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I have a tendency to constantly conjure up new projects and things to do in our home. It brings me so much joy! Every part of the process - the dreaming, the working, and especially the part when I step back and can't wipe the pride-filled smile off my face (Stephen says that's his favorite expression of mine). There's something about putting your own time, effort, and hard work into a project, you know? I believe it makes us appreciate our home so much more because of the way we've loved on it. This is where you'll find anything and everything related to that process. 

INSPIRATION

Fall is approaching! Praise God! I know a lot of people that have already decked the halls with pumpkins, bats, and spiders galore but we haven’t reached that point over here. I don’t think we will until the beginning of October *gasp*! I guess technically part of my job as a blogger is to be […]

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September 9, 2019

Hi! Today I wanted to share with you all what we’re thinking of doing to finish up our living room. It’s one of the last spaces to go!!! As we’re making some of the final touches on this house, I’m slowly but surely clarifying my own style. It has taken time, that’s for sure! I […]

August 28, 2019

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Hi! Slowly but surely we are putting our own touches on our home. We only have 3 rooms to go (you can see our most recent room update HERE)! Isn’t that exciting?! The next one up on our list in the master bedroom. We haven’t done anything in here at all yet. We have the […]

August 3, 2019

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Can you believe it?! I’m sure if you’ve been keeping up with my stories you’re thinking, “Oh my lanta, Jordan… FINALLY!” Our MASTER BATHROOM IS COMPLETE! This project included a big first for us – painting a laminate vanity…. Twice. We love love love the way this turned out and I’m so excited to be […]

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July 8, 2019

Happy Monday! I’m coming at you today with a little update on the bathroom! A LOT has changed in there since I last talked about it HERE. Since it won’t be entirely completed for a couple of weeks, I wanted to share with you where we’re at so far. The first thing we did in […]

May 13, 2019

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Happy Saturday! Now that we’ve finished probably two of the most involved projects of the year (posts HERE and HERE), we’re ready to start tackling other rooms in our home. As a lot of you know, we live in a one year old construction that we had built when we found out we were going […]

April 6, 2019

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Hi! I’m so happy to be on here with you all! The past couple of weeks have been really crazy traveling for work (if you’re new here you can read a little bit about what I do HERE) so it feels like a breath of fresh air to be sitting down to write this post. […]

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February 18, 2019

I am overjoyed to be sharing this reveal with you all today! Stephen and I concluded that out of all of the projects we’ve taken on in this house, this one took us the longest. Our budget, the holidays, and time are to blame for that. It was so worth it though! We love how […]

January 21, 2019

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Happy Friday! I hope you all had an amazing week leading up to Christmas. It’s such an exciting time! Before we head home to our families, I wanted to share a tour of our home decorated for the season. This is something I’ve never done before (please excuse my videography skills) and I think it’ll […]

December 21, 2018

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Happy, happy Friday friends! Can you believe we’re already 7 days into December? I’m pathetic but I actually start to get sad as Christmas gets closer because I don’t want it to end. How pathetic is that? Speaking of Christmas ending… Does anyone else despise December 26? If you’re ever on some crazy game show […]

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December 7, 2018

After posting my budget-friendly neutral pillows post earlier today, I wanted to share these Christmas pillows while they’re still on sale for Black Friday. I found some great ones at Target, World Market, H&M and TJ Maxx for all different styles at really great prices (which is awesome considering how expensive these things can get). […]

November 23, 2018

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Call me crazy but I’ve been searching for throw pillows for about three+ months now. I know that’s a long time to be looking for some pillows but holy camoly, Batman. Some of these companies are charging $50-$150 for a DANG PILLOW? Nope. I can’t do it. As much as I love the look and […]

November 23, 2018

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Hi! Happy Monday! I wasn’t able to be on here much last week because of a very full work load and a gathering we hosted in our home (more on that to come!), so I’m really excited to start the week off with you all here. Today I’m sharing our office “reveal”! I know you’ve […]

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November 12, 2018

Happy Wednesday! This week has been bonkers. I have had so much going on at work and getting ready for an “event” at our house tonight… All while finishing the guest bathroom makeover… Ha! It’s all good things! We’re having about 25 Air Force wives over tonight to make some signs for Christmas and have […]

November 7, 2018

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This post may contain affiliate links. Happy Monday!  I hope your week is off to a good start. Today I wanted to share my favorites from Rugs USA. We’ve purchased many rugs from them in our home and always get compliments on them. Rugs USA has a great sale going on more often than not […]

October 22, 2018

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The guest bathroom is something that has been on my mind daily for the past two months now. For some reason I was so stumped by it. I started out with a vision in mind (this post/these photos make me cringe but I keep them as a reminder for “where I started”) but quickly realized I […]

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October 11, 2018

Hi! Happy Wednesday! Before I share about this little bench, I wanted to say sorry for not posting my favorites from Rugs USA like I mentioned on stories yesterday. The time just got away from me last night… They’re still having a 45% off sale though so I probably will go ahead and do that post […]

October 10, 2018

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Oh happy day! Fall is officially here! To kick off the season, Stephen and I picked up quite a few mums from Walmart (they’re only $1 for the small ones and $4 for the larger ones!) and about 5 pumpkins from Trader Joe’s. We were really impressed with the prices at both locations so we figured […]

September 28, 2018

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Hi! I wanted to stop in here today and share some of the fall décor I’ve put up in the house so far but mainly, I want talk about my thought process behind decorating for this time of year. This is the first year I’ve really been able to decorate my own home (last year I only put out […]

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September 27, 2018

Hi! Let’s just get right into this! Last week I asked you all what to do over our guest bed. I worked with Carpenter Farmhouse to have this beautiful sign made and wanted to show it off over our new shiplap wall. Most people picked option 1 which was the @cottonstem hoop wreaths with the words […]

September 25, 2018

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Hi! Happy Thursday! I know I’ve shared about our guest bathroom before and looking back on that post, I’m honestly thoroughly embarrassed. The lighting is so terrible, heck, I don’t even love what we did in there so far but I guess that’s part of growing with this blog of mine. Stephen and I decided […]

