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  • FRONT PORCH REFRESH- FALL EDITION

    by Amber
    by Amber

    My husband Daniel is not easily annoyed. He works in a middle school so it really takes a lot.  The one thing in our house that has been annoying him since the day after we moved in was our front door.  When we installed the…

  • STAINING A FENCE- HOW TO

    by Amber
    by Amber

    Having a wood fence means that you get to stain/ seal it.  Little did we know how long it would take, how much it would cost, or what it would do to our legs.  I’m here to tell you all about that so you aren’t…

  • SURPRISE POWDER ROOM MAKEOVER

    by Amber
    by Amber

    In honor of my birthday this week I thought I would share all the details on my birthday surprise last year, it was pretty awesome!! My sweet husband took the day off work and started installing bead board in our half bath.  He may have…

  • HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY HAYLIE

    by Amber
    by Amber

    Happy happy happy happy happy happy birthday Haylie!!  So first I hope that you have the very best birthday as you deserve it!  

  • YARD REVEAL- SUMMER 2017

    by Amber
    by Amber

    Good Morning!! Something about the summer time just makes me happy.  It’s light out from 6am-9pm, and the sound of the birds in our backyard, it just recharges my batteries.  Daniel and I spend so much time outside, we can’t seem to get enough.

  • PLANTER BOX SERVING AS PRIVACY SCREEN

    by Amber
    by Amber

    Where do you keep your trash cans?  It’s a weird question until you move into a brand new house and have no logical place to keep them.  Daniel and I started with them directly beside the deck, super easy to toss in trash from the…

  • FLOWER POWER: DIY FLOWER BEDS

    by Amber
    by Amber

    If you asked most people that know me what my favorite flower is they would say, hydrangea!! I love them!! We used them in our wedding, we had them at our old house, and my mom cuts me some from her garden every time we…

  • Snakes Out, Dogs In: Our Privacy Fence Install

    by Amber
    by Amber

    What could go wrong with this situation: you have one large water loving dog who half listens on a good day, one very dirty creek, and no fence?  Nothing right? Ha! Our dog took pleasure in running straight out the door towards the creek, where…

  • Table for 8, or 2! How To Build An Outdoor Dining Table

    by Amber
    by Amber

    If you have looked at our house tour then you have seen that we don’t have a dining room table currently.  We have a small kitchen table that works great for Daniel and I, but not so much for entertaining.  Since I generally embrace my…

  • Happy July 4th, Red, White and Blooms!

    by Amber
    by Amber

    My wonderful husband Daniel loves history, on our first date he actually talked about the history of pepper because he was so nervous!  Though I am normally not very interested in the history of pepper, I found it to be charming.  Ever since we first…

  • HOW WE STARTED OUR FAVORITE HABIT: PATIO SITTIN’

    by Amber
    by Amber

    Backyard or mini vacation spot, they are one in the same now!  We could not be more excited about our backyard!  We started with a blank slate; no grass, no privacy, and a deck.  That didn’t stop the dreaming though, from the day we moved…

  • MY HUSBAND IS A PYRO: OUR FIRE PIT INSTALL!

    by Amber
    by Amber

    Something about the fall just makes me think of fire, maybe it’s the smell, maybe it’s memories from when I went camping as a kid, I’m not really sure but all I know is that the fall to us involves fire.  I absolutely love the…