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One Room Challenge: Breakfast Nook (week 5)

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You guys, we are at week 5! I can't believe how fast these weeks have gone by! Between juggling a husband being home on vacation (who is now at a new job), homeschooling 3 kids, nursing a 6 month old and working on a few other projects while this was going on has proven itself challenging. And probably explains the cold and sore throat I had (I never get sick)…

Our Patio Refresh Reveal: Home Depot Blogger Challenge

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Good morning guys! Today is the day we finally share our Patio for The Home Depot Patio Style Challenge. We were pleasantly surprised when we received an invite from The Home Depot for this challenge. It was such a great experience working closely with their awesome team on this. Here's a little before of our patio between working: Head to The Home Depot blog HERE for the finishing touches where…

Add character to your patio with an easy DIY planter box

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It has been so much fun working on our patio for the Home Depot challenge. We wanted to share sooner with you all but some unforeseen set backs happened. It is all good now and I am so excited to share that we will finally be sharing our patio for the Home Depot Patio Challenge hosted by Home Depot. It will be live on Home Depot's blog tomorrow. Be sure…

One Room Challenge: Breakfast Nook (week four)

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Here we are in week 4 of the ORC and I have to say, this past week might not look like much but I am so excited for how it's all coming together. So, we finished painting the ceiling that we corrected (removing the part of the ceiling that dropped down in the kitchen about 6-7 inches. I mentioned it last week but excited that it's all painted and ready…

One Room Challenge: Breakfast Nook (week 3)

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Hey guys, are you as shocked as I am that we're already on week 3. nail-biting in full effect. Not literally of course but eek.. it's the half way mark! But where do I start with the set backs this week. Oh my goodness.. But wait, if you're new here, catch up with week one and week two. ... Okay, all caught up?! Great, let's continue! Well this was going…

Thoughts on the Ikea Stockholm Spring 2017 line + a few other new Ikea finds

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If you follow me on Instagram, I'm sure you already know I got my hands on a couple new Stockholms items from their Spring line. I literally posted a pic as soon as I put one of the pieces together. Pretty obvious how excited I was right?! I've been waiting for these to arrive since February so you can only imagine how I felt when they told me the two pieces…