DIY Halloween Pumpkins

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Our friend Sarah is hosting a “easy fall decor” link party over at Thrifty Decor Chick today, so we thought we’d link up a few DIY Halloween pumpkin ideas. Click on the links below if you’d like to read our step-by-steps! 1. Parsnip and Carrot-Nosed Pumpkin Characters 2. How To Make Glittered Pumpkins 3. How To Make A […]

Fall Mantel

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Remember that fireplace makeover we worked on at Kevin’s brother’s house a few weeks back? Well, we decided to surprise them with some fast and fun Fall mantel decor last week, too! The cardboard letters came from Hobby Lobby. We just hot glued them together and hung them on the wall with masking tape. (We […]

Plush Pumpkins, and Mushrooms, and Acorns- oh my!

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** This giveaway has ended. ** Well, it’s officially Fall, and I cannot tell you how excited I was when I saw the vegetable stand down the street putting out bunches and bunches of big, beautiful pumpkins! I get absolutely giddy when I see them popping up around town! My mom and I took a […]

DIY Halloween Projects

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Kev and I had fun creating some DIY Halloween projects for HGTV.com this year, and since Rhoda’s “outdoor ideas” link party kicks off today, we thought we’d blog about them here today. They were super simple to put together and if you’d like to see how we made them, just click on the links below to head […]

Fall Table Decorating Ideas – Link Party

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Hello- and welcome to our 2012 Fall Table Decorating Ideas link party! We can’t wait to see and share what you’ve had fun creating this year! To link up your blog post (or the web address where you’re photos are stored), just scroll down until you see the little blue “Add Your Link“ button. Click […]

Fireplace Makeover

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We worked on a budget-friendly fireplace makeover at Kevin’s brother’s house a few weeks ago, and we’re so happy with how it helped to update their existing brick fireplace. We’ve been slowly helping Kerry and Robyn redo their living room over the past few months, and it has been SO MUCH FUN “sneaking” into their […]

Adoptive Parents

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I read something recently about how every now and then “our journey collides with someone who changes it all”. It made me think about the past fews years that we’ve been blogging/reading blogs and how, for us, that “someone” has so often been a person on the other side of our computer screen. Someone that we […]

The Box

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A few weeks ago, something goosebump-y happened at the church we’ve been attending. It caught me by surprise, and I was able to snap a photo of it right after it happened, so I thought I’d share it here on the blog today. Before I get to the moment though, I should start by saying, […]

Selling The House (And *Hopefully* Buying Another One!)

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We accepted an offer from a sweet local gal on Monday, so our house is officially under contract! Assuming everything goes through as planned, we look forward to moving back near our old stomping grounds sometime next month. We moved here (to Prattville) five years ago to be closer to a job that Kevin and […]

Cottage Bathroom

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This post is all about our previously purple bathrom turned cottage bathroom- but I did want to mention that since our last post we’ve had several really great appointments with potential buyers so *fingers crossed* we’ll be pulling up the for sale by owner sign in our front yard by the end of the week! […]