Glean some decorating ideas for your outdoor spaces! Whether you have a patio, deck, balcony, porch, or just a small stoop we have some ideas for you!
Over the last eleven years of blogging, I've … - read the full post here -
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My name is Beth Hunter and I am a hunter of beautiful homes, Craigslist deals, and life improvement tips. I believe that you can never have too many toss pillows or throws. I like do-it-yourself decorating, affordable elegance, urban-cottage comfort, moulding & millwork, cocktails on the porch, styling vignettes, and chocolate desserts. I love to create beauty out of chaos and share my home stories with you! Sign up below to receive my newsletter.
In reading my little sister's latest blog entry, I was convicted by a disturbing truth. I make a pretty lousy friend! Now before you protest (and of course I'm hoping you will), let me lay out some of … - read the full post here -
Mama Bear def. The tendency for any mother to protect her young from a real or perceived threat. noun I was a total Mama Bear when the psychologist asked about Zephan's motor development. verb I … - read the full post here -
As adults, we continually ask others the question How are you today? and rarely expect a real answer. We all know it's a "cultural courtesy question" and if you take it literally when the bank teller … - read the full post here -
As a counselor, I know that it is good to let yourself cry. Crying is a release of emotion and allows us to process our sadness in healthy ways and prevents our grief from becoming internalized. … - read the full post here -
After attending church this morning, we put Asher through our usual parental inquisition of what he learned in Sunday school today. This little ritual is almost always bound to be a bit amusing and … - read the full post here -
Last night Asher was having a particularly difficult time going to the bathroom. He had been on there forever without much success and was getting bored. He decided to ask Daddy to read him a dinosaur … - read the full post here -
Anyone who shops on a regular basis with small children knows how daunting a task this can be. Before you leave the house you make sure that you have enough sippy-cups, baggies of snacks, diapers, … - read the full post here -
The stories of Asher to Zephan could fill many a blog entry and most definitely will. My two little boys fill my days with such an array of emotion and activity that I need a place to capture (and … - read the full post here -