It's full-on Fall mode in our house right now (and technically it IS Fall), so this week I thought I would share a DIY Halloween costume. Last year I made Moana, Maui, and Tamatoa (shiny crab) costumes for my littles, but I didn't finish until the day before Halloween. And it felt weird to share … Continue reading DIY Maui Costume
Hello! Last week I shared the planning and construction of our mudroom bench. Once we got the basic shelving and bench constructed, puttied the visible locations of screws, and applied one coat of paint (we used Oxford White by Sherwin Williams, the same as the trim in the rest of the house) it was time … Continue reading Finishing the Mudroom
Today's post is a looooong time coming. The very first project we did in our house (back in Nov 2016!), was remove some walls. Well, not counting painting. 😁 Part of that project was removing half of our stairwell wall, so we could have an open staircase for the last 5 steps. The problem with … Continue reading Stairway to Heaven…
So I am sure anyone who has been following this blog is tired of my enthusiasm over finally having a mudroom. But I have to say, it's been pretty life changing. No more shoes and coats lying all over the place. No more asking 1,000 times for backpacks to get picked up. You get the … Continue reading Building a Mudroom Bench
Welp, it's official - my baby boy is a 5 year old (just started Kindergarten this fall 😭)! His birthday was at the end of August, and to celebrate he requested a dinosaur theme for his party. A few months ago he wanted a superhero party (with Thor, Hulk, and Iron Man, to be specific), … Continue reading Party Like A Dinosaur!