September 20, 2018

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Happy Thursday! I shared with you all our updated entryway and our board and batten tutorial but I was reminded today when I started planning out fall décor for this space that I also need to share about these frames and herb prints that I found. I love the cottage vibes of a wood and white […]

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August 30, 2018

Hey guys! A couple of weeks ago I shared a picture of myself working on a project in our room. In it I was wearing a top I purchased for $5 from Walmart in the picture. It’s one of my favorites! Then I went to go search for a link for you all, which I found here, […]

August 1, 2018

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Hi! Happy Tuesday! Today I’m so excited to be sharing our laundry room with you all. This was the first project we started and completed in our new home. It took us only one weekend and was relatively simple. Although, I will say, wallpapering for the first time with Stephen served as a very effective […]

July 24, 2018

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Adding board and batten to our entryway was something we planned on doing before our house was even finished. HA! I knew that with a good amount of research, we could accomplish the project relatively quickly without spending boat loads of money and that it would add a lot of character to our home. Other projects got […]

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July 19, 2018

Eeek! I’m so excited to be sharing this with you all! I honestly couldn’t wait to finish the entire board and batten tutorial before sharing some of these pictures. Don’t worry, the step-by-step tutorial is headed your way! Over the weekend we were able to really finish up the space by adding these hooks, finally […]

July 18, 2018

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We’ve taken a little bit of time off from doing any big projects around the house these past two months because of our budget and (lack of) time. This past weekend though, we spent a lot of time in the car while traveling and talked about all of the projects we want to tackle in the […]

July 5, 2018

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If you’ve followed along on some of my Instagram stories, you know about the rug debacle in the master bathroom (which I still haven’t solved by the way). For some reason, I’m having a really hard time figuring out which direction I want to go with that space. I do know though that I want […]

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April 5, 2018

I was starting to write a post about “what’s currently in my Amazon cart” because not only do I absolutely love Amazon but I personally enjoy reading these types of posts. They’re so fun! Does anyone else just enjoy finding new products and reading reviews on Amazon? No? Just me? Maybe I’m the only weird […]

March 22, 2018

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1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 You might see this post pop up and think, “Jordan… Fans? Seriously?!” But I’m actually really excited about this, you guys! I’ve really been itching to share the entire process involved with putting our own “style […]

February 28, 2018

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Happy Monday! Since it’s officially my favorite time of the year, I wanted to share some of my fall decor favorites with you all! Decorations can be so expensive so I really try my best to find the best deals or just make the decorations myself. I’m all about a good deal! The upside is […]

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September 25, 2017

Fall is approaching! Praise God! I know a lot of people that have already decked the halls with pumpkins, bats, and spiders galore but we haven’t reached that point over here. I don’t think we will until the beginning of October *gasp*! I guess technically part of my job as a blogger is to be […]

September 9, 2019

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Hi! Today I wanted to share with you all what we’re thinking of doing to finish up our living room. It’s one of the last spaces to go!!! As we’re making some of the final touches on this house, I’m slowly but surely clarifying my own style. It has taken time, that’s for sure! I […]

August 28, 2019

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Hi! Slowly but surely we are putting our own touches on our home. We only have 3 rooms to go (you can see our most recent room update HERE)! Isn’t that exciting?! The next one up on our list in the master bedroom. We haven’t done anything in here at all yet. We have the […]

August 3, 2019

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Can you believe it?! I’m sure if you’ve been keeping up with my stories you’re thinking, “Oh my lanta, Jordan… FINALLY!” Our MASTER BATHROOM IS COMPLETE! This project included a big first for us – painting a laminate vanity…. Twice. We love love love the way this turned out and I’m so excited to be […]

July 8, 2019

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Happy Monday! I’m coming at you today with a little update on the bathroom! A LOT has changed in there since I last talked about it HERE. Since it won’t be entirely completed for a couple of weeks, I wanted to share with you where we’re at so far. The first thing we did in […]

May 13, 2019

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Happy Saturday! Now that we’ve finished probably two of the most involved projects of the year (posts HERE and HERE), we’re ready to start tackling other rooms in our home. As a lot of you know, we live in a one year old construction that we had built when we found out we were going […]

April 6, 2019

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Hi! I’m so happy to be on here with you all! The past couple of weeks have been really crazy traveling for work (if you’re new here you can read a little bit about what I do HERE) so it feels like a breath of fresh air to be sitting down to write this post. […]

February 18, 2019

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I am overjoyed to be sharing this reveal with you all today! Stephen and I concluded that out of all of the projects we’ve taken on in this house, this one took us the longest. Our budget, the holidays, and time are to blame for that. It was so worth it though! We love how […]

January 21, 2019

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Happy Friday! I hope you all had an amazing week leading up to Christmas. It’s such an exciting time! Before we head home to our families, I wanted to share a tour of our home decorated for the season. This is something I’ve never done before (please excuse my videography skills) and I think it’ll […]

December 21, 2018

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Happy, happy Friday friends! Can you believe we’re already 7 days into December? I’m pathetic but I actually start to get sad as Christmas gets closer because I don’t want it to end. How pathetic is that? Speaking of Christmas ending… Does anyone else despise December 26? If you’re ever on some crazy game show […]

December 7, 2018

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After posting my budget-friendly neutral pillows post earlier today, I wanted to share these Christmas pillows while they’re still on sale for Black Friday. I found some great ones at Target, World Market, H&M and TJ Maxx for all different styles at really great prices (which is awesome considering how expensive these things can get). […]

November 23, 2018

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Call me crazy but I’ve been searching for throw pillows for about three+ months now. I know that’s a long time to be looking for some pillows but holy camoly, Batman. Some of these companies are charging $50-$150 for a DANG PILLOW? Nope. I can’t do it. As much as I love the look and […]

November 23, 2018

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Hi! Happy Monday! I wasn’t able to be on here much last week because of a very full work load and a gathering we hosted in our home (more on that to come!), so I’m really excited to start the week off with you all here. Today I’m sharing our office “reveal”! I know you’ve […]

