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: Babies
36 Favorite Picture Books for Toddlers and Children
Are you looking for new books to read to your children or to give as baby shower or birthday gifts? You’ve come to the right place! When I shared the photos of Libby’s bedroom update, I mentioned that we are big … Continue reading
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A Nursery for Baby C
Well here we are, officially two weeks until baby girl two is due! Nesting has kicked in full force. As a matter of fact, the very day our last holiday guests left, we had the queen bed out of the … Continue reading
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Quick Baby Shower Gift – Burp Cloths
Hi all! I hope your Labor Day weekend was relaxing or productive, or both! Ours was a good mix of the two, and I’m happy to say I should have some projects to share soon. Before Libby was born, one … Continue reading
Semi-Homemade Outdoor Baby Gate
Hi all! I’m back to share an outdoor project Stephen and I tackled a few weekends ago during Libby’s nap time. We love the deck at our new house, but were always hesitant to spend time there when Libby was … Continue reading
Quick Baby Shower Gift – Tummy Time Quilt
A great family we met when we moved to Colorado is expecting their second baby boy in September. For the baby shower, I knew I wanted to give something handmade. I was browsing in Hobby Lobby when I came across … Continue reading
My First Mother’s Day
Happy belated Mother’s Day to all you moms out there! I was so happy and excited to celebrate my first Mother’s Day, and Libby and her daddy made my weekend very special. Stephen came home Friday with a few gifts … Continue reading
Before Libby was born, Similac sent us a bunch of samples and coupons, one of which was a credit for a free photo book from Shutterfly. I thought a pregnancy journal would be a great way to round up my … Continue reading
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DIY Changing Pad Covers
As I was putting together Libby’s nursery, I sewed two changing pad covers for her dresser. One was light pink and the other was a coral color – both fabrics were Kona solids from JoAnn. I used this tutorial which calls … Continue reading
42 Weeks – Libby’s Here!
We are officially parents of an 11-day-old little girl! Libby was born last Saturday after 18 hours of labor and a C-Section. It wasn’t the birth experience I would have chosen, but the saying that your labor doesn’t matter after … Continue reading
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Today is my due date! (40 Weeks)
It’s hard to believe I’ve been pregnant for 40 weeks, but it’s true! (I honestly never thought we’d make it to the 40 week photo below!) At my 35 week appointment, we were told that our little girl was … Continue reading
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