Category: Janella!

Another IKEA Hack: DIY Learning Tower!

I’ve been fascinated with the Montessori approach to raising kids for a while now, largely thanks to this inspiring blog. I’m not going to set up a floor bed (which I do think is awesome) for my kids… Read More

Our Family Expands!

On June 11, 2013, our little family of three became a family of four with the addition of our sweet little Sienna Jo! The birth went great and Sienna is just a perfect, tiny little thing. Here’s what… Read More

The Nursery… 19 Months Later

Around 19 months ago, Janella was still inside me and I was working hard on her nursery. I haven’t really shared the whole room with you all. Shame on me. I never quite finished it — there’s a… Read More

Easy DIY Art – Dots, Dots, & Dots!

Did you know Janella is now one year old? Actually, since I’m really behind with sharing our happy news, she’s closer to 14 months. Craziness. But look up at the art above her. I made that for her… Read More

DIY Art: Ombre Water Drop Painting

I got this little canvas for free from a friend — it had a painting on it but I covered it up with three layers of gesso. Since we’re working (very slowly) on the laundry room these days,… Read More

Here We Are!!

Hello one, hello all! Welcome to our new spot on the internets. There’s a lot of updating to be done around here – link fixing, home tour updates, and so on, but they’ll all get done in good… Read More

How Electricity Ruins Everything

Well, I promised you that I would be back today with an awesome addition to our laundry room. Unfortunately, my plans have been thwarted by dumb electricity. I mean, who needs electricity in the laundry room? Don’t we… Read More

Birds in the Sky… or the ceiling, whatever.

Just because it’s been quiet around here doesn’t mean we’ve not been busy! We are making good progress on the laundry cabinets and that thing is ALMOST DONE after so many touch-ups and additions and adjustments. I hope… Read More

Friday Randoms

Another day, another week, another month. Every time I stop and realize that it’s Friday, I’m amazed at how fast the week went. And then I realize that I haven’t even blogged anything or done anything that could… Read More

The Case for Baskets

When I was preparing for the baby’s arrival, I knew that we would need baskets and boxes and all that stuff to corral ALL THE BABY STUFF but I didn’t exactly understand just what the STUFF would be,… Read More