Dreaming of Remodeling? Come to BREXPO!

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Since moving into the new house I have been dreaming of all the ways I’d love to remodel.  Lucky for me Spring is the season of Home Shows and Expos and Parade of Homes, all of which give me plenty of great ideas to inspire me for this house.  Along with the playroom and fireplace, the kitchen is right up there at the top of my wish list.  I absolutely love this kitchen with the double island.  Unfortunately I’d need to build a new wing off of my house because there is no way to fit all of this … [Read more...]

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Get Your Design Fix at bHome!

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Today I have a HUGE announcement that I’m so excited to finally share with y’all! bHome is a new Home and Garden app on the market featuring all of your favorite magazines and DIY bloggers.  It’s available on iPhone and iPad, (coming soon to Android!).  If you love getting inspired by gorgeous photography and design ideas, this is the app for you.  There are almost 40 incredible design bloggers and magazines for you to follow, including some of my daily reads and blog friends like The … [Read more...]

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Everything I Own in a Box to the Left

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Oh hai. ::peeks out from behind the tower of boxes surrounding my computer:: So, many of you have checked in with me to wish me luck with the move, and I wanted to let y'all know that we survived and have arrived at our new destination. The move itself went as smoothly as possible, considering that once the movers arrived I realized that I could easily have my own tv show that is a combo spinoff of Hoarders, American Pickers and Samford and Son. If you follow me on Instagram you already … [Read more...]

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Playroom Planning

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Next up on the sneak peek tour of the new house is the attic space that we plan to turn into a playroom. It’s not much to look at right now, but I’ve got big hopes and dreams, folks. I’m totally envisioning turning it into something like this amazing attic space… (Source) Except, since it’s going to be a playroom space in my house you’ll need to image it with giant plastic toys covering the floor and peanut butter and jelly smeared on the walls. And don’t forget the crayons and … [Read more...]

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Perfect Homemade Popcorn {Just 3 Ingredients!}

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Popcorn is one of the easiest things in the world to make at home, yet so many people still insist on microwaving their popcorn in those bags o’ chemicals since it’s supposedly more “convenient”.  I am here today to show you just how simple it is to make your own popcorn at home, plus it tastes like a million times better than the stuff from a bag. When I was a kid my mom was constantly making homemade popcorn and tuna salad for lunch.  I still crave that combo to this day. Here’s all you’ll … [Read more...]

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Fireplace wishes and mantel Dreams

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Over the next few weeks as we bust our humps packing up this house and preparing to move, I wanted to give y’all some glimpses into the new house so you can help me dream and plan for future DIY projects.  Pinterest is, of course, my main source of inspiration these days, so I’ve been pinning ideas way more lately than normal. If you want to follow my pins to see where my thought process is going, feel free to join me over there and give opinions. So, welcome!  Here is the living room in the … [Read more...]

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How to make Perfect Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

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Have y’all seen the price of chocolate dipped strawberries these days?  It’s outrageous!  I could buy a tank of gas for the price of a dozen dipped and delivered berries right now.  (Granted that’s only cuz gas prices have dipped lower than they’ve been since like 1999, but still…) I want to show y’all how easy it is to make your own chocolate dipped strawberries at home for seriously a fraction of the cost of store-bought ones. If you’ve never tried it, I promise, it’s WAY easy. … [Read more...]

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Voice that Valentine

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Some folks are just meant to be together. Like Romeo and Juliet... or Johnny and Baby… Or Bo and Hope. But just because you’re meant to be together doesn’t mean life will be all puppies and rainbows and butterflies. Love is hard sometimes. Marriage takes work, y’all. Life interferes. Work gets stressful. Kids come along and try to sabotage your quality time together. Sometimes outside forces are at work against you.  No matter if it’s feuding fathers forbidding the … [Read more...]

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The Coolest Campfire Cake, Ever.

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As promised, today I’m back and sharing the step-by-step on how I make the cute campfire cake for G’s Lone Ranger themed birthday party. This is the perfect cake for any western themed party for your little cowboy or girl.  My Lone Ranger loved it.  Those candy flames were SO cool, and SO easy to make! I’m sharing the step-by-step tutorial on how to make those flames over on eBay today.  Please head over there to read all about it and pin the tutorial!   Click here to … [Read more...]

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Lone Ranger Themed Birthday Party Decor

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This weekend we threw a cowboy roundup for our little Lone Ranger’s seventh birthday party.  The decorations are always my favorite part of a party, and this year was no different.  Since our lives are CrazyTown right now I tried not to let myself go overboard, as I am capable of doing with parties. But, in the end I kinda did go a bit overboard anyway.  Oh well.  Throwing fun parties is one of my most favorite things to do, and my boy only turns seven once, right?   In an effort to keep it … [Read more...]

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