Just in case you enjoyed last week...
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Thursday, March 27, 2014
I'm such a dork...when people asked what I was doing over spring break, I answered...
potty training and painting...
I know...my life is GLAMOROUS!
We went from a burgundy to a....
you guessed it...
It's a tomato, school brick red...and I love it...
We have a golden-yellow that compliments the red and current brown that's all over the foyer and main floor which will eventually take over the wall above to the left and try to lighten up our family room a bit...but that will probably be a summer project.
Thanks to Mike for lots of painting energy and Megan for helping me pick the perfect red!
I might have a red room obsession....
townhouse...red family room
Dayton house....red family room
Strongsville house...red living room
Olmsted house...red kitchen!
There were some definite improvements we wanted to make in our kitchen sooner, rather than later..
One of which was cabinet hardware!
I really never fully appreciated cabinet hardware until we didn't have any!
Look at Mr. Handy doing his serious measurement...
see kids...measurement is VERY important!
Much better, right?
We started switching out our appliances too. The dishwasher and microwave had to be replaced first. Eventually we'll switch out the stove and fridge...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Addie had her first grade music concert tonight...
Apologies for the unedited photos...more work to be done soon but it's late and it seems I have my own first graders to greet me tomorrow morning! Edited pics soon!
And a stop for dessert with our big girl ALL to ourselves complete with ice cream!
Mmmm...I could get used to this...
Monday, March 17, 2014
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Friday, March 7, 2014
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
This is Emily.
We had a little surprise birthday party at our house for her last month.
She's a BIG hit with Olivia and Eliza...
These are their friends Jeff and Sam.
They're really fun too.
There I am with Emily....
my new niece or nephew!
Congrats Phil and Em!
Baby #3 is on the way in August.
We can't wait.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
My poor teacher friend Jackie endures all my annoying posts about my children (bless her...) so I decided to share a few recent house posts for her...
She is a twin...so I think the twin stories keep her coming back for more...but so does pantry organization.
I recently added some pantry labels to my new baskets complete with chevron picture fills in the word shapes. I'm a big fan...they seem so much happier than boring white. I'd also like to note that iced animal cookies are in the said "oatmeal" basket which makes me laugh and keeps it real. So glad only one-fourth of my children can read at this point...
If you're in word and make a "shape" you can right click or choose "shape fill." From there you can select a picture or pattern in Word or use downloadable digital paper. There's all sorts of free digital paper you can download. Check out pinterest for ideas. It's a fun new way to snazz up your labels. And frankly, when you stare at those things forever it's worth the extra 15 minutes of design time. Give it a go!
Let me know how it works out!
Let me know how it works out!