• Monthly Archives: March 2013

    The Cat In The House

    Afternoons are my favorite time of day here in the new house. Sun spots dance across the walls and floors, and seeing birds swooping in and through the front porch makes me feel eight years old again. Yesterday, Kevin and I … Continue reading

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    Half Bath Update – Barn Light

    We’ve got light in our half bath again! If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you’ll probably recognize the light fixture. It came with us from our old house, and I’m really diggin’ the way it plays with the birds … Continue reading


    Adoption Update – Crossings

    Fun news! After four paper-filled months, we finished our last home study interview at the Lifeline office on Friday morning! So other than turning in a few remaining pieces of info, we’re all set to move on to the immigration … Continue reading


    Adoption Home Study #4 and 5

    Kevin and I drove up to Birmingham this afternoon. We’ve got our last two home study interviews at the Lifeline office here tomorrow morning, and then we’ll be attending a 2-day Lifeline-sponsored seminar called Crossings. Crossings was created “to prepare and … Continue reading


    Keith’s Living Room Makeover – Pick My Presto

    Meet Keith: He plays drums on the worship team at our church, and although we just met him last year, he’s one of those guys you just feel like you’ve known forever- ya know what I mean? One of the … Continue reading


    Young House Love

    I finished up the my part of the traveling art project this weekend, so I’m sending it on to the next blogger that’s participating. If you’re a DIY blog reader- you’ll probably recognize her name: And speaking of the Petersiks… … Continue reading


    Half Bathroom Update – Sink

    My ankle is still swollen, but it’s been so pretty outside this week. I needed to get out and about. Do you feel that craving when you haven’t been outside enough? That craving for vitamin D on your skin? I stuck … Continue reading


    Just Make A Mark…And See Where It Takes You

    Tracie, from Cleverly Inspired, contacted me about participating in a traveling art project recently. I loved the idea of collaborating on something like this, so I wrote her right back and told her that I was definitely up for the fun. She … Continue reading


    Half Bath Update – Paint and Paper

    Our half bathroom redo is almost complete, but I’m not gonna lie- last week was tough in there. Blood, sweat and tears? Check. Check. Double check. Who knew the littlest room in the place would whoop my booty so bad? That … Continue reading



    Did I tell you Kevin started playing with the worship team at our church last Fall? Yep. He usually plays at church every other Sunday, and I can’t tell you how full I feel for him as he grows his … Continue reading

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    How To Touch Up Photos

    I’m up to my eyeballs in primer today, but I wanted to publish a quick post about Kev and Josh’s latest ShootFlyShoot class! It’s called Photoshop Touch Up, and it’s all about re-touching photos of people in Photoshop. This is … Continue reading