November 12, 2018

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Happy Wednesday! This week has been bonkers. I have had so much going on at work and getting ready for an “event” at our house tonight… All while finishing the guest bathroom makeover… Ha! It’s all good things! We’re having about 25 Air Force wives over tonight to make some signs for Christmas and have […]

November 7, 2018

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This post may contain affiliate links. Happy Monday!  I hope your week is off to a good start. Today I wanted to share my favorites from Rugs USA. We’ve purchased many rugs from them in our home and always get compliments on them. Rugs USA has a great sale going on more often than not […]

October 22, 2018

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The guest bathroom is something that has been on my mind daily for the past two months now. For some reason I was so stumped by it. I started out with a vision in mind (this post/these photos make me cringe but I keep them as a reminder for “where I started”) but quickly realized I […]

October 11, 2018

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Hi! Happy Wednesday! Before I share about this little bench, I wanted to say sorry for not posting my favorites from Rugs USA like I mentioned on stories yesterday. The time just got away from me last night… They’re still having a 45% off sale though so I probably will go ahead and do that post […]

October 10, 2018

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Oh happy day! Fall is officially here! To kick off the season, Stephen and I picked up quite a few mums from Walmart (they’re only $1 for the small ones and $4 for the larger ones!) and about 5 pumpkins from Trader Joe’s. We were really impressed with the prices at both locations so we figured […]

September 28, 2018

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Hi! I wanted to stop in here today and share some of the fall décor I’ve put up in the house so far but mainly, I want talk about my thought process behind decorating for this time of year. This is the first year I’ve really been able to decorate my own home (last year I only put out […]

September 27, 2018

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Hi! Let’s just get right into this! Last week I asked you all what to do over our guest bed. I worked with Carpenter Farmhouse to have this beautiful sign made and wanted to show it off over our new shiplap wall. Most people picked option 1 which was the @cottonstem hoop wreaths with the words […]

September 25, 2018

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Hi! Happy Thursday! I know I’ve shared about our guest bathroom before and looking back on that post, I’m honestly thoroughly embarrassed. The lighting is so terrible, heck, I don’t even love what we did in there so far but I guess that’s part of growing with this blog of mine. Stephen and I decided […]

September 20, 2018

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Happy Thursday! I shared with you all our updated entryway and our board and batten tutorial but I was reminded today when I started planning out fall décor for this space that I also need to share about these frames and herb prints that I found. I love the cottage vibes of a wood and white […]

August 30, 2018

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Hey guys! A couple of weeks ago I shared a picture of myself working on a project in our room. In it I was wearing a top I purchased for $5 from Walmart in the picture. It’s one of my favorites! Then I went to go search for a link for you all, which I found here, […]

August 1, 2018

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Hi! Happy Tuesday! Today I’m so excited to be sharing our laundry room with you all. This was the first project we started and completed in our new home. It took us only one weekend and was relatively simple. Although, I will say, wallpapering for the first time with Stephen served as a very effective […]

July 24, 2018

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Adding board and batten to our entryway was something we planned on doing before our house was even finished. HA! I knew that with a good amount of research, we could accomplish the project relatively quickly without spending boat loads of money and that it would add a lot of character to our home. Other projects got […]

July 19, 2018

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Eeek! I’m so excited to be sharing this with you all! I honestly couldn’t wait to finish the entire board and batten tutorial before sharing some of these pictures. Don’t worry, the step-by-step tutorial is headed your way! Over the weekend we were able to really finish up the space by adding these hooks, finally […]

July 18, 2018

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We’ve taken a little bit of time off from doing any big projects around the house these past two months because of our budget and (lack of) time. This past weekend though, we spent a lot of time in the car while traveling and talked about all of the projects we want to tackle in the […]

July 5, 2018

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If you’ve followed along on some of my Instagram stories, you know about the rug debacle in the master bathroom (which I still haven’t solved by the way). For some reason, I’m having a really hard time figuring out which direction I want to go with that space. I do know though that I want […]

April 5, 2018

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I was starting to write a post about “what’s currently in my Amazon cart” because not only do I absolutely love Amazon but I personally enjoy reading these types of posts. They’re so fun! Does anyone else just enjoy finding new products and reading reviews on Amazon? No? Just me? Maybe I’m the only weird […]

March 22, 2018

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1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 You might see this post pop up and think, “Jordan… Fans? Seriously?!” But I’m actually really excited about this, you guys! I’ve really been itching to share the entire process involved with putting our own “style […]

February 28, 2018

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Happy Monday! Since it’s officially my favorite time of the year, I wanted to share some of my fall decor favorites with you all! Decorations can be so expensive so I really try my best to find the best deals or just make the decorations myself. I’m all about a good deal! The upside is […]

September 25, 2017

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ORGANIZATION

DIY

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing with you all how to make DIY Clay Ornaments, inspired by Nesting with Grace. They’re super easy to make and is another great activity to do with kids! Just like the DIY marble ornaments, you could use these as ornaments or gift tags/toppers. The best part is that they make […]

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November 19, 2019

Hi! I’m starting off a week full of Christmas inspired DIYs with a really easy and fun one – DIY marble ornaments. I saw these on one of my favorite accounts to follow, @amylouhawthorne, and couldn’t resist making them. Stephen and I ended up doing just that this weekend and we love how they turned […]

November 19, 2019

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A project that was supposed to be relatively simple turned into an ordeal. Very shortly after we had removed the doors to start painting the vanity together, we found out that I was pregnant. We didn’t want to chance anything so Stephen took on all of the painting by himself. The unfortunate part though was […]

July 8, 2019

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Can you believe it?! I’m sure if you’ve been keeping up with my stories you’re thinking, “Oh my lanta, Jordan… FINALLY!” Our MASTER BATHROOM IS COMPLETE! This project included a big first for us – painting a laminate vanity…. Twice. We love love love the way this turned out and I’m so excited to be […]

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July 8, 2019

Happy Saturday! Now that we’ve finished probably two of the most involved projects of the year (posts HERE and HERE), we’re ready to start tackling other rooms in our home. As a lot of you know, we live in a one year old construction that we had built when we found out we were going […]

April 6, 2019

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Everything you need to know about how to install, paint, and trim out wall paneling.

