DIY Gray Vintage Desk. Chalk paint and stain for a custom antique look.
One day you’ll go to the bathroom and find a bunch of empty applicators lying there and you literally have no idea when or how it happened. You’re just trying to take care of yourself for crying out loud, isn’t there a better way!? So you get this great idea, you think, I know, I’ll try… Continue reading The Plight of The Perioding Mama
Ok wow so I realize I haven't written about this since the first of the month and we're already almost done with June. So, if you don't know or if you forgot or maybe you thought I chickened out (believe me, it was a thought), me and my family are doing a fast/break from TV… Continue reading 100 Days of No TV: Day 24
I remember the moment you found out you became a father. The pregnancy was not planned. You opened a card and a gift from me. A baby bib that said, "I love you dad". Your life would never be the same. Your 5 minute long blank stare gave away the shock you were experiencing. 2013:… Continue reading Happy Belated Father’s Day & Happy Anniversary
1 year ago it was the day before Father's day and 2 days before our anniversary. We had a getaway planned the next night to celebrate our anniversary. My husband was preaching that Sunday and being commissioned with the youth group for the upcoming mission trip that would begin 1 week later. 1 year ago,… Continue reading That Time My 3 Year Old Needed “Exploratory Surgery”
Just like I've seen ear infections 'come back' after the antibiotics were done could mean the same thing might be possible with a UTI, right? Early in May Rosie got sick suddenly with a fever and pain she described to me was when going to the bathroom. A round of medicine seemed to clear up… Continue reading “Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God
Part of why I love to blog, write, and paint furniture is because it's been good for my mental health. I don't think this comes as a surprise to anyone because like I wrote over at the Rochester MN Moms Blog, developing a hobby made me a better mom. We live in a tough world.… Continue reading Being Honest About My Mental Health
I scored this cute (well, at first not so cute) little dresser for $10 on Craigslist. It looked like the perfect thing for me to give a new look for my daughters room. It's made of pine wood which is not real heavy so while it's not a priceless piece of furniture it does the… Continue reading DIY Deliciously Shabby Chic Pink Dresser