Nov 292012
roundup: advent calendars

Hello, friends! I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving. Now, let the Christmas decorating and music begin! Growing up, I remember being so excited when I got to open the doors on the advent calendar each day, leading up to Christmas. Our advent calendar was one of those wall hanging kinds, with little doors that [continue…]

 November 29, 2012  Posted by at 13:58 inspiration 1 Response »
Nov 212012
diy {rock place cards}

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m here today to share a quick diy project to add some charm to your Thanksgiving table. My main contribution to our family’s Thanksgiving is to decorate the table. It’s a self-appointed job that began last year (or maybe it was the year before) and is something I have fun with. For the [continue…]

 November 21, 2012  Posted by at 11:46 diy, entertaining 9 Responses »
Nov 052012
diy: book page wallpaper

Wow. Talk about some serious neglect to the blog. To end this streak of silence, I have a project I’m pretty excited to share with you! We have a big wall at the top of the stair landing that’s been calling to me every time I walk by. You see the wall as soon as [continue…]

 November 5, 2012  Posted by at 13:15 diy 8 Responses »
Sep 192012
diy {road trip with a kid}

I’m here! I’m alive! Sorry for the silence! We’re getting ready for vacation (yay!) and blogging has been pushed to the back burner. I want to share some things I’ve done to get ready for our road trip. Gabe does quite well in the car, but even I can get antsy siting for consecutive hours. [continue…]

 September 19, 2012  Posted by at 18:28 diy, life 3 Responses »
Sep 122012
inspiration: at home

source I love diy decorating ideas, but sometimes diy things look, well, too diy. I’m funny about that. This wall, however, covered in old pages, has a diy flare without being too diy, for my personal taste. Does that makes sense? I kinda like it. And it would be a perfect, temporary solution for renters [continue…]

 September 12, 2012  Posted by at 10:09 inspiration No Responses »
Sep 112012
diy rope magnet

Here’a s quick little diy project for you to kick off your Tuesday! Gather your supplies: Rope A roll of magnets Hot Glue Scissors Get started: Decide how long you want your magnet to be. I’ve made them varying lengths. The longer it is, the stronger it is. Cut your magnet to the desired length. [continue…]

 September 11, 2012  Posted by at 08:32 diy 1 Response »
Sep 102012
fall fun

Last year, when autumn, Thanksgiving and Christmas snuck up on me, I wished I had spent a little time thinking about how I wanted to decorate and things I wanted to do and make. By the time I thought about an advent calendar, it was already a good week into December! It was then that [continue…]

 September 10, 2012  Posted by at 11:08 inspiration, life 2 Responses »
Sep 102012
a new series

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend. Today I’m starting a new series of posts, completely unrelated to normal RICE things. They’ll happen weekly(ish) and will be called, ‘From the Mouth of Gabe…’. Gabe (who’s few months shy of three) keeps us laughing with the things he says and the conversations we have [continue…]

 September 10, 2012  Posted by at 10:54 from the mouth of gabe No Responses »
Sep 092012
sneak peak: office/guest room

Be on the look out this week for a tour of our guest room/office. For now, here’s a little sneak peak. I have an “L” shaped desk, with a shelf above the long side. I use my hot glue gun all the time and keep my glue sticks in mason jars. I painted clipboards white [continue…]

 September 9, 2012  Posted by at 16:27 our home 1 Response »
Sep 092012

Hi, friends! You probably notice things look a bit different this afternoon. How unlike me to rearrange something! Would you take a moment to let me know what you think by taking the poll, please? You can also leave a comment with feedback. If this is your first time here, I’d love to hear what [continue…]

 September 9, 2012  Posted by at 13:25 misc. No Responses »