April 5, 2019

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The title of this post really should be “How to Strip Painted, Polyed, Crackled, Polyed Again x 12 Furniture”, haha! Boy was this project was a BEAST! One table, one leaf, and 6 chairs. I don’t know if I’ve ever worked so hard on something in my life. A lot of you know via Instagram […]

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April 2, 2019

I am overjoyed to be sharing this reveal with you all today! Stephen and I concluded that out of all of the projects we’ve taken on in this house, this one took us the longest. Our budget, the holidays, and time are to blame for that. It was so worth it though! We love how […]

January 21, 2019

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Hi! Happy Tuesday. I put this cushion DIY off for as long as I possibly could until it was crunch time. We were having a big group of people over a week later and I didn’t want them to have to sit on the hard-wooden bench (DIY HERE) so I sucked it up and started to […]

December 17, 2018

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Hey guys! Stephen here. We had this corner in our family room right next to our fireplace that was tucked away and we weren’t quite sure what to do with it.  We didn’t know whether we were going to buy a big comfy seat and make it a cozy reading nook or just leave it […]

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December 17, 2018

Call me crazy but I’ve been searching for throw pillows for about three+ months now. I know that’s a long time to be looking for some pillows but holy camoly, Batman. Some of these companies are charging $50-$150 for a DANG PILLOW? Nope. I can’t do it. As much as I love the look and […]

November 23, 2018

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It’s Black Friday! We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. We were surrounded by friends, delicious food, and each other. It was a great day! As promised, we’ve compiled a list of tools for the first-time DIYer based on Black Friday sales that are going on. Stephen is really great at doing research on […]

November 23, 2018

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Hi guys! Happy Tuesday! Stephen here. Today I am going to share with you a homemade DIY weight rack that organizes your weights and saves you space in your garage that you can make for much less than you would buy online (about $30 to be exact). We bought a bunch of weights to start […]

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November 20, 2018

Happy Monday! I’m really excited going into this week because it’s one of my favorite weeks of the year! In preparation for Thursday, I started brainstorming and putting together a Thanksgiving tablescape. I know it’s much later than most bloggers share these but this one is so easy that you could still easily get it […]

November 19, 2018

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Happy Monday! I’m back with an update on the guest bathroom! We worked our bums off this weekend trying to tackle a big chunk of this project. We’re kind of on a time crunch with a little “event” going on at our house next week so we’re trying to get this done ASAP. That way […]

October 29, 2018

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This post may contain affiliate links. FINALLY! Goodness gracious, Jordan. This is something that I’ve been meaning to share for a couple of months now and I’m finally getting around to it — the faux brick archway tutorial. This is my second time taking on a faux brick project and I think this one takes […]

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October 23, 2018

Happy Tuesday! Today were going to take a little break from fall decor and DIYs to talk about some yummy decomposing organic matter. You don’t have to laugh… I’m not funny, I know. After tropical storm Florence rolled through here, our garden had seen better days. The plethora of water helped some of the produce […]

October 1, 2018

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Hi! I’ve got a good one coming for ya… Some people believe that shiplap is the equivalent to the lovely 1970’s wood paneling and that it’ll eventually go out of style just like paneling did. Maybe they’re right. I don’t really care though. I love the simple charm it adds to a home and of […]

September 30, 2018

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Happy Tuesday! After we completed our board and batten in the foyer, I thought it would be cute to paint the front door to provide a little bit of contrast in the space. Don’t get me wrong, I love white but I craved some color in order to make the board and batten pop a bit more. […]

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September 25, 2018

I’m realizing more and more that when an idea pops into my head, if I think it’s a good one, it doesn’t take long before I’m figuring out how to get it done. Granted, some of these ideas I can’t just whip up on my own but there are quite a few of them that […]

August 28, 2018

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Hi! I have a lot of other things I need to share but this really can’t wait, I’m too excited about it. If you read this post you know that I really wanted to come up with a way to hide the ugly laundry room cords. Well you guys… WE DID! This project was really simple and […]

August 27, 2018

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Happy Monday! I apologize for not sharing this with you all sooner! This project is so simple it’s pretty dumb of me that I forgot to share. A few months ago when I got the itch to garden, I knew I wanted to start by planting some herbs so I did just that. I picked up some pots […]

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August 21, 2018

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. This morning I’m sharing the 4 simple updates we made to completely update our laundry room to fit the modern farmhouse vibes of our home! This was the first project we tackled in our new house. We knew it would only take a weekend and […]

August 6, 2018

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Adding board and batten to our entryway was something we planned on doing before our house was even finished. HA! I knew that with a good amount of research, we could accomplish the project relatively quickly without spending boat loads of money and that it would add a lot of character to our home. Other projects got […]

July 19, 2018

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Hello! Yesterday I shared the DIY farmhouse custom door trim tutorial and wanted to make sure to talk about the other amazing part about this makeover – the light! It was really simple, relatively inexpensive, and once again, adds a lot of character to our home. The best part about this light is that it […]

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July 17, 2018

Hi!! Before I get into this I want to say thank you so much for all of the love on the post I shared of our board and batten in the foyer! It’s so much fun sharing all of that stuff with you all and seeing your reactions. I get so many messages that make […]

July 16, 2018

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Hi! Now that we have told you how to make the window boxes and how to fill them with flowers we are going to teach you the final step in the process, how to attach them to the house. We researched a ton to figure out how to do this but we never really found a good way […]

June 26, 2018

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. We spent ours with friends and working on our home. We got so much done! It’s not really exciting stuff but I think we can say that we have officially unpacked the entire house. FINALLY! That spare bedroom pictured here is finally unpacked and pretty much empty. […]

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June 25, 2018

Are you all so excited for this one?! I know I am. This DIY is so simple and inexpensive. It doesn’t require any sewing technique. Did you hear that?! NONE! Soon after we moved into the house (and even before then) I was trying to find inexpensive curtains. I think they are one of the […]

