Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on it’s way!

6 cute free easter printables

I shared these printables for Easter the first year I started blogging.  They are one of my absolute favorite printables I have done.  I wanted to share them again.  So you guys can use them this year … [Read more...]

Family room makeover

my family room makeover

I am so excited to FINALLY show you guys my family room makeover.  Two years ago we moved into our forever home.  It was quite the journey and you can read my Home story if you want to know … [Read more...]

My home goals from 2013


In January of 2013, I wrote out my home goals for the year.  And now it is time to look back and see what happened. I must admit, I don't remember all that was on the list {probably should have … [Read more...]

Mod podge and a bookcase

making over a book case using modpodge and wrapping paper

You guys remember my home goals that I posted at the first of the year?  I said I wanted to work on a room makeover for one of my girls.  Well I have all three rooms in some stage of made over right … [Read more...]

A little change makes a big difference

put cute white items above your cabinets. A little change that makes a big difference.

Sometimes a little change can make all the difference.  I used to think that I liked a bare look above my cabinets.  It was less cluttery and looked cleaner I told myself. Well except for the … [Read more...]

Pantry door makeover

love this great pantry door makeover

I love adding pops of color in unexpected ways.  You guys saw how I painted my front door right? I so love it and have had so many compliments. I've been wanting to makeover my pantry door too.  Here … [Read more...]

How to install hardwood stairs

how to install hardwood stairs.

I have to admit, tackling the stairs was really daunting!  I was intimidated.  Having done it, I don't know why I was so nervous.  It's one of those projects that you are scared to start but once you … [Read more...]

How to glaze cabinets

how to glaze kitchen cabinets

I have always loved the glazed look on furniture.  I do it to almost every piece I makeover.  I've also loved the look on cabinets.  So I decided to tackle my kitchen cabinets.  It's a really easy … [Read more...]

My home goals for 2013

dining room home tour

I wanted to write down and share you with you all my home goals for 2013.  Basically a list of things that I would like to accomplish in the coming year.  I am hoping this will keep me accountable. … [Read more...]

Hardwood vs Laminate…which flooring to choose

hardwood or laminate

Remember the big flood we had?  Well we are mostly all put back together. The biggest part of the rebuild was the flooring.  We had 2500 sq ft of flooring to replace.  That was all of the main level … [Read more...]

Crocheted chevron blanket

crochet chevron pattern.

I have been getting back into crochet lately.  I love how I can sit and crochet without getting involved in a huge messy project.  It's my end of the day activity before I fall asleep.  I also love … [Read more...]

How I fixed the biggest bathroom fail ever.

measuredbytheheart.com: guest bath

I love having visitors come visit.  I wanted to get my bathroom makeover done before they arrived.  So I decided to start with paint.  I got the cutest blue aqua color and one morning I just went … [Read more...]

My summery front door

summery yellow front door

My sweet girls go to year round school so they are still in class until the end of June.  Then they go back July 25th.  {I know it's sad now, but having 3 weeks off in Sept. and again in Jan. is so … [Read more...]

Home tour-First floor

first floor home tour

Hello everyone.  I recently posted our home story and today I am following it up with our Home tour. Let me first say that this is a preliminary tour.  I do not have things decorated and finished the … [Read more...]

How a house became our home!!

first floor home tour

Remember the roller coaster ride that was us buying our home?  You dealt with the craziness and me being absent from the blog.  You were so supportive.  I can't thank you enough.  Now I am finally … [Read more...]