in which I ask for your advice

In accordance with Day 7 of The Nester’s 31 Days to a Better Dressed Nest series, I am coming to my peeps for house advice. See that wall with the picture? We want to knock it down. Because on the other side of that wall is this. Two living rooms back to back....

you are my peeps

I know that the motivation to read a blog is often for the fast and easy: simple tips for sprucing up; money saving tricks; easy recipes. I read them for those things, too. I want fast, easy, useful. To read in this place sometimes requires a slowing down that...

Tuesday eyes

Today, I’m choosing to see the playroom like this: the corner of a pink turret, the colorful kitchen blurry in the background. I’m choosing to look at it with thankful eyes that see only what this room represents and not what is strewn all. over. the....

for the girls

October has brought out some serious nesting instincts. I’ve been cleaning out, getting rid, and froofing up like a mad woman. One place I’ve spent some extra time in lately is the twins’ room. To fully appreciate the after, you must first see what...

things to chat about

So many, many things to chat about this Friday morning. First of all, Lysa’s gonna be on Oprah today. She’s already been on once a while back and Oprah liked her so much, she’s coming back. That’s right. OPRAH. You know, Oprah? So watch her...