June 5, 2018

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You guys… I’m getting so fired up over this blog and LIFE. I just want to do all. the. things. So I am! I will tell you though, if you’re an aspiring blogger, this is not the “suggested way” of doing it. The most successful bloggers/influencers focus on one main thing and build their business […]

May 22, 2018

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Today I’m going to share a story… I mentioned this on Instagram last week and I had so many people message me saying, “I can’t wait to hear all about it!” followed by the beloved laughing face, of course. A few days have gone by since this laughable disaster happened and luckily, my frustration associated with the […]

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May 14, 2018

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a really great weekend! I’m back on here after another weekend of being social media free so I thought I’d share some of the projects we accomplished around the house these past couple of days. We worked for hours on Saturday getting our little garden set up in […]

May 7, 2018

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Stephen and I had been on the hunt for nightstands for our guest bedroom for months but couldn’t seem to find anything inexpensive that we liked. One Saturday morning at a thrift shop I saw these cabinets sitting there and had a vision. He couldn’t quite see it but trusted me so we haggled them […]

November 7, 2017

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1 trip to Ikea, 2 pizzas, 3 trips to Home Depot, 1 trip to Lowes, 2 new power tools, and many (many) hours later and we have ourselves some fine looking nightstands! Before I graduated and left Virginia Tech, my parents suggested that I sell all of my furniture because we were going to have to store everything at […]

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October 4, 2016

Happy Wednesday! This is a reminder that if you have a “normal” work schedule, you are HALF WAY THROUGH YOUR WORK WEEK! Keep chuggin’ along! It has been a while since I’ve written a DIY post so this is super exciting and impromptu. My new apartment is spacious. However, there is no room in the […]

September 28, 2016

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Happy Monday! I just wrote this entire post and then it got deleted… So I’m going to write this again and say, “Jordan- 1, Monday- 0.” After a long weekend of moving, it is time to share a DIY! My sweet friend Krystal is getting married this weekend (AHH!!!) and I am so dang excited for her […]

June 13, 2016

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Hi friends! Today I’m sharing with you all how to make DIY Clay Ornaments, inspired by Nesting with Grace. They’re super easy to make and is another great activity to do with kids! Just like the DIY marble ornaments, you could use these as ornaments or gift tags/toppers. The best part is that they make […]

November 19, 2019

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Hi! I’m starting off a week full of Christmas inspired DIYs with a really easy and fun one – DIY marble ornaments. I saw these on one of my favorite accounts to follow, @amylouhawthorne, and couldn’t resist making them. Stephen and I ended up doing just that this weekend and we love how they turned […]

November 19, 2019

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A project that was supposed to be relatively simple turned into an ordeal. Very shortly after we had removed the doors to start painting the vanity together, we found out that I was pregnant. We didn’t want to chance anything so Stephen took on all of the painting by himself. The unfortunate part though was […]

July 8, 2019

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Can you believe it?! I’m sure if you’ve been keeping up with my stories you’re thinking, “Oh my lanta, Jordan… FINALLY!” Our MASTER BATHROOM IS COMPLETE! This project included a big first for us – painting a laminate vanity…. Twice. We love love love the way this turned out and I’m so excited to be […]

July 8, 2019

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Happy Saturday! Now that we’ve finished probably two of the most involved projects of the year (posts HERE and HERE), we’re ready to start tackling other rooms in our home. As a lot of you know, we live in a one year old construction that we had built when we found out we were going […]

April 6, 2019

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Everything you need to know about how to install, paint, and trim out wall paneling.

April 5, 2019

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The title of this post really should be “How to Strip Painted, Polyed, Crackled, Polyed Again x 12 Furniture”, haha! Boy was this project was a BEAST! One table, one leaf, and 6 chairs. I don’t know if I’ve ever worked so hard on something in my life. A lot of you know via Instagram […]

April 2, 2019

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I am overjoyed to be sharing this reveal with you all today! Stephen and I concluded that out of all of the projects we’ve taken on in this house, this one took us the longest. Our budget, the holidays, and time are to blame for that. It was so worth it though! We love how […]

January 21, 2019

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Hi! Happy Tuesday. I put this cushion DIY off for as long as I possibly could until it was crunch time. We were having a big group of people over a week later and I didn’t want them to have to sit on the hard-wooden bench (DIY HERE) so I sucked it up and started to […]

December 17, 2018

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Hey guys! Stephen here. We had this corner in our family room right next to our fireplace that was tucked away and we weren’t quite sure what to do with it.  We didn’t know whether we were going to buy a big comfy seat and make it a cozy reading nook or just leave it […]

December 17, 2018

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Call me crazy but I’ve been searching for throw pillows for about three+ months now. I know that’s a long time to be looking for some pillows but holy camoly, Batman. Some of these companies are charging $50-$150 for a DANG PILLOW? Nope. I can’t do it. As much as I love the look and […]

November 23, 2018

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It’s Black Friday! We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. We were surrounded by friends, delicious food, and each other. It was a great day! As promised, we’ve compiled a list of tools for the first-time DIYer based on Black Friday sales that are going on. Stephen is really great at doing research on […]

November 23, 2018

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Hi guys! Happy Tuesday! Stephen here. Today I am going to share with you a homemade DIY weight rack that organizes your weights and saves you space in your garage that you can make for much less than you would buy online (about $30 to be exact). We bought a bunch of weights to start […]

November 20, 2018

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Happy Monday! I’m really excited going into this week because it’s one of my favorite weeks of the year! In preparation for Thursday, I started brainstorming and putting together a Thanksgiving tablescape. I know it’s much later than most bloggers share these but this one is so easy that you could still easily get it […]

November 19, 2018

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Happy Monday! I’m back with an update on the guest bathroom! We worked our bums off this weekend trying to tackle a big chunk of this project. We’re kind of on a time crunch with a little “event” going on at our house next week so we’re trying to get this done ASAP. That way […]

October 29, 2018

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This post may contain affiliate links. FINALLY! Goodness gracious, Jordan. This is something that I’ve been meaning to share for a couple of months now and I’m finally getting around to it — the faux brick archway tutorial. This is my second time taking on a faux brick project and I think this one takes […]

