Homemaking, DIY

ORC: Dining Room Final Reveal (Kitchen Coming Soon!)

Like I anticipated, not everything on my list is finished yet. I guess that just shows me that I need more than 6 weeks to do a room, depending on what projects are involved (like painting cabinets which take f.o.r.e.v.e.r. for this homeschooling mom). BUT, I want to tell you all about my table spread… Continue reading ORC: Dining Room Final Reveal (Kitchen Coming Soon!)

DIY, Homemaking

Undertaking the Kitchen Cabinets (DIY style)

I never thought October 14th would be our first snow fall. I guess that comes with the territory when living in Minnesota. The cold weather has been super unmotivating for me. I've also been battling a cold which I am finally on the mend from and the kids and I have had a lot of… Continue reading Undertaking the Kitchen Cabinets (DIY style)

DIY, Homemaking

Kitchen DECLUTTER and shop! {The ORC Week 2}

As much as I wanted to start with the more fun things like painting and decorating I knew I had to start from the inside-out. That meant taking everything out of the cupboards and purging, reorganizing, and rethinking the functionality of everything in my kitchen. I am in the kitchen like 90% of the time!… Continue reading Kitchen DECLUTTER and shop! {The ORC Week 2}

DIY, Homemaking

The One Room Challenge: Week 1 *The Before/Current State*

I did the ORC in my bedroom 2 years ago and really had a lot of fun. I barely knew anything about blogging then and I still feel like I have so much to learn but I want to jump in and finish the things I have going on in my small kitchen and dining… Continue reading The One Room Challenge: Week 1 *The Before/Current State*

DIY, Homemaking, minimalism

I Ripped Out My Kitchen Island: Adventures in Minimalism

Maybe you have a kitchen island and you love it and can't imagine life without it. I, however, HATED mine. Our house is a little quirky and I think the layout is odd. Nonetheless, it's our house and I love our house. God provided our house to us in an amazing way. But the kitchen… Continue reading I Ripped Out My Kitchen Island: Adventures in Minimalism