Oklahoma had a terrible ice storm last week. The storm has passed but a large portion of the state was without power for some time and the number of trees we lost is insane. I went for a walk through our neighborhood and the stacks of dead trees were heartbreaking. Hundreds of … [Read more...] about Finding Beauty in the Wreckage
Home & Interiors
Armed with a degree in interior design, home is at the heart of my efforts to put beauty out into the world.
As the weather cools off and we get into the holiday season, this is my favorite time of year to be in the kitchen. But that doesn't mean meal planning, especially during the workweek, is "fun." I love cooking the meals, don't always love planning the meals! If meal … [Read more...] about Three Favorite Fall Recipes
We went with wood floors in the new house. At our old house, and all homes previously, we had carpet in the bedrooms, which worked fine, until, for some reason, at our last house. Craft projects, the dog, and foot traffic (kids = mud), and our wall to wall carpeting was taking a … [Read more...] about My Absolute Favorite Rug Pads
My son threw clean laundry down the laundry shoot because he didn’t want to put away his clothes. It was quite a week at our house. Don’t put a bandaid on the mess. See if you can fix the mess with a system. That’s been my mantra this fall. In the chaos of back to school, … [Read more...] about How to Get Organized at Home
I have moved a lot. Over the last several years my family and I have moved upwards of 5 times. I know that’s not a lot when you compare to a military family but, for our non-military family, it's a lot! As we started our latest move (check out the design inspiration for our … [Read more...] about My Two Biggest Moving Mistakes