Merry Christmas!!

by ilene on December 25, 2015

in christmas, decor, holidays

Merry Christmas from my family to yours!! We are especially grateful this year for this new stocking that we get to hang up.  (I  blogged about how I embroidered these with our names last year here) Our Christmas card that we sent out this year:Hope that wherever you are, whatever you are doing, that you […]

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Our Family Thankful Tree

by ilene on November 23, 2015 · 1 comment

in decor, holidays

My latest project, is what I call Operation Dethrone The Toddler.  I’ve been trying to teach Zoey to think outside of herself.    I want my child to be kind and compassionate and lets just say, she has never been one to be described as “sweet”.  My kid, as delightful as she can be, can also be one little […]

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Serving Tray Makeover

by ilene on August 11, 2015 · 1 comment

in decor, tutorial, upcycle, wood

  Hi! I just got back from a two week trip with my kids.  Notice I said “trip” and not “vacation”.  A vacation would mean that it was relaxing and fun.  A trip means that I was lugging two weeks worth of luggage and baby gear in 105 degree heat with kids in tow, which […]

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Happy Birthday, Jeff!

by ilene on July 7, 2015 · 1 comment

in decor, jeff

  Happy birthday to Jeff!!!   Know that you are loved by many, but especially by me, Zoey and Skylar!  You are an amazing husband and father.  Wishing you the very best of birthdays and hoping that this next year will be the best one yet! I made this sign in our living room for […]

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  If you have little girls in your family, you probably lose hairbows, or “hair clippies” like we call them, on a daily basis like we do.  Zoey tears them out of her hair as fast as I can put them in.  Whenever she leaves the house with her daddy, she inevitably returns home hairbow-less and […]

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