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What makes a house a home series – week 2

What makes a house a home series – week 2

Today we continue on with the What makes a house a home series – week 2! This blog is about so much more than just my home, or even decorating. The main theme of it is what makes me decorate my home, it is the life inside of my home. The life […]

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What makes a house a home series – week 1

What makes a house a home series – week 1

Today starts the first in a new series I am doing here, the What makes a house a home series – week 1 is something I am giddy to get started on! I talk all the time about making a house into a home, one DIY project at a time. It is […]

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Broken wall art gets a new life with this DIY wood pallet frame

Broken wall art gets a new life with this DIY wood pallet frame

 Let me give a little background of myself, I grew up in Southern California and was raised by my young Mom and my Grandma. Going to the beach, being sun kissed, salt water hair messy, and sand between my toes was a daily occurrence. Once I moved to Wisconsin when […]

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Valentines day kid craft idea

Valentines day kid craft idea

I am sure anyone who reads this blog knows that I decorate my home with my kids in mind. A lot of times that includes getting them involved in the decorating, this Valentines day kid craft idea I am sharing today is all about those little ones. I spoke last week about […]

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Home improvement projects and plans for the year

Home improvement projects and plans for the year

Guys, I have been daydreaming lately. Home improvement projects and plans for the year are dancing around in my head. No joke, I have floor plans drawn out, sketches of my wish list for my home. I figured since this is all about home decor, and talking about homes I can share […]

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Blog anniversary and giveaway!

Blog anniversary and giveaway!

Hello you lovely people, in the hustle and bustle of the holidays I let one very important thing slip my mind. This blog, Our house now a home turned 3! It may not be a big deal to many, but to me this is a huge accomplishment. Due in part […]

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Holiday cards, timeless tradition or played out?

Holiday cards, timeless tradition or played out?

How is everyone doing? This season is so hectic, fun but very hectic. Between holiday family fun, parties, school functions and preparing for the actual day of Christmas it feels as if my head is going to pop off trying to organize it all. Then I remember that holiday cards […]

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Decorating ideas for a home with kids

Decorating ideas for a home with kids

We are back at it, time for the week to start! I typically spend Monday cleaning up the tornado that is a weekend with a family of 5. My home is pretty much 100% kid friendly, but there is still a lapse in maintaining and it needs a good scrub […]

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Will she keep me, A Mom’s back to school thoughts

Will she keep me, A Mom’s back to school thoughts

With school starting in just a few short weeks, I am full of emotions. Summer has been wonderful, fun, lazy, chaotic, and active. With tears, tantrums, bored kids, and so much noise. The perfectly imperfect summer that is a Stay-at-home-Mom with three young-ish kids. This year is a big time […]

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DIY and low cost anniversary gift ideas

DIY and low cost anniversary gift ideas

Hi guys! I am just popping in for a minute. I had actually not planned a post for today, but then my amazing husband did the best, sweetest, and very thoughtful thing which I had to share. One, because he is an amazing man and deserves a little public bragging. […]

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