February 19, 2011 in Home Decor, Tutorials - 6 Comments

We like to travel. Troy and I want so much for our children to be aware of the world and to instill in them a love of traveling and exploring it like we have. Last year for Christmas, we gave Troy’s dad a map of the world to mark all…

Monogrammed Pumpkins

October 15, 2010 in Crafts, Halloween, Tutorials - 7 Comments

I love anything monogrammed. These pumpkins worked out perfectly for us this year because I love to paint, Troy does not love to carve, and Blake and Nash are a little too young to be trusted with sharp carving knives. These were really simple. I cut out a circle template…

Play Kitchen Tutorial

December 10, 2009 in Crafts, Tutorials - 3 Comments

I have received a lot of requests for a tutorial on how I made the play kitchen. I didn’t take very many pictures throughout the process, but I can tell you what I used and give you a general outline of the steps involved. Of course there are many variations and…