>This is the way I organize my "girl space"

>First of all, I hate using the word “vanity” for this space. I understand the reasoning, but it just strikes a nerve. So, I will call it my “girl space” 🙂 So my husband and I are young and on a very tight budget. We have a LOT of hand-me-down furniture around our house from … Continue reading

>Making back to school more fun…

>I am a teacher. So I am not loving all of these “Back to School” signs e.v.e.r.y.w.h.e.r.e! But I guess I’d better make it more fun while the inevitable looms nearer… I inherited this easel from another teacher in my school. It has sat around not being fully used, for the past two years in … Continue reading

>I was featured!!

>OK, this is not breaking news to many of you…but I was featured for the first time EVER by Bonnie at House of Grace!! Go check it out…her blog is one of my favorites, and she has a great eye for designing, and a beautiful family! 🙂 I am so excited and honored!

>A fun bulletin board makeover

>I have been feeling overwhelmed this past week – I was finally able to get in my classroom to begin set-up, and I think I did more damage than good! I’ll be back in on Monday to hopefully get it a little more organized… I also have been going a little crazy with decorating lately…and … Continue reading

>Organizing my Necklaces

>As many of you know, I just finished organizing my earrings . Well, it was about time for my necklaces to be organized too! Back in mid-July, I bought this frame at a yardsale for $1.00. I didn’t have a purpose for it, so it has sat around for the past month. When I was … Continue reading

>Back from the beach!

>I am back after a wonderful week at the Jersey shore. Weather was great, company was fun, and lots of food was eaten 😉 Buckley went to the ocean for the first time…he did NOT like the water! He loved romping around in the sand though 🙂 He also loved snuggling with Otis…one of my … Continue reading

>Beach time!

>We’re off to the beach! I’m looking forward to a week with my family…love spending time with them 🙂 It doesn’t hurt to be sitting in the sun, reading a book, and listening to the waves either… Once I get back…my summer is unofficially over and I have to get back into my classroom to … Continue reading

>Earring Organization!

>Now that we moved into this “new” rental…I am so inspired to make everything super-organized. Yay! 🙂 Next on my list: organize the heap of earrings on my desk! I found this wooden sign at the Dollar store (for $1.00) and bought it for a “someday project”… Then I found some great fabric at JoAnn … Continue reading

>Organizing: Gone to the dogs?

>I got a baby in April. No, I wasn’t pregnant. No, we didn’t adopt from another country. But we DID rescue a dog from the local SPCA, and he is our BABY! 🙂 This is Buckley: P.S. – Check out my awesome brother-in-law’s photography at http://www.tobiashibbsphotography.com We have a few odds and ends for Buckley … Continue reading

>Not my finest moment…

>OK, so this is not fun or easy for me to write. BUT, I feel like I have to tell people so I can be held accountable! I got married on June 14, 2008. Here is a picture of me and my husband on our wedding day… Since that day…a little over 2 years ago…I … Continue reading