, parchment paper, baking cups, slow cooker liners, and more???  6 months of it!  I know all of you mommies out there feel the same way! Ash and I are loving sharing our tips and tricks using {…Read More…}

The Shanty Sisters NEED YOU!

Hey guys! If you are anything like me, you love the satisfaction of DIY, but you want some of the unnecessary steps skipped or done for you.  For example… I love building a piece of furniture, BUT I will always have the hardware store rip my big sheets of wood for me.  It’s not worth {…Read More…}

The Home Depot DIH Workshops Partnership!

Happy Friday!  We are so excited to announce our partnership with The Home Depot DIH Workshop!  Whit and I will be on-site, co-leading a DIH Workshop at The Home Depot in Plano, TX and would love to meet you and create together in person! What is a The Home Depot DIH Workshop??? Check it out! {…Read More…}

Sanford House Inn & Spa

Hey guys! So… Ash and I both celebrated birthdays over the last few weeks.  We decided that we needed a serious day of pampering together to celebrate!  We are both from the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, and we found the greatest place ever to have a great ‘Mommy’s Day Out’! It’s called the Sanford House Inn {…Read More…}

Crock Pot Chicken & Dumplings & a Giveaway!

Hey friends! We are getting close to wrapping up our 12 Days of Christmas Event!  Welcome to Day 11! One of my most used ‘power tools’ in my house is definitely my Crock Pot!  With 5 kiddos and a hubby to feed, I put mine to use often.  😉 My family loves when I make {…Read More…}

Haven 2012

Hey there!  We are back and officially rested from the Haven conference.  This was our first blogging conference to attend and WOW we had a blast!  We want to share a few pictures of the friends we me while we were there! Yep…that’s our friend Ana White  It was so awesome to meet this girl {…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…}