October 23, 2018

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Happy Tuesday! Today were going to take a little break from fall decor and DIYs to talk about some yummy decomposing organic matter. You don’t have to laugh… I’m not funny, I know. After tropical storm Florence rolled through here, our garden had seen better days. The plethora of water helped some of the produce […]

October 1, 2018

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Hi! I’ve got a good one coming for ya… Some people believe that shiplap is the equivalent to the lovely 1970’s wood paneling and that it’ll eventually go out of style just like paneling did. Maybe they’re right. I don’t really care though. I love the simple charm it adds to a home and of […]

September 30, 2018

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Happy Tuesday! After we completed our board and batten in the foyer, I thought it would be cute to paint the front door to provide a little bit of contrast in the space. Don’t get me wrong, I love white but I craved some color in order to make the board and batten pop a bit more. […]

September 25, 2018

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I’m realizing more and more that when an idea pops into my head, if I think it’s a good one, it doesn’t take long before I’m figuring out how to get it done. Granted, some of these ideas I can’t just whip up on my own but there are quite a few of them that […]

August 28, 2018

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Hi! I have a lot of other things I need to share but this really can’t wait, I’m too excited about it. If you read this post you know that I really wanted to come up with a way to hide the ugly laundry room cords. Well you guys… WE DID! This project was really simple and […]

August 27, 2018

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Happy Monday! I apologize for not sharing this with you all sooner! This project is so simple it’s pretty dumb of me that I forgot to share. A few months ago when I got the itch to garden, I knew I wanted to start by planting some herbs so I did just that. I picked up some pots […]

August 21, 2018

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. This morning I’m sharing the 4 simple updates we made to completely update our laundry room to fit the modern farmhouse vibes of our home! This was the first project we tackled in our new house. We knew it would only take a weekend and […]

August 6, 2018

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Adding board and batten to our entryway was something we planned on doing before our house was even finished. HA! I knew that with a good amount of research, we could accomplish the project relatively quickly without spending boat loads of money and that it would add a lot of character to our home. Other projects got […]

July 19, 2018

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Hello! Yesterday I shared the DIY farmhouse custom door trim tutorial and wanted to make sure to talk about the other amazing part about this makeover – the light! It was really simple, relatively inexpensive, and once again, adds a lot of character to our home. The best part about this light is that it […]

July 17, 2018

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Hi!! Before I get into this I want to say thank you so much for all of the love on the post I shared of our board and batten in the foyer! It’s so much fun sharing all of that stuff with you all and seeing your reactions. I get so many messages that make […]

July 16, 2018

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Hi! Now that we have told you how to make the window boxes and how to fill them with flowers we are going to teach you the final step in the process, how to attach them to the house. We researched a ton to figure out how to do this but we never really found a good way […]

June 26, 2018

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. We spent ours with friends and working on our home. We got so much done! It’s not really exciting stuff but I think we can say that we have officially unpacked the entire house. FINALLY! That spare bedroom pictured here is finally unpacked and pretty much empty. […]

June 25, 2018

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Are you all so excited for this one?! I know I am. This DIY is so simple and inexpensive. It doesn’t require any sewing technique. Did you hear that?! NONE! Soon after we moved into the house (and even before then) I was trying to find inexpensive curtains. I think they are one of the […]

June 5, 2018

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You guys… I’m getting so fired up over this blog and LIFE. I just want to do all. the. things. So I am! I will tell you though, if you’re an aspiring blogger, this is not the “suggested way” of doing it. The most successful bloggers/influencers focus on one main thing and build their business […]

May 22, 2018

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Today I’m going to share a story… I mentioned this on Instagram last week and I had so many people message me saying, “I can’t wait to hear all about it!” followed by the beloved laughing face, of course. A few days have gone by since this laughable disaster happened and luckily, my frustration associated with the […]

May 14, 2018

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a really great weekend! I’m back on here after another weekend of being social media free so I thought I’d share some of the projects we accomplished around the house these past couple of days. We worked for hours on Saturday getting our little garden set up in […]

May 7, 2018

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Stephen and I had been on the hunt for nightstands for our guest bedroom for months but couldn’t seem to find anything inexpensive that we liked. One Saturday morning at a thrift shop I saw these cabinets sitting there and had a vision. He couldn’t quite see it but trusted me so we haggled them […]

November 7, 2017

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1 trip to Ikea, 2 pizzas, 3 trips to Home Depot, 1 trip to Lowes, 2 new power tools, and many (many) hours later and we have ourselves some fine looking nightstands! Before I graduated and left Virginia Tech, my parents suggested that I sell all of my furniture because we were going to have to store everything at […]

October 4, 2016

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Happy Wednesday! This is a reminder that if you have a “normal” work schedule, you are HALF WAY THROUGH YOUR WORK WEEK! Keep chuggin’ along! It has been a while since I’ve written a DIY post so this is super exciting and impromptu. My new apartment is spacious. However, there is no room in the […]

September 28, 2016

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Happy Monday! I just wrote this entire post and then it got deleted… So I’m going to write this again and say, “Jordan- 1, Monday- 0.” After a long weekend of moving, it is time to share a DIY! My sweet friend Krystal is getting married this weekend (AHH!!!) and I am so dang excited for her […]

June 13, 2016

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GARDENING

Last year, which was our first year living in our new home, we decided to try to grow a garden. You can read all about what we planted and our stock tank planters HERE and HERE. We had a good deal of success but we also had some failures. If you follow along in my […]

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June 10, 2019

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. We spent ours with friends and working on our home. We got so much done! It’s not really exciting stuff but I think we can say that we have officially unpacked the entire house. FINALLY! That spare bedroom pictured here is finally unpacked and pretty much empty. […]

June 25, 2018

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Happy Friday! Woo!! I hope you all had an amazing week! Today I wanted to share exactly what and how I planted our window boxes for the summer in case you want to do the same. I’m so excited to be able to switch these out with the seasons! Can you imagine some mums in there […]

