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My hope is that this space serves YOU and helps to make your life feel a bit more elevated and a lot more joyful. I will be sharing simple recipes, affordable finds (and what to do with them), tips and tricks, our home (wherever the Air Force and life takes us), and a lot of joyful life in between.

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10/05/21

Hi! I’m so excited to be on here with you today to share our bathroom progress and how we learned to drywall! Before I get into a much needed update on the bathroom, this post gives a good picture of where it has been headed for months and months now (HAHA) in case you needed […]

How We Learned to Drywall + Bathroom Progress

House + Home

I Asked & You Answered – Large Playpen Recommendations

Ellie is a moving machine now! As much as we have loved her pack n play, she has started to get fussy when I put her in there while I workout. She needs more room to roam but I want her in a confined area especially while we are lifting weights. It’s not safe to […]

July 12, 2021

Lifestyle

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Baby Swing

July 9, 2021

Lifestyle

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Friday Favorites Featuring the Cutest Swing

Happy Friday! I’m kicking off this glorious day by sharing some of our recent favorites. I haven’t done one of these in a while and boy do I miss them. They are so fun! Ellie’s Swing – My friend Amanda suggested this swing so my mom got it for Ellie to hang outside off a […]

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7/07/21

When we walked through our Mississippi home for the first time (we bought it sight unseen) one of the first things that I noticed is the smell in the master bathroom. I had never smelled that specific smell before but I figured it was some sort of mold that I was detecting. Stephen wasn’t bothered […]

Mississippi Master Bedroom & Bathroom Design Plan

House + Home

Mississippi Living Room Before Photos + Inspiration

As we wait for the last piece to arrive before we finish up the office, we decided to go ahead and start knocking out the living room. I mean literally… I started knocking it out. More on that in a bit though! The biggest thing we’re going to do in here is brighten it up! […]

June 19, 2021

House + Home

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Whiteboard

May 25, 2021

DIY

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Acrylic Dry Erase Board DIY

Something I really wanted to incorporate into the new office is a big writing space on the wall. I had a giant whiteboard in my office while working in the corporate world and I’d spend hours sitting in front of that board brainstorming and coming up with new ideas. It seems as though my best […]

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Ellie's Favorites
4/27/21

Guava Travel Crib – A friend of ours got this for us because she said it’s the best and she was SO RIGHT (thank you, Laura!!)! Not only does it fold up into a case that makes it easy to travel with but it also makes a great little play pen if we need to […]

Ellie’s Current Favorites (8 Months Old)

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Small Updates to Ellie’s Closet + How we Organize her Clothes

One of the great parts about Ellie Joy’s bedroom is that her closet is massive! As we were working on her bedroom makeover, I knew that I wanted to make her closet more functional, organized, and overall better than before (if I was able to) as my friend Brooke (@nestingwithgrace) says. Someday I hope to […]

April 2, 2021

Organization

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Baby food

March 31, 2021

Mamahood

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Introducing Solids to Ellie Joy Pt. 1

Hi hi hi! Since showing snippets of Ellie eating, I have gotten so many questions from friends and readers about what we have done so far. I love that you guys are asking questions and that you’re trying to determine what is best to do with your child! Please keep doing that! I’m not an […]

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