Home & Garden

House Tour

June 10, 2016

Well, better late than never, right?  After living in this house for two years, we’ve decided to sell it and build our dream home.  We accepted an offer on it last month, and it closes at the end of this month.  Since I had to take some good photos of the house for our listing, […]

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DIY Curtain Tutorial

February 9, 2013

I’m proud to say that I have made all the curtains in our house.  In total, there are 5 sets: blackout curtains in our master bedroom, Grayson’s bedroom, and our bonus room, and blackout Roman shades in our living room.  The newest set (which is what I’ll be covering in this tutorial) is regular, unlined […]

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Smokey House Rehab: The Finished Product!!!!!

September 8, 2012

After over a YEAR of procrastinating working on this house, I am happy to announce that it is finally FINISHED!!!!!!!  Between getting married and having a baby, this home rehab was really put on the back burner, but I’m so glad that it’s complete and ready to be put on the market! It was quite […]

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Smokey House Rehab (Part 5)

September 5, 2011

I know it’s been a couple months since I posted an update on the Smokey House Rehab, but that’s mainly because there’s been nothing to update you about.  The rehab has been on the back burner because of all the wedding madness, and we’ve finally gotten back into it.  The last time we attempted to […]

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Butterflies, Flowers, and Lacey

July 26, 2011

Steve and I are leaving for our honeymoon today!  We’re driving up to New York (yes, driving) and spending a couple days walking around Manhattan and seeing the sights.  Then on Thursday, our 9-day Caribbean Cruise leaves from Brooklyn!!  We’ve never been gone for this long, so it’s been quite the ordeal trying to pack […]

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Cute Etsy Finds

March 29, 2011

I was browsing through the jewelry section of Etsy today when I stumbled upon some of the cutest necklaces I had ever seen.  By the way, in case you didn’t know, Etsy is a website where ordinary people can sell their handmade or vintage items.  You can find many one of a kind treasures in […]

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The Patio is Finished!

March 27, 2011

I’m sorry for not writing for the past couple days.  This weekend has been a little busy.  Yesterday, I spent the whole day cleaning and hanging up new pictures….     ….such as this one of Fancy….     …and this one of our sweet Kaylee…     …and this ridiculous one of Lazarus. But […]

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My Name is Not Amanda

March 21, 2011

After Steve and I (and the furbabies) moved to Tennessee, we changed our phone numbers to match the local 615 area code.  It made us feel like official Nashvillians (not to be confused with Nash-villains).  Unfortunately, ever since I got my new Nashville phone number 2 years ago I’ve been getting phone calls for a […]

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