June 15, 2018

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Happy Tuesday! Yesterday I shared all about our garden and mentioned that we decided to add a few stock tanks/feeding troughs as a way to increase our gardening space. They aren’t necessarily as inexpensive as other planter DIY options but they work perfectly with our small yard. Some other reasons we purchased the stock tanks are: […]

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June 12, 2018

Hi! Happy Monday! I hope you all are having a great day so far. This weekend we celebrated Stephen’s squadron’s 100th anniversary. My dad’s best friend, Cliff, was in the same squadron a “couple” of years (I won’t age you Cliff don’t worry 😉 ) ago so him and his wife were down here to celebrate with us. We had a […]

June 11, 2018

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a really great weekend! I’m back on here after another weekend of being social media free so I thought I’d share some of the projects we accomplished around the house these past couple of days. We worked for hours on Saturday getting our little garden set up in […]

May 7, 2018

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Last year, which was our first year living in our new home, we decided to try to grow a garden. You can read all about what we planted and our stock tank planters HERE and HERE. We had a good deal of success but we also had some failures. If you follow along in my […]

June 10, 2019

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. We spent ours with friends and working on our home. We got so much done! It’s not really exciting stuff but I think we can say that we have officially unpacked the entire house. FINALLY! That spare bedroom pictured here is finally unpacked and pretty much empty. […]

June 25, 2018

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Happy Friday! Woo!! I hope you all had an amazing week! Today I wanted to share exactly what and how I planted our window boxes for the summer in case you want to do the same. I’m so excited to be able to switch these out with the seasons! Can you imagine some mums in there […]

June 15, 2018

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Happy Tuesday! Yesterday I shared all about our garden and mentioned that we decided to add a few stock tanks/feeding troughs as a way to increase our gardening space. They aren’t necessarily as inexpensive as other planter DIY options but they work perfectly with our small yard. Some other reasons we purchased the stock tanks are: […]

June 12, 2018

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Hi! Happy Monday! I hope you all are having a great day so far. This weekend we celebrated Stephen’s squadron’s 100th anniversary. My dad’s best friend, Cliff, was in the same squadron a “couple” of years (I won’t age you Cliff don’t worry 😉 ) ago so him and his wife were down here to celebrate with us. We had a […]

June 11, 2018

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a really great weekend! I’m back on here after another weekend of being social media free so I thought I’d share some of the projects we accomplished around the house these past couple of days. We worked for hours on Saturday getting our little garden set up in […]

May 7, 2018

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HOLIDAYS

Hi friends! Today I’m sharing with you all how to make DIY Clay Ornaments, inspired by Nesting with Grace. They’re super easy to make and is another great activity to do with kids! Just like the DIY marble ornaments, you could use these as ornaments or gift tags/toppers. The best part is that they make […]

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November 19, 2019

Hi! I’m starting off a week full of Christmas inspired DIYs with a really easy and fun one – DIY marble ornaments. I saw these on one of my favorite accounts to follow, @amylouhawthorne, and couldn’t resist making them. Stephen and I ended up doing just that this weekend and we love how they turned […]

November 19, 2019

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Hi friends! Heck, I know that I already started decorating our mantle for Christmas but since the blog revamp was going on during September-October and fall decor time, I wanted to make sure to share how we decorated our home! I shared all about my plans for how I wanted to decorate here but here […]

November 9, 2019

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Happy Friday! I hope you all had an amazing week leading up to Christmas. It’s such an exciting time! Before we head home to our families, I wanted to share a tour of our home decorated for the season. This is something I’ve never done before (please excuse my videography skills) and I think it’ll […]

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December 21, 2018

Happy, happy Friday friends! Can you believe we’re already 7 days into December? I’m pathetic but I actually start to get sad as Christmas gets closer because I don’t want it to end. How pathetic is that? Speaking of Christmas ending… Does anyone else despise December 26? If you’re ever on some crazy game show […]

December 7, 2018

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Happy Friday! This week has been pretty tough with both of our pups having surgery but we’re getting through it and I’m excited to share something that has brought me joy throughout the week – our wreath-adorned Christmas porch. Speaking of pups… Brooke is doing really well (she was spayed this week)! She’s acting like […]

November 30, 2018

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Happy Tuesday! This is the first Christmas season Stephen and I have ever celebrated together in our own home. It’s so exciting to let you all in and to share this room and our first tree with you all. I hope it inspires you in some way as you start decorating in your own homes! […]

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November 27, 2018

After posting my budget-friendly neutral pillows post earlier today, I wanted to share these Christmas pillows while they’re still on sale for Black Friday. I found some great ones at Target, World Market, H&M and TJ Maxx for all different styles at really great prices (which is awesome considering how expensive these things can get). […]

November 23, 2018

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Happy Monday! I’m really excited going into this week because it’s one of my favorite weeks of the year! In preparation for Thursday, I started brainstorming and putting together a Thanksgiving tablescape. I know it’s much later than most bloggers share these but this one is so easy that you could still easily get it […]

November 19, 2018

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Happy Wednesday! This week has been bonkers. I have had so much going on at work and getting ready for an “event” at our house tonight… All while finishing the guest bathroom makeover… Ha! It’s all good things! We’re having about 25 Air Force wives over tonight to make some signs for Christmas and have […]

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November 7, 2018

I mentioned on stories a couple of days ago that I’ve slowly but surely been picking up Christmas decor *gasp*. The reason I’ve been doing this is because Stephen and I have never decorated a home for Christmas so we don’t own any decorations except for a few ornaments we were gifted, a mini Christmas […]

October 26, 2018

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Happy Easter week! Today I’m sharing a quick and easy cupcake recipe that I adapted from Together As Family and Garnish & Glaze. These are so delicious it’s really difficult to have only one. I gave them to my friends when they closed on their house last week and let’s just say that only one of them actually […]

March 29, 2018

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Happy December 1! As I mentioned here, I love this time of year. I mean, I really really love it. Shoot, I wear Christmas socks all year long! I believe that every moment during this month should be soaked up and celebrated while it can be because before we know it, we blink and it’s […]

