• Monthly Archives: April 2011

    Love and Prayers

    We didn’t have any damage here in Prattville, Alabama… …but according to news reports, hundreds of people were injured and killed, and many people lost their homes and businesses yesterday. Our hearts and prayers go out to all the people … Continue reading


    Mouseover How To

    Happy How To’s Day! Today, I thought I’d show ya how we make our photos move with a mouseover how to! First up, you’ll need to choose which two photos you’d like to use. (Tip: The key to really making … Continue reading


    Home SWEAT Home

    3 days at the beach with my bride = Totally. Awesome. Coming home to a backed up/leaking sewer pipe underneath our house= Totally. Stinky! I felt really bad for the guy who had to go under there and unclog everything. Those … Continue reading


    Lazy Days and a Link Party Announcement

    Thank you SO much for leaving such kind and caring comments on my last post. That stuff is so tough, and my heart goes out to those who are dealing with, or have dealt with, the loss of a furbaby. … Continue reading


    Waiting To Exhale

    Me: Guess what? You: Chicken butt. Me: No, really, guess what? You: I give up. What? Me: I haven’t seen my Mr. in almost two months. You: Holy guacamole! Where’s he been? Me: Rock n’ rollin’. You: But I thought … Continue reading


    The Brick Fireplace (#2!) – Pick My Presto

    Hey there- and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! I read this comment on Monday’s Pick My Presto post… …and was totally intrigued! I invited Julie to send me a photo of it, to see if I could … Continue reading


    The Brick Fireplace – Pick My Presto

    Hey there- and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! This week, I picked a photo sent in by a gal named Jen. She wanted some design inspiration for her huge, off-centered brick fireplace… She said the beams weren’t … Continue reading

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    Curb Appeal The Plot

    When we bought our 3-acre plot, and the funky little fixer that sat on it, there wasn’t a whole lot of landscaping goin’ on… We’ve spent the past few years mainly working on the inside of the house, but my … Continue reading


    A Small Kitchen Makeover

    Meet Amy… Last November she was hired to bring a 1930′s Spanish bungalow back to life, while honoring the antique feeling of the home. Here are some before shots of the kitchen… And here are the incredible after’s… To create … Continue reading


    The Lettered Cottage Magazine

    Remember when we put together this guy? Click the magazine to launch the full-sized edition in a new window! Well, we’re almost done makin’ another one… …and we look forward to sharing it with you at the end of this … Continue reading


    Reading Room Redo

    Remember when this odd little 6′ x 6′ space… …became our reading room? Well, it needs to act as our guest room now, so a couple weeks back, we started clearing it out… …and patching the walls… …and talking about … Continue reading


    A Dining Room Pick My Presto

    Hey there- and welcome to another installment of Pick My Presto! This week, I had some Photoshop fun with a photo of my friend Shaunna’s dining room. She told me she wanted to add some wood planks to the room, … Continue reading