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  • DAYS AT HOME with BANNOR TOYS

    You know how sometimes you have a plan for the day… and then you remember you have kids… and whatever vision you had was just a joke really? Pile up Mya getting…

  • BOOKIN’ GOOD

    Can you believe that when I first met Derek, he had never seen a Pixar animated movie? Like he hadn’t seen Toy Story. It was almost a deal breaker for our…

  • KID DECOR: GRAPHIC ACCENT WALLS

    We’re spring cleaning over here. Mya loves cleaning and organizing (and I’m hoping this continues until… forever.) Her most recent job is going through all her little things in her room…

  • BABY LEAH’S ROOM

    We’re finally getting around to showing you Leah’s baby room! I took these pictures back in early November, but not much has changed since then… except now we actually get to enjoy…

  • DIY NUMBER PLAQUE

    Never before has the number 4 seemed so much larger than the number 3. Since Leah joined our family unit just over a month ago, I have learned that little projects (or…

  • HOLIDAY CARD WREATH

    Mya and I love getting snail mail during the week. And since the holiday cards are already starting to come in, it has added even more excitement to her Christmas spirit.…

  • GROWN-UP GIRLY GIFT GUIDE

    I was going to compile a list of maternity items that’ve helped me through this pregnancy. And then I realized that they’re not maternity items at all because I was too cheap…

  • WEEKLY RANDOMS – VOL 2

    We hope everyone had a blessed Thanksgiving and it’s carrying over to the long weekend! We definitely did as it was filled with family… and lots and lots of food. Totally…

  • INEXPENSIVE SIDE LIGHT BLINDS

    Let’s talk about side light blinds. But before you fall asleep promptly after reading that first sentence, let me assure you that it’s somehow going to be worth your time. And…

  • BASEMENT BUILDOUT : DRYWALL

    It’s been a month since we finished framing and hung the drywall for our basement project. We had hoped to be sharing the final outcome with you by now, but the finishing touches…

  • MYA’S ROOM

    Welcome to Mya’s room. As she is growing up way too fast and her room will also be ever-changing, it’s fun to document her little space. It’s difficult for me to pinpoint a specific “theme”…

  • LIVING ON THE EDGE

    Over the past two years, we have explored a few landscape edging options and have become proponents of the approach that “less is more!” First, we tried an easy-to-install, no-dig plastic…