Category Archives: The Living Situation

25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 9 – Entry Way Decor

Our poor entry way has been ignored until we hosted Cecilia’s birthday party over the weekend. Until then, it was shut off by another door so it didn’t get much attention, and it smelled like it, too. The previous owner … Continue reading

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The Living Situation: A Very Minted Christmas

Now that we have all of the walls painted in the kids’ room and their furniture is assembled and in their rooms, the real fun begins – decorating their rooms! I have hung up some things in Cecilia’s room and … Continue reading

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It’s coming together

Bit by bit, we have been working away at making this house home. Cecilia’s birthday is next weekend (gah!) and I would like this place to feel a little warmer than it does now. While the walls and trim are … Continue reading

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Where we do our Living

Right now, our living is in a transitional state. There’s Cecilia’s little cabinet that we got her at the antique fair, waiting to return to her room when space permits. We have an old bookcase that we’re not in love … Continue reading

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Handmade Life + 10% off Sale!

I completely believe in creating a handmade, mindful life. In making things with my hands, supporting people who make things with their hands and putting a creative touch on everything I can. I believe in making food from scratch whenever … Continue reading

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DIY Work in Progress + Waffles!

I’ve been painting since I was a little kid. I never considered myself to be excellent at it, but it’s something I’ve always enjoyed. One of the things that I love the most about it is that it’s totally forgiving. … Continue reading

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Hello, Fall!

It’s official…Fall is here! Heck, there is even a chance of rain in Sacramento tomorrow and Thursday. It will still be in the 70s, but I will take it! I restocked the baking supplies, got a doughnut pan and I’m … Continue reading

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The Living Situation: Freddy’s Hot Rod Nursery

I have always loved vintage cars. I could only pick out a handful of the popular ones that everyone knew, but I have always found them beautiful and I just love watching them drive by. An homage to a time … Continue reading

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DIY Inspiration: Wall Love

Our walls are borrrring. We’ve hung up two posters in our living room, and while we have some more to hang up…I would like to hang up more than just posters. I’ve been searching through thrift stores, flea markets and … Continue reading

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The Living Situation: Cecilia’s on a Farm

The last time I shared Cecilia’s room inspiration, we were going for a forest theme after I realized that her entire room was full of owls. Note: if you’re going to have a dedicated  theme for your baby shower, make … Continue reading

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