DIY Rainbow Wall Hanging

I knew early on that I wanted to make some sort of a wall-hanging to go above Olly’s changing table. In his big sister Joanna’s room, we have large 3D paper flowers on the wall that she always enjoyed looking at during diaper changes. I wanted to make something that would be fun for Olly to look at, light enough that if he pulled it down it wouldn’t be terribly dangerous, and a colorful pop of color for that side of the room. Most of all, I wanted this project to be EASY! Most of the tutorials I found on other… Read More

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Good Golly, Olly is Five Months and Joey is Two!

Last week was a BIG week around here! Not only did we celebrate a brand new year, but Joanna turned two years old, and Oliver turned five months old. These might be my favorite photos of Joey ever. On Joey’s birthday we gave her all her favorite things — a cheeseburger and fries from McDonald’s, a chocolate milkshake from Malley’s, ramen from Noodlecat, and a day with her grandparents (we’re pretty sure she likes them more than us!). Then over the weekend we were hosting Andy’s extended family for a Christmas dinner, so we decided to also treat it like… Read More

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It’s 2018!! Here’s This Year’s Home Reno To-Do List!

Hello! Long time no talk. Seriously, sooo long. HAPPY 2018! We had our last holiday parties of the year this past weekend, so we can finally start getting back into the swing of real life, which feels good. I kind of just want life to be routine again… or as routine as life is when you’re constantly updating your house! Which brings us right into today’s topic … our 2018 to-do list! We like to start each year with a general idea of what projects we want to tackle. Of course we often veer from the list when things happen… Read More

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