My husband Stephen and I moved from Arkansas to Denver, CO in 2014, and we are loving life in our new state with our two little girls. I always have a project up my sleeves and love sharing renovation tips and tricks on my way to Before & Afters. I love inspiring others to tackle DIY projects because being proud of where you live starts with saying "I did that myself!"
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Category Archives: yard
The weather here in Northwest Arkansas has been so beautiful lately! The fall colors are just hitting their peak, so this afternoon I took advantage of the mild weather and snapped a few shots of our front yard. I realized … Continue reading
Happy Friday everybody! I’m wrapping up a week of freedom before heading back to campus for summer school on Monday. Here’s what Stephen and I have accomplished in the past couple weeks. We hosted a little get-together a few weeks … Continue reading
So yesterday when we shared our Punch List progress, you might have noticed a new addition to the list that looked a little like this: “Paint Exterior.” Well, today I’m going to let you in on a little secret: we’ve … Continue reading
I just can’t believe it’s already November. Where did September and October go, ya’ll?! It’s been awhile since we did a Punch List review, and we’ve accomplished a lot since our last recap back in August. Over the past 2 … Continue reading
One of the big projects Stephen took on this weekend was finding a way to address the seemingly never-endings supply of brush and debris in our yard. What never-ending supply, you ask? Aside from the fact that our landscaping keeps … Continue reading
Partying like it’s 1959 wasn’t the only item on our agenda last weekend. It was also a very special weekend because we celebrated Stephen’s birthday! His dad came up on Saturday and we had a blast with our friends at … Continue reading
It’s Gratuitous Picture of Your Dog Tuesday, everybody! Here’s one for you: Molly chillin’ out next to our newly updated flower pots. In reality, it’s more like “Molly intently focusing on the tennis ball I’m holding in my left hand … Continue reading
As promised, we’re kicking off the week with our first fall project of the season, but first I wanted to share a couple photos I snapped this weekend. Stephen, our friend Robby, and I spent all day Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading
Over the past 3 years, our yard has gone from out of control to slightly more manageable. You’ve seen us clear out fallen trees from the January ’09 ice storm in our front yard, remove the nasty old metal fence … Continue reading