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December 1, 2017

November 14, 2017

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This tradition started about three years ago in grad school and we loved it so much we promised that we would do it every year from that point on. We each get a shoebox, decide on a gender and age, and then go shopping for items to fill the boxes with. These boxes get sent […]

November 10, 2017

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Hi friends! Today I’m sharing with you all how to make DIY Clay Ornaments, inspired by Nesting with Grace. They’re super easy to make and is another great activity to do with kids! Just like the DIY marble ornaments, you could use these as ornaments or gift tags/toppers. The best part is that they make […]

November 19, 2019

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Hi! I’m starting off a week full of Christmas inspired DIYs with a really easy and fun one – DIY marble ornaments. I saw these on one of my favorite accounts to follow, @amylouhawthorne, and couldn’t resist making them. Stephen and I ended up doing just that this weekend and we love how they turned […]

November 19, 2019

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Hi friends! Heck, I know that I already started decorating our mantle for Christmas but since the blog revamp was going on during September-October and fall decor time, I wanted to make sure to share how we decorated our home! I shared all about my plans for how I wanted to decorate here but here […]

November 9, 2019

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Happy Friday! I hope you all had an amazing week leading up to Christmas. It’s such an exciting time! Before we head home to our families, I wanted to share a tour of our home decorated for the season. This is something I’ve never done before (please excuse my videography skills) and I think it’ll […]

December 21, 2018

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Happy, happy Friday friends! Can you believe we’re already 7 days into December? I’m pathetic but I actually start to get sad as Christmas gets closer because I don’t want it to end. How pathetic is that? Speaking of Christmas ending… Does anyone else despise December 26? If you’re ever on some crazy game show […]

December 7, 2018

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Happy Friday! This week has been pretty tough with both of our pups having surgery but we’re getting through it and I’m excited to share something that has brought me joy throughout the week – our wreath-adorned Christmas porch. Speaking of pups… Brooke is doing really well (she was spayed this week)! She’s acting like […]

November 30, 2018

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Happy Tuesday! This is the first Christmas season Stephen and I have ever celebrated together in our own home. It’s so exciting to let you all in and to share this room and our first tree with you all. I hope it inspires you in some way as you start decorating in your own homes! […]

November 27, 2018

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After posting my budget-friendly neutral pillows post earlier today, I wanted to share these Christmas pillows while they’re still on sale for Black Friday. I found some great ones at Target, World Market, H&M and TJ Maxx for all different styles at really great prices (which is awesome considering how expensive these things can get). […]

November 23, 2018

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Happy Monday! I’m really excited going into this week because it’s one of my favorite weeks of the year! In preparation for Thursday, I started brainstorming and putting together a Thanksgiving tablescape. I know it’s much later than most bloggers share these but this one is so easy that you could still easily get it […]

November 19, 2018

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Happy Wednesday! This week has been bonkers. I have had so much going on at work and getting ready for an “event” at our house tonight… All while finishing the guest bathroom makeover… Ha! It’s all good things! We’re having about 25 Air Force wives over tonight to make some signs for Christmas and have […]

November 7, 2018

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I mentioned on stories a couple of days ago that I’ve slowly but surely been picking up Christmas decor *gasp*. The reason I’ve been doing this is because Stephen and I have never decorated a home for Christmas so we don’t own any decorations except for a few ornaments we were gifted, a mini Christmas […]

October 26, 2018

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Happy Easter week! Today I’m sharing a quick and easy cupcake recipe that I adapted from Together As Family and Garnish & Glaze. These are so delicious it’s really difficult to have only one. I gave them to my friends when they closed on their house last week and let’s just say that only one of them actually […]

March 29, 2018

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Happy December 1! As I mentioned here, I love this time of year. I mean, I really really love it. Shoot, I wear Christmas socks all year long! I believe that every moment during this month should be soaked up and celebrated while it can be because before we know it, we blink and it’s […]

December 1, 2017

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November 14, 2017

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This tradition started about three years ago in grad school and we loved it so much we promised that we would do it every year from that point on. We each get a shoebox, decide on a gender and age, and then go shopping for items to fill the boxes with. These boxes get sent […]

November 10, 2017

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LIVING

This post is sponsored by Comfort Works. However, all opinions are my own. EEEK! I’m so excited to be sharing this post with you all. I’m very particular about what I share on here. No matter what, I only share things that I love and would purchase with my own money. Our Comfort Works sofa […]

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November 8, 2019

Hi! Today I wanted to share with you all what we’re thinking of doing to finish up our living room. It’s one of the last spaces to go!!! As we’re making some of the final touches on this house, I’m slowly but surely clarifying my own style. It has taken time, that’s for sure! I […]

August 28, 2019

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Last Saturday Stephen and I drove the couple of hours to go shopping at IKEA. We walked into the bustling store with a list, budget, and full bellies (because Lord knows hangry Jordan is the worst person to shop with). We love IKEA because they have so much stuff that is very reasonably priced. Heck, […]

April 17, 2018

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1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 You might see this post pop up and think, “Jordan… Fans? Seriously?!” But I’m actually really excited about this, you guys! I’ve really been itching to share the entire process involved with putting our own “style […]

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February 28, 2018

This post is sponsored by Comfort Works. However, all opinions are my own. EEEK! I’m so excited to be sharing this post with you all. I’m very particular about what I share on here. No matter what, I only share things that I love and would purchase with my own money. Our Comfort Works sofa […]

November 8, 2019

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Hi! Today I wanted to share with you all what we’re thinking of doing to finish up our living room. It’s one of the last spaces to go!!! As we’re making some of the final touches on this house, I’m slowly but surely clarifying my own style. It has taken time, that’s for sure! I […]

August 28, 2019

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Last Saturday Stephen and I drove the couple of hours to go shopping at IKEA. We walked into the bustling store with a list, budget, and full bellies (because Lord knows hangry Jordan is the worst person to shop with). We love IKEA because they have so much stuff that is very reasonably priced. Heck, […]

April 17, 2018

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1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 You might see this post pop up and think, “Jordan… Fans? Seriously?!” But I’m actually really excited about this, you guys! I’ve really been itching to share the entire process involved with putting our own “style […]

February 28, 2018

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